Chennai vs Mumbai
CSK wins by 7 wickets
A score of 141 was not going to be enough against Chennai, and their batting proves it. Mumbai need to rethink their game plan again, especially their batting. Chennai win, Mumbai lose their third game in a row.
Over 19 - CSK 142/3 (McCullum 71, Dhoni 14)
Nine runs needed from two overs, McCullum cuts the first ball to the sweeper for a single. Anderson into his second over. Four, a length ball and Dhoni hits it to the boundary. Three singles and then scores are level. McCullum takes a single and Chennai win by 7 wickets.
Over 18 - CSK 133/3 (McCullum 68, Dhoni 8)
Malinga to bowl the 18th over, CSK need 22 runs. A no ball from Malinga, tight call from the umpire. Free hit, and Dhoni hits it for a six, he helicopters it over deep midwicket for a six. A single and then McCullum flays it through extra cover for four. A single to end the over.
Over 17 - CSK 120/3 (McCullum 63, Dhoni 1)
Four overs remaining, Khan to bowl the 17th over. A single to start the over and then a couple of leg byes to Dhoni. Three singles to end the over, six runs from it.
Over 16 - CSK 114/3 (McCullum 61)
Harbhajan Singh starts his last over, a single from the first ball. Faf slogs sweeps it to Pollard at deep midwicket and he drops an easy catch. A couple more as Faf hits it to deep midwicket again, this time along the ground. A couple of singles and then WICKET! Faf is stumped, Harbhajan gets another wicket. Chennai need 28 from 24 balls.
Over 15 - CSK 107/2 (du Plessis 15, McCullum 59)
Malinga starts his third over, three singles from it. Chennai need 35 from 30 balls.
Over 14 - CSK 104/2 (du Plessis 14, McCullum 57)
Khan comes back into the attack and around the stumps. Six, McCullum gets under it and swings it over deep square leg for a six. A couple of runs to end the over.
Over 13 - CSK 95/2 (du Plessis 12, McCullum 50)
Pollard comes into the attack, a single to start the over. McCullum hits it through deep square leg for four. Three singles from the next three balls and then a couple of runs to end the over.
Over 12 - CSK 85/2 (du Plessis 8, McCullum 44)
Harbhajan starts his third over. Three singles to start the over, then Faf takes a single. McCullum charges out of his crease and hammers it over the bowler's head for four. Seven from the over.
Over 11 - CSK 78/2 (du Plessis 7, McCullum 38)
Malinga comes back into the attack. Four dots and then a couple of singles to end the over. Good over from Malinga.
Over 10 - CSK 76/2 (du Plessis 6, McCullum 37)
A wide to start the over and then a couple of runs for Faf to third man. Six, McCullum hits it out of the park over deep midwicket for a six. 11 runs from the over.
Over 9 - CSK 65/2 (du Plessis 3, McCullum 30)
Ojha starts his last over. Three singles from the over.
Over 8 - CSK 62/2 (du Plessis 1, McCullum 29)
Harbhajan Singh comes into the attack. A dot to start and then McCullum takes a single. WICKET! Harbhajan strikes in his first over, Raina comes down the wicket and misses the ball, the keeper stumps him. Chennai lose their second. A couple of singles from the over.
Over 7 - CSK 60/1 (Raina 1, McCullum 28)
Six, Ojha starts his third over and Smith hits the first ball for a six. WICKET! Anderson takes the catch and Mumbai finally get a wicket. Good catch in the end. Raina walks out to bat. Nine runs from the over.
Over 6 - CSK 51/0 (Smith 23, McCullum 26)
Four, McCullum hits the first ball for four as Anderson starts his first over. A couple of dots and then McCullum punches it through the covers again for four more. Keeper stands up to the stumps now. A couple of runs and then McCullum hits the last ball for four, 14 runs from the over, expensive start from Anderson.
Over 5 - CSK 37/0 (Smith 23, McCullum 12)
Malinga comes into the attack, a single to start the over and then Malinga bowls a wide. Five runs from the over.
Over 4 - CSK 32/0 (Smith 21, McCullum 11)
Smith hits it out of the park again, Zaheer overpitches it and Smith sends it into the sight screen for another six. A single and then McCullum takes a couple of runs through backward point. McCullum drives the next ball between cover and mid-off for four. McCullum launches this over midwicket for four more.
Over 3 - CSK 15/0 (Smith 14, McCullum 1)
Six, Smith hits the first ball over long-on for a six, he does not let Ojha settle in his second over. Six again, Smith slogs it over long-on for another six.
Over 2 - CSK 2/0 (Smith 1, McCullum 1)
Zaheer Khan starts from the other end. McCullum takes a single to bring Smith on strike. Two singles from the over,
Over 1 - CSK 0/0 (Smith 0, McCullum 0)
Smith and McCullum start for CSK, Ojha starts with a maiden.
Over 20 - MI 141/7 (Gautam 7, Z Khan 7)
Last over, can Mumbai get to 150? Gautam reverse sweeps it to the third man boundary for four. A couple of singles and then Zaheer Khan sends the slower ball out of the park for six over deep midwicket. 14 from the last over, Mumbai end on 141 after their 20 overs.
Over 19 - MI 131/7 (Gautam 1)
WICKET! Mohit Sharma strikes, Rayudu hits it straight to Raina. A couple of singles C Gautam is the new man in. WICKET! Pollard is bowled and CSK take a few wickets in the over. WICKET! Harbhajan comes and goes, Mumbai lose their 7th wicket.
Over 18 - MI 125/4 (Rayudu 1, Pollard 11)
A couple of singles and Rohit gets to his 50 in his 100th IPL match. Another single and then WICKET! Rohit goes out, he tries to pull the slow short ball but only manages to find the midwicket fielder, Smith takes the catch and Mumbai lose their captain. Rayudu walks out to bat. Five runs from the over.
Over 17 - MI 120/3 (R Sharma 49, Pollard 8)
Ishwar Pandey runs in to bowl his final over. A couple of singles and then Pollard has a change of pads. Four, Pollard bends on one knee and sends it through fine leg for a one bounce four. A single makes it 7 from the over.
Over 16 - MI 113/3 (R Sharma 48, Pollard 2)
WICKET! Anderson is run out as they go for a quick single, Ashwin hits the stumps from extra cover, Anderson was inches short of his ground. Mohit Sharma to Rohit Sharma, and Rohit takes a single. Pollard, the new man in, comes in to bat. Four singles from the next four balls, Mumbai 113 for 3.
Over 15 - MI 108/2 (R Sharma 45, Anderson 39)
Six overs to go, Jadeja comes into the attack. Anderson cuts the first ball over point for a couple of runs. Anderson attacks Jadeja, reaches for a ball outside off and dispatches it to the straight boundary for four. Anderson hits the next ball down the ground for a single. Rohit drives it through extra cover for a couple of runs. Too wide from Jadeja and Rohit waits for it and then cuts it through backward point for four. A single to end the over, 14 from Jadeja's first over.
Over 14 - MI 94/2 (R Sharma 38, Anderson 32)
Ashwin starts his last over, Rohit takes a couple of runs from the first ball. Six runs from the over, Mumbai 94 for 2 after 14 overs.
Over 13 - MI 88/2 (R Sharma 34, Anderson 30)
A couple of singles to start the over, Raina starts his third. Four, Rohit cuts it behind point for four. Six, Rohit accelerates, slogs Raina over square leg for a six. A single and then Anderson is dropped. Anderson hits it straight back to the bowler, Raina drops it in his follow through and they run two. 15 runs from the over.
Over 12 - MI 73/2 (R Sharma 22, Anderson 27)
Ashwin comes back into the attack, still no sign of Jadeja. Four singles from the over, Mumbai are moving at just over 6 per over.
Over 11 - MI 69/2 (R Sharma 20, Anderson 25)
Hilfenhaus comes back into the attack and Rohit hits the first ball for a six. He moves across the stumps and flicks the ball high over deep midwicket for a big one. Three singles from the next three balls and then Anderson picks up two runs through midwicket. 12 from the over.
Over 10 - MI 57/2 (R Sharma 12, Anderson 21)
After the time out, Raina continues. Four singles from the first five balls of the over. Anderson spoils Raina's over with a six from the last ball, comes down the track and hits it over long-off for a six. Mumbai struggling at 57 for 2 after 10 overs.
Over 9 - MI 47/2 (R Sharma 10, Anderson 13)
Pandey comes back into the attack. A couple of singles to start the over. Excellent over in the end, just three singles from it.
Over 8 - MI 44/2 (R Sharma 9, Anderson 11)
Raina comes into the attack, a couple of singles and then Raina drops it short and Anderson pulls it through deep midwicket for four. A single to end the over.
Over 7 - MI 37/2 (R Sharma 8, Anderson 5)
Mohit Sharma to Rohit Sharma, four dots and then Rohit gets a couple of runs as he nudges it to square leg. Four, Rohit ends a good over with a boundary, scoops it to the fine leg boundary.
Over 6 - MI 31/2 (R Sharma 2, Anderson 5)
Ashwin into his second over, Rohit takes a single to square leg and then Anderson hits his first boundary. Five runs from the over.
Over 5 - MI 26/2 (R Sharma 1, Anderson 1)
Mohit Sharma runs in to bowl his first over, WICKET! three dots create the pressure and Tare mishits one to Raina at mid-on. Easy catch in the end, Tare goes out for 23 runs. Good start from Mohit Sharma, just a single from the over.
Over 4 - MI 25/1 (Tare 23, Anderson 1)
Ashwin comes into the attack. Tare reserve sweeps the second ball but just gets a single. Anderson hits it to deep square leg for a single to get off the mark. A couple of runs as Tare cuts it into the off side. 5 runs from the over.
Over 3 - MI 20/1 (Tare 19, Anderson 0)
Anderson gets promoted to number 3, a good change from Mumbai. Tare targets the extra cover region and hits Pandey through it for four. Four more, this is pitched up by Pandey and Tare hits it through point again for four more. Tare nudged it into the leg side for a single to bring Anderson on strike.
Over 2 - MI 11/1 (Tare 10)
Hilfenhaus starts from the other end, Tare follows the swinging ball and hits it through point and cover for four. Four more, another sweetly timed punch through point for four. WICKET! Hussey is bowled and Chennai strike. Hilfenhaus swings it and hits Hussey's off stump. Mumbai lose their first.
Over 1 - MI 3/0 (Hussey 2, Tare 1)
Hussey and Tare come out to bat for Mumbai, Ishwar Pandey starts the proceedings for CSK. Three singles from the over and a good start from Pandey.
One change for Mumbai, C Gautam replaces Bumrah. CSK are unchanged.
Rohit Sharma wins the toss for Mumbai and elects to bat first.
Hello and welcome to our over-by-over coverage of the Mumbai versus Chennai game. Mumbai have struggled with their batting, Chennai will be favourites to win. Mumbai searching for their first win.
- 25th Apr 2014
- Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to bat.
- Dubai International Cricket Stadium
- B F Bowden, M Erasmus
- TV Umpire
- S Ravi
- Match Referee
- G F Labrooy
- Reserve Umpire
- K Srinivasan
chennai BATTING CARD
|D.R. Smith||c Anderson b Ojha||29|
|B.B. McCullum||Not out||71|
|S.K. Raina||s Gautam b Singh||1|
|F. du Plessis||s Gautam b Singh||20|
|M.S. Dhoni||Not out||14|
|Extras||1nb, 2w, 4lb||7|
|Total||19.0 Overs||142 - 3|