MI beat CSK, IPL 2021: Kieron Pollard’s 87 off 34 helps Mumbai Indians stun Chennai Super Kings by 4 wickets

MI beat CSK IPL 2021: Ambati Rayudu's 72 off 27 in vain as Pollard's 87 off 34 helps Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by 4 wickets
MI beat CSK IPL 2021: Ambati Rayudu's 72 off 27 in vain as Pollard's 87 off 34 helps Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by 4 wickets

MI beat CSK, IPL 2021: Kieron Pollard’s 87 off 34 helps Mumbai Indians stun Chennai Super Kings by 4 wickets– Kieron Pollard’s fantastic 87 off 34 helped Mumbai Indians chase down 219-target, helping the team beat Chennai Super Kings by 4 wickets. Earlier, Moeen Ali, Faf du Plessis and Ambati Rayudu’s quickfire half-centuries helped Chennai Super Kings set a mammoth 219-run target for Mumbai Indians at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in Delhi on Saturday.

Earlier, Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bowl first against Chennai Super Kings. In search of consistency, Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians will face MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings. CSK are top of the table having won the last five matches. As for Mumbai Indians, they came back to winning ways against Sunrisers Hyderabad but their middle-order still misfiring and will need to address that as soon as possible as IPL 2021 enters the second leg.

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Mumbai Indians made two changes with James Neesham replacing Nathan Coulter-Nile while Jayant Jadhav makes way for Dhawal Kulkarni. Chennai Super Kings have opted to go with an unchanged XI.

Trent Boult started brilliantly for Mumbai Indians with his seam movements troubling CSK batters. Soon, he sent Ruturaj Gaikwad back in the first over. But Moeen Ali and Faf du Plessis brought a half-century stand to anchor the innings.

However, after Bumrah removed Moeen Ali, Kieron Pollard’s two wickets in one over rattled CSK with Suresh Raina and Faf du Plessis departed quickly. But Ambati Rayudu brought up a special 72 off 27 to post 218 in 20 overs.

Mumbai Indians were off to a good start in the tough chase with Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock bringing up their 50-run stand inside the powerplay. But Mumbai lost two quick wickets with de Kock, Rohit and Suryakumar Yadav departing in a short span of time. However, Kieron Pollard took on CSK bowlers to keep Mumbai in the hunt. In the end, Kieron Pollard scored a thundering 87 off 34 balls to steer Mumbai to the target.

MI beat CSK – Mumbai Indians Innings 219/6 (20 ovs); Won by 4 wickets

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Quinton de Kock (WK) c & b MM Ali 38 28 4 1 135.71
Rohit Sharma (C) c RD Gaikwad b SN Thakur 35 24 4 1 145.83
Suryakumar Yadav c MS Dhoni b RA Jadeja 3 3 0 0 100.00
Krunal Pandya lbw b SM Curran 32 23 2 2 139.13
Kieron Pollard Not out 87 34 6 8 255.88
Hardik Pandya c F du Plessis b SM Curran 16 7 0 2 228.57
Jimmy Neesham c SN Thakur b SM Curran 0 1 0 0 0.00
Dhawal Kulkarni Not out 0 0 0 0 0.00
Extra 8 (b 0, w 8, nb 0, lb 0)
Total 219/6 (20)
Yet To Bat TA BoultRD ChaharJJ Bumrah
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Deepak Chahar 4 0 37 0 9.25
Sam Curran 4 0 34 3 8.50
Lungi Ngidi 4 0 62 0 15.50
Shardul Thakur 4 0 56 1 14.00
Ravindra Jadeja 3 0 29 1 9.67
Moeen Ali 1 0 1 1 1.00
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
RG Sharma 1-71 7.4
SA Yadav 2-77 8.4
Q de Kock 3-81 9.4
KH Pandya 4-170 16.3
HH Pandya 5-202 18.4
JD Neesham 6-203 18.6

 

MI beat CSK -Chennai Super Kings Innings 218/4 (20 ovs)

Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Ruturaj Gaikwad c HH Pandya b TA Boult 4 4 1 0 100.00
Faf du Plessis c JJ Bumrah b Kieron Pollard 50 28 2 4 178.57
Moeen Ali c Q de Kock b JJ Bumrah 58 36 5 5 161.11
Suresh Raina c KH Pandya b Kieron Pollard 2 4 0 0 50.00
Ambati Rayudu Not out 72 27 4 7 266.67
Ravindra Jadeja Not out 22 22 2 0 100.00
Extra 10 (b 0, w 7, nb 1, lb 2)
Total 218/4 (20)
Yet To Bat MS DhoniSM CurranSN ThakurDL ChaharL Ngidi
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Trent Boult 4 0 42 1 10.50
Dhawal Kulkarni 4 0 48 0 12.00
Jasprit Bumrah 4 0 56 1 14.00
Rahul Chahar 4 0 32 0 8.00
Jimmy Neesham 2 0 26 0 13.00
Kieron Pollard 2 0 12 2 6.00

 

Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
RD Gaikwad 1-4 0.4
MM Ali 2-112 10.5
F du Plessis 3-116 11.5
SK Raina 4-116 11.6

 


Playing XI: Chennai Super Kings:
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Lungi Ngidi, Deepak Chahar

Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, James Neesham, Rahul Chahar, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult

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MI vs CSK head-to-head in IPL: 32 Matches – 19 victories for Mumbai Indians and 13 wins for Chennai Super Kings

Five times IPL champions Mumbai Indians have had the best record against three-time champions Chennai Super Kings. So far, in 32 matches, MI have won 19 to CSK’s 13. On Saturday, when they meet again at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, MI will want to extend the record.

Matches Played 32
MI Won 19
CSK Won 13
No Result 0

 

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MI vs CSK Head to Head Stats

Despite inconsistency in IPL 2021, Mumbai Indians will bank on their previous records against Chennai Super Kings. MI will also want to replicate their IPL 2019 form against CSK when they won each of the four ties against MS Dhoni’s side.

Year Winner Winning Margin Venue
IPL 2020 CSK 5 Wickets Abu Dhabi
IPL 2020 MI 10 Wickets Sharjah
IPL 2019 MI 37 runs Mumbai
IPL 2019 MI 46 runs Chennai
IPL 2019 MI 6 Wickets Chennai
IPL 2019 MI 1 Run Hyderabad
IPL 2018 CSK 1 wicket Mumbai
IPL 2018 MI 8 wickets Pune
IPL 2015 CSK 6 wickets Mumbai
IPL 2015 MI 6 wickets Chennai
IPL 2015 MI 25 runs Mumbai
IPL 2015 MI 41 runs Kolkata
IPL 2014 CSK 7 wickets Dubai
IPL 2014 CSK 4 wickets Mumbai
IPL 2014 CSK 7 wickets Mumbai
IPL 2013 MI 9 runs Chennai
IPL 2013 MI 60 runs Mumbai
IPL 2013 CSK 48 runs Delhi
IPL 2013 MI 23 runs Kolkata
IPL 2012 MI 8 wickets Chennai
IPL 2012 MI 2 wickets Mumbai
IPL 2012 CSK 38 runs Bangalore
CLT20 2012 CSK 6 runs Johannesburg
IPL 2011 MI 8 runs Mumbai
CLT20 2011 MI 3 wickets Chennai
IPL 2010 MI 5 wickets Mumbai
IPL 2010 CSK 24 runs Chennai
IPL 2010 CSK 22 runs Navi Mumbai
IPL 2009 MI 19 runs Cape Town
IPL 2009 CSK 7 wickets Port Elizabeth
IPL 2008 CSK 6 runs Chennai
IPL 2008 MI 9 wickets Mumbai

 

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