In the 41st match of the 13th season of IPL, Mumbai Indians (MI) defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 10 wickets. Batting first after losing the toss, 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 unbeaten 68 runs and Quinton De Kock scored unbeaten 46 runs.
For the first time in the IPL, Chennai has lost 8 matches in the league round. CSK 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, the team 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:
For the first time in the IPL, no team has beaten Chennai Super Kings by 10 wickets. Earlier in 2008, it was Mumbai Indians who defeated CSK by 9 wickets at the Wankhede Stadium.
Boult’s best bowling performance:
Trent Boult was adjudged ‘Man of the Match’. He 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.
Chennai defeated MI in the opening match:
On 19 September, Chennai defeated Mumbai by 5 wickets in the IPL’s opening match. In this match played in Abu Dhabi, Mumbai batting first gave Chennai a target of 163 runs. In reply, Chennai won the match by scoring 166 runs for 5 wickets in 19.2 overs.
Dhoni becomes the first captain to hit 200 sixes in IPL:
Dhoni became the first captain to hit 200 sixes in IPL. He has captained two teams in the league (Chennai Super Kings and Rising Pune Supergiants). He has hit a total of 216 sixes in the league. In this case, he is third after Chris Gayle (335) and AB de Villiers (231).