Chennai vs Mumbai: In the first match of the second half of IPL 2021, Chennai Super Kings scored 156 for six in 20 overs after playing first. In the first 10 overs, Chennai had scored only 43 runs for four wickets, but in the next 10 overs, thanks to the brilliant innings of Ruturaj Gaikwad, they scored 113 runs and set a target of 157 runs in front of Mumbai Indians.
Ruturaj Gaikwad played a brilliant innings for Chennai Super Kings. He played an amazing innings of 88 not out in 58 balls. During this he hit 9 fours and four sixes. At the same time, Dwayne Bravo also scored 23 runs in just eight balls with the help of three sixes.
Chennai had a very bad start
Electing to bat after winning the toss, Chennai Super Kings had a very poor start. In the very first over, Chennai’s opener Faf du Plessis returned to the pavilion without opening the account on the ball of Trent Boult. After this, Moeen Ali was also dismissed for zero in the second over off Adam Milne.
After this Ambati Rayudu came to bat at number four. Rayudu has a great record against Mumbai Indians. In view of this, captain MS Dhoni promoted him. But he retired hurt after being injured by Adam Milne. And then Suresh Raina could not last long at the crease. He got out after scoring just four runs in six balls.
Captain MS Dhoni came to the crease after the fall of three wickets for just seven runs in three overs. But he also disappointed and got out after scoring three runs in five balls. Dhoni was sent to the pavilion by Adam Milne. Chennai’s score in the power play was 24 runs for four wickets.
Jadeja and Gaikwad form an important partnership
Opener Ruturaj Gaikwad and Ravindra Jadeja shared an 81-run partnership for the fifth wicket after four wickets fell for just 24 runs. Jadeja was dismissed for 26 runs in the 17th over. He hit a four in his innings of 33 balls. Bumrah, playing his 100th match, dismissed Jadeja.
On one hand, where Chennai batsmen were getting out on the lines of Tu Chal Main Aaya, on the other hand opener Ruturaj Gaikwad was showing his class. Gaikwad played a brilliant innings of 88 not out. During this he hit eight fours and three sixes. This is Gaikwad’s fourth consecutive fifty in the UAE. He played an amazing innings of 88 not out in 58 balls. During this he hit 9 fours and four sixes. At the same time, Dwayne Bravo also scored 23 runs in just eight balls with the help of three sixes. At the same time, Dwayne Bravo also scored 23 runs in just eight balls with the help of three sixes.
Adam Milne bowled brilliantly for Mumbai. He took two wickets for just 21 runs in his four overs. Apart from this, Trent Boult and Jasprit Bamurah also took two wickets each. But both of them proved to be a bit expensive.