Rohit’s Destructive Hundred Failed, Dhoni’s Three Sixes Won on The Match for Chennai

Mumbai Indians, who started the IPL 2024 campaign with a hat-trick of losses, gave temporary relief to the fans by winning 2 matches in a row. But after the pair of wins, Hardik Pandya faced defeat again. This time Mumbai Indians bowed to Chennai Super Kings at home despite Rohit Sharma’s great century.

Mumbai Indians won the toss and sent Chennai Super Kings to bat first at the Wankhede Stadium. Chennai made Mammoth total of of 206 runs for 4 wickets in their 20 overs. Captain Ruturaj Gaikwad scored the highest 69 runs for the team. He hit 5 fours and 5 sixes in an aggressive innings of 40 balls.

Shivam Dube remained unbeaten with a sensational innings of 66 runs from 38 balls. He hit 10 fours and 2 sixes. Mahendra Singh Dhoni stormed with the bat in the last over. He remained not out by playing an aggressive innings of 20 runs off just 4 balls with 3 sixes.

Batting in reply, Mumbai Indians started the fightback at eleven properly. They scored 70 runs in the opening pair. In the end, Ishan Kishan returned to Pavilion after scoring 23 runs off 15 balls. He hit 3 fours and 1 six. Another opener Rohit Sharma completed his personal half-century in 30 balls with the help of 7 fours and 2 sixes. He completed his personal century off 61 balls with the help of 10 fours and 5 sixes. In the end, the hitman remained unbeaten with 105 runs off 63 balls with the help of 11 fours and 5 sixes.

However, Mumbai finally got stuck at 186 for 6 in 20 overs. Chennai Super Kings won the match by a short margin of 20 runs. Note that Dhoni scored 20 runs in 4 balls with the help of 3 sixes for Chennai. Those 20 runs made the difference in the match. That is, it will not be wrong to say that Dhoni’s three sixes makes difference turn the match into Chennai pocket.

Chennai’s Mathisa Pathirana took 4 wickets for 28 runs in 4 overs. Tushar Deshpande and Mustafizur Rahman took 1 wicket each. Mathisa Pathirana was the man of the match.

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