IPL 2021 restarts in UAE when Chennai Super Kings defeated Mumbai Indians after captain of chennai Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat first. Everyone was very disappointed after the sudden stopage of IPL 2021 in India due to Corona Virus. But the 2nd leg is getting so many love as the fans return on the stadiums in Chennai vs Mumbai match. Here Are the top 7 moments of CSK Vs MI match which held in Dubai International Stadium.
The Fast Bouncer From Adam milne To Rayudu
Chennai Super Kings were already 2 down when Moeen Ali and Faf Fu Plessis got put on a duck. Then it was all on Ambati Rayudu to take Chennai to a decent score but the killer bouncer from Milne hits him on the hand. Then he couldn’t continue batting and got retired hurt. That was painful for Chennai fans also as he was the one who scored 72 runs out of 27 balls in India against Mumbai Indians.
Then Suresh Raina came to bat but he couldn’t stay there for long as Trent Boult took his 2nd Wicket of the match and broke Raina’s bat. MSD also got out when Chennai Super Kings were on still 24 runs.
Missed catch of Ruturaj Gaikwad by Quinton De Cock
After too many wickets in the powerplay overs, Ruturaj and Ravindra Jadeja stood tall and built a partnership to keep Csk in the match. But Mumbai Indians wicket Keeper Quinton De Cock gave Chennai star batsman Ruturaj a second life when he dropped his catch on 19. He was playing slow then and put just 19 runs in 23 balls. Ruturaj took advantage of the second chance put Chennai in front of Mumbai with his mind-blowing 88 runs in just 58 balls. He hits 9 fours and 4 sixes throughout his innings.
He played every bowler pretty well along with Jasprit Bumrah after hitting two sixes of his overs. Among them, he swept a yorker from Bumrah of the last bowl of Csk innings.
Dwayne Bravo’s Super Fast 23 runs
The speedy 23 runs of just 8 balls of Dwayne Bravo took Chennai to a fighting total of 156 runs for 6 wickets and gave Chennai fans a little bit of hope as Mumbai stars Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya was not playing the match. Bravo hits 2 sixes of Trent Boult’s 19th over to make it a 24 runs over. The same over changed the momentum of the whole match.
Bravo got out of a well-directed short ball from Bumrah in the last over but till then he already did his work to took Csk to 150.
Back to back 2 wicked from Deepak Chahar
Mumbai Indians Anmolpreet Singh and Quinton De Cock started the tricky 157 runs chase. Quinton De Cock took some time but soon started hitting boundaries to give Mumbai a good start.
But Deepak Chahar came to rescue Chennai and took the wicket of South African Quinton De Cock by LBW. The on-field umpire’s decision was not out but Dhoni took DRS and Third umpire changed the decision to out.
Then the debutant Anmolpreet Singh was starting to show everyone his talent. He hits Josh Hazelwood two fours and a superb six on a pickup shot. But Deepak Chahar came to bowl his 3rd over and bowled him on a knuckle delivery. Deepak proved that he should be in the top 15 in India’s t20 World Cup squad.
Hazelwood takes the Key wicket of Kieron Pollard In Chennai vs Mumbai
The match was well balanced when Kieron Pollard and Sourav Tiwary were playing. But captain cool MSD brought Hazlewood back and he took the key wicket of Mumbai captain Kieron Pollard. Then it was all Chennai’s game as Csk beat Mi by 20 runs.
The man of the match was Ruturaj Gaikwad with his match withing crucial 88 runs. With this win, Chennai super kings top the Ipl points table with a better run rate than Delhi Capitals. The top 5 moments between Csk and Mi decided which way the match went.
Chennai vs Mumbai IPL 2021 Review
As Csk best Mi, Chennai becomes the table topper. After few quick wickets Chennai team proved that they can comeback and win the match from any situations.