IPL: Johnson, Malinga help Mumbai crush Chennai

2013-05-06 00:00

THE Mumbai Indians, spearheaded by Mitchell Johnson and Lasith Malinga, completed an emphatic 60-run win over the table-topping Chennai Super Kings thanks to a sensational bowling performance by the hosts at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai yesterday.

Mumbai managed 139/5 in their 20 overs thanks to a late onslaught by Rohit Sharma and Harbhajan Singh that produced 57 runs in the final five overs.

Chasing a relatively modest target, the visitors were quickly in tatters on 18/4 after Johnson captured three wickets in his second over, including the prized scalps of Suresh Raina and Subramaniam Badrinath, both for ducks.

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