CSK vs MI Dream11 Prediction: In the 30th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season, the arch rivals Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will be locking horns with the Mumbai Indians (MI) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on 19 September. This will also be the opening game of the phase 2 all set to be played in the UAE.
During the first half of the IPL 2021 season, the Chennai Super Kings had a wonderful start winning five of their seven matches. CSK are placed at the second position on the points tally. On the other hand, Mumbai Indians were just grabbing the momentum during the last few matches in the opening half and they have won four of their seven matches so far. The Rohit Sharma-led team are currently slotted at the fourth position.
In the 31 matches played between these two teams in the history of the Indian Premier League, Mumbai Indians are winning this head-to-head battle with 20 wins while Chennai Super Kings have emerged victorious on 13 occasions. During the opening match between these two sides in the first half of the IPL 2021, Mumbai Indians registered an amazing 4-wicket victory in a thriller of a game against the Chennai Super Kings.
Fixture Name: IPL Match 30, Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings
Competition: VIVO IPL 2021
Date: 19 September
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
MI (recent last): W W L L W
CSK (recent last): L W W W W
Ground: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Pitch Report: The surface at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium is expected to offer enough help to the batsmen and the bowlers. Things will be a little difficult for the bowlers as the batters will make merry in these brilliant conditions. The spinners will surely come into play as the game progresses. However, the captain winning the toss will choose to bowl first.
Toss Update: Chennai Super Kings won the toss and opted to bat first.
It will be a better move to pick as many as Mumbai Indians’ players in your dream fantasy teams. The all-rounder duo of Ravindra Jadeja and Moeen Ali from Chennai Super Kings are must picks as they will contribute both with the bat and ball. It will be a good deal to include more of MI bowlers to increase the winning chances.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Ishan Kishan, Quinton de Kock
BATSMEN: Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav, Ambati Rayudu
ALL-ROUNDERS: Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali
BOWLERS: Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, Shardul Thakur
The Mumbai Indians will start as favourites for this match as they have some really good and in-form players in their line-up. Thus, MI are expected to win this match. However, Chennai Super Kings also have the ability to pose a difficult challenge and even emerge victorious in this contest. This El Classico of the IPL will surely be a thriller of an encounter.
The Chennai Super Kings have definitely punched above their weights especially in the batting department during the first half of the tournament. The likes of Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Moeen Ali looked in a terrific form to put up winning totals on the board on consistent basis. In the bowling department, Shardul Thakur, Lungi Ngidi and Deepak Chahar have also performed really well to support the batsmen.
Chennai Super Kings’ all-rounder Moeen Ali had an incredible performance especially with the bat in the first half of IPL 2021. The left-handed batter smacked a total of 206 runs that included a brilliant fifty as well at a wonderful strike-rate of 157.25. He also contributed with the ball in difficult situations picking up five wickets at an economy of 6.16.
For the Chennai Super Kings, Shardul Thakur did not had the best of performances during the first half of the IPL, but currently, he is in a great form both with the bat and ball. Thakur delivered remarkably well with the ball in the last home white-ball series against England picking wickets at regular intervals. He also performed really well during IPL 2020 played in the UAE.
CSK Playing 11 (Confirmed)
Faf du Plessis
For the Mumbai Indians, both their batsmen and bowlers are coming into this IPL Phase 2 after performing really well for their respective national teams. Quinton de Kock, Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav will be crucial with the bat in the top-order while Hardik Pandya and Kieron Pollard will handle the finishing duties. The likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult and Rahul Chahar will be crucial with the ball.
For the Mumbai Indians, Suryakumar Yadav smashed an amazing knock of 56 runs off 36 balls against Kolkata Knight Riders in the opening half of IPL 2021. He also scored impressive half-centuries on his T20I and ODI debuts for India against England and Sri Lanka respectively. Moreover, he will be feeling really confident after being named in the India squad for the T20 World Cup 2021.
Mumbai Indians’ pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah did amazingly well in the recent Test series against England and will be a key player to watch out for in this game. Bumrah has taken six wickets in seven games of IPL 2021 season so far at an economy of less than 8. He will be really crucial for the Mumbai Indians in the death overs if they are to win their record sixth IPL title this year.
MI Playing 11 (Confirmed)
Quinton de Kock
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