Daniel Sams claimed figures of 3/16 as Mumbai Indians knocked the Chennai Super Kings out of playoffs by defeating them by 5 wickets at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Thursday.
After winning the toss and electing to field first, Daniel Sams got Mumbai off to fantastic start by dismissing Devon Conway, Moeen Ali in quick succession, reducing CSK to 2/2.
Jasprit Bumrah then got into the act by trapping Robin Uthappa leg before wicket for 1.
Sams claimed his third wicket by dismissing Ruturaj Gaikwad caught down the leg side while attempting a flick.
Riley Meredith then dismissed both Ambati Rayudu (10) and Shivam Dube (10) quickly leaving Chennai in tatters at 39/6.
The pair of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Dwayne Bravo resurrected the innings with a valuable stand of 39 runs for the seventh wicket before the latter perished to a brilliant catch by Tilak Verma at short covers for 12.
However the innings came to a close, as Mukesh Choudhary (4) was run out while attempting a tight run, as the Super Kings were routed for 97 runs in 16 overs. Chennai skipper Dhoni remained unbeaten on 36 off 33 balls.
Chasing 98, Mumbai lost Ishan Kishan in the very first over, edging at a length ball from Mukesh Choudhary behind the stumps.
Rohit Sharma (18) looked good for a brief while before edging a delivery from Simrarjeet Singh behind the stumps.
Daniel Sams who came in at No 3, was trapped leg before wicket by a full inswinger from Choudhary for 1.
Debutant Tristan Stubbs was caught right in front of the stumps by left arm bowler Choudhary for duck, leaving MI in trouble at 33/4.
Tilak Verma along with Hrithik Shokeen brought the innings back on track with a valuable 48 run stand for the fifth wicket before the latter was cleaned up by Moeen Ali for 18.
However, Varma (34*) and Tim David (16*) held their nerves as Mumbai reached the target of 98 in 14.5 overs.
Daniel Sams was adjudged the Player of the Match.