CSK vs MI LIVE Score: Ruturaj Gaikwad and Ravindra Jadeja added 81 runs for the fifth wicket.© BCCI/IPL
After losing early wickets in the first game of the UAE-leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 Chennai Super Kings (CSK) got to a competitive first innings score of 156/6. Mumbai Indians need 157 runs to register their fifth victory of the season. CSK were reduced to 25/4 but later all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja and young opener Rutturaj Gaikwad put on an 81-run partnership for the fifth wicket that guided the team to a fighting total. Gaikwad got 88 runs from 58 balls and was hitting all-around the park vs MI bowlers. MI without Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya have a tough job to do in the second innings. CSK are currently second on the IPL 2021 Points Table and registered five wins and two defeats before the season was postponed. Meanwhile, MI, who are also the defending champions, are fourth in the standings with four victories and three losses. (LIVE SCORECARD)
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) vs Mumbai Indians (MI) IPL 2021 Match 30 Live Cricket Updates And Score From The Dubai International Stadium
A good length delivery by Chahar, and De Kock guides it towards short midwicket.
Deepak Chahar sends a good length delivery, and De Kock shuffles to guide it through mid-wicket. Two runs.
Deepak Chahar sends a full delivery, swinging away. Quinton de Kock defends it into the covers.
The action resumes!
Quinton de Kock and Anmolpreet Singh walk in to begin MI’s chase vs CSK. Deepak Chahar to bowl for Chennai.
MI Need 157 Runs To Win!
SIX!! from the last ball of the inning. What a knock from Ruturaj Gaikwad (88 runs from 58 balls). Mumbai Indians need 157 runs to win that is not going to be easy for the defending champions.
Bumrah to Ruturaj Gaikwad, FOUR, times beautifully and a brilliant shot to the covers.
Bumrah to Dwayne Bravo, OUT, caught by Krunal Pandya. The all-rounder departs after doing his job well.
21 runs from 8 balls form Bravo’s bat.
Dwayne Bravo c Krunal Pandya b Bumrah 23(8) (6s-3)
24 Runs From 19th Over!
Ohh!! another six this time from Gaikwad. Ball was on the middle of the bat and Gaikwad does the rest.
24 from the over.
CSK 141/5 after 19 overs
Back To Back Sixes!
Two sixes in two balls for Dwayne Bravo. This over turning out big for CSK. 17 runs already for CSK and they wanted such kind of over.
Boult to Gaikwad, FOUR, sweeps to the leg side. Can you believe it a world class bowler swept like a spinner. Ohh!! what a shot that was.
Milne to Bravo, SIX over the extra-covers. It was just the timing from the bat but CSK need more from Bravo in the final two overs.
CSK 117/5 after 18 overs
Bumrah to Jadeja, OUT, Caught by Pollard. Much needed wicket for Mumbai Indians.
Jadeja c Pollard b Bumrah 26(33) (4s-1)
Bumrah to Ruturaj Gaikwad, SIX, over the covers. That shot was just a beauty as hitting Bumrah like that is not an easy job.
Last 4 Overs!
Last four overs left and Chennai Super Kings are not in a that bad phase as they were earlier after opener Ruturaj Gaikwad and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja took the charge with their fifty plus parternership. Mumbai Indians pacers bowled beautifully. Jasprit Bumrah has 2 over remaining with Milne and Boult 1 over each.
Gaikwad Hits Fifty!
Fifty up for Ruturaj Gaikwad. Well deserved fifty, wickets were falling continuously from one end but the youngster held the crease form one end.
Two boundaries in 16th over.
Opportunity For Jadeja To Finish Big!
Ravindra Jadeja has a very good opportunity to showcase his talent as a finisher at No.6. He has it done it in the first phase as well where he batted with the strike of 140 plus. Here till now he is playing the role of a catalyst with Gaikwad firing all around. The duo crossed the fifty partnership mark.
CSK 74/4 after 13 overs
Rahul Chahar to Gaikwad, YET ANOTHER BOUNDARY, this time is to the point. Gaikwad moves to 43.
18 From Krunal’s Over!
Krunal Pandya to Ruturaj Gaikwad, FOUR, reverse sweep and the ball runs to the boundary. 18 runs from the over- the most expensive one.
Krunal Pandya to Jadeja, FOUR to the third man. Excellent placement and got the desired result.
Krunal Pandya to Gaikwad, SIX, inside out and over the long off. An orthodox cricketing shot from the youngster.
CSK In Rebuilding!
After 10 overs, Kieron Pollard-led Mumbai Indians are in full control as CSK are at 44/4. CSK still have Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ravindra Jadeja on the crease, and the powerhouse of Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, and Deepak Chahar are yet to come in.
CSK-44/4 after 10 overs
Halfway there, CSK are 44/4 with Ruturaj and Jadeja at the crease.
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) September 19, 2021
Mumbai Indians Continue To Dominate!
After losing the toss, Mumbai Indians made no mistakes as they put Chennai Super Kings under pressure in the powerplay where they picked up 4 top wickets. Trent Boult was excellent with the ball and was well accompanied by his New Zealand mate Adam Milne. Both the bowlers got two wickets each. Chennai Super Kings- a team full of all-rounders have the batting depth and are in a rebuilding phase. Opener Ruturaj Gaikwad is going well and is joined by star India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja who impressed everyone in the first half of the season with the bat.
CSK 31/4 after 8 overs
ANOTHER FOUR, CSK IN REBULDING!
Milne to Gaikwad, FOUR to deep mid-wicket. Good timing yet again from Gaikwad. The youngster is impressing the captain MS Dhoni on the other end.
Boult to Gaikwad, FOUR, to the third man. Gaikwad is going for big shots as he knows the scoreboard needs to get accelerated from one end if wickets are falling form the other.
Dhoni Comes In To Rescue!
MS Dhoni came in to bat at No. 5 ahead of Dwayne Bravo and Ravindra Jadeja that we have rarely seen in recent times but he is the most experienced player who can to take his team out of such situations. He has done it in the past can MS Dhoni do it one more time today?
Adam Milne to Gaikwad, FOUR. Good shot from the youngster, nicely placed and got the desired result.
Boult to Raina, poor shot and its caught by Rahul Chahar. Second wicket for Boult and third one goes down for CSK.
Suresh Raina c Rahul Chahar b Boult 4(6) (4s-1)
Not a controlled shot but it went to the third man for a FOUR. First boundary of the match and that came from Mr. IPL- Suresh Raina’s bat.
Adam Milne to Moeen Ali, OUT caught by Saurabh Tiwary in the covers. UAE nightmare for CSK continues. Second wicket goes down for CSK.
Moeen Ali c Tiwary b Milne 0(3)
Excellent first over from Trent Boult. Just one run and the wicket of Faf du Plessis, this was all Mumbai Indians wanted in the first over.
CSK 1/1 after 1st over.
Boult to du Plessis, OUT caught by Milne in the second slip.
du Plessis gone for a duck.
du Plessis c Milne b Boult 0(3)
Boult to Gaikwad, here’s the first run for CSK, 1 run, leg byes, there was an appeal for lbw but it was turned down.
Trent Boult to Gaikwad, dot ball from Boult to start off the second phase of the tournament.
Players On Field, Stage Set For IPL To Resume!
Players are on the field left-arm pacer Trent Boult got the ball for Mumbai Indians. From Chennai Super Kings, the first half-successful opening pair of Faf du Plessis and Ruturaj Gaikwad is back in the middle yet again.
Pollard’s Fantastic Record As Captain!
Kieron Pollard is leading Mumbai Indians for the 6th time in the Indian Premier League and the Caribbean all-rounder has lost just a single game till now as a skipper in IPL. He has a fantastic record as a captain in the T20 format.
Here are the playing XIs:
Mumbai Indians: Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan(w), Anmolpreet Singh, Kieron Pollard(c), Saurabh Tiwary, Krunal Pandya, Adam Milne, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult
Chennai Super Kings: Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Josh Hazlewood
No Sam Curran for CSK
Sam Curran won’t feature tonight due to mandatory quarantine. Meanwhile, Faf Du Plessis is back for CSK and has recovered from the injury which ruled him out of The Hundred.
Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya miss out
Kieron Pollard, who is captaining MI tonight, has revealed that Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya won’t feature in Dubai tonight.
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