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IPL 2020, CSK vs MI highlights: MI ends CSK playoffs hope; beats by 10 wkts

An era has ended in Sharjah as a 10-wicket defeat in hands of Mumbai Indians has extinguished its faint hopes for IPL 2020 playoffs

IPL 2020 | Chennai Super Kings | Mumbai Indians

BS Web Team  | New Delhi 


In match 41 of the 2020 (IPL 2020), defending IPL champions (MI) slaughtered (CSK) by 10 wickets at Sharjah Cricket ground. After pacers, Trent Boult and dismantled (CSK), Ishan Kishan guided to an easy victory with a powerful 68 of 37 balls.

With this win, regained the top spot in the points table with 14 points from 10 games.

Kishan smashed his fifth IPL half-century while Quinton de Kock slammed 46 runs of 37 balls to hand Mumbai Indians an easy 10-wicket victory. This was the first-time CSK ever lost an IPL match by 10 wickets.

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CSK IPL playoffs qualification scenario

An era has ended in Sharjah as a 10-wicket defeat from the hands of Mumbai Indians has extinguished its faint hopes for playoffs. This is a first time in IPL history that CSK is not going to qualify for the top four. It has lasted 12 years but the Dhoni dynasty is finally coming to a close. 

It is appropriate that CSK's astonishing playoff run has been all but ended by Mumbai Indians. 

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CSK vs MI scorecard: Mumbai Indians' innings

Batsman Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Quinton de Kock not out 46 37 5 2
Ishan Kishan not out 68 37 6 5
Total: 116-0 in 12.2 Overs
Bowler Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Deepak Chahar 4 0 34 0
Josh Hazlewood 2 0 17 0
Imran Tahir 3 0 22 0
Shardul Thakur 2.2 0 26 0
Ravindra Jadeja 1 0 15 0

 Chasing a paltry target of 115 runs, Mumbai Indians got off to a flyer with the openers scoring 52 runs in the powerplay. Quinton de Kock and Ishan Kishan showed no mercy and bludgeoned the CSK bowling attack as Mumbai Indians maintained their dominance in the game.

Kishan smashed his fifty in just 29 balls and gave CSK no chance in the game. In the end, Mumbai Indians chased down the target with 7.4 overs to spare courtesy of a 100 run opening partnership.

Earlier after being asked to bat first, CSK were stunned by fierce bowling performance by Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, and Rahul Chahar. The MS Dhoni-led side was only able to score 114 runs in their allotted 20 overs courtesy of a gutsy knock by Sam Curran.

CSK inning's key highlights

Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 24 runs, 5 wickets)
Over 0.5: Review by Mumbai Indians (Bowling), Umpire - Shamshuddin, Batsman - Gaikwad (Upheld)
Strategic Timeout: - 43/7 in 8.5 overs (Sam Curran 10)
Chennai Super Kings: 50 runs in 9.3 overs (57 balls), Extras 7
Strategic Timeout: Chennai Super Kings - 63/7 in 13.0 overs (Sam Curran 24, Shardul Thakur 6)
Chennai Super Kings: 100 runs in 18.4 overs (112 balls), Extras 12
Sam Curran: 50 off 46 balls (4 x 4, 2 x 6)
Innings Break: Chennai Super Kings - 114/9 in 20.0 overs (Imran Tahir 13)

CSK batsmen failed to pick Boult and Bumrah in the initial overs and kept losing wickets at regular intervals. Ruturaj Gaikwad (0), Ambati Rayudu (2), Narayan Jagadeesan (0), Faf du Plessis (1) failed to impress with the bat and were sent back to the pavilion.

Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja tried to build the innings and added 18-run for the fifth wicket. In the last over of the powerplay, Boult scalped another wicket and dismissed Jadeja (7).

Curran held the one end strong and played a knock of 52 runs including two sixes. He along with Imran Tahir guided the team to the 100-run mark thanks to a 43-run partnership. Tahir scored an unbeaten 13.

For Mumbai Indians, Boult picked four wickets while Rahul Chahar and clinched two scalps each.

Brief scores: Mumbai Indians 116/0 [Ishan Kishan 68(37) Quinton de Kock 46(37), Imran Tahir 0-22, Deepak Chahar 4-34] defeat CSK 114/9 (Sam Curran 52, 16, Trent Boult 4-18, 2-25, Rahul Chahar 2-22).

CSK vs MI scorecard: CSK innings

Batsman Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Ruturaj Gaikwad lbw b Boult 0 5 0 0
Faf du Plessis c de Kock b Boult 1 7 0 0
Ambati Rayudu c de Kock b Bumrah 2 3 0 0
N Jagadeesan c Suryakumar b Bumrah 0 1 0 0
MS Dhoni c de Kock b Boult 16 16 2 0
Ravindra Jadeja c Krunal b Boult 7 6 1 0
Sam Curran not out 52 47 4 2
Deepak Chahar st de Kock b Rahul 0 3 0 0
Shardul Thakur c Suryakumar b Coulter-Nile 11 20 0 0
Imran Tahir not out 13 10 2 0
Total: 114-9 in 20 Overs
Bowler Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Trent Boult 4 1 18 4
Jasprit Bumrah 4 0 25 2
Krunal Pandya 3 0 16 0
Rahul Chahar 4 0 22 2
Nathan Coulter-Nile 4 0 25 1
Kieron Pollard 1 0 4 0
CSK vs MI playing 11
Chennai Super Kings has made three changes in its playing 11 bringing in Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Imran Tahir for Kedar jadhav, Piyush Chawla and Shane Watson. Mumbai Indians has to make a forced change as ruled out of ahead the start of match.

CSK playing 11: Sam Curran, Faf du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, N Jagadeesan, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Josh Hazlewood, Imran Tahir.

MI playing 11: Quinton de Kock(w), Saurabh Tiwary, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard(c), Krunal Pandya, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah


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