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Today Match Prediction for MI vs CSK Dream11 team IPL 2021 1st May

By Arpit Sachdeva
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Today Match Prediction for MI vs CSK: Two of the most successful teams in the history of IPL, Mumbai Indians will face Chennai Super Kings for the first time this season. Both teams are placed in the upper half of the table. However, Chennai Super Kings are in a much better position.

MS Dhoni and Co. are sitting at the top of the table with 5 wins in 6 games. They are coming into the game on the back of five consecutive victories. With both the batting and bowlers department doing quite well, CSK would be confident of winning their sixth consecutive match against MI. Faf du Plessis and Ritutraj Gaekwad will once again be two players to watch out for. The duo has been exceptional with the bat. Moeen has been playing outstanding cameos at three. The depth in CSK’s batting would give them the confidence to play aggressively against a strong MI bowling attack.

Due to a poor run from the middle order, MI haven’t had the greatest of starts to their campaign. Hardik Pandya and Kieron Pollard are yet to unleash themselves. How they bat in the upcoming games will be crucial for MI’s chances ahead in the tournament. Nevertheless, Quinton de Kock’s match-winning 70-run knock would be a big boost for them. A lot of responsibility will be on the top three as MI looks to earn a win on Saturday.

Today Match Prediction for MI vs CSK

In MI vs CSK match prediction, let’s look into some important stats from teams and the players from both sides:

  1. Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings have locked horns with each other in 30 games in IPL.
  2. Mumbai Indians have had the wood over Chennai. MI have won 18 games against CSK, while the latter has managed to claim 12 victories.
  3. Mumbai skipper, Rohit Sharma is the most successful batsman for MI against CSK. He has scored 717 runs in 28 matches at a strike rate of 124.91
  4. Against MI, Suresh Raina leads the way for CSK, scoring 818 runs at an average of 31.46.
  5. Dwayne Bravo has picked 28 wickets against MI with the best match figures of 4/42.
  6. Deepak Chahar has never dismissed Quinton de Kock in IPL. The South African has scored 81 runs off 59 balls against the former.

MI Playing XI (likely):

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

CSK Playing XI (likely):

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

Form Guide:

CSK: WWWWW

MI: WLLWW

Standings on IPL points table:

MI: 4

CSK: 1

Today IPL Pitch Report:

The wicket at Arun Jaitley is a bit different to what we have seen over the years. From what we have seen in the previous game, a high scoring total should be on the cards. There isn’t much swing or spin on offer. The pacers would be seen bowling a lot more cutters. With the due factor a crucial factor in the game, both teams would look the bowl first upon winning the toss.

MI vs CSK: Who will win IPL Match Today?

Both teams look solid on paper. Both teams boast of outstanding players in their squad. It would very difficult to predict a winner out of the two. If recent form is anything to go by, we expect Chennai Super Kings to emerge victorious on Saturday.

 Today IPL Match Score:

The team batting first is likely to score anything between 170 and 190.

Where to watch IPL Live Score and Stream:

The matches will be telecasted live on Star Sports Network. And, it will be streamed live on Hotstar and Jio TV.

MI vs CSK: Dream11 Fantasy Team  

  1. Quinton de Kock
  2. Faf du Plessis (C)
  3. S Yadav(VC)
  4. H Pandya
  5. R Gaikwad
  6. R Jadeja
  7. M Ali
  8. D Chahar
  9. T Boult
  10. J Bumrah
  11. R Chahar
Arpit Sachdeva