Chennai Super Kings (CSK) extended their record for most last-ball wins in chases in IPL history after beating Mumbai Indians on Thursday at Dr DY Patil Sports Academy. They have now achieved the feat eight times, while MI are second best, with six wins.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) continued MS DhoniThe magnificent 13-ball 28 of didn’t come out to extend his record for the most last-ball wins in chases in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Dhoni’s blitz helped Yellow Army record a hard-fought three-wicket win against Bombay Indians (MI) on Thursday, April 21 at the Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy.
After the win, CSK have now recorded eight last-ball wins in chases. MI are second best with six wins, followed by Rajasthani Royals (4), the kings of Punjab (3) and Bangalore Royal Challengers (3).
The CSK vs MI game started with Ravindra Jadeja win the toss and choose to play first. The five-time IPL champions have lost their first two matches Rohit Sharma and Ichan Kishan in the opening, knocked down by Mukesh Choudhary, and were never able to sit in the driver’s seat. Tilak Varma’s 43 51s not out then guided them to a respectable 155/7 by the end of the innings.
In response, CSK lost Ruturaj Gaikwad on the first pitch of their chase. Robin Uthappa and Ambati Rayudu stabilized the ship, forging a 50-point support for the third wicket, but the job was not yet done. Dhoni’s airy cameo was deftly aided by Dwaine Pretorius, who broke a crucial 14-ball 22 to bring his team home. Choudhary, for his excellent numbers of 3-0-19-3, was named player of the match.
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