Ajinkya Rahane stars as Chennai to a 7-wicket victory against Mumbai

Mumbai Indians scored 157 for eight against Chennai Super Kings in their Indian Premier League encounter on Saturday. MI got off to a good start in the field before skipper Rohit Sharma (21) was bowled by Tushar Deshpande. The five-time champions then lost three wickets in quick succession and were in trouble at 73 for four in the ninth over. Ishan Kishan led all scorers with 32 points.Ravindra Jadeja, the star all-rounder, returned fantastic figures of 3/20 from his full quota of four overs, while Mitchell Santner, his left-arm spin bowling companion, took 2/28. Earlier, CSK captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni chose to bowl first against MI's Rohit Sharma. CSK are playing Dwaine Pretorius and Ajinkya Rahane in place of an injured Ben Stokes and an unwell Moeen Ali. According to Rohit, MI rested bowler Jofra Archer as a precaution.

Apr 8, 2023 5:21 PM