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MI vs CSK - 14 April 2024 - CSK won by 20 runs against MI at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

IPL 2024: MI vs CSK – Chennai Super Kings Won By 20 Runs

The 29th match of the IPL 2024 season saw a thrilling encounter between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings (MI vs CSK) at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

The match, held on 14th April 2024, ended with CSK securing a 20-run victory over MI.

Let check out MI vs CSK head to head in the IPL.

Venue: Wankhede Stadium

36 matches played between the MI vs CSK at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Mumbai Indians has won 20 matches while Chennai Super Kings has won 16 matches.

Toss Moment

Mumbai Indians won the toss and opted to field first, setting the stage for CSK to bat.

“We would like to bowl first, dew will come into play. It (pitch) looks better than the last game, expecting a lot of runs. Need to stick to the basics. Winning is very important to get the momentum. We were able to win two games convincingly.”

Hardik Pandya, MI Skipper

“Same. We Would have bowled first too, toss is something we can’t control. Need to do well in all three departments. IPL’s nature is always fluctuating. Good contest for both teams. The team playing better will win. Pathirana comes in for Theekshana, that’s the only change.”

Ruturaj Gaikwad, CSK Skipper

First Innings

MI vs CSK - 14 April 2024 - Ruturaj Gaikwad scored 69 (40) and Shivam Dube scored 66* (38).
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CSK Batting

CSK’s innings began with Ajinkya Rahane scoring 5 runs off 8 balls, including one boundary. Rachin Ravindra contributed a quick 21 from 16 balls, hitting 2 fours and a six.

The star of the show was Ruturaj Gaikwad, who scored an impressive 69 runs off 40 balls, with his innings decorated with 5 fours and 5 sixes.

Shivam Dube provided a solid finish with an unbeaten 66 from 38 balls, smashing 10 fours and 2 sixes.

Daryl Mitchell and MS Dhoni chipped in with 17 and 20* runs respectively, setting a challenging total for MI.

MI Bowling

MI’s bowlers had a tough outing, with Hardik Pandya taking 2 wickets for 43 runs.

Shreyas Gopal was economical, taking 1 wicket for 9 runs, while Gerald Coetzee claimed 1 wicket for 35 runs.

Second Innings

MI vs CSK - 14 April 2024 - Rohit Sharma scored 105* (63). He hits eleven 4s and five 6s.
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MI Batting

In response, MI put up a valiant fight with Rohit Sharma leading from the front, scoring a magnificent 105 off 63 balls, including 11 fours and 5 sixes.

Tilak Varma and Ishan Kishan supported the chase with 31 and 23 runs respectively.

Tim David added a quick 13 runs, but it wasn’t enough to take MI over the line.

CSK Bowling

CSK’s bowling attack was spearheaded by Matheesha Pathirana, who delivered a match-winning spell of 4 wickets for 28 runs.

Tushar Deshpande and Mustafizur Rahman supported well, taking crucial wickets at important junctures of the game.

Man of the Match

Chennai Super Kings’ comprehensive performance with both bat and ball ensured their victory by 20 runs.

Matheesha Pathirana’s exceptional bowling earned him the ‘Man of the Match’ title, as he played a pivotal role in restricting MI’s batting lineup.

MI vs CSK - 14 April 2024 - Matheesha Pathirana took 4 wickets for 28 runs in 4 overs.
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“I was pretty nervous When we were bowling in the powerplay. MSD told me to keep calm and that gave me confidence. I don’t think too much about results, just concerned with my execution. If I execute, I will get my rewards. Sometimes I have to change my plans depending on the batters. The support staff all backed me during injury and that’s been the main reason for my form.”

Matheesha Pathirana, CSK

The match was a testament to CSK’s strategic prowess and their ability to perform under pressure.

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MS Dhoni Teased His Fans About His ‘New Role’ in IPL 2024

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain MS Dhoni has created a buzz on social media with his latest post on Facebook. Where he teased his fans about his ‘new role’ in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024.

Dhoni shared a video on his official Facebook page on Monday. With the caption: “Can’t wait for the new season and the new ‘role’. Stay tuned!”

The post has gone viral, with over 2 million views, 300,000 likes and 20,000 comments, as fans. And followers speculated about what Dhoni meant by his ‘new role’.

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Some wondered if Dhoni was going to retire from playing and take up a coaching or mentoring role for CSK. While others hoped that he would continue to lead the team as captain and batsman.

Dhoni, who retired from international cricket in 2020. He has been one of the most successful and influential players in the history of IPL. Dhoni having won the trophy five times with CSK and once with the now-defunct Rising Pune Supergiant.

Also, he has been the most consistent performer with the bat for CSK. He scoring 5,448 runs in 212 matches at an average of 40.35 and a strike rate of 136.75. He has hit 24 fifties and two hundreds, with a highest score of 113 not out.

Dhoni, who turned 43 in July last year, underwent a knee surgery after the IPL 2023. And has not played any competitive cricket since then. However, he has been training hard at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru. He has also joined the CSK pre-season camp in Chennai.

CSK will open their IPL 2024 campaign against RCB on March 22 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The match will also mark the return of Virat Kohli. Who missed the last edition of the IPL due to a shoulder injury.

Fans are eagerly waiting to see Dhoni and Kohli face off in the opening clash, which is expected to be a blockbuster. However, they will also be curious to know what Dhoni has in store for them in his ‘new role’ and ‘new season’ of IPL 2024.