Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians, have been fierce competitors for a long time and they have played some very interesting games over the years in the history of the IPL tournament. They have given a lot of memories for the fans out there with some match-winners in both their squads.
The IPL 2021 was the best example as a humdinger of a match that took place in the first phase in India between the Mumbai Indians and the Chennai Super Kings. The Mumbai Indians won the first encounters and the second phase in UAE is expected to start with the exciting return fixture between these two teams.
Here are the 3 most interesting matches between the 2 sides in the history of the tournament.
3 Most Interesting Matches Between The 2 Sides In The History Of The Tournament:
2019 IPL Final, Hyderabad:
Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings played the all-important finals of the 2019 IPL season and the Men in Blue side won the toss and chose to bat. Kieron Pollard starred for the batting side with 41 off 25 balls from the middle order and he hit three sixes and three fours in the innings. Deepak Chahar’s 3 for 26 restricted Mumbai Indians to a paltry score of 149 for the loss of 8 wickets in their 20 overs quota.
Chennai Super Kings started with the innings brilliantly with Faf Du Plessis and Shane Watson firing at all ends. Du Plessis’s wicket saw Chennai stuttering and Watson had to bind the innings together at one end. Watson’s 80 off 59 with eight fours and four sixes kept CSK in the game and Lasith Malinga’s excellent last over made sure Mumbai needed 2 off 1 ball. Shardul Thakur was dismissed LBW on the last ball by Malinga with a slower yorker and it won the fourth cup for the Mumbai Indians by just one run.