Mumbai Indians defeated the famous Chennai Super Kings by 25 runs and takes their spot at the final ready to face off who ever comes as the next team. In a close match of finding the superiority between two teams with very close set of powers, in the end it was Mumbai that prevailed.
After winning the toss, Mumbai elected to bat. Considering their recent bowling at Wankhede Stadium, many might have been surprised by this decision. Specially when their opponents are well known for chasing. But, they was able to get a very good start and that led to a good total at the end of the match. the openers brought 90 runs for the team. After that Pollard storm took Mumbai to a challenging total of 187/6 in their 20 overs. Bravo took 3 wickets but he gave away 40 runs in his 4 overs.
Coming to bat, Chennai got their first shock before they could even get a single run. But du-Plessis and Hussey tried to make up for it. After that Raina also started a steady progress but they lost 3 wickets very quickly and that cost them the match. Bravo, Jadeja and Ashwin tried but by then they already was on the back foot of the match. they only delayed the inevitable. In the end they could only reach 162 before they lost all of their wickets. Malinga was terrifying today. He got 3 wickets by giving away 23 runs in his 4 overs.
Match of – Mumbai Indians VS Chennai Super Kings
Mumbai – 187/6
Chennai – 162/10
result – Mumbai won the match by 25 runs.