Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings 1st Match IPL 2020

  • Mumbai Indians
    162/9
    19.1 OVERS
    Saurabh Tiwary
    42(31)
    Quinton de Koc
    33(20)
    Lungi Ngidi
    38/3
    Deepak Chahar
    32/2
  • Chennai Super Kings
    163/5
    18.2 OVERS
    Ambati Rayudu
    71(48)
    Faf du Plessis
    55(44)
    Trent Boult
    20/1
    James Pattinso
    27/1

IPL 2020 Season started with the match between CSK and MI on 19 Sept 2020 at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium. Due to Corona guidelines, the match was played with an empty stadium. CSK was lead by MS Dhoni while MI was lead by Rohit Sharma. CSK had won the toss and elected to field.

From Mumbai Indians Side Rohit Sharma and Quinto de Cock opened the inning, but soon the HITMAN Rohit got out to Chawla. However de Cock tried to balance the inning with other batsmen, but the fall of wickets continued. Saurabh Tiwary and Hardik Pandya tried to have a better partnership but could not sustain against impressive bowling attack from CSK. From MI S Tiwary made the most 42 runs while de Cock made 33 runs. No other batsman could stand on the crease for a long time. From CSK, Ngidi was the most effective bowler. He got 3 important wickets while D Chahar and R Jadeja also got 2 wickets each. In 20 overs MI was able to make 162 runs for 9 wickets.

CSK needed to have 163 runs to win. M Vijay and S Watson opened the inning of Chennai Super Kings, and in the first over only it has to bear a huge jolt when S Watson was given out on a beautiful delivery of T Boult. However, after falling of the second wicket in the form of M Vijay, A Rayudu and DuPlesis tried to balance the inning and played steadily to reach close to the target. They made a good partnership of 115 runs from 84 balls. A Rayudu played a brilliant inning of 71 runs in 48 runs and got out by R Chahar. After the fall of the wicket of A Rayudu, R Jadeja and Du Plessis tried to score well, but Jadeja also got out early. S Curran batted well after falling of wicket of Jadeja but got out early. However, on one end, du Plessis kept the scoreboard moving and completed his half-century also. He made brilliant 50 in 42 balls. He made 58 runs in 44 balls.   

MS Dhoni joined du Plessis after fall of Curran’s wicket and led the team towards victory in the first match. CSK achieved the target leaving 4 balls spare. CSK won the match by 5 wickets. A Rayudu was declared as the player of the match for his brilliant inning of 71 runs. It was an excellent start of team CSK in IPL 2020. Though MI also had performed well, CSK beat them in almost every section of the game and made the first match on their name.

Check : CSK vs MI Head to Head in IPL

Series Name IPL 2020 Schedule Fixtures - Dream11 Indian Premier League T20
Start Date: 19/09/2020 ( Day Night )
Start Time: 19:30 (Local Time)
Stadium Sheikh Zayed Stadium
Playing Teams Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings
Mumbai Indians Team Squad
Rohit Sharma, James Pattinson, Kieron Pollard,
Quinton de Kock, Trent Boult, Suryakumar Yadav,
Saurabh Tiwary, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya,
Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar,
Chennai Super Kings Team Squad
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Murali Vijay,
Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Kedar Jadhav,
Piyush Chawla, Ambati Rayudu, Deepak Chahar,
Sam Curran, Lungi Ngidi,