CSK Reach 206/4 Against MI in IPL 2024 with Gaikwad and Dune Half-Centuries along with Dhoni’s Cameo

In an electrifying match between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Shivam Dube shined with quick-fire half-centuries while MS Dhoni blazed to a four-ball unbeaten 20, leading CSK to a total of 206/4 in 20 overs.

Gaikwad and Dube, who play for different associations in domestic cricket, added 90 runs for the third wicket to rescue CSK after an early setback. Gaikwad scored a 40-ball 69, Dube remained unbeaten on 66 off 36 balls, and Dhoni’s quickfire 20 off four balls helped CSK cross the 200-run mark.

Initially, CSK surprised everyone by sending Ajinkya Rahane to open the innings with Ravindra. However, the move didn’t work as Rahane got out for five. Despite some setbacks, CSK managed to put up a strong total.

The fans at Wankhede Stadium witnessed some exciting cricket, with Gaikwad hitting crucial boundaries and Dube showcasing his power-hitting skills. The partnership between Gaikwad and Dube was crucial in helping CSK reach a competitive total of 206/4 in 20 overs.

While Bumrah kept things tight at one end, CSK took advantage from the other end with Dube taking on the Mumbai Indians bowlers. The final over saw Dhoni hitting three consecutive sixes off Pandya, adding crucial runs to CSK’s total.

Despite Bumrah’s impressive bowling performance, CSK managed to post a challenging total thanks to Gaikwad, Dube, and Dhoni’s contributions. The match between CSK and Mumbai Indians promises to be an exciting contest with such a high target set by CSK.


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