Mumbai Indians defeated Chennai Super Kings by four wickets on Saturday to record their fourth win of the season. The team’s winning captain was West Indies batsman Kieran Pollard, who played 87 unbeaten innings and put the match in Mumbai. Thanks to his innings, Mumbai successfully chased down 200 runs for the first time. Pollard was awarded Player of the Match for his match-winning innings. With this win, Mumbai got 2 major points but the team is now fourth in the IPL’s most recent points list.
See the latest point table for IPL 2021 here
|Team||Match match||Live||The losers||Bundle||There is no result||Run rate||Scores|
|Chennai Super Kings||7||5||2||0||0||+1.263||10|
|The capitals of Delhi||7||5||2||0||0||+0.466||10|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||7||5||2||0||0||-0.171||10|
|The Kings of the Punjab||7||3||4||0||0||-0.264||6|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||7||2||5||0||0||-0.494||4|
Moreover, the situation of the Chennai Super Kings losing this game is the same as before and the team topped the list with 5 wins in 7 matches. In this list, the Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore have 10 points each, similar to Chennai, but Chennai dominate both the runs.
IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians won a thrilling win over Chennai Super Kings
Batting first after losing the toss, Chennai lost 4 wickets and scored a massive score of 218. Three batters per team were batted. Middle-order batsman Ambati Rayudu scored 72 off 27 balls. Apart from them, Moin Ali (56) and Faf Duplessi (50) are also important contributors. Kieran Pollard took 2 wickets for Mumbai.
Chasing a target of 219, Mumbai got off to a good start with Rohit Sharma and Quinton DeKak. The team then lost 3 consecutive wickets in the middle. From here, Pollard, playing stormy innings, hit his fastest half-century (17 balls) and gave the team a win. Pollard returned unbeaten after scoring 87 off 34 balls. Sam Karan took 3 wickets more from Chennai.
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