Lendl Simmons has been in good nick in this match so far © IANS
Lendl Simmons has been in good nick in this match so far © IANS

Mumbai Indians (MI)have made an excellent start to the Qualifier one of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at Mumbai. MI have reached their 50-run mark in the seventh over with openers Parthiv Patel and Lendl Simmons going all guns blazing. They had initially made a cautious beginning with Ravichandran Ashwin and Ashish Nehra keeping things tight in the first few overs. Live Blog: Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians, Qualifier 2, IPL 2015 at Mumbai

The winner of this match will go directly to the final, while the loser will play the winner of the eliminator in the qualifier two. Both teams will want to go directly into the final after this win but they will still have another chance to make it to the final. Live scorecard:Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians, Qualifier 1, IPL 2015 at Mumba

Earlier, Mi skipper Rohit Sharma had won the toss and elected to bat first. MI go into this match with an unchanged side, while CSK have gotten in Dwayne Smith and Mohit Sharma in place of Brendon McCullum and Ishwar Pandey.