The three-time champions Chennai are having a dream run in the ongoing season of the cash-rich league, winning five out of their opening six games. On the other hand, Mumbai are having a mixed season. Rohit Sharma-led outfit have won three matches in six games.
Both Mumbai and Chennai are coming into this match after winning their previous encounter. While CSK defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by seven wickets, Mumbai hammered inaugural champion Rajasthan Royals. CSK are leading the IPL table with ten points and Mumbai are placed at the fourth spot.
MI vs CSK player record
MI captain Rohit Sharma has emerged to be the team’s best batsman this season. The star opener has scored 215 runs from six matches this year at an average of 35.83. When it comes to their bowling department, Rahul Chahar has been MI’s most successful bowlers after six matches. The wily leg-spinner has claimed a massive 11 wickets in the IPL 2021 at an economy rate of 7.08 and is also the third-highest wicket-taker in the series right now.
MI vs CSK best team: Captain and Vice-Captain Selection
Captain – Faf du Plessis, Rohit Sharma, Ruturaj Gaikwad
Vice-Captain – Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult
Faf du Plessis and Rohit Sharma will be perfect options as captain or vice-captain
Predicted Playing XIs
Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jayant Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult
Chennai Super Kings
Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (c&wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Lungi Ngidi and Deepak Chahar
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