Mumbai Indians won the match by 4 wickets
Mumbai Indians won the match by 4 wickets

MI vs CSK IPL 2021 Highlights: The two famous teams of the IPL 2021 lock their horns to play their 7th league match of the IPL 2021 season. CSK shows their consistency in the last 5 matches while MI paves their way back to the tournament by winning the last match by 7 wickets against RR.

Match: Mumbai Indians(MI) vs Chennai Super Kings(CSK)

Venue: Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

Toss Details: Mumbai Indians won the toss and opt to bowl

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Rohit Sharma | MI Skipper

We will bowl first. Looks like a good pitch, we will get better and better as the game progresses. We have some tactical changes, it’s important to understand the conditions and the opposition. James Neesham comes in place of Jayant Yadav. Dhawal Kulkarni replaces Nathan Coulter-Nile. For us, every game is important, don’t want to look too far ahead, tick all the small boxes and get things right

MS Dhoni | CSK Skipper

We were looking to field first as well, the last game we played, the pitch got better and better as the game progressed. All the teams in this IPL are very good, the team which plays well on that day will win. No changes for us

Playing XI

Mumbai Indians(MI)

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

Chennai Super Kings(CSK)

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.

IPL 2021 MI vs CSK Highlights

Chennai Super Kings(CSK) Batting

Faf du Plessis and Ruturaj Gaikwad gets into the crease to lead Chennai Super Kings while Trent Boult opens the bowling attack on behalf of MI.

Turning down the expectations Ruturaj Gaikwad walks to Pavillion after hitting a boundary in the first over. The early wicket will set a benefit for the Mumbai Indians.

Moeen Ali then join hands with Faf and starts to lead the CSK. This duo leads steady innings and starts to build a healthy partnership. Which results in scoring 95 runs for 1 wicket loss at the end of the 10 overs.

Finally, Bumrah in the 11th over dismissed Moeen Ali for 58 runs and breaks the 108 runs partnership. In the followed over Pollard makes a back to back wickets by dismissing Faf du Plessis and Raina for 50 and 2 runs respectively.

Ambati Rayudu and Jadeja join hands for the next wicket and leads CSK. Rayudu with his impressive strike makes a quick 50 off just 20 deliveries and drags CSK to score 218 runs for 4 wickets loss at the end of the 20 overs.

Mumbai Indians Batting

Rohit Sharma and de Kock gets into lead the Mumbai Indians to chase down the target of 219 runs. The duo makes an impressive start by making a crucial 71 runs partnership for their first wicket.

CSK bowlers fails to make qucik wickets. Later in the 7th over Thakur dismissed Rohit Sharma for 35 runs and breaks the partnership. In the followed over Jadeja dismissed Suryakumar Yadav for 3 runs.

In the very next over Moeen Ali dismissed de Kock for 38 runs. These quick wickets loads pressure over the Mumbai Indians. But they still have quality players in their dugout.

At the end of the 10 overs MI scored 81 runs for 3 wickets loss. Krunal Pandya and Pollard join hands for the next wicket and leads MI. This duo made a well-needed partnership and drags MI to score 153 runs for 3 wickets loss at the end of the 15 overs.

With Sam Curran’s three wickets MI were in need of 16 runs off the last over. With Pollard on strike, Ngidi opens the bowling attack. Pollard with a couple of boundaries and six leads Mi to win the match.

Finally MI bags their 4th victory by beating CSK by 4 wickets.

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Man of the Match

  • Name: Keiron Pollard
  • Team: Mumbai Indians
  • Role: All-rounder
  • Stats: Bat: 87 runs off 34 deliveries