Head to head record (32 matches: MI 19 | CSK 13)
MI and CSK have developed quite some rivalry between them over the 13 editions of the IPL. Both teams are known for having a fierce winning mentality and matches between MI and CSK are usually a treat to watch, especially for neutrals. Out of the 32 times, the teams have clashed against one another, MI has won 19 times while CSK’s win count stands at 13.
Last IPL meeting
Despite sharing an overall competitive rivalry, MI has dominated CSK in the last five encounters winning four matches.
MI and CSK last played each other on Oct 23, 2020, at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium where Mumbai Indians (116/0 in 12.2 overs) beat Chennai Super Kings (114/9 in 20 overs).
In the T20 games held between these two sides, Suresh Raina has scored the most runs (730) followed by Rohit Sharma (658) and MS Dhoni (643). Among the current bowlers playing in these teams, Dwayne Bravo has picked up the most wickets (32) followed by Ravindra Jadeja (17). Rohit Sharma played a wonderful knock of 87 runs off 48 balls against CSK in IPL 2018 helping the team to win by 8 runs.
In MI v CSK games, Suresh Raina has been the highest run-getter with 699 runs at an average of 34.95 in 26 matches. DJ Bravo leads the bowling charts with 31 wickets to his name in 20 matches. He got 26 wickets out of 31 playing for CSK and 5 wickets playing for his earlier franchise MI. In VIVO IPL 2019, both these players will be representing CSK. The highest total in MI v CSK games is 208 by CSK and the lowest total is 79, also by CSK.
Both these teams will be meeting on 1 May 2021 in the fourteenth edition of the IPL at the in Delhi. MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, DJ Bravo and Ravindra Jadeja will be the players to look out for from CSK and Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuvraj Singh and Suryakumar Yadav from MI.
Probable Playing XIs
Mumbai Indians: Quinton de Kock (wk), Rohit Sharma (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jayant Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult
Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Ngidi
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