New Delhi: An all-round efficiency from Chennai Tremendous Kings helped them defeat Mumbai Indians by 20 runs at Dubai worldwide stadium within the UAE leg opener of IPL 2021. After opting to bat first, Chennai scored 156/6 in 20 overs. In reply, Mumbai Indians may solely rating 136 runs within the allotted overs. That is the sixth win for Chennai in IPL 2021, who now have 12 factors from eight matches and sits on the prime of IPL 14 Factors Desk.
With this victory, Chennai additionally avenged the defeat within the first half of IPL 2021. Within the first half performed in India, Chennai couldn’t win the match even after scoring 218 runs in opposition to Mumbai. Nonetheless, at this time Chennai avenged that irritating defeat.
Earlier within the match, aggressor Ruturaj Gaikwad’s heroic unbeaten 58-ball 88 run knock and a strong 81-run partnership with Ravindra Jadeja for the fifth wicket powered Chennai Tremendous Kings to a good 156/6 in opposition to Mumbai. Particular point out to DJ Bravo’s 8-ball 23 fiery knock that pushed CSK for a great 1st innings whole and ended their innings on a excessive.
A flawless bowling performances of Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult and Adam Milne within the preliminary overs put Mumbai proper on prime within the sport as Faf, Moeen, Raina, Dhoni all have been dismissed simply 24 contained in the powerplay.
Captain MS Dhoni got here to the crease after the autumn of CSK’s first three wickets for simply seven runs in three overs. However he did not make any form of impression and obtained out for simply three runs off 5 balls.
Adam Milne bowled brilliantly for Mumbai. The speedster bagged two wickets for simply 21 runs in his 4 overs. Aside from him, Trent Boult and Jasprit Bamurah additionally took two wickets every however each proved to be a bit costly by way of runs.