Rohit Sharma’s century goes in vain as CSK beat MI by 20 runs


Matheesha Pathirana was the decide of the bowlers for CSK with 4 wickets.

Opener Rohit Sharma’s valiant second Indian Premier League (IPL) century went in vain as a four-wicket haul from Matheesha Pathirana managed to limit a power-packed Mumbai Indians (MI) line-up to 186/6 in their 20 overs and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) secured a 20-run win at Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.

With this win, CSK is at quantity three with 4 wins and two losses, giving them eight factors. MI is at eighth spot, with two wins and 4 losses, giving them 4 factors.

In the run chase of 207 runs, openers Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan began rather well. Slowly constructing from boundary every in the primary two overs, the duo targetted pacers Tushar Deshpande, Shardul Thakur and Mustafizur Rahman in subsequent three overs.

While Tushar was hit for a 4 and 6 by the duo, 12 runs in complete, Thakur was hit for 13 runs, together with a six and 4 by Kishan. In the fifth over, Rohit hit Mustafizur for a 4 and 6 and Ishan additionally smashed a boundary to finish the over at 53/0.

At the top of six overs of the powerplay, MI was at 63/0, with Rohit (42*) and Ishan (21*) unbeaten. Rohit hit Thakur for 2 fours to finish the powerplay on a excessive.

However, Pathirana ended the quickfire first-wicket partnership at 70 runs, getting Ishan caught for 23 in 15 balls, with three fours and a six. Thakur took the catch at mid-wicket. MI was 70/1 in 7.1 overs.

Suryakumar Yadav walked in however was caught brilliantly by Mustafizur close to the boundary on third-man place. MI was 70/2 in 7.3 overs. After some fluent forties, Rohit lastly accomplished his half-century in 30 balls, with seven fours and two sixes.

At the top of 10 overs, MI was 90/2, with Rohit (55*) joined by Tilak Varma (12*) unbeaten. Smashing Ravindra Jadeja for a 4 and 6, Rohit helped MI attain the 100-run mark in 10.2 overs. With a boundary from Tilak, the over yielded 18 runs.

Tilak and Rohit continued to combat it out for MI, bringing their 50-run stand in 30 balls. However, Pathirana ended the partnership, with Thakur taking the catch at mid-off. Tilak was gone at 31 in 20 balls, with 5 fours. MI was 130/3 in 13.5 overs.

Skipper Hardik Pandya couldn’t survive for lengthy both, as Jadeja caught him close to deep mid-wicket for simply two runs in six balls. MI was 134/4 in 15.3 overs.

Tim David tried to inject some life into the sport with two sixes, nonetheless Mustafizur bought him caught by Rachin. MI was 148/5 in 16.3 overs. Pathirana continued to run by MI’s line-up, cleansing up Romario Shepherd’s stumps for only one run. MI is 157/6 in 17.3 overs.

MI couldn’t end the run chase, although Rohit bought his second IPL ton in 61 balls. MI innings ended at 186/6 in 20 overs, with Rohit (105* in 63 balls, with 11 fours and 5 sixes) and Mohammed Nabi (4* in 7 balls) unbeaten. Pathirana (4/28) was the decide of the bowlers for CSK. Tushar and Mustafizur secured a wicket every.

Earlier, Brilliant half-centuries by Ruturaj Gaikwad and Shivam Dube and a ‘Mahi Special’ hat-trick of sixes by MS Dhoni in the ultimate over took Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to 206/4 in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match in opposition to Mumbai Indians (MI) at Wankhede Stadium right here on Sunday.

 After being put to bat first by MI, CSK was off to a foul begin as they misplaced Ajinkya Rahane early for simply 5 runs off eight balls. Gerald Coetzee bought the wicket and Hardik Pandya took a positive catch at mid-on. CSK was 8/1 in 1.4 overs. Rachin Ravindra was joined by skipper Ruturaj Gaikwad. The duo took a bit of time to settle in, but it surely was not too late till Gaikwad let his arms free by smashing Coetzee for 2 fours and a six in the fifth over.

The sixth and remaining over of the powerplay by Akash Madhwal gave away 10 runs, together with two fours. CSK was 48/1 after six overs, with Gaikwad (29*) and Rachin (12*) unbeaten. Just when it appeared that Rachin was selecting up velocity and momentum, he was caught behind by Ishan Kishan on a Shreyas Gopal supply for 21 in 16 balls, with two fours and a six. CSK was 60/2 in 7.5 overs.

Shivam Dube got here in at quantity 4, hoping to hold on along with his explosive run of kind and six-hitting.

The tenth over by Hardik leaked 15 runs, together with three majestic fours by Shivam. CSK ended the primary half of their innings at 80/2, with Gaikwad (36*) and Dube (15*) unbeaten. Dube continued along with his aggression, hitting Romario Shepherd for 2 fours. Gaikwad ended Akash Madhwal’s twelfth over with a six to assist the Men in Yellow contact 100-run mark.

Gaikwad reached his second IPL half-century in 33 balls, with three fours and 4 sixes. The 14th over by Romario was what CSK wanted as Dube hit two sixes over deep backward sq. leg and long-on after which powered a pull shot by mid-wicket for a 4. After a single, Gaikwad produced a cultured boundary in the backward level area, securing 22 runs from the over. The rating reached 132 runs.

CSK continued hitting huge in the following over as effectively, as two fours and a six-over deep level by Shivam took the staff 17 runs forward. Dube reached his second IPL 2024 fifty in 28 balls, with seven fours and two sixes. Also, CSK reached the 150-run mark in 15.1 overs.

On the very subsequent ball, although, skipper Pandya ended the 90-run partnership as Mohammed Nabi caught Gaikwad at long-on, ending his knock at 69 runs in 40 balls, with 5 fours and 5 sixes. CSK was 150/3 in 15.2 overs. Daryl (*20*) joined Dube on the different finish. The run circulate was restricted significantly after Gaikwad’s dismissal. Mitchell’s struggling knock of 17 in 14 balls was ended by Pandya, who bought him caught by Nabi close to the boundary. CSK was 186/4 in 19.2 overs.

MS Dhoni walked in and made a right away affect with three successive sixes, one over long-on, the opposite over long-off and the third over sq. leg. 200 was up for CSK in 19.5 overs. Dhoni took a double on the ultimate ball, CSK ended at 206/4, with Dhoni (20* in 4 balls) and Dube (66* in 38 balls, with 10 fours and two sixes) unbeaten. Pandya (2/43) was the decide of the bowlers for MI. Gopal and Coetzee bought a wicket every.

Brief Scores:

Chennai Super Kings: 206/4 (Ruturaj Gaikwad 69, Shivam Dube 66*, Hardik Pandya 2/43) gained in opposition to Mumbai Indians: 186/6 (Rohit Sharma 105*, Tilak Varma 31, Matheesha Pathirana 4/28).

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by DNA workers and is revealed from PTI)

Nilesh Desai
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