On Friday (23rd October) evening, the reigning champions Mumbai Indians (MI) thrashed their arch-rivals Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 10 wickets at Sharjah Cricket Stadium (Sharjah).
Chennai Super Kings were sent to bat first after the stand-in Mumbai Indians captain Kieron Pollard won the toss. At the end of the first innings, CSK only managed to score 114/9 (20 overs). Later, Mumbai Indians chased down that target in 12.2 overs without losing any wicket.
Brief Scores: CSK – 114/9 in 20 overs (Sam Curran 52, MS Dhoni 16; Trent Boult 4/18)
MI – 116/0 in 12.2 overs (Ishan Kishan 68*, Quinton de Kock 46*)
The Results – MI won by 10 wickets
IPL 2020, Match 41: Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians (CSK vs MI) – Statistical Highlights
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) – one of the lowest total, the largest defeat margin
i) In the first innings, Chennai Super Kings scored only 114/9 (20 overs).
- It was the second-lowest completed first innings total for CSK against Mumbai Indians. Their lowest record is 112 (19.5 overs) at Chennai on 4th April 2012.
ii) Chennai Super Kings lost the match by 10 wickets (with 46 balls remaining).
- It was the first time when Chennai Super Kings lost a T20 match by 10 wickets. Previously, they only once suffered a defeat by nine wickets against Mumbai Indians at Mumbai on 14th May 2008.
- It was the largest defeat margin (by balls remaining in the second innings) for Chennai Super Kings. Their previous largest defeat record in this list was losing by 8 wickets with 40 balls remaining against Delhi Capitals at Delhi on 10th April 2012.
Mumbai Indians (MI) – the largest victory margin
i) Mumbai Indians won the match by 10 wickets with 46 balls to spare.
- It was the second time when Mumbai Indians won by 10 wickets. Previously, they beat Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 10 wickets at Jaipur on 20th May 2012.
- It was the second-largest victory margin (by balls remaining in the second innings) for Mumbai Indians. Their largest victory margin was winning by 8 wickets with 87 balls remaining against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at Mumbai on 16th May 2008.
Mumbai Indians (MI)
i) The left-arm pacer Trent Boult had the bowling figures of 4-1-18-4.
- It was the best bowling figures in the IPL 2020. The previous record was 4-0-20-4 by Jasprit Bumrah against Rajasthan Royals at Abu Dhabi on 6th October 2020.
- It was the best bowling figures by a left-arm bowler for Mumbai Indians. Their previous record was 4-0-21-4 by the left-arm pacer Mitchell McClenaghan against Gujarat Lions (GL) at Mumbai on 16th April 2016.
- It was the third-best bowling figures for a Mumbai Indians bowler against Chennai Super Kings. The top two records in this list are 5/18 by Harbhajan Singh (at Mumbai on 22nd April 2011) and 5/32 by Lasith Malinga (at Johannesburg on 20th October 2012).
Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
i) As a captain, MS Dhoni has hit 200 IPL sixes.
- MS Dhoni became the first IPL captain to hit 200 sixes.
i) Coming to bat at no.7, Sam Curran scored 52 runs.
- It was the third 50+ score for a Chennai Super Kings batsman who came to bat at no.7 or lower. The top two records in this list are 68 by Dwayne Bravo against Mumbai Indians at Mumbai (7th April 2018) and 63* by MS Dhoni against Mumbai Indians at Kolkata (26th May 2013).
Sam Curran and Imran Tahir
i) For the ninth wicket partnership, Sam Curran and Imran Tahir set up 43 runs.
- It was the highest ninth-wicket partnership in IPL history. The previous record was 41 runs partnership for the ninth wicket which happened twice for Chennai Super Kings (both against Mumbai Indians).