Hyderabad, May 12, Sunday at 07:30 PM IST
Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings will be looking to clinch their fourth IPL trophy when both the teams will square off at Hyderabad in the evening for the final clash of Vivo IPL 2019. Interestingly, if MI manages one a win tonight it will not only be their fourth title but will also be the fourth win over Chennai Super Kings this season.
The defending champions, Chennai Super Kings, faced their first defeat of the season at the hands of Rohit Sharma Army in Wankhede. Both the teams then met at Chennai where the visitors handed CSK their first home defeat of the season. Then, after finishing at the top two spots, the sides met for the third time in the Qualifier 1 at Chennai and the rest is we all know.
While Mumbai Indians secured an easy six wickets win to secure a spot in the final, Chennai Super Kings have paved their way through Qualifier 2 to reach the finals.
So, it’s not only the clash between the two most successful sides but is also a fight between the two most successful captains- Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni. led by MS Dhoni, CSK has made a record appearance in the finals – eight times out of ten seasons. On the other hand, Mumbai Indians have never lost a final!
The clash begins at 07:30 PM IST.
Total – 28
Mumbai Indians- 16
Chennai Super Kings – 12
MI is expected to rope in the fourth overseas for the big game
M McClenaghan can come in place of J Yadav who has been average in his last couple of appearance
Chennai Super Kings might play with the same combination or can even bring in Murali Vijay back to strengthen the middle order
Mumbai Indians have won the toss and will bat first
For MI, M McClenaghan comes in for Jayant Yadav
CSK are playing with the same combination
CSK Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper – MS Dhoni
Batsmen – S Watson, Faf du Plessis, A Rayudu, S Raina, (D: M Vijay)
All-rounder – R Jadeja, D Bravo
Bowlers – I Tahir, Harbhajan Singh, D Chahar (D: S Thakur)
MI Playing 11:
Wicket-keeper –Quinton de Kock
Batsmen –Rohit Sharma (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Ishan Kishan
All-rounder –Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya
Bowlers -Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga, Rahul Chahar
This MI vs CSK Dream11 prediction is high-risk but you may reap rewards if some assumptions come off. We advise you not to use these teams in small league contests.
Chennai Super Kings – 3
Mumbai Indians – 3
Team 1, 2 & 3: Bet as per stats
While CSK skipper MS Dhoni is the leading run-scorer for his team this season. When it comes to scroing runs against Mumbai Indians, he averages just 28. In 10 games, MS Dhoni has scored just 173 runs against MI
Lasith Malinga has dismissed Shane Watson on five occasions also he is the leading wicket-taker for MI when it comes against CSK
Suresh Raina has a much better average against MI than his teammates. In last 9 innings against MI, he has scored 216 runs with an average of 27
For MI, skipper Rohit Sharma has slammed 155 runs in his last five innings against Chennai Super Kings. He averages 38 against CSK and has hit three fifties in last 5 games. He will be the right pick for Captain.
Surya Kumar Yadav is another contender for Captain and Vice Captian. He too can be a game changer as in last 5 innings against CSK, Yadav has scored 217 runs with an average of 72. He scored a fifty in the last game too.
Team 4 & 5: Predict the winner-
MI has an upper hand when it comes to head to clash against CSK. Alone in this season, MI has thrashed CSK on three occasions. So, going by the past record, MI is the first favourites to win the clash.
However, with Thala MS Dhoni on their side, CSK is a formidable side to beat in the finals. So, here are the two teams –
If MI wins-
IF CSK wins-
Team 6: As per the pitch conditions
The Hyderabad wickets assist pacers the most. The ratio of wicket taken by pacers and spinners at this venue is 52 to 27. Also, Alzari Joseph broke the 11-year-long record-bowling figures of Sohail Tanvir this season on this venue only.
THIS MI VS CSK DREAM11 PREDICTION IS HIGH-RISK BUT YOU MAY REAP REWARDS IF SOME ASSUMPTIONS COME OFF. WE ADVISE YOU NOT TO USE THESE TEAMS IN SMALL LEAGUE CONTESTS.