The first match of the 13th season of IPL was played between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings in Abu Dhabi today. In the first match, Chennai defeated the defending champions Mumbai by wickets. Mumbai completed the challenge of 163 runs for the loss of Chennai wickets. From Chennai, Ambati Rayudu hit a run-scoring run.
Chasing Mumbai’s challenge, Chennai got off to a bad start. Murali was dismissed for 1 and Shane Watson for 4. After this, Rayudu and Du Plessis shared a century. Rayudu was dismissed for 71, but Du Plessis remained unbeaten on 58 to give the team the victory.
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Earlier, Mumbai lost the toss and elected to bat first and scored 163 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in 20 overs. For Mumbai, Saurabh Tiwary top-scored with 42, while Quinton de Kock contributed 33 runs. However, after a good start, losing one wicket in a row in the middle overs, Mumbai managed to score less than expected.
L. from Chennai. Nigidi took the most 3 wickets, Jadeja and Chahar took 2 wickets each and Chawla and Kurram took one wicket each.