Chennai Super Kings beats Mumbai Indians by 5 wickets with 5 balls left in the opening of the IPL 2020 on Saturday.
Mumbai Indians scored 162/9 in the first inning and gave the target of 163 over 120 balls to Chennai Super Kings. In the last over CSK chased down to the target.
Rohit Sharma (12) and Quinton DeKock (33)were the openers in the first inning. They together scored 50 in just 5.3 overs. Piyush Chawla got his first wicket in the fifth over. Sam Curran beat soon after to give CSK 2 quick wickets.
Suryakumar Yadav (17) and SouravTiwarythen built a balancing partnership. Going to complete his half-century Sourav was been caught out by Faf Du Plessis. Faf Du took back-to-back boundary catches to see end the ends of Tiwary and Hardik Pandya (14).
Just after 5 wickets, CSK pulled quick more wickets to end the MI innings at 169/9 in 20 overs. The match was head to head between these two strong teams.
After the break, CSK comes on the field for their inning. In the starting, CSK lost both their openers in the first two overs Shane Watson(4) and Murali Vijay(1).
Faf Du Plessis (58*) and Ambati Rayudu(71*) then built a big partnership of more than 100 runs to take them towards the target, which CSK dragged down in the last over. With the brilliant scores, Sam Curran and Ravindra Jadeja helped CSK to reach their target.