Mumbai Indians, who were defeated by Bengaluru in the first match, also lost against Chennai Super Kings today. With this, Mumbai lost their two matches in IPL season 16. Mumbai lost against Chennai by 7 wickets in this match which was held at Wankhede Stadium on the home ground.
IPL 2023, MI vs CSK: Mumbai Indians, who lost at the hands of Bengaluru in the first match, also lost against Chennai Super Kings today. With this, Mumbai lost their two matches in IPL season 16. Mumbai lost against Chennai by 7 wickets in this match which was held at Wankhede Stadium on the home ground. In this sequence, he scored 61 runs in just 27 balls for Chennai and got the second fastest half century in the history of IPL. However, Mumbai Indians who batted first scored 157 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan, who opened the batting innings for Mumbai, gave a good start. 38 runs lost in just 23 balls. But off the last ball of the fourth over bowled by Tushar Deshpande, Rohit (21) was clean bowled and took the path to the pavilion.
After that, Ishan, who was playing consistently, left the field after giving a catch to Pretorius off the bowling of Jadeja. Except for Tilak Verma (22) and Tim David (31), who came later, none of them could perform consistently. On behalf of Chennai, Jadeja took 3 wickets, Santner, Desh Pandey took 2 wickets and Sisanda Magala took one wicket. After Mumbai’s innings ended, Chennai came into the ring with a target of 158 runs. But David Conway, who came to the crease along with Ruthuraj Gaikwad, got out for a duck and Dhoni’s team suffered an early setback. But Ajinkya Rahane, who came later, performed consistently with Gaikwad. In this sequence he also crossed the 50 runs mark in 20 balls. With this, he equaled the second fastest half-century record held by his teammate Moeen Alli.
Impact Player @RayuduAmbati with the winning runs 💥
A 7⃣-wicket win in Mumbai for @ChennaiIPL 💛😎
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 8, 2023
But Rahane (61) who played the last ball of the 8th over bowled by Chawla was out. Surya Kumar Yadav caught the ball that he hit and Rahane took the path to the pavilion. After that, Shivam Dubey (28), who joined Gaikwad, also performed consistently for a while and lost his wicket to the bowling of Kumar Karthikeya. Ambati Rayudu, who came to the crease after Dubey got out, scored 20 runs in just 16 balls. On the other hand, Gaikwad (40 not out) was also with him and the victory of the Chennai team was finalized. On behalf of Mumbai, Arshad Khan took 4 wickets and tried to control Chennai. Also, Cameron Green and Behrendorf took a wicket each. But as Chennai won the match, this was the second win in the account of the team, and it was also the second loss for Mumbai.