The 41st match of the 13th season of IPL is being played between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI) in Sharjah.
Mumbai won the toss and decided to bowl first.
Sam Curran of Chennai is at the crease.
Deepak Chahar could not even open the account and Rahul was out on the bowling of Rahul Chahar.
Lost 4 wickets for 3 runs
Chennai had a very poor start. Rituraj Gaikwad was out on Trent Boult’s ball without opening an account.
After this Jaspreet Bumrah dismissed Ambati Rayudu (2) and N Jagadishan (0) on consecutive balls. After this, Faf du Plessis was also out for 1, bowled by Bolt.
Dhoni-Jadeja did not work
Ravindra Jadeja scored 7 runs and was dismissed by Trent Boult. After this, skipper MS Dhoni scored 16 runs and returned to the ball of Rahul Chahar.
Mumbai’s Trent Boult got 3, Jaspreet Bumrah and Rahul Chahar got 2-2 wickets.
Chennai had lost 4 wickets in 3 runs. Chennai has come second in terms of losing four wickets on the lowest score.
The record of losing 4 wickets at the lowest score in the IPL is for the Kochi Tuskers.
Kochi lost four wickets in 2011 against Deccan Chargers for a score of 2 runs.
Rohit did not play, Pollard took over as captain
Mumbai’s regular captain Rohit Sharma did not take the field against Chennai due to hamstring injury against Kings XI Punjab. Kieron Pollard succeeded him as the team captain.
At the same time, Saurabh Tiwari was given a place in the playing eleven in place of Rohit.
3 in Chennai, 1 change in Mumbai
Chennai team made 3 changes. Kedar Jadhav, Shane Watson and Piyush Chawla did not find a place in the playing eleven. He was replaced by N Jagadeeshan, Rituraj Gaikwad and Imran Tahir.
At the same time, Rohit Sharma in Mumbai had to drop out of the match due to a hamstring. He was replaced by Kieron Pollard and Saurabh Tiwary was given a chance in the team.
Captain Dhoni is the most expensive player in CSK. The team will give him Rs 15 crore a season.
He is followed by Kedar Jadhav, who will get Rs 7.80 crore this season.
At the same time, captain Rohit Sharma is the most expensive player in Mumbai. The team will give him 15 crores of a season.
After him, Hardik Pandya’s number comes in the team, he will get 11 crores of the season.