CSK vs MI: Preview
After another nail-biting win, Chennai is ready to take on Mumbai at their adopted home Pune. Mumbai is coming into this game with a shocking defeat to Hyderabad in a low scorimg thriller. Both Mumbai and Chennai will be again boosted for a nervy game with both highest wicket taker (Mayank Markande) and highest run getter (Ambati Rayudu) set to take on each other again. Also, having lost 5 out of 6 games, it is a do or die match for Mumbai Indians.
Head to Head: After a win in last game the overall tally has reached to CSK-12 and MI-13 from 25 games (including defunct Champions League matches).
Pitch: The match will be played at MCA Pune and again a batsman friendly surface is expected but with a tinge of grass and early moment. Also, dew might come into play in the later stages of game.
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Comparison- From the two CSK look more confident plus aggressive on paper as well as on Field. Mumbai lacks on both temperament and bowling front.
CSK- No changes are expected.
Playing XI:- Rayudu, Watson, Raina, Dhoni(C/wk), Billings, R.Jadeja, DJ.Bravo, D.Chahar, Shardul, H.Singh, Tahir
MI- JP.Duminy might be included in place of out form Pollard.
Playing XI:- Lewis, S.Yadav, Kishan(Wk), Rohit(C), JP.Duminy, Hardik, Krunal, Markande, Bumrah, Mcleneghan, M.Rahman