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IPL 2021 – MI vs CSK: Preview and Predicted Eleven

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Mumbai Indians (MI) will face Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in Delhi in the 27th match of the  Indian Premier League (IPL). It is the most awaited match of IPL. MI have won their last match quite easily. CSK also have won their last match in this venue.

MI were struggling in Chennai but in Delhi, they got back their momentum. They are currently in the fourth position. They have 6 points from 6 matches. They will be looking to gain points from this match.

CSK are in a good position right now. They are now the current table-toppers. They have 10 points from 6 matches. The team will be looking to concrete their lead by defeating MI.

Inside MI:

The Delhi pitch has been liked by the MI players so far. Quinton de Kock has regained his form. He scored an unbeaten 70 runs innings and got the man of the match award last night. Rohit and Suryakumar scored low runs but they are in good form and will come back.

Quinton got the man of the match award in the last match

Krunal Pandya was promoted last night and did quite well. But his bowling was not impressive at all. Hardik didn’t bat last night. Pollard was in good touch.

Ishan Kishan was rested last night. Coulter Nile has been brought in but was expensive. Burmah and Boult bowled well. Jayant was expensive too. Rahul Chahar is in a good form and picking wickets for the team.

Inside CSK:

Ruturaj and Faf are doing pretty well in the opening. Ruturaj has scored 75 runs and got the man of the match award. M. Ali is also doing good as a floater. His short but stormy innings are going in favour of CSK. Raina is also in good touch.

The opening duo of CSK are scoring big runs every day

Jadeja is doing good with both bat and ball. Sam Curran is bowling well. Chahar and Shardul are also doing positive. Lungi Ngidi is bowling at a good pace. Tahir is there when spin is needed.

MI vs CSK-Match details

Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings

Venue: Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

When:  May 01, 07:30 PM IST

MI vs CSK-What to expect

The pitch of Delhi will remain the same like previous matches. The pitch is flat and quite batting friendly. There is a hot and humid condition. The dew factor will also play a crucial role. Winning the toss the teams may like to chase. 180+ runs on the board will be good to defend.

Probable XI of MI:

The team will be unchanged may be. Quinton is in good form. He and Rohit will open. SKY will be at no. 3. Ishan will miss this match too. Krunal and Hardik will be there too.

Krunal Pandya was impressive with the bat last night

Pollard will continue in the lower order. Coulter Nile will get more matches. Rahul Chahar will be playing too. Piyush Chawla may replace Jayant Yadav. Bumrah and Boult will be the front line, fast bowlers.

MI team against CSK: 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.

Probable XI of CSK:

There will no changes in this team too. Ruturaj and Faf will open. Ali or Raina will be at no. 3. Rayudu and Dhoni will come after that.

Jadeja and Curran will be the other all-rounders. Shardul and Deepak will continue with Ngidi.

CSK team against MI: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Lungi Ngidi, Deepak Chahar.

Hemanta Adhikary
A young, enthusiastic sports lover and passionate about cricket.

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