IPL 2022, CSK vs MI Highlights: Chennai Super Kings knocked out of IPL 2022 after failing to defeat Mumbai Indians.
CSK vs MI, Match review:
Mumbai Indians defeated Chennai Super Kings by five wickets in their Indian Premier League match on Thursday. Sent into bat, CSK lost wickets at regular intervals and were bowled out for 97 in 16 overs at the Wankhede Stadium. Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni top-scored with an unbeaten 36 off 33 balls. For MI, Daniel Sams picked up three wickets for 16 runs, while there were two wickets apiece for Riley Meredith (2/27) and Kumar Kartikeya (2/22). In reply, MI completed the task with 31 balls to spare after struggling at 33 for four in the fifth over.
Chennai Super Kings: 97 all out in 16 overs (Mahendra Singh Dhoni 36 not out; Daniel Sams 3/16).
Mumbai Indians: 103/5 in 14.5 overs (Tilak Varma 34 not out; Mukesh Choudhary 3/23).
Daniel Sams is the PLAYER OF THE MATCH for his brilliant spell of 4-0-16-3. He says that the first few games did not go according to the plan and he had some time to reflect on it and he understood that he was focusing more on the batters and decided to focus on what he is good at after that. Tells that they had different plans for the different batters and they had a plan to bowl short if batters get comfortable. Mentions that he is happy to get the opportunity with the bat. Says that the pitches in this season have been helpful for the bowlers and adds that he is happy with the nature of the wicket today.
Rohit Sharma, the skipper of Mumbai, says looking at how the pitch was playing and after losing wickets at the start, it was intense but they kept calm and did the job. Adds that he understands this Wankhede pitch and it was nice to see bowlers get into the game, there was bounce and swing from both the sides. Tells that they are giving few chances to some youngsters although the bottom-line stays to win the game. On Varma, Rohit feels he could be an all-formats player for India as he has the temperament and hunger to finish the games. He is on the right path. On Bumrah, he says they have played a lot together so he knows his role really well. Admits that Pollard has been the stalwart for Mumbai, but keeping an eye on the future plans, they made the call and it was Pollard who came up to them and was okay with the decision.