Match Day

853dThe Report by Arun Venugopal

Pollard, Harbhajan put Mumbai in third final

Mumbai Indians dished out the perfect formulaic fare - win toss, score enough runs and throttle the opponent in the field - to subdue Chennai Super Kings by 25 runs and march into the final

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MS Dhoni fined for 'horrible' comment

MS Dhoni, the Chennai Super Kings captain, has been fined 10% of his match fee for making an inappropriate public comment with respect to an umpire's decision

853dAmol Karhadkar in Mumbai

Super Kings flagship runs aground in Mumbai

Technically, it wasn't a home game for Mumbai Indians but the Wankhede Stadium was a sea of blue almost an hour before the start and played its role to help Mumbai turn the playoff tide against Super Kings

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Dhoni's rewind mode

Plays of the Day from the Qualifier match between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians

Advantage Chennai


Chennai's win-loss record against Mumbai in the playoffs. They only lost the 2013 Final to Mumbai

Looks like a plan


Number of previous occasions this IPL when Ashwin has opened the bowling, also against Mumbai

Coming Good


Number of consecutive seasons where Mumbai have reached the final-four stage of the IPL

Parthiv Survives today


Parthiv's average against Ashwin in the IPL. He had scored 18 runs off 31 balls (SR - 58) and been dismissed thrice



Number of 50+ scores for Simmons this season, the joint-most by a Mumbai batsman along with Tendulkar and Duminy

Bravo the Bowler


Most wickets taken by a bowler in a single IPL - Bravo in 2013. Bravo is the leading the table with 22 wickets this IPL

Mohit v Rayudu


Number of times Mohit has dismissed Rayudu in 7 IPL innings. He only averages 8.3 against him

A Bunny


Number of times Mohit has dismissed Rayudu in the IPL. He has not dismissed any other batsman more than twice

Death over specialist


Wickets taken by Dwayne Bravo in the last-5 overs of an innings this IPL, the same number as RR and KKR

T20 double ton


Number of matches as captain for MS Dhoni in T20, the first person to this mark

MS Goldie


Number of golden ducks for MS Dhoni in the IPL prior to today's game (v Royals, 2010)