The Dream 11 IPL started with the el-classico of IPL that is Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings and Chennai Super Kings broke the streak of 5 wins of Mumbai Indians yesterday in the tournament opener.
The toss happened at 7 Pm at Sheikh Zayed cricket stadium Abu Dhabi UAE
Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni won the toss and decided to bowl first looking at the condition of the pitch
Rohit Sharma and Quinton De Cock came out to bat after and half an hour after the toss
They gave a good start to the team by hitting 45 runs in 4 overs then came Piyush Chawla the right arm leg spinner from CSK and he took the wicket of Rohit Sharma on short mid off and right in the next over Sam Curran took the wicket of Quinton de cock
Saurabh Tiwary led MI’s counter-attack, going after Ravindra Jadeja with great effect.
Faf du plessis took 3 stunning catches to dismiss James Pattinson , Hrdik Pandya and Saurabh Tiwary which changed the whole match
Then came Lungi Ngidi and overcame his 1st bad spell and restricted Mumbai Indians to 162.
Shane Watson nand MUrali vijay came out to bat to bat but Trent boult removed Watson early in the over and James Pattinson on the other side removed Murali Vijay
Ambati Rayadu and Faf du plessis started the partnership from scratch and begin CSk recovery and they both made a partnership of 115 runs for 3rd wicket and landed CSK in a better position
Ambati Rayadu hit 71 runs off 48 ball which consisted of 3 sixes
Mumbai Indians came back in the game through the quick wickets of Rayudu and R. Jadeja.
When everyone was expecting thala to come .Sam Curran promoted up the order and hit vital 2 sixes for the team.
Faf du Plessis was unbeaten on 58 as CSK chased down the total with four balls to spare.