| On May 1, 2021 4:30 PM IST

MI vs CSK Dream11 IPL Today Match Prediction 1 May [STATS for GRAND LEAGUE – Batting, Bowling, Team, Pitch]


MI vs CSK IPL 2021: It is time for the biggest battle of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season as they famously call it the ‘El Classico’, wherein the Mumbai Indians (MI) will be facing the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on May 1. The Mumbai Indians are coming after a brilliant win over Rajasthan Royals in their previous game while Chennai Super Kings have had a phenomenal season so far winning 5 of their 6 matches. In the 32 matches played between these two teams, MI are ahead with 19 wins while CSK have won 13 games. However, it will now be really crucial for both MI and CSK to do well on a consistent basis in this important phase of IPL 2021.

MI vs CSK Today Match Prediction Details

Fixture Name: VIVO IPL, Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings

Competition: VIVO IPL

Date: 1 May

Time: 7:30 PM IST

Ground: Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

Team Form Guide:
MI (recent last): W L L W W
CSK (recent last): W W W W W

Brief score of the last result at the venue: Mumbai Indians 172/3 defeat Rajasthan Royals 171/4 by 7 wickets in the 24th match of IPL 2021.

Delhi Pitch Report: The pitch at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi has favoured the batters as seen in the first two games this season. It has been a belter of a track where the bowlers have found it really challenging to find their rhythm. The par score will remain around 160-170 with the dew factor expected to play a big role especially in the second innings.

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MI vs CSK Playing 11

MI Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • There are no injury issues in the Mumbai Indians camp.

Expected Team Changes

  • They are unlikely to make any changes.
  • Rohit Sharma will captain the side.
  • Ishan Kishan will be the wicket-keeper.
  • Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya and Kieron Pollard will be their main batters.
  • Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, Krunal, Nathan Coulter-Nile and Rahul Chahar will be the crucial bowlers.

MI Playing (likely)
Rohit Sharma
Quinton de Kock
Suryakumar Yadav
Krunal Pandya
Kieron Pollard
Hardik Pandya
Jayant Yadav
Nathan Coulter-Nile
Rahul Chahar
Trent Boult
Jasprit Bumrah

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CSK Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • There are no injury issues in the Chennai Super Kings camp.

Expected Team Line-up  

  • They are expected to play with the same team.
  • MS Dhoni will captain the side and also take care of the wicket-keeping duties.
  • Ruturaj Gaikwad will open the batting with Faf du Plessis.
  • Suresh Raina, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja will bat in the middle-order.
  • Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja and Lungi Ngidi will be their main bowlers.

CSK Playing 11 (likely)
Ruturaj Gaikwad
Faf du Plessis
Moeen Ali
Suresh Raina
Ambati Rayudu
MS Dhoni
Ravindra Jadeja
Sam Curran
Shardul Thakur
Deepak Chahar
Lungi Ngidi

Who will win today match

The Mumbai Indians will once again depend a lot on the likes of Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya and Kieron Pollard to deliver in the batting department. Trent Boult, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah and Nathan Coulter-Nile will be their key bowlers. On the other hand, Chennai Super Kings will be hopeful that their in-form batsmen, Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni come good in this match while Deepak Chahar, Lungi Ngidi, Sam Curran and Ravindra Jadeja will be crucial with the ball. It is expected to be the biggest encounter of this season. In our Dream 11 Today Match Prediction we back Mumbai Indians to win this match.

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MI vs CSK Dream11 Prediction

Grand League Team 1

We are picking Faf du Plessis as the Captain of this team due to his fantastic performance in the tournament so far having scored 270 runs in 6 matches.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Quinton de Kock (VC)
BATSMEN: Faf du Plessis (C), Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Ruturaj Gaikwad
ALL-ROUNDERS: Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali
BOWLERS: Rahul Chahar, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Ngidi, Nathan Coulter-Nile

Grand League Team 2

We are picking Rohit Sharma as the Captain in this team as he has a fabulous record against CSK in the IPL history having scored 717 runs in 28 matches.

BATSMEN: Faf du Plessis, Rohit Sharma (C), Suryakumar Yadav, Suresh Raina (VC)
ALL-ROUNDERS: Ravindra Jadeja, Krunal Pandya
BOWLERS: Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Ngidi

Grand League Team 3

We are making Ruturaj Gaikwad as the Captain of this team because he has already smashed two wonderful match-winning half-centuries in this tournament so far.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Quinton de Kock
BATSMEN: Faf du Plessis, Suryakumar Yadav (VC), Ruturaj Gaikwad (C)
ALL-ROUNDERS: Moeen Ali, Kieron Pollard, Sam Curran
BOWLERS: Trent Boult, Rahul Chahar, Lungi Ngidi, Shardul Thakur

Grand League Team 4

We are choosing Suryakumar Yadav as the Captain in this team as he has been getting consistent starts this season and smashed a remarkable fifty against KKR.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Quinton de Kock
BATSMEN: Faf du Plessis, Suryakumar Yadav (C), Rohit Sharma, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Hardik Pandya
ALL-ROUNDERS: Moeen Ali (VC), Krunal Pandya
BOWLERS: Trent Boult, Rahul Chahar, Deepak Chahar

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