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Mumbai Indians set CSK a target of 163 to win first match of IPL 2020

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Sep 19, 2020, 9:40 pm IST
Updated Sep 19, 2020, 11:40 pm IST
Mumbai Indians ended their innings at 162 runs for the loss of nine wickets.
Mumbai Indians player Saurabh Tiwary plays a shot during the first cricket match of IPL 2020 against Chennai Super Kings, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (PTI)
 Mumbai Indians player Saurabh Tiwary plays a shot during the first cricket match of IPL 2020 against Chennai Super Kings, at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (PTI)

Mumbai Indians have a set a target of 163 for the Chennai Super Kings to win the inaugural match of IPL 2020. Mumbai Indians ended their innings at 162 runs for the loss of nine wickets.

For Mumbai Indians, Saurabh Tiwari was the top performer, scoring 42 off just 31 balls. Quinton De Kock, the wicket-keeper cum batsman, scored 33 and had 46 run opening partnership with captain Rohit Sharma.

 

Mumbai Indians were seemingly doing well at 92-3 after 11 overs. However, the team continued to lose wickets at regular intervals, with no one being able to stitch a decent partnership. A lot was expected from power hitter Kieron Pollard but he only scored 18 runs and before being dismissed by Lungi Ngidi.

Lungi Ngidi was the pick of the bowlers, taking three wicket while giving away 38 runs. Ravindra Jadeja and Deepak Chahar were the other top performers, both taking two wickets each.

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