Chennai Super Kings faced a 10 wicket loss against Mumbai Indians on Friday night in their second face off. With this defeat, the team got officially eliminated from the race for the playoffs for the first time in IPL history. After losing 4 wickets for just 3 runs during the first innings, all rounder Sam Curran saved the team from facing the fiasco of being the IPL team with lowest total.
Chasing a smallest total of 114 runs, Mumbai openers Ishan Kishan and Quinton de kock chased the total effortlessly with 46 balls to spare in the second innings. This led CSK team to face a huge set back in the net run rate and the team remained in the last spot.
Mumbai fans celebrated the victory in style. The official twitter handle of Mumbai Indians, trolled Chennai super kings by sharing their fans putting whistles for the victory.
Meanwhile, Tamil nadu based Mumbai fans celebrated the victory by bursting crackers. A twitter page named as “Mumbai fans TN” with 9,000 plus followers, shared a video of a group of boys bursting crackers to celebrate the victory of the blue team. “Celebration From Tamil Nadu” their caption for the post read.
Check out the video below :
On seeing this tweet, the official twitter handle of Mumbai Indians advised the fans to stay indoors and celebrate the victory as the country is currently combatting the COVID 19 virus. “Loving the enthusiasm and the support but we’d still want you to stay indoors and celebrate from home” tweet of Mumbai Indians read.
Here’s it :
Loving the enthusiasm and the support but we'd still want you to stay indoors and celebrate from home 💙 https://t.co/9ib0X2xPBW— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) October 23, 2020
The comment section of the tweet filled with fans of Tamil nadu pouring their love for Mumbai.
ஈன்ற பொழுதின் பெரிதுவக்கும் தன்மகனைச்— Krish (@Krish85972214) October 23, 2020
சான்றோன் எனக்கேட்ட தாய். Today how much I feel happy above one is thirukural
Sorry mi but it's a expression of over love from tamilnadu— Krish (@Krish85972214) October 23, 2020
Silver membership from Tamil Nadu 💙 pic.twitter.com/zwiWgoLYG1— ASHOK (@ashokvjj) October 23, 2020
I've been a MI fan for over 10 years now 💙🏏💪, love from Chennai 💙— confiture 💕 (@bored_brunette) October 23, 2020
“We have to make the most of the next three games and it is good preparation for the next year. Identify the batsmen, who will bowl at the death and hopefully the players will soak up the pressure.” said Dhoni after losing the game. “Captain can’t run away, so I’ll be playing in all the games” he added when the commentator said that he would like to see him play all the upcoming games.