MI vs CSK : Chennai beat Mumbai by 20 runs, Dhoni’s legends become number-1 in the points table


Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians by 20 runs in the 30th match of IPL 2021.  After winning the toss, opting to bat first, Ruturaj Gaikwad batted brilliantly for the CSK team.  He remained unbeaten on 88 off 58 balls.  Apart from this, Dwayne Bravo scored 23 runs in eight balls.  In reply, Mumbai's team could score only 136 runs losing 8 wickets in 20 overs. 

Saurabh Tiwary scored the highest 50 runs for Mumbai and remained unbeaten. With this win, Chennai's team has reached number one in the points table.  The team has won six matches out of eight and has 12 points.  Delhi Capitals also have the same number of points, but they are behind Chennai in net run rate.  Royal Challengers Bangalore is at number three with 10 points and Mumbai is at number four with 8 points. Winning the toss and opting to bat first, the Chennai team did not start well. 

In the very first over, Trent Boult gave the team the first breakthrough by dismissing Faf du Plessis for zero.  Chennai had not yet recovered from the blow that in the very next over, Adam Milne dismissed Moeen Ali for zero. In the third over, Boult dismissed Suresh Raina (4) and pushed Chennai on the back foot.  Milne then gave Mumbai a fourth success in the form of Captain Dhoni (3).  Till the power play, Chennai's score was 24 runs for the loss of 4 wickets.



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