CSK vs MI: Chennai Super Kings will lock horns with defending champions Mumbai Indians in Match 30 of the Indian Premier League 2021 (IPL 2021). The match will take place at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.
CSK currently find itself in second place with 10 points, having won five games and lost two. Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians are fourth on the table with four wins and three losses to their name.
The two sides met each other on 1st May during Phase 1 of IPL 2021. Chennai Super Kings batted first and posted a total of 218/4 in 20 overs. Ambati Rayudu played a quickfire unbeaten knock of 72 runs off 27 balls. A knock that included 4 boundaries and 7 sixes. Moreover, Faf du Plessis and Moeen Ali scored a half-century each and guided the side to a massive total.
In reply, the Mumbai-based franchise chased down the target off the final delivery. West Indian all-rounder Kieron Pollard picked up a couple of wickets and then laid the foundation for his side with an unbeaten score of 87 off 34 balls.
Openers Quinton de Kock and Rohit Sharma, along with Krunal Pandya, added a handful of runs to the team’s tally to ensure they win the nail-biting encounter.
A Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings clash is never short on excitement. We can once again witness a thriller CSK vs when the two sides met on Sunday as the IPL 2021 resumes.
Match: Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians
Date & Time: 19th September, 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
CSK vs MI Injury Updates
Chennai Super Kings is currently recovering from a groin injury, but attended the club’s latest training session. However, the Kings might rest him for the clash against Mumbai. Moreover, the club will miss Sam Curran during their first game of Phase 2 as the Englishman is currently undergoing the mandatory 7-day quarantine period.
The pitch in Dubai is known for producing high-scoring encounters, and we could be in for another as the biggest rivals in IPL history take on each other. The track in Dubai will assist pacers early on, and they will look to rattle a few quick wickets with extra bounce and swing on offer.
With that said, both captains will look to bowl first upon winning the toss.
A clear day is on the cards! One can expect a full game of 40 overs when Chennai Super Kings take on Mumbai Indians.
CSK vs MI Predicted Playing XI
Chennai Super Kings
Robin Uthappa, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Imran Tahir, Shardul Thakur, Josh Hazelwood.
CSK vs MI Dream11 Team Prediction
Wicket-keeper: Quinton de Kock
Batsmen: Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard (vice-captain), Suryakumar Yadav, Ruturaj Gaikwad
All-rounders: Moeen Ali (captain), Ravindra Jadeja
Bowlers: Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, Deepak Chahar, Rahul Chahar