Mumbai Indians continued their domination of Chennai Super Kings in this year’s IPL as they edged a nail-biting final to be crowned winners of the 2019 edition of the tournament. MI’s victory also meant the continuation of their winning streak in odd-numbered years this decade- they had previously won the tournament in 2013, 2015 and 2017.
MI included Mitchell McClenaghan in place of Jayant Yadav, while Chennai went in with an unchanged XI. Continue reading “Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings Final 12 May Match Report-2019”
Shane Watson and Faf Du Plessis scored brilliant half centuries, as Chennai Super Kings defeated Delhi Capitals by six wickets to book their spot in the IPL final for the second season running. CSK had beaten the Capitals in both round robin clashes and this playoff, like the previous two, went the way of the men in yellow on a sluggish Vizag surface.
Delhi went in with an unchanged line up, while Chennai included Shardul Thakur in place of Murali Vijay.
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Mumbai justified their first place league finish as they beat Chennai Super Kings for the third time in IPL 2019 to book their spot in the final in Hyderabad.
The MA Chidambaram stadium has been a fortress of sorts for CSK this season, but not aganst MI, for whom middle order batsman Suryakumar Yadav made a brilliant 71 as they comfortably defeated the Super Kings by six wickets.
Chennai included Murali Vijay in place of the injured Kedar Jadhav, while Mumbai, perhaps seeing the slow nature of the pitch, brought in Jayant Yadav for Mitchell McClenaghan.
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Suresh Raina scored a brilliant half century along with MS Dhoni who provided a late flourish at the end as Chennai Super Kings thumped Delhi Capitals by 80 runs at Chennai on Wednesday.
The Super Kings had their regular skipper Dhoni, Faf Du Plessis and Ravi Jadeja in place of Mitchell Santner, Murali Vijay and Dhruv Shorey, while Delhi brought back by Chris Morris and Trent Boult in place of injured Ishant Sharma and Kagiso Rabada.
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Rohit Sharma scored a maiden half century , as Mumbai Indians defeated the Chennai Super Kings convincingly by 46 runs at M Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on Friday.
Chennai Super Kings included Dhruv Shorey, Murali Vijay and Mitchell Santner in place of Faf Du Plessis, Ravi Jadeja and regular skipper MS Dhoni, while Mumbai Indians brought in Evin Lewis and debutant Anukul Roy for Ben Cutting and Mayank Markande. Continue reading “Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians 26 April Match Report-2019”
Shane Watson returned to form by scoring a brilliant 96, as Chennai Super Kings defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 6 wickets at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on Tuesday.
Chennai included Harbhajan Singh for Shardul Thakur, while Hyderabad brought in Manish Pandey and Shakib Al Hasan in place of Shahbaz Nadeem and Kane Williamson. Continue reading “Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad 23 April Match Report-2019”
Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s stunning knock of 84 went in vain as Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Chennai Super Kings in a thriller at Bengaluru on Sunday. The one run win, secured thanks to a last ball run-out from Parthiv Patel, was RCB’s first over CSK since 2014.
The home side made two changes- Heinrich Klaassen dropped out as AB de Villiers returned from concussion, and Umesh Yadav came in for Mohammed Siraj. There were two changes for the visitors as well- MS Dhoni and Dwayne Bravo back in place of Karn Sharma and Sam Billings respectively.
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Jonny Bairstow scored a quickfire 61, as Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Chennai Super Kings comfortably by 6 wickets at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad on Wednesday.
Chennai included Karn Shama and Sam Billings in place of injured MS Dhoni and Mitchell Santner, while Hyderabad brought in Yusuf Pathan and Shahbaz Nadeem for Ricky Bhui and Abhishek Sharma. Continue reading “Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings 17 April Match Report- 2019”
Suresh Raina scored a match winning half century, as Chennai Super Kings defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 5 wickets at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Sunday.
Kolkata included Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine and Harry Gurney in place of Carlos Braithwate, Joe Denly and Lockie Furguson, while Chennai went in with an unchanged line up. Continue reading “Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings 14 April Match Report-2019”
Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored a brilliant half century, as Chennai Super Kings defeated Rajasthan Royals by 4 wickets at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur on Thursday.
Chennai brought in Mitchell Santner and Shardul Thakur in place of Harbhajan Singh and Scott Kuggeleijn, while Rajasthan included debutant Riyan Parag, Jaydev Unadkat and Sanju Samson. Continue reading “Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings Match Report-11 April 2019”