IPL 2020 Match 41 CSK vs MI: In the 41st match of the 13th season of Indian Premier League, Mumbai Indians (MI) defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 10 wickets. Batting first after losing the toss in the match played in Sharjah, Chennai gave a target of 115 runs. In response, Mumbai won the match by scoring 116 runs in 12.2 overs without losing any wickets. Ishaan Kishan scored an unbeaten 68 and Quinton Dickock scored an unbeaten 46.
For the first time in the IPL, Chennai has lost 8 matches in the league stage. Chennai had earlier lost 7-7 matches in the league in 2010 and 2012. After this defeat, Chennai’s journey to the playoffs is almost over. Apart from winning all the remaining three matches, Mumbai will also have to depend on the results of the other teams. At the same time, Mumbai reached the top of the points table with their 7th win in the season.
Chennai Lost by 10 Wickets for The First Time in IPL
For the first time, any team has defeated Chennai Super Kings by 10 wickets. Earlier in 2008, it was Mumbai Indians who defeated Dhoni’s team by 9 wickets at the Wankhede Stadium.
The Biggest Defeat in Terms of The Remaining Balls
Mumbai Indians defeated Chennai Super Kings by 10 wickets with 46 balls remaining in the match. This is the biggest defeat for Chennai in terms of the remaining balls. Earlier in 2012, Delhi defeated Chennai with 40 balls and in 2008, Mumbai defeated Chennai with 37 and Rajasthan with 34 balls remaining.
Boult’s Best Bowling Performance
Trent Boult has taken 54 wickets in the IPL so far. In this match, he took 4 wickets for 18 runs in 4 overs, which is his best bowling performance. Earlier, in 2015 he took 3 wickets for 19 runs in 4 overs against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali.
Sam Curran Took Chennai to 100
Sam Curran made his second fifty in the IPL. He scored 52 runs and lone warrior for Chennai who stood at the crease to took Chennai to a respectable score of 114 runs. Due to Curran’s innings, Chennai could play 20 overs and reached 114 for 9 wickets. Six batsmen of Chennai could not even touch the double figures.
Apart from Curran, Shardul Thakur scored 11 and Imran Tahir scored 13 not out. Mumbai’s Trent Boult got 4, Jaspreet Bumrah-Rahul Chahar 2-2 and Nathan Culter-Nile got one wicket each.
Chennai’s Poor Start
Chennai lost 4 wickets for 3 runs started their innings very poorly. Rituraj Gaikwad was out on Trent Boult’s ball for a duck. After this Jaspreet Bumrah dismissed Ambati Rayudu (2) and N Jagadishan (0) on consecutive balls. After this, Faf du Plessis was also out for 1, bowled by Boult.
Dhoni Became The First Captain to Hit 200 Sixes in IPL
Dhoni became the first captain to hit 200 sixes in Indian Premier League. Dhoni has captained two teams in the league (Chennai Super Kings and Rising Pune Supergiants). Dhoni has hit a total of 216 sixes in the tournament. In this case, he is third after Chris Gayle (335) and AB de Villiers (231).
Kieron Pollard Lead Mumbai in Rohit’s Absence
Rohit Sharma suffered a hamstring injury in the match against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) because of this Rohit Sharma did not play this match against Chennai Super Kings. Kieron Pollard leads the team as captain. At the same time, Saurabh Tiwari replaced Rohit Sharma in the playing eleven.
Man of The Match
Trent Boult is adjudged Man of the Match for his outstanding spell of 4/18.
Trent Boult Bowling Figures
Changes in Playing 11
Three changes were made to the Chennai team. Kedar Jadhav, Shane Watson and Piyush Chawla were replaced by N Jagadeeshan, Rituraj Gaikwad and Imran Tahir. At the same time, Rohit Sharma in Mumbai had to be out of the match due to a hamstring injury. He was replaced by Kieron Pollard and Saurabh Tiwary was given a chance in the team.
Chennai & Mumbai Playing XI
Chennai Super Kings (CSK):
Sam Curran, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, N Jagadeesan, MS Dhoni (C/WK), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Josh Hazlewood, Imran Tahir
Mumbai Indians (MI):
Quinton de Kock (WK), Saurabh Tiwary, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard (C), Krunal Pandya, Nathan Counter-Nile, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
IPL 2020 Points Table
Mumbai Indians registered their seventh win in 10 matches and it took them to number five spot in point table with 8 points replacing Kings XI Punjab due to better net run rate. Rajasthan suffered their seventh defeat in 11 matches and at the seventh spot in the tally.