In a high voltage contest, Mumbai Indians (MI) crushed Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to eliminate the defending champions from the playoff race in the ongoing 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL) on Thursday.
First in bowling, the Rohit Sharma-led team utterly dominated proceedings, beating the Super Kings for their second-lowest total in cash-rich league history. daniel sams he was the bowler’s choice for MI, taking a brilliant run of three wickets while conceding just 16 runs in his 4-overs quota.
In addition to Sam, Riley Meredith (2/27) and Kumar Kartikeya (2/22) bagged a couple of scalps each to demoralize CSK’s batting. Only four batsmen for the defending champions were able to score in double figures, with captain MS Dhoni scoring a career-high 36 runs from 33 balls.
Lowest CSK Totals:
- 79 – against MI Wankhede Stadium 2013
- 97 – against MI Wankhede Stadium 2022*
- 109 – against RR Jaipur 2008
- 109 – vs IM Chepauk 2019
In response, the Super Kings gave Mumbai some early changes, cutting them down to 33/4 inside the power play.
But the low score wasn’t enough to build enough pressure, as MI finally managed to shoot on target with five wickets in hand and 31 balls to spare. youths tilakvarma he played a handy 34 hit undefeated to take MI home.
Even though there’s not much on the board, graze mukesh choudhary he was impressive with the ball for CSK. The poor on the left bagged three wickets for just 23 runs in their 4 overs quota.
This is how Twitter reacted:
#MumbaiIndians Record your third victory of the season!
The rhythm of the unit led by Rohit Sharma #CSK for 5 wickets to bag two more points. 👏 👏
— Indian Premier League (@IPL) May 12, 2022
— Bombay Indians (@mipaltan) May 12, 2022
– Vinay Kumar R (@Vinay_Kumar_R) May 12, 2022
Just a few hiccups, but most of all the dominant performance of the Mumbai Indians. Something they are known for. This is also curtains for Chennai Super Kings and their fans. #CSKvsMI
— Amit Mishra (@MishiAmit) May 12, 2022
Well played, Tilak Varma 👏 led the team to victory. Congratulations @mipaltan Well bowled to restrict @ChennaiIPL to a low score of 97. Dhoni tried to make some runs, but didn’t get the necessary support from the other side. MI was the best team tonight. #MIvCSK #IPL2022
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) May 12, 2022
— RP Singh रुद्र प्रताप सिंह (@rpsingh) May 12, 2022
Congratulations to the Mumbai Indians for these two points.
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) May 12, 2022
— CricketTimes.com (@CricketTimesHQ) May 12, 2022
Eliminated team Eliminate another team in El Clásico.
— Kausthub Gudipati (@kaustats) May 12, 2022
A day to forget until now for #CSK. A debatable call but one that cannot be explained by a mere 97. Bumrah and Sams were outstanding today.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) May 12, 2022
— ThePoppingCrease (@PoppingCreaseSA) May 12, 2022
Chennai Super Kings eliminated from IPL 2022.
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) May 12, 2022