Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will take on defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) hoping to turn around their fortunes in the ongoing IPL 2020 campaign at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Friday.
Earlier, the two sides met each other in the opening match of the ongoing edition where CSK emerged victorious by five wickets. Despite their bright start, the MS Dhoni-led side are languishing in the last position on the standings now.
Mumbai Indians hammer Chennai Super Kings by 10 wickets
Shardul Thakur to Quinton de Kock, FOUR! De Kock finishes the game in style! Good length ball on middle and off, Quinton uses the angle to pull it over square leg to get a boundary. MUMBAI WIN BY 10 WICKETS!
Bumrah bowls the 2nd over. Rayudu gone this time. Gets a top edge that goes up and comes down into De Kock’s hands. Next ball, N Jagadeesan edges. He is out for a first ball duck. Bumrah strikes 2 in 2. He’ll be on a hat-trick. CSK into another crisis, with MI breathing all over them. CSK 3/3 after 1.5
CSK lose 3 early wickets, Dhoni comes out in 2nd over
WICKET! Ruturaj Gaikwad lbw Trent Boult 0 (5)
Jasprit Bumrah to Ambati Rayudu, 2 runs, the batsman goes back in his crease and flick it away through square leg, for a couple.
Jasprit Bumrah to Faf du Plessis, 1 run, that is defended off the back foot to the off side for a single.
Trent Boult to Ruturaj Gaikwad, Nicely negotiated by Gaikwad, just about the middle of the bat. Full-on off and middle, he tucks this back to the bowler.
MI, on the other hand, bounced back in style as they went on to win six of their next eight matches.
Playing XI of both Teams-
Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): 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
Mumbai Indians (Playing XI): 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