Ruturaj Gaekwad and Dwayne Bravo added fast runs in direction of the backend of the CSK innings.© BCCI / IPL
Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) beat Mumbai Indians by 20 runs within the first match of the UAE leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 in Dubai on Sunday. Dwayne Bravo was the star with the ball for CSK, taking three wickets in 25 of his four-over quota. Saurabh Tiwary stored Mumbai at bay with an unbeaten half-century however was out of the fray because the five-time IPL champions ultimately fell wanting the goal by 20 runs.
Earlier, Ut Turaj Gaekwad scored a powerful half-century (88 not out) to assist CSK come out of the batting stoop.
Faf du Plessis and Moin Ali scored zero runs whereas Suresh Raina stated goodbye by hitting consecutive boundaries.
Ambati Rayudu was retired injured after rising Adam Mill hit his elbow on a bouncer.
MS Dhoni additionally couldn’t keep on the crease for lengthy as he fell to a few after going through 5 balls.
Whereas the wicket was falling at one finish, Gaikwad pushed the scoreboard ahead.
Ravindra Jadeja performed an important innings of 26 runs and paired 81 runs for the fifth wicket with Gaekwad.
Dwayne Bravo’s late cameo noticed CSK’s submit whole 156/6.
Chasing, the Mumbai Indians began flying however Deepak Chahar quickly eliminated Quinton de Kok and Anmolpreet Singh in fast succession to push the defending champions to the backfoot.
Mumbai stand-in captain Kieron Pollard tried to take the assault to the CSK bowlers however Josh Hazlewood despatched it again to the fifteenth.
Bravo picked up two wickets within the closing over to take CSK to the highest of the desk.
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