IPL 2023, MI vs CSK: how will be the pitch of the great match? What can be the playing XI of both the teams? Read full match preview
On Saturday, April 8, match number 12 of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2023) and the second match of the day between the two biggest teams of the tournament Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings at the famous Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. will be played. History is witness that these two teams are each other’s biggest rivals.
Mumbai has won the IPL title 5 times under the leadership of Rohit Sharma, while the yellow jersey team under the leadership of Mahendra Singh Dhoni has received the glittering trophy of this tournament 4 times. However, in the last season, both the teams were the first to be eliminated from the playoff race. In the IPL 2022 points table, CSK finished 9th and MI at the last position.
Talking about this season, Chennai were defeated by defending champions Gujarat by 5 wickets in their first match. However, making a tremendous comeback in the second match, CSK defeated Lucknow by 12 runs. Mumbai, on the other hand, will be playing their second match of IPL 2022. In the first match against RCB, they had to face a crushing defeat by 8 wickets.
Today in our special article, we will tell you how the pitch and weather will be in this match between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings. Along with this, we will tell with which playing eleven both the teams can take the field, so let us know-
Head to Head
If we look at the head-to-head statistics, there have been 34 matches between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings so far, out of which 20 matches have been won by the team in blue jersey, while 14 matches have been won by Chennai. But out of the last 10 matches, Mumbai Indians won 7 times and CSK won only 3 times. At the same time, in the year 2022, both these teams had faced each other twice and both had won one match each.
The Wankhede pitch is considered a paradise for batsmen. It rains more than rain here. So far, 102 IPL matches have been played at Wankhede, out of which the team batting first has won 48 matches and the team chasing the target has been successful 54 times. The best score of IPL was made by RCB on this pitch. He scored 235 runs here in 2015.
Weather condition –
According to the report of Weather.com, there is a forecast of mild change in the day in Mumbai on Saturday. However, there is little chance of rain during the day. But as soon as the sun sets, the chances of rain will increase up to 5 percent.
The possible playing XI of Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings is as follows –
Rohit Sharma (Captain), Ishan Kishan (Wicket-keeper), Suryakumar Yadav, Cameron Green, Tilak Verma, Tim David, Nehal Wadhera, Hrithik Shokeen, Piyush Chawla, Joffra Archer and Arshad Khan.
Chennai Super Kings:
MS Dhoni (Captain/Wicketkeeper), Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Ben Stokes, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, Shivam Dube, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Rajvardhan Hangergekar.