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”
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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Rohit Sharma scored an unbeaten 55 as Mumbai Indians thumped Kolkata Knight Riders by 9 wickets at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Sunday. Continue reading “Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders 5 May Match Report-2019”
Manish Pandey’s swashbuckling 71 went in vain, as Sunrisers Hyderabad went down to Mumbai Indians in a thrilling super over at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Thursday. Continue reading “Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad 2 May Match Report-2019”
Andre Russell smashed an unbeaten 80* as Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Mumbai Indians by 34 runs at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Sunday. Continue reading “Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians 28 April Match Report-2019”
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”
Steve Smith lead from the front by scoring an unbeaten 59, as Rajasthan Royals defeated the Mumbai Indians by 5 wickets at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur on Saturday. Continue reading “Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians 20 April Match Report-2019”
Mumbai Indians leapfrogged Delhi Daredevils into second place as they registered an emphatic 40 run victory over Ricky Ponting’s men at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Thursday.
The Kotla is historically a poor ground for MI- it has the worst away win percentage for them amongst all IPL grounds, but the visitors stormed to victory here thanks to fine cameos with the bat from the Pandya brothers and a fantastic spell of bowling from spinner Rahul Chahar.
Mumbai included Ben Cutting and Jayant Yadav in place of Ishan Kishan and Jason Behrendorff, while Delhi went in with an unchanged XI.
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AB De Villiers’ fine 75 went in vain as Royal Challengers Bangalore slumped to their seventh defeat in eight games at the Wankhede on Monday evening. RCB made 171/7 batting first, but their bowlers, as has been the case several times this year, failed to deliver as Mumbai won by five wickets.
With the Indian World Cup squad having been announced earlier in the day, this was essentially the country’s skipper squaring off against his vice-captain. With Dale Steyn still unvailable, RCB went in with an unchanged XI while MI brought in Lasith Malinga in place of injured West Indies pacer Alzarri Joseph.
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Jos Buttler scored a brilliant 89, as Rajasthan Royals defeated Mumbai Indians by 4 wickets at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on Saturday. Continue reading “Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals 13 April Match Report-2019”