Venue-Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Date-Saturday, April 07, 2018
Toss-CSK won the toss elected to field first.
MI Playing XI-Evin Lewis, Ishan Kishan (wk), Rohit Sharma (c), Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Suryakumar Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Mayank Markande, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mustafizur Rahman, Jasprit Bumrah
CSK Playing XI-Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, Imran Tahir, Mark Wood
Analysis of First Inning
MI Batting-Rohit and Lewis are at the crease. Rohit is on strike. Chahar will open the attack.The first ball in Vivo IPL 2018 played by Rohit Sharma & no run is scored. MI got its first boundary in 5th ball of the match from Rohit Sharma bat’s.Powerplay doesn’t go well for MI as they lose Rohit and Lewis, they manage to score only 39 runs.Till the 10th over
Ishan Kishan & Suryakumar Yadav manage to score to some runs and take the total to 65 runs with the loss of two wickets.In the next over i.e 11th, they changed their gear of batting, scored 18 runs this over change the momentum of the MI.Suryakumar Yadav hits 3 consecutive four’s on
Dwayne Bravo balls.In 17th Over MI got 18 runs which have taken the score to 140/4.At the end of the first inning, they manage to put 165/4 runs on board.
Fall of Wickets-
Evin Lewis (13th ball).
Rohit Sharma (23rd ball).
Suryakumar Yadav (81th ball).
Ishan Kishan (94th ball).
NO of FOURS-18
NO of SIXES-5
CSK Bowling-Dwayne Bravo 18th over has changed the game for CSK in this over MI has scored only 3 runs. Dwayne Bravo has bowled 4 overs in which he has conceded 25 runs. Most expensive bowler was Mark Wood who has given 49 runs in 4 over but manages to take one wicket.Spinner’s have bowled only 5 over in which 46 runs are scored and they didn’t have any wicket in the pocket.Pacer’s manage to deliver most of the balls i.e 90 balls which conceded 119 runs.
CSK needs 166 runs to win the match
Analysis of Second Inning
CSK batting-Watson and Rayudu are at the crease. Watson is on strike. McClenaghan will open the attack.McClenaghan bowls his first ball of IPL 2018 at 134.1kph to Shane Watson. CSK start was not as thrilling as it was when Hyden opens inning for CSK.Watson hit’s six on 36th ball of Hardik Pandya and the next ball he got caught to Lewis.Then the MR IPL came i.e Suresh Rains CSK fans have a lot of expectation from his, in the beginning, he started rotating the strike it looks like he is the mood of a big inning but suddenly he got out it shook the CSK batting lineup. Kedar Jadhav came manage to build his inning on the other hand wickets kept on falling. In the 12th Over Kedar got muscle cramp so he leaves the field at that point score was 84/6. Dwayne Bravo played a wonderful inning of 68 runs in 30 balls by hitting 7 sixes and 3 fours at a strike rate of 226.67.Hats off to Kedar Yadav who was injured but came to the field when his team was in a difficult situation and made winning runs for CSK.
Fall of Wickets-
Shane Watson (22nd ball).
Suresh Raina (36th ball).
Ambati Rayudu (39th ball)
MS Dhoni (51st ball)
Ravindra Jadeja (72th ball)
Deepak Chahar (78th ball)
Harbhajan (89th ball)
Mark Wood (99th ball)
Dwayne Bravo (114th ball)
MI Bowling-Hardik Pandya bowled very well in spite of his injury, he managed to take 3 wickets in 4 over by giving only 24 runs.McClenaghan was most expensive bowler among the MI bowlers conceded 44 runs in 4 runs had one wicket in hand.Mayank Markande has bowled superb, young spinner performing effectively in the first match.He has taken 3 crucial wickets with an economy of 5.75.
Man of the Match: Dwayne Bravo, for his all-around performance (4-0-25-0 & 68 off 30 balls)
Conclusion-CSK won the match by 1 wickets, the hero was Dwayne Bravo who has performed with both bat & ball and CSK have open there season with the win. Postive point for MI from this match was Mayank Markande who is extremely talented and young using his talent in the right way will be important for Rohit.