Mumbai Indians entered IPL final for the fifth time by defeating Chennai Super Kings by six wickets in the first Qualifier at Chennai last night.
Riding on Suryakumar Yadav’s unbeaten 71 off 54 balls, Mumbai reached a 132-run target with 9 balls to spare.
For Chennai, skipper MS Dhoni scored 37 while Ambati Rayudu made 42 runs.
However, Chennai will get another chance to make it to their eighth summit clash as they will now play the second Qualifier against the winner of the ‘Eliminator’ between Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad, scheduled in Visakhapatnam at 7:30 pm today.
The second qualifier will be played on Friday and the title clash will be held in Hyderabad on Sunday.