CSK vs MI, Dream11 IPL
Sharjah Cricket Stadium,Sharjah
Friday, October 23, 2020 07:30 PM
In the Dream11 IPL 2020, we have Chennai Super Kings squaring off against Mumbai Indians at Sharjah Cricket Stadium,Sharjah.
Mumbai Indians will be looking to make a strong comeback when they face Chennai Super Kings in the 41st match of 2020 Indian Premier League at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday.
In the previous match, Chennai Super Kings delivered an abject batting performance to lose seventh game in the competition. The franchise will have to win their remaining four matches in order to keep their playoff hopes alive in the competition.
On the other hand, Mumbai Indians five-match winning streak to end after they lost a thriller against Kings XI Punjab. For the first time in the history of Indian Premier League, the match was decided through two Super-overs eliminator.
Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians Dream11 Preview
Three-time IPL Champions have been a sheer disappointment this season. With only three wins out of 10 matches played in the competition, Chennai Super Kings have been predictable in terms of their overall game plan and strategy.
Leg-spinner Imran Tahir might get a game against Mumbai Indians after cricket pundits criticized Dhoni for playing Josh Hazlewood on a sluggish pitch.
The franchise cannot afford to lose this game as it will diminish their chances of qualifying for the playoffs of the competition.
In their previous encounter, Chennai Super Kings won the toss and elected to bat first. Faf du Plessis failed to make an impression and perished for a low score. Shane Watson also gave his wicket away to see Chennai lose their second wicket with 26 runs on the board.
Promoted to open the innings, Sam Curran, produced a decent innings for Chennai and scored 22 runs off 25 balls with the help of one four and one six.
Ambati Rayudu also failed to capitalize on his good start and perished in the 10th over to see Chennai lose their fourth wicket with 56 runs on the board. Rajasthan spinners put on a chokehold as Chennai Super Kings struggled to increase their rate of scoring in the last 10 overs of the innings.
Captain MS Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja put on a decent partnership of 51 runs to help Chennai push their second beyond 110-run mark.
For Chennai, Ravindra Jadeja played well and scored 35 not out off 30 balls with the help of four boundaries. He was well supported by MS Dhoni, who chipped in with 28 runs with the help of two fours.
In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur and Ravindra Jadeja to make crucial breakthroughs.Pacer Deepak Chahar was the best bowler on display for Chennai Super Kings and claimed 2 for 18 in his four overs.
Captain Rohit Sharma will be hoping that the side can put in a clinical performance with bat and ball in this fixture.
In their previous match, Mumbai Indians won the toss and decided to bat first on a decent looking pitch. Opener Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav perished for single-digit scores, while Ishan Kishan also failed to make an impact with the bat.
Reigning Champions were placed in a tricky situation at 38 for 3 after 5.1 overs. Wicket-keeper Quinton de Kock and Krunal Pandya led the fightback for Mumbai Indians with a 58-run partnership for the fourth wicket.
Krunal Pandya looked in excellent touch with the bat and scored 34 runs off 30 balls with the help of four boundaries and one six. Krunal’s brother, Hardik, failed to make a contribution and perished for a single-digit score to see Mumbai lose their fifth wicket with 116 runs on the board.
For Mumbai, Quinton de Kock was the standout performer with the bat and smashed his fifth half-century of this year’s competition. Left-hander scored 53 runs off 43 balls with the help of three fours and three sixes.
All-rounder Kieron Pollard and Nathan Coulter-Nile put on a 57-run partnership for the seventh wicket to help Mumbai Indians post a competitive total on the board.
Kieron Pollard continued his excellent form with the bat and smashed quick-fire 34 not out off 12 balls with the help of one four and four sixes. He was well supported by Nathan Coulter-Nile, who chipped in with 24 runs off 12 balls with the help of four boundaries
In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah and Rahul Chahar to make crucial breakthroughs. Pacer Jasprit Bumrah was the standout bowler for the side against Kings XI Punjab and finished with figures of 3 for 24 in his four overs.
CSK vs MI Head to Head Records
Total number of matches played: 11
Matches won by CSK: 6
Matches won by MI: 5
Last 5 match of CSK vs MI
CSK: L L W L L
MI: W W W W L
Who will win the match
CSK will win the match
CSK vs MI Pitch Report
In the opening game of the tournament, Chennai Super Kings registered a comfortable win over Mumbai Indians. The wicket prepared at Sharjah will be excellent for batting. The weather forecast for Friday’s game is going to be bright and sunny.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) – Key Players
Faf du Plessis
Mumbai Indians (MI) – Key Players
Quinton de Kock
CSK vs MI – Probable Playing 11
Chennai Super Kings: Faf du Plessis, Sam Curran, Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Deepak Chahar, Piyush Chawla, Shardul Thakur, Josh Hazlewood
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah.