CSK vs MI: They lost their tournament opener at home against Delhi Capitals then went onto win against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Chinnaswamy Stadium by 6 runs in a controversial end to the match. Their third encounter was again an away affair where Kings XI Punjab closed-off them by 8 wickets. This would be their fourth game of the season and their current position at the points table demands a win to set the tone for the upcoming matches.
The ‘Old’ boys are definitely making it big this year as well and looking nowhere near a defeat. The three games where they registered wins came against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the tournament opener by 7 wickets followed by wins over Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals by 6 wickets and 8 runs respectively.
Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians Team News
- CSk finally brought their fourth overseas player in the form of Mitchell Santner in the last game.
- He did not had a great game as he was not able to grip the wet ball properly after dew played its part at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.
- Ambati Rayudu’s form is a bit of a concern for CSK this season.
- Aussies quick Jason Behrendorff has joined the Mumbai Indians squad after finishing his national duties.
- He could fit in straight away at the expense of Mitchell McClenaghan in the line-up.
- Apart from this change, MI might bring in an extra batsman to solve their middle order vowes. Ishan Kishan is an option for MI here.
Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians Playing11
Chennai Super Kings
Shane Watson, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Dwayne Bravo, Harbhajan Singh/Mitchell Santner
Lasith Malinga, Quinton de Kock, Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav/Ishan Kishan, Yuvraj Singh, Krunal Pandya, Jason Behrendorff, Kieron Pollard, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, M Markande.
Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians Squad
Chennai Super Kings Squad
M.S. Dhoni (c), Mitchell Santner, David Willey, Sam Billings, Mohit Sharma, Faf du Plessis, Chaitanya Bishnoi, N Jagadeesan, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, KM Asif, Deepak Chahar, Ambati Rayudu, Shane Watson, Dhruv Shorey, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, Shardul Thakur, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir, Murali Vijay
Mumbai Indians Squad
Pankaj Jaiswal, Rohit Sharma (c), Yuvraj Singh, Lasith Malinga, Kieron Pollard, Mayank Markande, Krunal Pandya, Aditya Tare, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jason Behrendorff, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Anmolpreet Singh, Alzarri Joseph, Suryakumar Yadav, Ben Cutting, Jayant Yadav, Quinton de Kock, Evin Lewis, Barinder Sran, Siddhesh Lad, Rahul Chahar, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Salam