The first match of the IPL 2020 is underway between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings at Abu Dhabi. Mumbai Indians batting first after losing the toss has added 162/9 in 20 overs.
The openers of Mumbai Indians Rohit Sharma who started the IPL 2020 with a boundary and Quinton De Kock were looking in good form before they got dismissed in a span of 3 balls. Both the openers added 46 runs in 4.3 overs before Rohit Sharma got out through a soft dismissal on Piyush Chawala’s delivery.
After this, at one time Mumbai Indians handled the pressure and the team was looking for a big score but when Hardik Pandya and Saurabh Tiwari got out in a single over.
The credit for both wickets goes to the breathtaking catches from Faf Du Plessis over the boundary ropes and with this Chennai Super Kings entered into the game once again. In the last 6 overs, Mumbai Indians added just 41 runs and lost 6 crucial wickets and ended the inning at 162/9 (20).
During this inning of Mumbai Indians, the captain of Chennai Super Kings MS Dhoni shows his fitness by taking a full stretch catch behind the wickets of Krunal Pandya.
This happened on the very first ball of the 17th over when Krunal Pandya nicked the ball and it went straight behind the wickets but not that far away from the hands of the skipper of the Chennai Super Kings. MS Dhoni stretched and took the catch and shows his fitness level once again at this age.
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