IPL 2015: Windies players front and centre in CSK victoryApril 17, 2015
The Caribbean presence was certainly strong in this one, as Chennai Super Kings defeated Mumbai Indians by 6 wickets. A slow start for Mumbai as opener Lendl Simmons was swiftly dismissed for 5. But fellow West Indies batsman Kieron Pollard top-scored with 64 off 30 balls, and Indian skipper Rohit Sharma made 50 to lead to 183/7 from 20 overs. Bowling for CSK, player of the match Ashish Nehra picked up 3/23 from 4, and Trinidadian allrounder Dwayne Bravo took 2/30 from 4. Barbadian Dwayne Smith smashed 62 off 30 balls with 8 fours and 4 sixes in the Super Kings’ reply of 189/4 from 16.4 overs. Other scores from Brendon McCullum 46, and Suresh Raina 43 not out. Mumbai Indians bowler Harbhajan Singh took 2/44 from 4 overs.
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