Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings Mumbai Game 29 April 14 Mumbai Match Report 2024

Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma’s classical unbeaten 105 went in vain as Mumbai Indians went down to Chennai Super Kings by 20 runs at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Sunday.

After being asked to bat first, Chennai Super Kings lost Ajinkya Rahane (5) early as he mistimed a pull off Gerald Coetzee to skipper Hardik Pandya. The pair of Rachin Ravindra and Ruturaj Gaikwad added 52 runs for the second wicket stand before the former fell to Shreyas Gopal while attempting a cut for 21.

Gaikwad along with Shivam Dube put on 90 runs for the third wicket stand before the former (69) mistimed an off cuter from Pandya to Mohammed Nabi.

MS Dhoni (20)* joined and smashed Hardik for three successive sixes in the final over to power CSK to a mammoth score of 206/4 in their 20 overs.

Chasing 207, openers Rohit and Ishan Kishan got Mumbai off to a quickfire start. The duo added 70 runs for the opening stand before the latter hit a full delivery from Matheesha Pathirana to Shardul Thakur at mid wicket.

Suryakumar Yadav in the same over, fell to a brilliant juggling catch in the boundary at deep third man by Mustafizur Rahman off Pathirana for a duck.

Rohit along with Tilak Varma stitched together a 60 run stand for the third wicket before the latter fell for a 20 ball-31. Mumbai Indians lost a bit of momentum with wickets of skipper Hardik Pandya, Tim David and Romario Shepherd respectively.

However Rohit’s magnificent unbeaten 63 ball-105 was not enough as Mumbai Indians finished at 186/6, thereby falling 20 run short of the target.

Chennai Super Kings 206/4 (Gaikwad 69, Dube 66*, Hardik 2-43) beat Mumbai Indians 186/6 (Rohit 105*, Tilak 31, Pathirana 4-28) by 20 runs

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