Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to field With that .. Chennai team, which batted first, faltered from the beginning. Openers Dewan Conway (0), Ruturaj Gaikwad (7) and Moin Ali (0) were added to the pavilion by Mumbai pacer Daniel Shams respectively. After that Robin Uthappa (1) and Ambati Rayudu (10) also came out. Shivam Dubey (10) also could not stand at the crease. But .. Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (36 not out: 4×4, 2×6 off 33 balls) stood at the crease till the end and tried to tarnish the image of the team. But .. he did not get support. Bravo (12), Samarjeet (2), Theekshana (0) and Mukesh Chaudhary (4) could not stay at the crease for a while. Among Mumbai bowlers, Daniel Shams took three wickets while Meradith, Karthikeyan Chero took two wickets and Bumrah and Ramandeep took two wickets each.
The Mumbai team struggled early in the innings despite scoring 98 runs. Opener Ishant Kishan (6) and Daniel Shams (1) were out for a single digit. Captain Rohit Sharma (18) hit four boundaries and took the wicket at the same pace. Soon after, debutant player Stubbs (0) was also sent off and Mumbai struggled with 33/4. But .. at this stage Telugu cricketer Tilak Verma (34 not out: 4×4 off 32 balls) played a responsible innings .. Hrithik (18) provided good support in the middle over. However .. Tim David (16 not out: 2×6 off 7 balls) who came into the crease after Hrithik was out at 81, completed the winning formality with two huge sixes.