In a brilliant match held today, Chennai Super Kings were defeated by Mumbai Indians by 4 wickets. While batting first, Chennai Super Kings scored a mammoth score of 218 runs.
Batting first, the Chennai Super Kings did not have a good start and only on the score of 4 runs did Chennai lose their opener Rituraj Gaikwad. But after this Faf du Plessis and Moin Ali partnered 108 runs. Du Plessis scored 50 runs and Moeen Ali scored 58 runs.
Then Pollard brought the match to Mumbai Indians by dismissing Faf du Plessis and Raina in the same over. Still, Ambati Rayudu’s blazing batting again saw the match turn towards Chennai. Ambati Rayudu scored 72 runs from just 27 times with the help of 7 sixes and 4 fours.
Mumbai Indians got off to a good start chasing a big score. Captain Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock added a 71-run partnership. However, Rohit Sharma was dismissed by Sadul Thakur in the eighth over to give Chennai the first success. After this, the successful batsman of Mumbai, Suryakumar Yadav, was dismissed by Ravindra Jadeja on his third ball, and Quinton de Kock was caught and bowled by Moin Ali.
In this way, Mumbai Indians, who lost no wickets at 71, became 81-3. However, the chance of Mumbai Indians winning was bleak when Kieron Pollard started hitting shots. He started hitting sixes and got good support from Krunal Pandya, who scored 32 runs off 23 balls.
After Sam Curran dismissed Krunal Pandya, his brother Hardik Pandya came to bat. He also hit some good shots. He scored 16 runs on just 7 balls. He was also dismissed by Sam Curran but Kieron Pollard was not out till the last and won the match for Mumbai Indians.
16 runs were needed in the last over, which Pollard made Mumbai in the last over and gave Mumbai Indians their fourth win in the series. Mumbai Indians has 8 points now though they remain at 4th position. Kieron Pollard scored an 87-run knock in 34 balls to give Mumbai the victory, including 8 sixes and 6 fours.