IPL2021, MI vs CSK: MI beats CSK in one of the best T20 matches in IPL with MI chases down 2nd highest total in IPL.
The 27th match of IPL2021 had been played between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings at Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi.
However, Mumbai Indians won the toss and choose to bowl first.
Chennai Super Kings Innings:
Team CSK scores mammoth 218 runs with the loss of 4 wickets in their 20 overs.
CSK did not get to a good start and lost the first wicket early in the first over.
Faf Du Plessis scores 50 runs off 28 balls with the help of 2 fours and 4 sixes.
Moeen Ali also played a good knock of 58 runs off 36 balls with the help of 5 fours and 5 sixes.
But, Ambati Rayudu played brilliant innings of 72 runs not-out off just 27 balls with the help of 4 fours and 7 sixes.
With him, Ravindra Jadeja scores 22 runs off 22 balls with the help of 2 fours.
For MI, Pollard took 2 wickets in the match.
Boult and Bumrah also took 1 wicket each in the innings.
So, CSK gives the target of 219 runs to MI to win the match.
Mumbai Indians Innings:
Team MI chases down the target of 219 runs with the loss of 6 wickets in their 20 overs.
MI got to a good start and scores 58 runs in the first 6 overs of power-play.
Quinton de Kock scores 38 runs off 28 balls with the help of 4 fours and 1 six.
Captain Rohit Sharma scores 35 runs off 24 balls with the help of 4 fours and 1 six.
Krunal Pandya scores 32 runs off 23 balls with the help of 2 fours and 2 six.
After that, Kieron Pollard took the game totally away from CSK.
He scores fantastic innings of 87 runs not-out off 34 balls with the help of 6 fours and 8 sixes.
With Him, Hardik Pandya played a good cameo of 16 runs off 7 balls with the help of 2 sixes.
For CSK, Sam Curran took 3 wickets in the match.
Shardul Thakur, Ravindra Jadeja and Moeen Ali took 1 wicket each in the match.
So, Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by 4 wickets.
Kieron Pollard becomes the player of the match.