CSK had it easy against Mumbai Indians

Apr 06, 2013, 03:44 IST | Agencies

Chennai Super Kings had it quite easy when they clashed with Mumbai Indians in the eliminator of the fifth edition at Bangalore's Chinnaswamy Stadium.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led CSK convincingly beat Mumbai Indians by 38 runs. It was Dhoni’s 20-ball 51 that proved vital in the end.

Put into bat, Dhoni’s side scored 187-5 with Mike Hussey (49) and S Badrinath (47) keeping the scoreboard ticking before Dhoni launched the final assault.

In reply, Mumbai Indians could only manage 149-9 with Dwayne Smith (38 off 22) playing a lone hand.  

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