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CSK vs MI Match Result 

- IPL 2018 Match 27
Chennai Super Kings 169/5 (20.0 ov)
Mumbai Indians 170/2 (19.4 ov)
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Mumbai Indians win by 8 wickets
Current Run Rate 8.64
Rohit Sharma
Hardik Pandya
Imran Tahir
Shardul Thakur
The winning captain and the Man of the Match for today, Rohit Sharma: We are very much alive [laughs]. We wanted this win desperately. Spoke to the boys that we didn't want to take any decisions for the team in desperation. We wanted to be calm, today was a perfect game. When you want to win games like this, all three departments have to come collectively. That's when you get results. Except the Sunrisers game where we batted poorly, we got 190 plus in rest of the games. Even when we were defending, the bowlers nearly pulled it out for us.

I hope we will continue from here on, this should give us momentum. We saw how this tournament is, a batting-dominated tournament. Few bowling teams like Sunrisers have defended low scores, but for me as the captain, I need to understand what our strengths are. Guys are ready to miss out if team balance demands. We have a positive atmosphere in the dressing room, we still backed our team. Leaving out Pollard was tough, it was hard. He was ready to accept that, [but] going forward I don't want to dismiss him completely. He'll still be a 
match-winner, but we've go with whatever gives us a chance to win.

JP had done well for us, as he's done for Delhi. I don't want to be dismissive of anyone. We may have a few surprise changes going forward, whatever gives us a chance to win.
MS Dhoni, after CSK's second loss in the tournament: It's important to realise what went wrong. Losses like these make you learn a lot. We have relied on brilliant individual performances, but here we were 10-15 runs short. Mumbai Indians bowled well in the middle overs. You need pace on this wicket, and they bowled back of a length, so it wasn't coming on. If you have pace, you can push the batsmen back. Playing cross-batted shots weren't easy. Their spinners also bowled well. The choice of deliveries could've been better from our bowlers. Losses like these make you humble. If you keep winning, you don't know 
the areas you've to work hard on. It's a good game, and gives us an idea of what we should do in such situations - whether we need to score 20 runs more. It's still early in the competition.
It was tense, it was nervous, but in the end, it was a victory with two balls to spare for Mumbai. Rohit Sharma promoted himself to number three – his third batting position in the tournament so far – and took it upon himself to finish off the chase. An innings of 56* from 33 balls ensured Mumbai were kept floating, turning the screws in the penultimate over with four boundaries off Shardul Thakur.

They have acheived their second win, and are still well and truly alive in the IPL this season.
19.4 Tahir to H Pandya, FOUR, that was cut wide and that easily goes to the boundary and MI beat CSK by eight wickets.
19.3 Tahir to Rohit, 1 run,that was a short ball and Rohit almost holes out but beats mid-wicket and takes a single.
19.2 Tahir to Rohit, 2 runs, that was on the pads and Rohit dances down to take a couple to deep square elg.
19.1 Tahir to H Pandya, 1 run, that was a length ball and that is punched down to long on.
Tahir to bowl - what a massive surprise!
Over 19 MI: 165/2(RR 8.68) Bowler: S Thakur Sum..: 1 4 4 4 . 4
18.6 Thakur to Rohit, FOUR, full toss again from Thakur and with square leg up, that was just hit over him. That's a scoop. That's a mere scoop that has been sent away to square leg. That's about it, I guess. Unless Bravo bowls a hattrick maiden. Wishful thinking.
9 off 7. How much will Bravo have to defend in the final over?
18.5 Thakur to Rohit, no run, Rohit tries to cut that again but doesn't connect this time.
18.4 Thakur to Rohit, FOUR, Rohit makes it three in a row. That was a slower bouncer from Thakur. Rohit just beats short third man.
18.3 Thakur to Rohit, FOUR, Rohit just flicks that effortlessly to fine leg and that is another boundary for Rohit. Square leg is up. Where is fine-leg or short fine-leg?
18.2 Thakur to Rohit, FOUR, Thakur goes for the yorker but misses and that is a wide full toss. Terrible ball given the fact that he has two fielders behind square on the off-side. That's outside off, but that's a full-toss. And a full-toss at this juncture deserves to be sent beyond the fence.
18.1 Thakur to H Pandya, 1 run, excellent wide yorker from Thakur and Hardik just drills that to deep cover.
15 taken off Watson, and CSK are now feeling the pressure with the last 2 overs coming up - they have to defend 22!

Over 18 MI: 148/2(RR 8.22) Bowler: S Watson Sum..: . wd 4 1 6 1 2
17.6 Watson to Rohit, 2 runs, Rohit dances down and gets some bat on a wide one from Watson. Vijay does well in the deep to keep it to two.
17.5 Watson to H Pandya, 1 run, that was the perfect response from Watson. Excellent low full toss angling into the stumps.
25 off 14 now
17.4 Watson to H Pandya, SIX, in the slot for Hardik and he doesn't miss out. Watson gives Hardik length and he has enough power to easily clear long on. So six follows four in the over!
17.3 Watson to Rohit, 1 run, slightly slower from Watson and Rohit just pushes it down to long on.
17.2 Watson to Rohit, FOUR, length ball outside off and Rohit slashes and some poor fielding from Tahir gives Rohit a welcome boundary. That will be a welcome shot for Mumbai, coming off the extra ball that Watson had to bowl after the wide.
17.2 Watson to Rohit, WIDE
17.1 Watson to Rohit, no run, Rohit has driven that firmly but that is to Raina and no surprise there, he stops it and ensures it is a dot ball.
Mumbai now need 12.33 an over with Watson to bowl the eighteenth
Over 17 MI: 133/2(RR 7.82) Bowler: D Bravo Sum..: W 1 1 1 2 .
16.6 Bravo to H Pandya, no run, Bravo goes back to his staple of slower balls and Pandya just defends that back to the bowler. That ends an excellent over from Bravo that goes for just five.
Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Start Time
Saturday, April 28, 2018, 08:00 PM IST
IPL 2018
Match 27
Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to bowl.
Nitin Menon, Christopher Gaffaney
Reserve Umpire
Husen Khalid
Match Refree
Vengalil Kutty
Chennai Super Kings's PLAYING XI
Shane Watson,
Ambati Rayudu,
Suresh Raina,
Sam Billings,
Ravindra Jadeja,
MS Dhoni,
Dwayne Bravo,
Harbhajan Singh,
Deepak Chahar,
Shardul Thakur,
Imran Tahir
Mumbai Indians's PLAYING XI
Suryakumar Yadav,
Evin Lewis,
Ishan Kishan,
Rohit Sharma,
Krunal Pandya,
JP Duminy,
Hardik Pandya,
Ben Cutting,
Mitchell McClenaghan,
Mayank Markande,
Jasprit Bumrah