Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians by 20 runs in the 30th match of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League. All the remaining matches of this season will be played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The first match of the second part of the tournament was played between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians.
Chennai Super Kings scored 156 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 20 overs. Chasing the target of 157 runs, the entire team of Mumbai Indians could only score 136 runs for the loss of 8 wickets. With this win, CSK have reached the top of the points table.
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Let us tell you that Chennai captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and decided to bat first. Apart from opener Rituraj Gaikwad’s unbeaten half-century, Dwayne Bravo’s stormy innings helped Chennai Super Kings recover from a very poor start and put up a challenging score of 156 for 6 wickets. Gaikwad scored an unbeaten 88 off 58 balls with the help of four sixes and nine fours. Ravindra Jadeja with 26, 81 for the fifth wicket and Bravo 23 in eight balls, adding 39 runs for the sixth wicket with three sixes played an important role in taking the team’s score past 150 runs. Chennai’s team managed to add 109 runs in the last 9 overs. For Mumbai, Adam Milne 21, Jasprit Bumrah 33 and Trent Boult took two wickets for 35 runs. Chennai did not start well.
Orange cap race was fun
Last year, this cap was with Punjab Kings captain Lokesh Rahul. He played 14 matches in which he scored 670 runs. He has remained very good in the race this time too. Apart from him, Shikhar Dhawan of Delhi Capitals, Faf du Plessis of Chennai Super Kings are also included. There has been a change in Orange Cap’s top-5 after the first match of the second leg. Rituraj Gaikwad of Chennai Super Kings has come in the top-5. He played an unbeaten 88 against Mumbai Indians. Shikhar Dhawan remains in the first place.
Check out the list of Orange Caps
• Shikhar Dhawan (Delhi Capitals) – 8 matches, 380 runs
• KL Rahul – 7 matches, 331 runs
• Faf du Plessis (Chennai Super Kings) – 320 runs in 8 matches
• Prithvi Shaw (Delhi Capitals) – 308 runs in 8 matches
• Rituraj Gaikwad (CSK) – 284 runs in 8 matches
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