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IPL 2022 Match 59: Mumbai register impressive win in low-scoring encounter

Mumbai Indians registered an impressive five-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2022 at the Wankhede Stadium on Thursday night.

Asked to bat, Chennai was bowled out for 97 in 16 overs and in their response Mumbai finished on 103 for five in 14.5 overs.

Earlier, Chennai innings got off to a faulty start as no DRS was available for the first two overs of the innings because of a power cut at the Wankhede Stadium. Chennai lost three wickets in the first two overs. Thereafter even as DRS was restored, Chennai lost wickets at regular intervals. They were 29 for five and then 39 for six. But for a 39 run stand between captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (36 n.o.: 33b, 4x4, 2x6) and Dwayne Bravo. The tail did not contribute much as Chennai was bowled out for a mere 97 in 16 overs. For Mumbai the best bowlers were Daniel Sams (3-16), Riley Meredith (2-27) and Kumar Kartikeya (2-22).

In their response, Mumbai were progressing well at 30 for one, when they suffered a collapse. Mumbai was reduced to 33 for four. Then a 47 run fifth wicket stand between Tilak Varma and Hrithik Shokeen revived the chase. After Shokeen fell for 18 with the score on 81, Varma carried the chase forward. In the end Mumbai achieved the target in 14.5 overs to finish on 103 for five. Varma remained unbeaten on 34 off 32 balls with four boundaries. For Chennai the best bowler was Mukesh Choudhary (3-23). 

Match Summary
Chennai Super Kings: 97 (16)
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Devon Conway-0.2 ov), 2-2 (Moeen Ali-0.4 ov), 3-5 (Robin Uthappa-1.4 ov), 4-17 (Ruturaj Gaikwad-4.1 ov), 5-29 (Ambati Rayudu-5.4 ov), 6-39 (Shivam Dube-7.3 ov), 7-78 (Dwayne Bravo-12.2 ov), 8-80 (Simarjeet Singh-12.5 ov), 9-81 (Maheesh Theekshana-13.3 ov), 10-97 (Mukesh Choudhary-15.6 ov)

Mumbai Indians: 103-5 (14.5)
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Ishan Kishan-0.5 ov), 2-30 (Rohit Sharma-3.3 ov), 3-33 (Daniel Sams-4.3 ov), 4-33 (Tristan Stubbs-4.5 ov), 5-81 (Hrithik Shokeen-12.4 ov)

Result: Mumbai Indians won by five wickets 


Playing XI
Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, MS Dhoni (wicket-keeper & captain), Dwayne Bravo, Simarjeet Singh, Maheesh Theekshana, Mukesh Choudhary

Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (captain), Ishan Kishan (wicket-keeper), Tilak Varma, Ramandeep Singh, Tristan Stubbs, Tim David, Daniel Sams, Hrithik Shokeen, Jasprit Bumrah, Riley Meredith, Kumar Kartikeya

Match Details
Toss: Mumbai Indians, elected to field
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Start time: 1500 hrs GMT
Match officials: Chirra Ravikanthreddy, Chris Gaffaney (On-field Umpires); Nitin Menon (TV Umpire); Akshay Totre (Reserve Umpire); Shakti Singh (Match-referee) 

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