In the first match played in the IPL Twenty20 at Cape Town, Mumbai Indians led by Sachin Tendulkar have beaten Chennai Super Kings led by MS Dhoni by 19 runs.
Chennai SK won the toss and elected to bat. Mumbai Indians made 165 for 7 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Sachin remained not out on 59 ( his second Twenty20 half century in IPL), Nayar made 35 and Jayasurya (26) and Dhawan (22) contributed to the total.
In reply Chennai SK made 146 for 7 at the end of the twentieth over. Hayden (44), Dhoni (36) and Flintoff (24) stood out. Malinga with 3 wickets and Jayasurya with 2 wickets reigned in the CSK team.