IPL 2020: MI win toss, elect to bat vs RR

Ben Stokes

The win not only kept the Royals in the race for the playoffs - they are now sixth on the points table with ten points from 12 games - but also brought the curtain down on the Chennai Super Kings' campaign.

Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma who has been struggling with a hamstring injury - suffered in the game against Kings XI Punjab in Dubai last Sunday - is a doubtful starter for the game against Rajasthan Royals at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Sunday.

Pandya smashed 60 not out from only 21 balls, including seven sixes, to lift Mumbai to their challenging total, only for Stokes to make light of the chase.

Runs weren't so plentiful in the day's other game.

Sam Curran managed to contribute a very valuable half-century towards the latter stages of his team's innings but it was only enough to see CSK get to 114-9 in their 2o overs with Boult finishing with fantastic figures of 4-18 in his spell, the best of this year's IPL. It was a Stokes storm in Abu Dhabi as he played a blistering innings of 107 not out in just 60 balls including 14 fours and 3 sixes at a strike rate of 178.33.

Final-stage Covid-19 vaccine testing resumes in US
Both companies have contracts to supply vaccines to the USA and other governments if they are cleared by regulators. Pauses due to adverse events are quite common in big trials, he said.

"What you saw in the second innings wasn't a true reflection of how hard the pitch was", Kohli said in defence of his team's total.

New Zealand left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner (1-23), playing his first game this season, and Imran Tahir (0-30) didn't allow Kohli and AB de Villiers (39) to break loose in the middle-overs and the two stroke-makers consumed 68 balls in raising an 82-run partnership.

Soon Faf du Plessis fell for one, leaving the team at three runs for the loss of four wickets.

Opening the batting, he could have been caught at deep mid-wicket on 26, only for a diving Hardik Pandya to drop the chance.

While the partnership was broken on the first ball of the 19th over, Pandya went on to score a stroke-filled fifty, his first of the season, after slamming three sixes and 2 fours in the final over to take MI to 195/5. "Everything went to plan, and the execution was there". We've got three games, for us it's about winning them all.

Related News:

  • Neha Kakkar and Rohanpreet Singh are Married Now, See Pictures and Videos

    Neha Kakkar and Rohanpreet Singh are Married Now, See Pictures and Videos

    For her haldi ceremony, Neha had donned a plain yellow saree , and Rohanpreet had twinned with his ladylove in a yellow kurta . Well, we couldn't afford to miss all the dhol-dhamaka, so we bring you pictures from her Mehendi and Haldi ceremonies.
    Khabib Nurmagomedov explains retirement decision after UFC 254 win over Justin Gaethje

    Khabib Nurmagomedov explains retirement decision after UFC 254 win over Justin Gaethje

    Khabib had earlier said that he plans to train MMA fighters back in Russian Federation in his post-fight career. Nurmagomedov stepping down and vacating the championship opens up the division.
    Pompeo holds talks over Nagorno-Karabakh crisis

    Pompeo holds talks over Nagorno-Karabakh crisis

    Turkey has thrown its weight behind Azerbaijan, vowing to support its longtime ally "on the battlefield or the negotiating table". According to Iranian officials, dozens of mortar shells from both sides have fallen on the country's territory in recent weeks.
  • IPhone 12 Tears Look at Apple's latest phones

    IPhone 12 Tears Look at Apple's latest phones

    Apple doesn't say how quickly other devices will charge when placed onto a MagSafe Charger - it just says that it will work. In my review , I mention that the 12 Pro lasted me about seven and a half hours before reaching 22 percent on a busier day.
    Trump, Biden hit battleground states as campaign enters last full week

    Trump, Biden hit battleground states as campaign enters last full week

    His deputy campaign manager defended him for this, telling NBC's "Meet the Press", that "we are campaigning incredibly hard". Trump told supporters in North Carolina, "This election is a choice between a Trump super-recovery and a Biden depression".
    Why This Puppy Was Born With Green Fur

    Why This Puppy Was Born With Green Fur

    Mr Mallocci has made a decision to give away all the puppies, apart from Pistachio, who will help him herd sheep on the farm. Even though this green-furred puppy is a very rare case, this type of fur staining has happened before.
  • No new community Covid cases in NZ today

    No new community Covid cases in NZ today

    The state's spike in cases this week has, of course, increased the 21-day rolling average; last Sunday , the number was 1,475. The Northeast remains the one region of the county without a significant surge in cases, but infections are trending higher.
    France teacher attack: Seven charged over Samuel Paty's killing

    France teacher attack: Seven charged over Samuel Paty's killing

    Mr Paty's killing stunned France and led to an outpouring of support at memorial ceremonies and marches around the country. The message, obtained by Agence France-Presse, contained several references to the Koran and Islamic State.
    Nintendo to Cut Price of Single Joy-Con Controllers

    Nintendo to Cut Price of Single Joy-Con Controllers

    The severity of the Joy-Con drift issue has been so bad that at least one class-action lawsuit has begun in the United States. Of course we have to ask ourselves whether or not a similar price restructuring will occur here in the West.
  • CoV-2 Infection Modeled in 3-D Stem Cell Culture Model

    CoV-2 Infection Modeled in 3-D Stem Cell Culture Model

    Compared to other coronaviruses responsible for common colds and mild respiratory symptoms, SARS-CoV-2 is extremely transmissive. Globally, 90 per cent of participants have detectable antibodies up to seven months post contracting Covid-19.
    Israel, Sudan agree on steps toward normalisation of ties, announcement expected Friday

    Israel, Sudan agree on steps toward normalisation of ties, announcement expected Friday

    Thousands have protested in the country's capital Khartoum and other regions in recent days over dire economic conditions. Sudan also is opening its skies to Israeli flights, which will shorten trips to Africa and South America, he said.
    Convalescent plasma of limited use for Covid-19

    Convalescent plasma of limited use for Covid-19

    Callum said that while it is logical that convalescent plasma would help fight viral infections, it remains an unproven therapy. Once a patient has a corona infection, when he or she recovers, there is an antibiotic development in their body.

Most liked

Australia Post CEO suspended
Holgate reiterated that former chairman Jon Stanhope approved the Cartier watches in a second exchange. Last night she did, with Chief Financial Officer Rodney Boys acting in her position in the mean time.

New clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh after Washington talks
According to Nagorno-Karabakh officials, 974 of their troops have been killed in the clashes so far, as well as 37 civilians. In an interview released Saturday, Mr Aliyev reiterated the calls for Armenia to pull out of the "occupied territories".

Portugal sees record 3,669 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours
He said that he has a "general indisposition" and, following the recommendations of doctors, will remain at home for treatment. There were 98,213 confirmed cases in the state Saturday, up 874 from Friday, and 7,105 probable cases, up 309 from Friday.

Pope Francis appoints first Black American cardinal
Advincula, who has been serving as the archbishop of Capiz since 2012, will be the ninth Filipino cardinal. Mr Wilton was picked by Francis to lead the prestigious diocese in the U.S. capital past year .

Breaking numbers: Cameron County surpasses 2016 early voting numbers
The tally already surpasses all 47 million votes cast early in the 2016 election, and there is still more than a week to go. Voters crowded polls in North Carolina the week prior, undeterred even as the weather turned rainy.

Top adviser to Mike Pence tests positive for COVID-19
Short was at work Friday and told colleagues that there would be aggressive travel in the days leading up to the election. Speaking in Detroit, Harris criticized Pence for continuing to travel, saying: "He should be following the guidelines".

Halo Master Chief Collection will upgrade to next-gen console
Cross-gen play and the much-requested adjustable FOV feature will also be available with this update. SEGA has given details of how it will be optimized for next-gen with this newest trailer.

Almost 300,000 excess deaths in U.S. since Jan — CDC
The CDC changed its definition of a close contact in response to an outbreak investigation at a prison in Vermont . He did have 22, brief (about one minute each) encounters that added up to about 17 minutes.

Pompeo says designating six China-based media firms as foreign missions
China claims almost all of the South China Sea , though Taiwan, the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia and Vietnam claim parts of it. Similar measures had earlier been imposed on nine Chinese outlets.

Early voting kicks off Saturday throughout county
Another 650 vote centers will open October 30 throughout the county, and will also remain open through election day. A short time later, a tally will be released of all in-person ballots cast at vote centers ahead of November 3.

Two dozen deaths after vaccines scare people away
But public trust in the vaccine programme has been dented as the government tries to avoid a mass flu outbreak while it tackles COVID-19.

Trick or Treating and Other Halloween Activities — CDC
Other options in the poll were to participate in alternate Halloween festivities or to cancel Halloween 2020 altogether. This one may be the cheapest yet the safest way to enjoy Halloween amid the trying times with the beloved ones.

Teofimo Lopez upsets Lomachenko to become undisputed lightweight champ
Loma and Lopez will fight each other for their respective world lightweight titles, and the victor of the fight will take it all. Lomachenko got untracked over the second half of the fight. "Definitely I am not agreeing with the scorecards", he said.

When iPhone 12 showed in live video, battery smaller than iPhone 11
A new green shade for the iPhone 12 was also a top trending topic on Chinese app Weibo on Friday, prompting positive reactions. Apple's iPhone 12 lineup comes with a Super Retina XDR Display and a new Ceramic Shield to toughen up the glass.

Man Arrested In NC Had Plan To Kill Joe Biden, Feds Say
He had written down a to-do list with the word " execute " as the high point of the checklist, possibly to carry out his threats. A search of Treisman devices turned up a meme he posted in April with the caption, "should I kill Joe Biden? ".