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Indian Premier League, 44th Match: Chennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians at Chennai, Apr 26, 2019

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Mumbai Indians 155/4

Chennai Super Kings 109 (17.4/20 ov)

Mumbai Indians won by 46 runs

Batsman R B S.R
Murali Vijay (rhb) 38 35 108.57
Mitchell Santner (lhb) 22 20 110.00
Bowller O M R W Econ
Lasith Malinga (rf) 3.4 0 37 4 10.09
Krunal Pandya (rf) 3.0 0 7 2 2.33
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11.52pm So, that’s all from us at ESPNcricinfo tonight. Don’t forget to catch up on Ankur Dhawan’s match bulletin and all the talking points from the game. All that and more on our homepage. Till then, it’s time to bid goodbye. See you tomorrow evening. Adios!

RAVI KOMTI: “Just glad to see our BIG 3 coming in form, Virat, Dhawan and not Rohit..”

11.45pm Alright, then – here’s the presentation.

Rohit Sharma, the winning captain AND the Man of the Match: “I thought it was better to lose the toss since we wanted to chase as well. But we knew whether we bat first or bowl first, we’ll still have to play good cricket. We spoke about that at the start of the game, but it was a great effort by the boys since it’s not easy to come here and play. We had to scrap for every run and every wicket, can’t ask for much more. Rahul Chahar is a confident, young man. His approach is confident. His execution skills are very clear, so makes my job easier when I throw the ball at him. He knows what he needs to do and what the team expects from him. He’s got variations, he’s got skills. He’s an exciting talent not just for us, but for India as well. Satisfying innings, mine. I was getting 30s and 40s but not getting half-centuries. At no point was I worried about my form because I was hitting the ball well. I knew the day will come, and I guess today was the day. It was a massive boost that MSD wasn’t around. Because his presence does a lot for their team. When you don’t have Dhoni when they’re chasing the score, then it becomes difficult for them. I’m sure their presence was missed by CSK. But he was sick, it’s not in his control either. But as I said, coming here and winning here isn’t supposed to be easy. We’re not yet in the playoffs, we know how quickly the tables can turn, so we need to play well against KKR and Sunrisers. We don’t want to complicate things, we are clear as a team on what we want to execute. It won’t pay off every day, but the boys have bee raising their hands at different occasions.”

11.40pm We’ll have the post-match presentation soon. Till then, here’s a stat courtesy our statsman Gaurav Sundararaman – “The last time CSK lost while fielding first in chepauk was back in 2013 against Pune Warriors”

Srinivas Reddy: “Raina talking about batsmen taking responsibility is like devil talking about good, he himself didnt take the reaponsibility of anchoring the innings like rohit. Rohit did an amazing job by understanding the pitch and played an innings that helped mumbai indians. ”

Maharaja Nihal : “My instinct says CSK will take revenge from MI in the finals….”

Vish Reddy: “Well done Mumbai! Just be careful this weekend.. All your loses have come in the weekends”

Apoorv gupta: “Unexpected!! Csk won 66.67% matches this season and their NRR is negative and on other hand srh having 50% win % have NRR of +0.6. csk habit of taking the game till last may cost them 1st or 2nd position.”

11.36pm TALKING POINTS: Where did Chennai lose the plot? We dissect the game’s big moments.

Krunal Pandya: “Wanted to bowl at a back-of-a-length. Wanted to bowl the fourth over, but team’s victory is more important. And we got that result. When I went in to bat, we had wickets in hand, so I thought we have wickets so I wanted to go after the bowler early. Some days it goes well, some days you get out, but happy with my thought process. Love to take this sort of pitch to Mumbai, it’s always special to play on this kind of surface. For us also, we know the conditions if we have to come here for the first qualifier.”

11.33pm Suresh Raina, the losing captain: “We didn’t bat well. We kept losing wickets every 2-3 overs, so our batsmen need to take more responsibility. Our bowling has always been good this season. We thought 155 was chaseable. But we lost too many wickets in the Powerplay and middle overs. We didn’t rotate the strike well either. Important to go out there and see a few balls out, and then decide which bowler you want to go after. We need to sit as a batting unit and see where we’re doing wrong. We have power hitters, we have experienced batsmen, we just need to relax as a batting unit and hopefully things fall in place.”

11.30pm If there ever was a comprehensive victory, folks. Mumbai showed in the first innings, that, slow and steady does pay off. They were tentative in the middle overs, but with wickets in hand, did well to post 155. Chennai’s batting looked off-colour today, and Mumbai’s spinners choked the batsmen excellently. They now move to 2nd on the points table, behind only CSK.

This was also Chennai’s first loss at home in IPL 2019. They now have a negative net run-rate and are still not confirmed for the playoffs.

Sarah: “Maintain that Vijay should not have been out. ”

Sachin Garg: “CSK vs MI is similar to FedEx vs Rafa. FedEx overall record is better but Rafa has edge over FedEx ..”

Biswas Poudel: “Malinga shows he is the boss. He is not old yet. He may not have pace as before, but his variations and tricks are working.”

17.4 W Malinga to Santner low full toss, wide outside off, and he drags this slog straight to Pollard at long on! CSK are all out for 109! Their lowest T20 score in Chennai OUT
MJ Santner c Pollard b Malinga 22 (34m 20b 0x4 2×6) SR: 110.00
17.3 6 Malinga to Santner length ball, on off, and he flat-bats a pull over long on! A lot of applause from an otherwise deflated crowd SIX
17.2 W Malinga to Harbhajan Singh full, just outside off, and Harbhajan gives this ball a proper tonk. Flat-bats a shot over to the leg side, but the fielder at long-on has it covered OUT
Harbhajan Singh c HH Pandya b Malinga 1 (5m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33
17.1 . Malinga to Harbhajan Singh full, on off, and tapped back to Malinga no run

Vinod Rajpal: “53 runs in 18 balls – Russell Required ”

End of Over No.17 Chennai Super Kings 103/8 Last Over (4 runs)

16.6 . Bumrah to Santner yorker on off stump, and Santner swings across the line. He misses, and the ball whizzes past the outside of off stump no run

Nisarg: “I used to play cricket with glasses but not 3D. ”

16.5 1 Bumrah to Harbhajan Singh length ball angling into his body, and he flicks off his hips to square leg. Very nearly took his gloves there! 1 run
16.4 1 Bumrah to Santner back of a length on leg, and Santner backs away before pulling down the ground to long on 1 run

Udit: “Are csk loosing momentum as we are nearing playoffs?”

Anand Jain: “Imam-ul Haq plays with glasses and so was Dileep Doshi”

sanjaya: “@apoorv gupta: Clive Lloyd & Narendra Hirwani?”

16.3 W Bumrah to Chahar back of a length, wide outside off, but Chahar goes for the attempted pull anyway. Drags the shot from beyond the stumps, and Krunal does well from deep midwicket to complete the catch. Diving effort, sliding forward. Bumrah applauds Krunal’s effort! OUT
DL Chahar c KH Pandya b Bumrah 0 (3m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Kulveer singh: “I am mumbai fan…we are going good…showing our character…and will win ipl…remember its odd year…2015 …2017…2019”

16.3 1 Bumrah to Chahar length ball, quick on middle and going down the leg side. Wide called, swiftly 1 wide

Sanjay: “Mumbai fans are in pray mode – both hands engaged … cannot type.”

16.2 . Bumrah to Chahar length ball on off, and angling in. Nudged off his hips to the leg side no run
16.1 1 Bumrah to Santner full on middle, and worked away off his toes to the leg side 1 run

End of Over No.16 Chennai Super Kings 99/7 Last Over (11 runs)

Time out

Apoorv gupta: “Watching santner batting with glasses I can recollect only sehwag who used to bat with glasses. can u name some.” — Vettori? Charles Coventry?

Amit Kulkarni: “@SreshthShah, looks like you are a big CSK fan, only pro-csk comments being published” — oh dear, no! I’m not a CSK fan at all. But no real comments from Mumbai fans tonight. Where are you, Mumbai fans?

Hemakumar: “Don’t forget. Deepak Chahar can swing his bat. He hit few cameos if I am not wrong.”

15.6 W Malinga to Bravo caught and bowled! Slower ball, length on middle, and Bravo’s leg-side clip takes a leading edge. Ball flies over Malinga’s head, but he manages to run back towards the bowler’s stumps, and takes a sharp catch from over his shoulder. No celebration from Malinga, but Pollard does a fist pump. OUT
DJ Bravo c & b Malinga 20 (32m 17b 2×4 0x6) SR: 117.64

Eleven off the over already. A six or four will go a long way

15.5 2 Malinga to Bravo length ball on middle, and worked off his pads to deep backward square. A couple more 2 runs
15.4 1 Malinga to Santner slower ball, full just outside off, and he check-drives a shot right over Malinga’s head. Malinga very nearly took a return catch, but the ball was just beyond his reach 1 run

CSK had only a 12% chance of winning when these two walked in. But the percentage is rising by the over….

15.3 6 Malinga to Santner back of a length on middle, and Santner waits for the ball to come to him, before thumping a pull over cow corner! SIX

Guruprasad Kris: “Malinga 2 sixes, Bumrah 2 sixes plus 2 of other one. Game on for CSK.”

15.2 1 Malinga to Bravo back of a length, wide outside off, and he drags a pulled shot to deep midwicket. Lewis does well to keep it down to just a single 1 run
15.1 1 Malinga to Santner length ball on middle, and punched to cover. They’re going for the single anyway, and the throw from the fielder does not get a direct-hit 1 run

Chennai need 68 off 30.

End of Over No.15 Chennai Super Kings 88/6 Last Over (8 runs)

Mohit: “Malinga: 2 overs left , Bumrah : 2 overs left. This game is over for CSK”

14.6 1 Chahar to Santner low full toss on middle, and he drills this to the leg side. Excellent stop by Rohit at midwicket, gets a hand to it. Ball’s been parried away to long on, who intercepts before the batsmen can take another run 1 run
14.5 . Chahar to Santner length ball on middle, and the googly turns away from Santner. Mistimed to the leg side, stopped by midwicket no run
14.4 1 Chahar to Bravo full, just outside off, and the attempted inside-out cover drive takes an inside edge to the leg side 1 run
14.3 4 Chahar to Bravo length ball on off, and he rocks back to pull over midwicket. Lands just before the fielder at cow corner, and goes into the boundary on the bounce FOUR

Ashish: “Don’t forget Bhajji is yet to come and he played some brilliant fiery innings for Mumbai Indians. MI think tank might be wary of this fact!”

14.2 1 Chahar to Santner full on off, and he slogs across the line. Mistimed to deep midwicket 1 run
14.1 1 Chahar to Bravo full on middle, and turning towards off stump. Guided away to point for a quick single 1 run

End of Over No.14 Chennai Super Kings 80/6 Last Over (10 runs)

13.6 . HH Pandya to Santner back of a length on middle, and Santner ducks under this. Looks across to the square-leg umpire for the wide, but not given! no run
13.6 1 HH Pandya to Santner full on leg stump from around the wicket, and Santner can’t flick it fine. Through to QdK, and that’s been called a wide 1 wide

final ball of the over.

13.5 1 HH Pandya to Bravo slower ball, back of a length outside off, and worked off his hips to deep midwicket 1 run
13.4 . HH Pandya to Bravo length ball, wide outside off, and tapped to cover no run

Raunak : “ERRATA: 11.4 How did Gaffaney refer that decision to the TV umpire when Nigel Llong is umpiring?” — oops, that’s been fixed. Sorry!

13.3 4 HH Pandya to Bravo back of a length, wide outside off, and Bravo allows the ball to come to him, before slicing a shot over short third man! Ridiculous. Wristy FOUR

Free hit

13.3 (no HH Pandya to Santner back of a length on middle, and uncomfortably pulled to long on. But Hardik has overstepped, according to the umpire. The replays show that Hardik is well inside! Ay caramba! (no ball) 1 run

Amit Kudale: “Never say never… Remember yesterday’s match…. A boy won the game for Rajasthan…. These two are international players….”

Yash : “Santner is in boss mode today. He might just pull this off on his own. ”

13.2 1 HH Pandya to Bravo full on off, and that’s the classic whip off his toes from Bravo. Lands just short of the fielder at cow corner 1 run

What is it?

Indian Premier League, 44th Match: Chennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians at Chennai, Apr 26, 2019.

When is it?

Apr 26, 2019.

What time does it start?

2019-04-26 14:30:00 GMT, 2019-04-26 20:00:00 local

Which Ground is it Playing?

The match will be played at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai

Score Cards

  • Batting R B 4 6
    M Vijay caught 38 35 3 1
    SR Watson caught 8 4 2 0
    SK Raina caught 2 4 0 0
    AT Rayudu bowled 0 3 0 0
    KM Jadhav bowled 6 11 0 0
    DR Shorey caught 5 8 0 0
    DJ Bravo caught 20 17 2 0
    MJ Santner caught 22 20 0 2
    DL Chahar caught 0 2 0 0
    Harbhajan Singh caught 1 3 0 0
    Imran Tahir not out 0 0 0 0
    Extras (lb 1, w 5, nb 1) 7
    Total (all out; 17.4 ovs) 109
  • Bowling O M R W Econ
    SL Malinga 3.4 0 37 4 10.09
    KH Pandya 3 0 7 2 2.33
    HH Pandya 2 0 22 1 11.00 (1nb, 1w)
    JJ Bumrah 3 0 10 2 3.33 (1w)
    RD Chahar 4 0 21 0 5.25
    AS Roy 2 0 11 1 5.50 (3w)
  • Partnerships
    Wkt Runs Players
    1st 9 SR Watson 8 M Vijay 1
    2nd 13 SK Raina 2 M Vijay 11
    3rd 12 AT Rayudu 0 M Vijay 12
    4th 11 KM Jadhav 6 M Vijay 5
    5th 15 DR Shorey 5 M Vijay 7
    6th 6 M Vijay 2 DJ Bravo 3
    7th 33 DJ Bravo 17 MJ Santner 14
    8th 2 DL Chahar 0 MJ Santner 1
    9th 2 Harbhajan Singh 1 MJ Santner 1
    10th 6 MJ Santner 6 Imran Tahir 0
  • SL Malinga 3.4-0-37-4
    v Batsman Dot 4 6 R B SR
    M Vijay 1 1 0 11 6 183.33
    SR Watson caught 2 2 0 8 4 200.00
    SK Raina 1 0 0 1 2 50.00
    DJ Bravo caught 1 0 0 3 3 100.00
    MJ Santner caught 1 0 2 14 5 280.00
    Harbhajan Singh caught 2 0 0 0 2 0.00
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    Summary

    Sports Event
    44th Match Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians

    Location

    MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai,
    Chennai,Chennai,INDIA
    Starting on
    Apr 26, 2019
    Ending on
    Apr 26, 2019
    Description
    Indian Premier League, 44th Match: Chennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians at Chennai, Apr 26, 2019.

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