The IPL returns on Sunday evening in Dubai with Chennai Super Kings taking on Mumbai Indians. When the tournament was paused in early May, Chennai Super Kings were in 2nd place, two points behind leaders Delhi Capitals. Holders Mumbai Indians were in 4th, four points from the top. Read on as we preview this match. The game begins at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium at 18:00 local time.
Chennai Super Kings were very impressive in the early stages of the 2021 IPL and will be top of the table if they win their game in hand over Delhi Capitals.
Mumbai Indians never start the IPL in excellent form but are experts at peaking at the right time. They are well placed in 4th and will fancy their chances in this game.
Date -Sep 19, 2021
Time-19:30 IST / 14:00 GMT
Venue -Dubai Cricket Stadium – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Winner -Mumbai Indians
CSK vs MI Match Toss Prediction
We expect the captains to choose to field first before unleashing their batsmen with a target and required run-rate to hand.
CSK vs MI Match Pitch Report
We expect a competitive score to be around the 165-170 mark in Dubai. Expect the ball to travel at pace to the boundary with the spinners and slow bowlers able to keep a lid on the run-rate.
Sunny with a high of 36 degrees for the return of the IPL.
Chennai Super Kings Predicted Playing 11
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (c) (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Josh Hazlewood, Deepak Chahar
Mumbai Indians Predicted Playing 11
Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Jimmy Neesham, Rahul Chahr, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult
CSK vs MI Dream11 Team Prediction
- Batsmen:Rohit Sharma (c), Faf du Plessis, Suryakumar Yadav
- All Rounder:Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali
- Wicket Keeper:MS Dhoni, Ishan Kishan
- Bowler:Jasprit Bumrah (vc), Trent Boult, Rahul Chahar, Deepak Chahar