Mumbai Indians defeat Chennai Super Kings

By Piyush

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Mumbai Indians defeat Chennai Super Kings by 5 wickets to end playoffs desires of four-time IPL winners.

Daniel Sams cropped Chennai’s top-order with 3 wickets in the powerplay, whilst Jasprit Bumrah and Riley Meredith fetched one each to leave the rivals suffering at 29/5.

Chennai kept losing regular wickets and in the end were all sent off for just 97. Sams grabbed 3 wickets whilst Meredith and Kumar Kartikeya took 2 wickets each.

For Chennai, captain Dhoni was the top-scorer with an undefeated 36.

In response, Mumbai wobbled at the start to lose both Ishan Kishan and Rohit Sharma.

However, the young pair of Tilak Varma and Hrithik Shokeen combined to keep the scoreboard moving, ahead of Tim David finished the match with 16 runs off 7 balls.

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