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Overs 19.3: DOTS! Eight consecutive dot balls at this degree. MI 140/7

Overs 19: MI 140/7
Brilliant penultimate over from Deepak Chahar - two wickets and 4 runs off it. Chahar returned figures of 3/26 in 4 overs including a wicket-maiden.

Overs 18.4: OUT! Deepak Chahar scalps Rahul Chahar for a duck. MI 140/7

Overs 18.2: OUT! Chahar removes Hardik. MI 140/6
Hardik Pandya in an instant took the review, but there used to be no spike on Ultraedge. And the ball tracker showed that it used to be hitting the leg stump. Hardik long past for 16 off 10 balls, which incorporated a six and a 4.

Overs 18: MI 136/five
16 RUNS! Timely large over for Mumbai. Kieron Pollard (32*) and Hardik Pandya (12*) hit a six each off Shardul Thakur within the over. Thakur's final figures: 4-0-37-2

Overs 17.five: SIX! Hardik Pandya opens his six rely with a large 87-meter hit off Shardul Thakur. MI 135/five

Overs 17.3: SIX! Kieron Pollard smashes a large six over deep midwicket off Shardul Thakur. MI 128/five

Overs 17.2: DROPPED! Suresh Raina drops a sitter at quilt to offer Hardik Pandya, on 4, a existence. MI 122/five

Overs 17: MI 120/five
10 RUNS! Kieron Pollard (24*) hit a six over deep sq. leg off Imran Tahir within the over as Mumbai scored 10 in it. 150 on the card for MI?

Overs 16: MI 110/five
Kieron Pollard (16*) hit a 4 within the over as Ravindra Jadeja conceded eight runs in it.

Overs 15: MI 102/five. Time for 2d time-out
Good, a success over from Imran Tahir - a wicket and eight runs off it.

Overs 14.4: OUT! Tahir strikes again, scalps Kishan. MI 101/five
Second wicket for Imran Tahir as he changed into the leading wicket-taker of the season with 26 scalps. Ishan Kishan top-edged it and gave away a simple catch to Suresh Raina at quilt. Kishan scored 23 off 26 balls with the help of 3 fours.

* SIX! Kieron Pollard brings up 100 for MI in 14.1 overs with a large instantly six off Imran Tahir

Overs 14: MI 94/4
Ravindra Jadeja additionally started his spell with a tidy over, gave away simply 4 singles in it.

Overs 13: MI 90/4
An excellent over from Shardul Thakur, a wicket and five runs off it.

Overs 12.3: OUT! Thakur strikes to disregard Krunal. MI 89/4
Caught & Bowled! Second wicket for Shardul Thakur, brushed aside Krunal Pandya for 7. Thakur fumbled but holed on to the ball to take an excellent working catch on his practice thru.

Overs 12: MI 85/3
Successful get started from Imran Tahir, a wicket and five runs off it.

Overs 11.2: OUT! Tahir cleans up Yadav. MI 82/3
Imran Tahir struck in his first over itself, clean bowled Suryakumar Yadav. Yadav departed after scoring 15 off 17 balls which incorporated a solitary 4.

Overs 11: MI 80/2
10 RUNS!
Back-to-back excellent overs for Mumbai. Suryakumar Yadav (13*) and Ishan Kishan (20*) hit a 4 each off Harbhajan Singh, who returned figures of 0/27 in 4 overs.

Overs 10.3: FOUR! Suryakumar Yadav opens his boundary rely with a 4 off Harbhajan Singh. MI 75/2

Overs 10: MI 70/2
12 RUNS! First large over for Mumbai after the powerplay. Ishan Kishan (15*) hit two fours off Dwayne Bravo within the over.

Overs nine.1: FOUR! Ishan Kishan hits Dwayne Bravo for a 4, their first boundary in more than 4 overs. MI 62/2

Overs nine: MI 58/2. Time for first strategic time-out
Harbhajan Singh conceded simply five runs in it, including a wide. The momentum has shifted in favour of CSK. MI have failed to attain a boundary within the closing 4 overs.

Overs 8: MI 53/2
Tidy get started for Dwayne Bravo too, simply 3 singles off it.

Overs 7: MI 50/2
Another tidy over from Harbhajan Singh, gave away simply five singles in it.

Overs 6: MI 45/2
End of powerplay. Wicket-maiden for Deepak Chahar. What a turnaround within the contest.

Overs five.2: OUT! Chahar removes Sharma. MI 45/2
BIG BLOW FOR MUMBAI! Deepak Chahar got here back into the assault and in an instant made an affect. The pacer compelled an edge from Rohit Sharma, and MS Dhoni did the remainder in the back of the stumps. Rohit fell after scoring 15 off 14 balls with the help of a six and a 4. Dhoni, with 132, surpassed Dinesh Karthik as wicketkeeper with most dismissals in IPL.

Overs five: MI 45/1
Successful over from Shardul Thakur - a wicket and eight runs off it.

Overs 4.five: OUT! Thakur strikes to disregard de Kock. MI 45/1
BIG WICKET! Shardul Thakur supplied Chennai their first breakthrough of the summit clash, brushed aside unhealthy Quicton de Kock. While trying to hit back-to-back sixes off Thakur, de Kock top-edged the ball and MS Dhoni took the catch in the back of the stumps. De Kock departed after scoring 29 off 17 balls, which incorporated 4 sixes.

Overs 4.4: BOOM! Quinton de Kock is dealing in sixes simplest, hits Shardul Thakur for his fourth of the night time. MI 45/0

Overs 4: MI 37/0
Rohit Sharma (14*) ended the Harbhajan Singh over with a boundary, first 4 of the match after 4 sixes. The veteran off-spinner although had a excellent get started, conceding simply 3 singles in his first five balls.

Overs 3: MI 30/0
20 RUNS! 6, Wd, 0, 6, 0, 6, 1
- Massive over for Mumbai. Quinton de Kock (20* off 11 balls) smacked Deepak Chahar for three sixes within the over.

Overs 2.3: SIX! One extra for Quinton de Kock, this time hits it over deep backward level. MI 23/0

Overs 2.1: SIX! Quinton de Kock additionally opens his six rely, hits Deepak Chahar over midwicket for a most. MI 16/0

Overs 2: MI 10/0
Shardul Thakur gave away eight runs, but it surely used to be a excellent get started from the pacer. Bowled 4 dots in it.

Overs 1.five: SIX! Rohit Sharma hits Shardul Thakur over deep mid-wicket for first most of the finale. MI 10/0

Over 1: MI 2/0
Tidy get started from Deepak Chahar, conceded simply two singles in it.

Here we cross...Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock to start out the Mumbai innings. Deepak Chahar with the ball for Chennai.

All the three previous MI-CSK finals have been won through team batting first:
2010: CSK won through 22 runs
2013: MI won through 23 runs
2015: MI won through 41 runs

MS Dhoni: "We have been looking to bowl first. If the result's for your favour, then it is effective, in a different way they will say the guys are fatigued. We do not put numerous effort within the fielding, so the guys should be effective. We're moving into with the same team."

Rohit Sharma: "We are going to bat first. It's a large game, and we prefer to bat. Good pitch, there may well be some lend a hand first for the spinners and rapid bowlers, but we are prepared. We have batted on cheesy wickets during the season, so we don't mind batting first. We had been on the highway for a while. A large number of guys have an off-day, many got here out for coaching. A few days off have executed us some excellent. We have one alternate: Mitch McCleneghan is available in for Jayant Yadav."

TOSS | Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma wins the toss, comes to a decision to bat in opposition to Chennai Super Kings

Playing XIs

Chennai Super Kings: Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (w/c), Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Imran Tahir

Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (w), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Rahul Chahar, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga

Pitch Report
"Looks like a great surface for batting. Even covering of grass, so it'll be a surface where the batsmen can easily hit through the line and play their shots. Huge boundaries - 73 meters all around, so it'll be important to convert the ones into two - in addition to scoring fours and sixes." - VVS Laxman

"Mumbai Indians have a great team, no question, not too many holes in their team. It's going to be a great challenge." - Chennai Super Kings opener Shane Watson

Super Kings are within the stadium...

"It (Hyderabad) is a neutral venue. Both teams have played here so they are very much aware of the conditions. It is not going to be a major factor. Important will be to assess the pitch as quickly as we can, see what the ideal score will be if we bat first." - Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma

Head to Head: MI vs CSK

Hello and welcome to the reside protection of IPL final between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings in Hyderabad.

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