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Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by 4 wickets

Newdelhi:2/5/21:In IPL Cricket, Mumbai Indians beat table-toppers Chennai Super Kings by four wickets in a high scoring match at Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi last night.

Put into bat first, Chennai posted a huge score of 218 for four in the stipulated 20 overs with the help of Ambati Rayudu’s unbeaten knock of 72 in just 27 balls and Moeen Ali’s 58 off 36 and Faf du Plessis’ 50 off 28.  For Mumbai, Kieron Pollard picked up two wickets while Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah took one wicket each.

In reply, Mumbai Indians chased down the massive target on the final delivery of the match for the loss of six wickets riding on Kieron Pollard’s fastest half-century of this season in only 17 balls. Pollard remained unbeaten on 87 off 34 balls while Quinton de Kock also contributed with 38 runs off 28 and Rohit Sharma made 35 off 24. For CSK, Sam Curran scalped three wickets while Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja  and Shardul Thakur have taken one wicket apiece.

With this win, Mumbai remain at the fourth spot with 8 points. On the other hand, CSK also remain static at the first spot with 10 points.

Today, Rajasthan Royals will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in New Delhi at 3:30 pm. In the second match Punjab Kings will play against Delhi Capitals in Ahmedabad at 7:30 pm.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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