Chennai vs Mumbai
CSK wins by 7 wickets
A score of 141 was not going to be enough against Chennai, and their batting proves it. Mumbai need to rethink their game plan again, especially their batting. Chennai win, Mumbai lose their third game in a row.
Over 19 - CSK 142/3 (McCullum 71, Dhoni 14)
Nine runs needed from two overs, McCullum cuts the first ball to the sweeper for a single. Anderson into his second over. Four, a length ball and Dhoni hits it to the boundary. Three singles and then scores are level. McCullum takes a single and Chennai win by 7 wickets.
Over 18 - CSK 133/3 (McCullum 68, Dhoni 8)
Malinga to bowl the 18th over, CSK need 22 runs. A no ball from Malinga, tight call from the umpire. Free hit, and Dhoni hits it for a six, he helicopters it over deep midwicket for a six. A single and then McCullum flays it through extra cover for four. A single to end the over.
Over 17 - CSK 120/3 (McCullum 63, Dhoni 1)
Four overs remaining, Khan to bowl the 17th over. A single to start the over and then a couple of leg byes to Dhoni. Three singles to end the over, six runs from it.
Over 16 - CSK 114/3 (McCullum 61)
Harbhajan Singh starts his last over, a single from the first ball. Faf slogs sweeps it to Pollard at deep midwicket and he drops an easy catch. A couple more as Faf hits it to deep midwicket again, this time along the ground. A couple of singles and then WICKET! Faf is stumped, Harbhajan gets another wicket. Chennai need 28 from 24 balls.
Over 15 - CSK 107/2 (du Plessis 15, McCullum 59)
Malinga starts his third over, three singles from it. Chennai need 35 from 30 balls.
Over 14 - CSK 104/2 (du Plessis 14, McCullum 57)
Khan comes back into the attack and around the stumps. Six, McCullum gets under it and swings it over deep square leg for a six. A couple of runs to end the over.
Over 13 - CSK 95/2 (du Plessis 12, McCullum 50)
Pollard comes into the attack, a single to start the over. McCullum hits it through deep square leg for four. Three singles from the next three balls and then a couple of runs to end the over.
Over 12 - CSK 85/2 (du Plessis 8, McCullum 44)
Harbhajan starts his third over. Three singles to start the over, then Faf takes a single. McCullum charges out of his crease and hammers it over the bowler's head for four. Seven from the over.
Over 11 - CSK 78/2 (du Plessis 7, McCullum 38)
Malinga comes back into the attack. Four dots and then a couple of singles to end the over. Good over from Malinga.
Over 10 - CSK 76/2 (du Plessis 6, McCullum 37)
A wide to start the over and then a couple of runs for Faf to third man. Six, McCullum hits it out of the park over deep midwicket for a six. 11 runs from the over.
Over 9 - CSK 65/2 (du Plessis 3, McCullum 30)
Ojha starts his last over. Three singles from the over.
Over 8 - CSK 62/2 (du Plessis 1, McCullum 29)
Harbhajan Singh comes into the attack. A dot to start and then McCullum takes a single. WICKET! Harbhajan strikes in his first over, Raina comes down the wicket and misses the ball, the keeper stumps him. Chennai lose their second. A couple of singles from the over.
Over 7 - CSK 60/1 (Raina 1, McCullum 28)
Six, Ojha starts his third over and Smith hits the first ball for a six. WICKET! Anderson takes the catch and Mumbai finally get a wicket. Good catch in the end. Raina walks out to bat. Nine runs from the over.
Over 6 - CSK 51/0 (Smith 23, McCullum 26)
Four, McCullum hits the first ball for four as Anderson starts his first over. A couple of dots and then McCullum punches it through the covers again for four more. Keeper stands up to the stumps now. A couple of runs and then McCullum hits the last ball for four, 14 runs from the over, expensive start from Anderson.
Over 5 - CSK 37/0 (Smith 23, McCullum 12)
Malinga comes into the attack, a single to start the over and then Malinga bowls a wide. Five runs from the over.
Over 4 - CSK 32/0 (Smith 21, McCullum 11)
Smith hits it out of the park again, Zaheer overpitches it and Smith sends it into the sight screen for another six. A single and then McCullum takes a couple of runs through backward point. McCullum drives the next ball between cover and mid-off for four. McCullum launches this over midwicket for four more.
Over 3 - CSK 15/0 (Smith 14, McCullum 1)
Six, Smith hits the first ball over long-on for a six, he does not let Ojha settle in his second over. Six again, Smith slogs it over long-on for another six.
Over 2 - CSK 2/0 (Smith 1, McCullum 1)
Zaheer Khan starts from the other end. McCullum takes a single to bring Smith on strike. Two singles from the over,
Over 1 - CSK 0/0 (Smith 0, McCullum 0)
Smith and McCullum start for CSK, Ojha starts with a maiden.
- 25th Apr 2014
- Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to bat.
- Dubai International Cricket Stadium
- B F Bowden, M Erasmus
- TV Umpire
- S Ravi
- Match Referee
- G F Labrooy
- Reserve Umpire
- K Srinivasan
chennai BATTING CARD
|D.R. Smith||c Anderson b Ojha||29|
|B.B. McCullum||Not out||71|
|S.K. Raina||s Gautam b Singh||1|
|F. du Plessis||s Gautam b Singh||20|
|M.S. Dhoni||Not out||14|
|Extras||1nb, 2w, 4lb||7|
|Total||19.0 Overs||142 - 3|