Mumbai Indians put up a superb all-round performance crushing Chennai Super Kings by 25 runs to enter the final of the eighth edition of Indian Premier League in Mumbai on Tuesday.(Full Coverage)
En-route their third entry to the summit round after 2010 and 2013, Mumbai Indians scored 187 for six largely due to the brilliant cameo from Kieron Pollard who smashed a 17-ball-41 on the platform laid by Lendl Simmons’ 65 off 51 balls. READ FULL MATCH REPORT HERE.
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The build up
Chennai Super Kings head coach Stephen Fleming is not only ruing the absence of Brendon McCullum from the batting line-up for IPL qualifier but also the fact that Tuesday’s match is an away game for them.
Buoyed by the comprehensive win over Sunrisers Hyderabad, Mumbai Indians’ star bowler Mitchell McClenaghan said his side is fully prepared for the IPL play-off match against heavyweights Chennai Super Kings on Tuesday.
Ashish Nehra was always the captain’s go-to man under pressure. Powerplay overs? Call Nehra. End overs? Call Nehra. Wickets with new ball? Call Nehra. He was riding on a high till the semi-final of the 2011 World Cup when suddenly the blinds came down. He isn’t bitter about it but he can’t understand why he was dropped. In a freewheeling chat with Aditya Iyer, Nehra talks about the highs and lows of his career and how he is proud about his achievements.