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IPL 2020: New low for MS Dhoni’s team, 46 balls remaining biggest margin of defeat for Chennai Super Kings

*The 46 balls remaining is the worst margin of defeat for CSK of their IPL historical past
*Had CSK defended their whole of 114, it could’ve been the bottom rating ever defended in IPL historical past
*Mumbai Indians have as soon as once more topped the desk after a 10-wicket win over CSK

Mumbai Indians walked out to the sector, to lock horns with Chennai Tremendous Kings, on Friday with out injured captain Rohit Sharma’s presence. Nonetheless, MI steamrolled CSK in a 10-wicket victory on the Sharjah Cricket Stadium after MS Dhoni’s workforce may solely handle 114/9 in 20 overs. Mumbai opened with Ishan Kishan, in Rohit’s absence, and Quinton de Kock, and the 2 left-handed batsmen accomplished the chase for CSK with none hiccups in simply 12.2 overs.

Sure, Mumbai nonetheless had 46 balls in hand after they registered a 10-wicket victory over Chennai on October 23. Not solely did Chennai lose an IPL sport by 10 wickets for the primary time, but in addition confronted a defeat with 46 balls remaining, an undesirable file for positive. Earlier than the 46-ball margin, Chennai’s worst defeat in these phrases was 40 vs Delhi (then Daredevils) in 2012.

A day of undesirable data for CSK

Chennai Tremendous Kings have been battered all the way down to 24/5 within the first 6 overs, their worst whole in Powerplay, whereas their earlier worst rating was 23/4 in opposition to RCB in IPL 2011. It was additionally the primary time that CSK misplaced 5 wickets within the Powerplay, in IPL historical past.

It was solely as a consequence of a valiant fifty by Sam Curran that Chennai managed to achieve a complete of 114/9 in 20 overs. Had CSK defended their whole, they’d have bettered their very own 116-run defence from IPL 2009 after they had managed to limit Kings XI Punjab to a complete of 92/8 of their allotted 20 overs.

With solely 3 wins out of 11 video games performed thus far in IPL 2020, CSK are positioned on the backside of the factors desk. The thirteenth version of the Indian Premier League is definitely the worst season for the 3-time IPL champions.

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