It's become like a tradition to watch MI vs CSK in the finals of the IPL. The 12th edition of IPL is about to end on very fantastic notes with two best ever teams of the IPL competing against each other. Both the teams will be playing to win the title for the fourth time in history. MI with 9 wins entered straight to the finals and has an upper arm in the game given the record that it has defeated CSK thrice in this season. Whereas CSK who has lost 2 matches out three it has played against Mumbai in the finals has a more winning percentage overall.
So let's get ready for the most anticipated finals of the year and may the best team win!
Below are our prominent key players for MI vs CSK Playing11 finals of IPL 2019.
Hardik Panya has a record of Fastest Fifty in the IPL 2019 i.e., in 17 balls against KKR in Eden Gardens. He has the 2nd best strike rate (193.00) in the current season of the IPL. In all three previous matches against CSK, Hardik went not out and made 61 runs in 37 balls as well as taken 4 wickets. Overall he has taken 386 runs and 14 wickets in 15 matches.
Jaspreet Bumrah is a go-to bowler of Mumbai Indians and is always useful in death overs. With an economy rate of 6.84 has taken 17 wickets in 15 matches for the franchise. He has dismissed Dhoni three times in seven innings with a dot ball percentage of 46.20%. So there is no doubt MI will be saving Bumrah's overs for Dhoni. His best bowling figure is 3/20 in IPL 2019.
He has smashed 51 fours which is the 3rd highest in the IPL 2019. Mr. Cool is known for never losing its temper on and off the fields. In 14 matches he has scored 390 runs. In the last 3 matches against CSK, he has scored more than 80+ runs. His best score in this year of IPL as 67 is also against CSK.
MS Dhoni the batsman and the captain who never disappoints his team and his fans. So far he has scored 414 runs in 14 matches with a strike rate of 137.54, which is also the highest score from CSK. He as a captain has led his team to IPL finals total of 8 times. In his previous match against MI, he scored 37 off 29 balls.
Imran Tahir is on his way to becoming the Purple Cap Winner of this season. Just one wicket behind Rabada who is currently the top runner for this title, Imran Tahir has taken 24 wickets in 16 matches. This year he is bowling with an economy rate of 6.65 which is also his career best eco. rate so far. His was able to pick up his career-best bowling figure in the ongoing tournament i.e., 4/12.
Du Plessis scored a half-century in his last Qualifier 2 match and led his team to the finals of IPL 2019. His batting companion Watson also did a very great job and he as well scored a half-century in the last match. In 11 matches he has scored 370 runs which is the second-best score from the franchise.