On Saturday, the Indian Premier League (the 11th session of the IPL) was a staggering debut.
Due to the ban for the last two years, Chennai Super Kings (CSK), running out of the IPL, have already won a thrilling victory by defeating the last time champions Mumbai Indians by 1 wicket.
Mumbai’s Wankhede has emerged as a hero of victory by CSK in almost lost match in the field – Dwayne Bravo
Bravo, playing his fastest innings of 68 runs in 30 balls, brought his team to the threshold of victory.
Bad start of Chennai
Chennai started chasing the target of 166 runs from Mumbai Indians, it was not good.
After making the first 50 runs, the team’s four wickets backwheel had returned. These included important wickets like captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Suresh Raina.
After this, the Chennai wickets continued to fall in regular intervals and the CSK almost lost their hold on the match until the 17th over. Mumbai also got the aroma of victory.
But between Bravo’s victory and Chennai’s defeat, Bravo stood up He played such aerial shots all around the field in the 18th and 19th over that suddenly the attitude of the match changed.
Chennai, who lost eight wickets at 118 for the 17th over, had lost the 19th over and reached the score of 159. But when Chennai needed 7 runs in 7 balls, then Bravo was caught out in the chase for playing airships.
Bravo hit three fours and seven sixes in his innings.
After that, Kedar Jadhav, sitting in the Pavilion, got down to the ground and Kedar Jadhav got back to the ground and hit six on the fourth ball of the last over and then chasing the fifth ball, he put on a win in Chennai’s Chennai Super Kings. Jadhav played 24 runs in 22 balls.
Hardik Pandya and Mayank Markande got three wickets each for Mumbai.
The 20-year-old legbreak bowler Mayank Meronday has not played any first-class match so far. This was his first match in IPL but he impressed everyone with his spinning balls.
Ambati Rayudu, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Deepak Chahar were included in their three-wicket list.
Batting of Mumbai Indians
Earlier, in the first match of the IPL 2018, defending champions Mumbai Indians had to bowl first before losing the toss.
The beginning of Mumbai was also not something special and its opener Avin Louise was out without having to open the account. At the same time Captain Rohit Sharma scored 15 runs in 18 balls.
After losing two wickets on 20 runs, Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav took over Mumbai’s innings and both of them brought the team’s score closer to the 100-run mark.
Ishan made 40 runs in 29 balls while Suryakumar Yadav scored 43 runs in 29 balls.
In the last over, Pandya brothers showed the maximum of their bat. Krunal Pandya scored an unbeaten 41 off 22 balls while Hardik Pandya scored 22 runs off 20 balls.
Thus, Mumbai scored 165 runs for 4 wickets in 20 overs. Shane Watson took two from Chennai while Imran Tahir and Deepak Chahar got one wicket each.