Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar and Shikhar Dhawan hit sparkling half centuries as Mumbai Indians thrashed Chennai Super Kings by five wickets at the Brabourne Stadium on Friday.
Mumbai Indians rise to the top of the IPL standings with this win.
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Tendulkar's 72 was the foundation of Mumbai's stiff target of 181 which the hosts overhauled with an over to spare.
Earlier put into bat, Chennai Super Kings rode on the unbeaten 142—run stand between Suresh Raina (83) and Subramaniam Badrinath (55) to post a competitive 180 for two which in the end proved inadequate.
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Raina struck three sixes and seven fours in his superbly paced 52—ball innings while Badrinath, slow to begin with, opened out later to strike six fours in 45 balls.
Chennai received a timely boost with the return of captain MS Dhoni, but he hard-hitting batsman didn't get a chance to bat with the visitors losing just two wickets.
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Sachin was adjudged as Man of the Match for his brilliant innings