Chennai: Mumbai Indians defeated Chennai Super Kings by six wickets in a breathtaking finish to record their fifth successive win of the Indian Premier League here on Friday.
Needing 30 runs off the last 12 balls, Hardik Pandya (21 not out of 8 balls) and Ambati Rayudu (34 off 19) smashed left-arm spinner Pawan Negi for 25 runs in the penultimate over to tilt the high-pressure game in Mumbai’s favour.
Mumbai took two balls to knock off the five runs needed in the final over, ending at 159/4. Super Kings had recovered to post 158 for five in 20 overs.
Pandya was the star of the night…. Read More