In the IPL 2020, the last time finalists Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings were faces to face on Friday. The two IPL teams whose rivalry is the strongest. This time when Chennai started their campaign by defeating Mumbai Indians, no one had any idea that the condition of Chennai Superkings would be so bad in IPL-13. On Friday, Mumbai defeated him by ten wickets in a one-sided match, and that too with 46 balls remaining. With the balls remaining, this is Mumbai's biggest win of the season. Earlier, Bangalore defeated Kolkata with 39 balls to spare. In this match, captain Rohit did not come down for Mumbai due to a muscle strain. Kieron Pollard took command.
8th defeat of Chennai for the first time:
Chennai could only manage 114 for nine, ahead of the deadly bowling of Trent Boult (4/18) and Jaspreet Bumrah (2/25). Mumbai reached the target in 12.2 overs with the help of Ishan Kishan (68 *) and Quinton de Kock (46). Chennai has been forced to suffer eight defeats in the IPL for the first time. Earlier, seven matches were lost in 2010 and 2012. The defeat has almost wiped out the lowest-ranked team's hopes. In the remaining three matches, however, there are chances. The team is dependent on the performance of other teams.
Five wickets lost in Powerplay:
After getting invited to bat first, Chennai lost seven wickets for 43 runs at one time. Sam Karan, after playing 52 innings, made the team cross the hundred mark, or else the team was in danger of being dismissed on its lowest score. The team was dismissed for 79 in 2013 against Mumbai itself. The team had lost three wickets for just three runs. This was the first time in six overs of the Powerplay when Chennai lost five wickets. Rituraj returned to the team, N. Jagadishan could not even open the account. Fof du Plessis scored one, Rayudu two and Ravindra Jadeja scored seven. Captain Dhoni scored 16 runs.
Best partnership on ninth wicket:
Sam shared a 43-run partnership with Imran Tahir (13 *) on the ninth wicket which not only helped the innings but also Chennai's best partnership on this wicket. Earlier in 2018, Bravo and Imran Tahir added 41 runs. Dhoni and Ashwin also added 41 runs in 2013 in Kolkata.
Best performance of the bolt:
This is New Zealand's Trent Boult's best performance in IPL. Earlier, he took three wickets for 19 against Kings XI Punjab in Mohali in 2015.