MS Dhoni led Chennai Super Kings out of IPL 2020 Credit: BCCI/IPL

The Chennai Super Kings were completely outplayed by the Mumbai Indians as they were beaten comprehensively by 10 wickets and 46 balls to spare at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Friday, thus ending their hopes of making it to the playoffs of this season.

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Put into bat first after losing the toss, the Chennai Super Kings got off to one of the worst starts in the history of IPL as they were recuded for 3/4 inside the first three overs, courtesy some brilliant bowling from Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah up front as both of ripped through the Chennai top order.

Mumbai Indians bowlers ripped through the CSK top order

The Chennai innings started getting only worse as they kept on losing wickets with very little to show on the scorecard. Sam Curran, although he kept losing partners at the other end, played a fighting knock of 52 off 47 balls bringing up his first half-century in the season as he took CSK to 114/9 at the end of their 20 overs, from a position where even reaching the 100-run-mark looked difficult.

 

Sam Curran played a fighting knock of 52 off 47 balls bringing up his first half-century in the season

Trent Boult was bowled an outstanding spell as he picked up four important wickets giving away just 18 runs in his four overs.

 

Trent Boult was bowled an outstanding spell as he picked up four important wickets giving away just 18 runs in his four overs

Coming out to chase a pretty low total, the Mumbai Indians did it with absolute ease as Quinton e Kock and Ishan Kishan added an unbeaten 116-runs for the first wicket, thus winning the game for Mumbai by 10 wickets and 46 balls to spare.

 

Quinton e Kock and Ishan Kishan added an unbeaten 116-runs for the first wicket

Ishan Kishan was absolutely brutal with the bat as he smashed a fiery 68 not-out of just 37 balls, and was very well supported by Quinton de Kock with a classy 46 not-out off 37 balls.

 

Ishan Kishan scored a briliant 68* off just 37 deliveries

 

Quinton de Kock scored a classy 46* off 37 deliveries

This is the first time since the inception of IPL that ChennaI Super Kings did not make it to the playoffs.

SCORECARD

Chennai Super Kings(CSK) – 114/9(20/20 overs)

BATTING
Sam Curran 52(47)
MS Dhoni 16(16)

BOWLING
Trent Boult 4/18(4)
Rahul Chahar 2/22(4)

Mumbai Indians(MI) – 116/0(12.2/20 overs)

BATTING
Ishan Kishan* 68(37)
Quinton de Kock* 46(37)

BOWLING
Ravindra Jadeja 0/15(1)
Josh Hazlewood 0/17(2)

MI WON BY 10 WICKETS

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Player of the Match – Trent Boult

 

Player of the Match – Trent Boult

Dream11 Game Changer of the Match – Trent Boult

 

Dream11 Game Changer of the Match – Trent Boult

Tata Altroz Super Striker of the Match – Ishan Kishan

 

Tata Altroz Super Striker of the Match – Ishan Kishan

Unacademy Let’s crack it Sixes – Ishan Kishan

 

Unacademy Let’s crack it Sixes – Ishan Kishan

Cred Power Player – Quinton de Kock

 

Cred Power Player – Quinton de Kock

TODAY’S MATCHES :

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals

Venue – Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium
Toss – 3pm IST
Match Time – 3:30pm IST

Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad

Venue – Dubai International Cricket Stadium
Toss – 7pm IST
Match Time – 7:30pm IST

Match can be viewed on the Star Sports Network and the Disney + Hotstar VIP subscription

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