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Mumbai Indians are through to the final. What a performance by Rohit Sharma and Co. After the poor start to the tournament, MI backed themselves and here are they now, the first team to make it to finals. After a solid batting performance, bowlers complimented well and contributed to the victory. Kieron Pollard is Man of the Match.
Ashish Nehra Out! That is it, Chennai Super Kings have been bowled out. Nehra is the last man dismissed. Mumbai Indians have won by 25 runs. Nehra c Simmons b Malinga 0(1).
Ravi Ashwin Out! Chennai Super Kings lose ninth wicket. Malinga goes full, Ashwin gest toe end of the bat and hits it straight to Ambati Rayudu at deep mid-wicket. Ashwin c Rayudu b Malinga 23(12) [4s-2 6s-1].
Ravindra Jadeja Out! Mumbai Indians inching close towards the victory. Jadeja goes over covers, but finds Suchith near boundary ropes who completed a fine catch. Ravindra Jadeja c Jagadeesha Suchith b McClenaghan 19(10) [4s-1 6s-1]. Mohit Sharma is the new batsman in.
Live Score Chennai Super Kings 141/7 after 17 Overs: Lasith Malinga bowled his third over. Pretty expensive by his standards. He gives away 12 runs. Chennai Super Kings now require 47 off 18 balls with required run-rate well above 15 runs per over.
Pawan Negi Out! Gone! Another one bites the dust. Pawan Negi hits it straight to mid-off. He could not clear the mid-off on that occasion. Negi c (sub)Chand b Vinay 3(3). Ravi Ashwin comes out to bat. At the end of 16th over CSK are 129 for seven, they now need 59 runs off 24 balls.
Dwayne Bravo Out! Live Score Chennai Super Kings 121/6 after 15 Overs: Kieron Pollard back into the attack. Ravindra Jadeja is the new batsman in for CSK. Gives away single on first two deliveries. Four, Jadeja cuts short and wide delivery for a boundary through backward point. Out! Disaster here for CSK, Parthiv Patel runs Dwayne Bravo out. Jadeja hits the ball they take one easily, Bravo presses for second. Jadeja makes it to his end, Parthiv shows the presence of mind and throws ball towards non-strikers end. He hits the stumps directly and Bravo is short of the crease. Bravo was ball watching there. Dwayne Bravo run out (McClenaghan/Parthiv Patel) 20(15) [4s-2 6s-1].
Faf du Plessis Out! Live Score Chennai Super Kings 110/4 after 14 Overs: Jagadeesha Suchith to bowl his second over. Starts with a dot ball. Six, Dwayne Bravo comes down the track and hits it well over long-off. Four, outside edge and the ball runs down towards third-man boundary for four. Single brings Faf on strike. Out! Faf du Plessis is out. He went for the big shot, doesn’t connect properly and ended up hitting towards long-on. du Plessis c Vinay b Jagadeesha Suchith 45(34) [4s-5 6s-1].
Live Score Chennai Super Kings 99/4 after 13 Overs: Harbhajan Singh continues, into his last over. Starts off with a dot ball. Three singles after that for CSK. Just a single to finish the over. Four runs from this over. Harbhajan ends his quota of four overs with figures of 4-0-26-2. Time for second Strategic Time-Out.
Live Score Chennai Super Kings 95/4 after 12 Overs: Jagadeesha Suchith, left-arm orthodox, comes into the attack. He is keeping it tight, three singles on first three deliveries so far. Just after the dot ball, Dwayne Bravo picks the boundary through mid-wicket region. Dot ball to end the over. Seven runs came from this over.
MS Dhoni Out! Two wickets in two balls for Harbhajan. Looking to sweep, Dhoni misses the ball and is trapped in front of the wicket. Dhoni lbw b Harbhajan 0(1). Harbhajan has spun this match MI’s way.
Suresh Raina Out! Harbhajan Singh gets the wicket. Rains chips it back to the bowler, the ball kept in air and Harbhajan took a simple catch towards his left. Raina c and b Harbhajan 25(20) [6s-2]. MS Dhoni walks out to bat.
Live Score Chennai Super Kings 86/2 after 10 Overs: Kieron Pollard to continue. Suresh Raina pushes towards on-side and gets the single. One more run added to the total. Raina plays towards mid-wicket and takes two runs there. Single for Raina as he pushes one towards long-off. Faf du Plessis gets the single as well. Single to end the over, seven from it.
Live Score Chennai Super Kings 79/2 after 9 Overs: Harbhajan Singh to continue. Couple of singles on first two deliveries. Six, Suresh Raina goes over long-on and gets the maximum. A single added to the total. Dot ball for Harbhajan. Four, boundary to end the over. It was pitched short and Faf goes on back foot to punch it through cover. Time for Strategic Time -Out.
Live Score Chennai Super Kings 66/2 after 8 Overs: Kieron Pollard into the attack now. That is a good decent over by him. Just five runs conceded. Chennai Super Kings need 122 runs in 70 balls.
Live Score Chennai Super Kings 61/2 after 7 Overs: Harbhajan Singh, right-arm off break, comes into the attack. He gives away single on the first delivery. A wide and few singles make it makes it seven runs from this over. Chennai Super Kings need 127 runs in 78 balls.
Michael Hussey Out! R Vinay Kumar gets the wicket. It was bowled short by Vinay, Hussey goes for the cut short and gets the thick outside edge. Parthiv Patel takes an easy catch. M Hussey c Parthiv Patel b Vinay 16(11) [4s-1 6s-1]. Suresh Raina makes his way out in the middle. He smashes Vinay handsomely over deep mid-wicket for the maximum. After six overs CSK are 54 for two.
Live Score Chennai Super Kings 46/1 after 5 Overs: Mitchell McClenaghan back into the attack. Michael Hussey takes the single on first ball. Four, Faf edges it through first slip and gets the boundary. Four, pulls this time over mid-wicket. Back to back boundaries for Faf. Couple of dot balls. Four, Faf shuffles across and tickles the ball past fine leg for yet another boundary to end the over. 13 runs from it.
Live Score Chennai Super Kings 33/1 after 4 Overs: Change in bowling and it is R Vinay Kumar into the attack now. Faf pushes one on the on-side for a single. Six, cracking shot that from Michael Hussey. He pulled it towards the VIP box in the crowd. Single brings Faf back on strike. Dropped!! Lasith Malinga drops Faf at third man. It went straight through his hands.
Live Score Chennai Super Kings 23/1 after 3 Overs: Lasith Malinga to bowl his second over. Starts with a dot ball. One run towards mid-off for Micheal Hussey. Couple of singles for both Hussey and Faf. Dot ball to end the over as Hussey plays straight to cover fielder. Four runs from this over.
Live Score Chennai Super Kings 19/1 after 2 Overs: Mitchell McClenaghan to bowl the second over. Starts off with back to back wides. Four, Micheal Hussey pulls the short for first boundary. Single for Hussey, brings Faf du Plessis on strike. Dot bat as Faf defends. Six, lovely shot by Faf. Pitched up and the batsman smashes it over long-on for a the maximum. Four, pushes the ball through fine leg. Faf gets another boundary. Dot ball to end the over. 16 runs from this over.
Dwayne Smith Out! Lasith Malinga provides Mumbai Indians an ideal start. Malinga bowls a full-toss, Smith misses it and gets hit on the pads. Umpire has no hesitation whatsoever in giving that one out. But TV replays showed that would have miss the stumps. It was impact outside leg-stump. Dwayne Smith lbw b Malinga 0(4). No Suresh Raina, but Faf du Plessis comes out to bat.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 187/6 after 20 Overs: Dwayne Bravo to bowl the last over. Starts off with a wide one down the leg-side. Another wide, this time on the off-side. Four, Harbhajan Singh cuts and gets boundary through backward point. Wide, another one outside off-stump. Single brings Pollard back on the strike. Six, flat as it gets. Powerful hit by Pollard, he just flicked it and clears the boundary rope with ease. Out! Pollard perishes. Slower one outside off and Pollard gets toe end of the bat. The ball goes straight up in the air and Suresh Raina takes another catch. Couple of singles to end the over. After 20 overs MI have managed to put 187 on board.
Ambati Rayudu Out! Live Score Mumbai Indians 171/5 after 19 Overs: Mohit Sharma to bowl the penultimate over. Starts off with a wide outside off-stump. Single towards backward point for Ambati Rayudu. No run as Kieron Pollard swings the bat hard, but fails to connect. Four, Pollard smashed that one through deep mid-wicket. It was a slower one and he whacked it for his first four of the night, he already has hit three sixes. Wide one from Mohit Sharma. Single towards long-on for Pollard. Out! Ambati Rayudu departs. Looking to accelerate Rayudu hits it towards the long-on. Suresh Raina holds there and completes a fine catch. Rayudu c Raina b Mohit Sharma 10(8) [4s-1]. Kieron Pollard ends the over with a six over deep mid-wicket.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 156/4 after 18 Overs: Dwayne Bravo into his third over. Two runs for Ambati Rayudu to start with. Takes the single on next ball. Six, Kieron Pollard clears the boundary once again. He goes hard at the ball and gets the maximum over deep mid-wicket. Single for Pollard. Four, poor ball that. Full-toss on leg-side and Rayudu edges it past wicket-keeper to earn a boundary. Single to end the over, 15 runs from it.,
Hardik Pandya Out! Ashish Nehra picks the wicket. Hardik Pandy goes for big heave on the leg-side but mistimes and it goes high in the air. Ravindra Jadeja takes another catch in the deep. CSK have found wickets in quick succession here. Pandya c Ravindra Jadeja b Nehra 1(2). Ambati Rayudu is the new batsman in. Nehra was expensive early on, this is good comeback over by him. Gives away just two runs. MI are 141 for four after 17 overs.
Rohit Sharma Out! Dwayne Bravo strikes again. Rohit Sharma goes for the big shot, it was bowled slower and the batsman failed to connect properly. The ball went high in the air towards deep mid-wicket where Ravindra Jadeja completed the catch. Rohit c Ravindra Jadeja b Dwayne Bravo 19(14) [4s-1 6s-1]. Hardik Pandya walks out to bat.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 135/2 after 15 Overs: Pawan Negi to bowl his last over. Single towards deep square leg for Kieron Pollard and he gets off the mark. Single for Rohit Sharma as well. Six, Pollard just nudges it towards leg side and ends up clearing the deep mid-wicket boundary. He hit that with ease. Couple of singles for MI. Six to end the over. Pollard goes over long-on this time and gets the maximum. Expensive over this, 16 from it. Time for second Strategic Time Out.
Lendl Simmons Out! Big wicket this. Ravindra Jadeja strikes, but more importantly superb catch by Pawan Negi. It was bowled full out side off stump, Simmons goes for inside out only to find Negi, who ran from sweeper cover to take the low catch. Excellent effort Simmons c Negi b Ravindra Jadeja 65(51) [4s-3 6s-5]. Kieron Pollard is the new man in.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 110/1 after 13 Overs: Pawan Negi back into the attack. Rohit Sharma plays towards long-on and gets the single. Dot ball as Simmons hits the full-toss straight to extra cover fielder. Single brings Rohit Sharma back on strike. Four, it spun and took the outside edge off Rohit’s bat. The ball beats the short third-man and runs towards the boundary. A single and double to end the over. Nine runs from it.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 101/1 after 12 Overs: Mohit Sharma to continue. Single for Simmons on the first ball. Rohit Sharma gets off the with a single. Dot ball for Mohit Sharma. Six, another great shot by Simmons he looks in fine touch out there. It was pitched up and Simmons slams it over long-off for the maximum. Single down to third man brings hundred for Mumbai Indians. Another single to end the over, ten runs from this over.
Parthiv Patel Out! Super Kings gets the breakthrough. Dwayne Bravo strikes in his first over. Parthiv was looking to over deep mid-wicket, but found Ravindra Jadeja in the deep. It was bowled slower by Bravo. Parthiv Patel c Ravindra Jadeja b Dwayne Bravo 35(25) [4s-4 6s-1]. Rohit Sharma is the new batsman in.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 86/0 after 10 Overs: Another change in bowling and it is Mohit Sharma into the attack. Four, Simmons greets him with boundary through off-side. Simmons comes down the pitch and slashes hard at it. Single added to the total. Single for Parthiv towards mid-off. Dot ball, looking to steer the ball down towards third man Simmons misses it. MS Dhoni has come up to the stumps as well. Slower one, pushed towards leg-side by Simmons and that is fifty for him. His fifth IPL fifty. Dot ball to end the over, eight runs from this over.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 78/0 after 9 Overs: Pawan Negi with another over. Six, short one and Parthiv picks it up and over deep mid-wicket for the maximum. Four, cuts it well this time and gets the boundary through deep extra cover. Four more, Parthiv sweeps and gets the inside edge which runs between MS Dhoni’s legs for a boundary. Dot ball here. Couple of singles to end the over, 16 from it.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 62/0 after 8 Overs: Ravindra Jadeja into the attack. Single for Parthiv down towards long-on. Dot ball for Jadeja. Six, pushed quicker and Simmons slogs it between mid-wicket and long on. His fourth six of the night. Two runs for Simmons. Couple of dot balls to end the over, nine runs from it.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 53/0 after 7 Overs: Change in bowling as Pawan Negi comes into the attack. Parthiv sweeps and gets the single. Simmons gets single as well. Another single added to the total as Parthiv cuts through off-side. Dot ball for Negi. Simmons plays towards long-off and gets the single. Another single to end the over. Tidy start by Negi, gives away five runs.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 48/0 after 6 Overs: Ashish Nehra to bowl his third over.Starts off with a dot ball. Four, Parthiv connects well and earns the boundary through fine leg. Single to Parthiv. Dot ball, Simmons makes room but Nehra follows him and bowls a fuller one. The batsman failed to connect on that occasion. Six, this time he makes the perfect connection. It was pitched full and Simmons plays it over long-on for the maximum. His third six of the night so far. Two runs on last ball and that is end of Powerplay. Time for Strategic Time Out as well.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 35/0 after 5 Overs: Ravi Ashwin to bowl his third over. Single to cover point for Parthiv Patel. Dot ball as Simmons defends it. Six, first six of the night as Simmons goes straight down the ground. Dot ball follows the six. One more, Simmons goes over deep mid-wicket this time and gets the maximum. Dot ball to end the over, 13 runs from it.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 22/0 after 4 Overs: Ashish Nehra continues. Four, Simmons plays one back to the bowler and it races down towards mid-off for a boundary. It almost hit Parthiv at non-strikers end. Nehra pitches the ball up and it is a dot ball. Simmons walked down the pitch and Nehra banged the ball short. It went just over batsman’s head as he tried to pull. Simmons plays towards leg-side and take two runs. Dot ball as Simmons plays straight back to bowler. No-ball as Nehra bowls it over batsman’s waist height. Dot ball to end the over. Seven runs from this over.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 15/0 after 3 Overs: Ravi Ashwin to bowl his second over. Single, Parthiv sneaks in a quick run. Dot ball follows the single. Another single as Simmons pushes it towards off-side. One more added to the total. Parthiv pushes the ball towards short fine leg. Single to short cover for Simmons. Dot ball to end the over, four from it.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 11/0 after 2 Overs: Ashish Nehra to bowl the second over. Starts with a dot ball, Simmons missed the line of the ball and Nehra went up for an appeal. Beats him on second ball, it was pitched full as Simmons misses it. Dot ball, Simmons plays straight to mid-off fielder. Another dot ball, this time towards mid-wicket. Wide, just an inch down the leg side and Umpire stretches his arms. Another wide, Nehra losing his line. No run as Simmons plays towards off-side. Four, lucky there, Simmons gets inside edge and the ball runs past keeper towards fine leg boundary. Six runs came from this over.
Live Score Mumbai Indians 5/0 after 1 Over: Parthiv Patel and Lendl Simmons are the opening batsmen for MI and it is spin first, as Ravi Ashwin operates for CSK. Simmons off the mark straightaway with a single towards mid-off. Three dot balls in row for Ashwin as Parthiv fails to pick a gap. Four, outside edge and the ball runs away towards third man area. Parthiv off the mark as well. Good comeback by Ashwin, two back to back dot balls. Five from first over.
Toss: Mumbai Indians have won the toss and opted to bat. Mumbai skipper Rohit Sharma feels batting first will help his team put heavy score in this big game. He feels the wicket will assist batsmen more. MS Dhoni, however says they were looking to bowl first. He feels, it is one of those grounds, where ball comes on easily and chasing is not that tough. MI have fielded unchanged side while CSK have made two changes. Dwayne Smith comes in place of Brendon McCullum while Mohit Sharma make it to playing xi at the expense of Ishwar Pandey. Also Read- Complete Toss Report here.
Here is a look at Playing XI of both the sides-
CSK: Dwayne Smith, Michael Hussey, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, MS Dhoni(w/c), Dwayne Bravo, Pawan Negi, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ashish Nehra, Mohit Sharma.
MI: Lendl Simmons, Parthiv Patel(w), Rohit Sharma(c), Ambati Rayudu, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Harbhajan Singh, Jagadeesha Suchith, Vinay Kumar, Lasith Malinga, Mitchell McClenaghan.
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Super Kings led by MS Dhoni finished the league stage with number one position while Mumbai Indians surprised one and all to occupy second spot on the points table. With nine wins out of 14 matches CSK start as favourites for this fixture, but given the recent run and home conditions, MI will not be an easy nut to crack for Dhoni and Co. Also Read- Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians: Results of all CSK vs MI matches played in IPL so far.
The two sides met twice this season with CSK and MI winning one each. Interestingly both teams lost their respective home matches against each other. Both CSK and MI will be looking to book their place in the final and avoid playing second qualifier. Interestingly, it is 11 each in 22 matches (including CLT20) when it comes to head to head between both these sides.