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IPL 2020, MI vs CSK Highlights: CSK win by 5 wickets

IPL 2020, MI vs CSK Highlights: Mumbai Indians scored 162/9 in the first innings. CSK chased down the target in the last over.

By: Sports Desk |
Updated: September 20, 2020 10:08:50 am
IPL 2020, MI vs CSK Highlights: CSK won by 5 wickets.

IPL 2020, MI vs CSK Highlights: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat Mumbai Indians (MI) by 5 wickets with 4 balls to spare in the opening match of IPL 2020 on Saturday.

MI scored 162/9 in the first innings. Rohit Sharma (12) and Quinton de Kock (33) got MI off to a flying start before it was new recruit Piyush Chawla who got the first wicket in the 5th over. Sam Curran struck soon after to give CSK two quick wickets. Suryakumar Yadav (17) and Saurabh Tiwary (42) then built a steadying partnership. Faf du Plessis took two back-to-back boundary catches to see the ends of Tiwary and Hardik Pandya (14). CSK pulled things back after the quick wickets to end the MI innings at 162/9 in 20 overs. In the chase, CSK lost both their openers in the first two overs. Faf du Plessis (58*) and Ambati Rayudu (71) then built a big partnership to take them towards the target, which CSK hauled down in the last over, with cameos from Sam Curran and Ravindra Jadeja helping them on their way.

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23:26 (IST)19 Sep 2020
A game of four quarters

Mumbai Indians had very bright starts to both innings but it was CSK who came back strongly in both and eventually ended with the win. CSK were 6/2 after the 2nd over in their chase of 163, but a partnership between Ambati Rayudu and Faf du Plessis took them towards victory, before some cameos from Ravindra Jadeja and Sam Curran helped them see out the win. 

23:19 (IST)19 Sep 2020
CSK win by 5 wickets with 4 balls to spare

CSK need 5 to win in last over. Faf is on strike. Trent Boult will bowl the last over. The first ball of the over is slashed past point for four by Faf. And the scores are tied with that. And the second ball is a boundary as well. CSK win by 5 wickets with 4 balls to spare.

23:14 (IST)19 Sep 2020
MS Dhoni in at 7 - 50 for Du Plessis

MS Dhoni joins Faf with CSK needing 10 runs to win off 10 balls. Faf slams a boundary to long off. Brings up his 50 with a single. Dhoni to take strike with two balls remaining in the 19th over. He is given out first ball. Caught behind. Dhoni Reviews. The decision is reversed. CSK 158/5 after 19, need 5 in last over

23:13 (IST)19 Sep 2020
Curran Out

It's Bumrah to bowl the 19th. Curran slams a six off the first ball! He goes for a big shot off the net ball and is caught in the deep. He goes for a 6-ball 18. CSK 153/5 after 18.2, they need 10 runs to win off 10 balls

23:11 (IST)19 Sep 2020
CSK need 16 in 2 overs

Sam Curran goes big! Krunal bowls a full toss and he goes the full distance! Six to start off. Another loose half-tracker in the over and Curran slices for another four. 'The left hand-right hand combination must be the only reason'! Specualtions are rife as to why Dhoni is still not in there. Curran, with these big shots, is showing a few reasons why he is in there though! CSK 147/4 after 18

23:06 (IST)19 Sep 2020
Jadeja out for 10

Krunal Pandya bowls the 18th over. And strikes off the first ball. Jadeja is lbw. He is out for 10. Faf, on 44. Sam Curran is in at Number 6!!! Dhoni, Kedar still in the duugout.

22:58 (IST)19 Sep 2020
Jadeja in at 5 - CSK need 29 in 3 overs

Who do CSK send in at 5? Dhoni? Kedar? Nope. It's Ravindra Jadeja! It's crunch time in this opener! Jadeja starts off with a boundary to fine leg. Pattinson bowls out his last over. Faf gets lucky with one aerial shot as the ball goes miles in the air but lands in between three converging fielders. Jadeja ends the over with another slashed boundary. 13 runs off the over. CSK 134/3 after 17

22:57 (IST)19 Sep 2020
Rayudu out for 71 - CSK need 42 in 4 overs

Rahul Chahar bowls the 16th over. Rayudu is dropped at point. Krunal Pandya got his hands to it but the ball slips out. Big chance goes begging for Mumbai Indians. And off the last ball, Chahar strikes! Rayudu is gone! After going for one aerial shot too many. Caught and bowled! He is gone for 71 off 48. CSK lose their third wicket. CSK 121/3 after 16, Has Chahar turned the match around?

22:52 (IST)19 Sep 2020
CSK 116/2 after 15

Bumrah bowls the 15th over. The 100 partnership comes up between Faf and Rayudu. They were 6/2 after the 2nd over. Rayudu fails to find the perfect connection. Du Plessis joins the party, running a four past a diving Rohit Sharma. CSK need 47 in the last 5 overs

22:44 (IST)19 Sep 2020
CSK need 58 in last 6 overs

Pattinson back to bowl the 14th over. And Rayudu keeps going after him too. Boult cuts off a crashing shot at the ropes. Just 6 runs come off the over. Pattinson's figures of 0/14 in 3 overs standing out at the moment. And it's time for the final TimeOut of the match. CSK are 105/2 after 14 overs, needing 58 runs to win in 6 overs

22:38 (IST)19 Sep 2020
50 for Rayudu - Rayudu propelling CSK forth - CSK 99/2 after 13

It's Rayudu on the charge! Slams Bumrah back past him for a four. That brings up his 50. Rahul Chahar bowls the 13th over. Faf does well to get Rayudu back on strike with a single. And Rayudu continues in same style. Blasts Chahar for a massive six hit inside out over long off. The runs have started flowing for CSK and for Ambati Rayudu. 

22:32 (IST)19 Sep 2020
CSK 81/2 after 11 - Rayudu hits a six

Krunal continues in the 11th over. Rayudu keeps ramping up CSK's charge. Steps out of his crease and slams a six over cow corner. 11 runs off the over. The umpires seen trying to dry the ball. Dew could have become a factor when it comes to spin bowling now. Both batsmen keep the score moving in singles, trying to score a boundary in every over. 

22:27 (IST)19 Sep 2020
CSK 70/2 after 10

Krunal continues in the 9th. Rayudu gets a bit of a let-off as Rahul Chahar just fails to get to the catch. Krunal doing well to keep tight lines and lengths, not letting the batsmen go for aerial shots. Chahar continues bowling in the 10th over. Rayudu gets a boundary to fine leg. Follows up with a four through the covers. A big over for CSK finally. 12 runs in the 10th over.

22:18 (IST)19 Sep 2020
CSK 51/2 after 8

Krunal Pandya bowls the 7th over as MI go to spin for the first time. Six runs off the over as the 3rd wicket partnership takes CSK along. Rahul CHahar brought on in the 8th over. Faf du Plessis chips Chahar for four, finding the gap in the outfield. Rayudu on 26, Faf on 18, and CSK finally have some momentum in this chase. 50 has come up for CSK in the 8th over.

22:09 (IST)19 Sep 2020
CSK 37/2 after 6

Boult continues in the 5th over. Rayudu crashes him through the covers for another four. Five dot balls to follow up. Boult also goes very close to Rayudu's edge off the last ball. Nervy times for the CSK batting order. Jasprit Bumrah is the new bowler in the 6th over. Gets Du Plessis jumping about in his crease. Rayudu ends the over with a boundary above point. But its a no ball. And a free hit. Rayudu clubs a six to midwicket to get the run rate above 6 for the first time. 

22:00 (IST)19 Sep 2020
CSK 19/2 after 4

Replays show the Murali Vijay Lbw decision was incorrect. The ball would have missed the stumps by a lot! Rayudu is in at 4. Faf du Plessis creams a drive through covers to bring up a welcome boundary. Rayudu starts off the 4th over, as Pattinson continues, with another four on the off side. 

21:51 (IST)19 Sep 2020
CSK 6/2 after 2 - Pattinson bowls a wicket maiden

James Pattinson bowls the 2nd over. Mumbai's pace attack could be the ace up their sleeve in this IPL in UAE season. Watson's wicket has brought out Faf du Plessis at 3. Big appeal for LBW against Vijay. MI do not take the Review after much deliberation. Gavaskar reckons Vijay would have been a gonner. Pattinson strikes Vijay on the pad again! This time the umpire raises his finger. Vijay is out for 1. Pattinson has bowled a maiden. MI are flying! 

21:45 (IST)19 Sep 2020
CSK 5/1 after 1

Shane Watson is gone in the first over. He faces three dot ball, slashes a four over the inner circle and is then caught on his pads by a Boult inswinger. Watson goes for 4. CSK lose their first wicket. 5/1 after 1 over, with Boult having struck for MI.

21:41 (IST)19 Sep 2020
Chase begins

Shane Watson and Murali Vijay step in in yellow to start the chase. 163 to win for CSK. Rohit Sharma leads the men in blue out. Trent Boult, MI's new recruit, to bowl the first over. Murali Vijay faces the first ball.

21:28 (IST)19 Sep 2020
Mumbai Indians post 162/9

Despite losing wickets in flurry in the death overs, Mumbai Indians post 162/9 after 20 overs. Saurabh Tiwary emerges as the leading scorer with 42 from 31 deliveries. Can the defending champions fightback with the ball?  

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