Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings Match Prediction Tips | MI vs CSK Who will win Today’s Match

Saturday, 07 April 2018 at 08:00 PM IST

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MI vs CSK Match Preview

Mumbai – The three-time IPL champions pitted against returning Chennai Super Kings, there cannot be a bigger fixture to kick-start the eleventh edition of IPL.

In the much-anticipated IPL opener at the buzzing Wankhede Stadium, Rohit Sharma led MI would want to begin the defense of their title putting their best foot forward. On the other hand, CSK would like to make a statement on their return to the IPL action after a two-year suspension.

The stage is set for the IPL giants to have a crack at each other, expect a cracker first up!

 

Mumbai Indians Team News

  • In the pre-season press conference, Rohit indicated that the opening combination is as a surprise, but mentioned the names of Evin Lewis and Ishan Kishan. The two are most likely to open and Rohit Sharma will slot in at three.
  • Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Surya Kumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard and Jasprit Bumrah are among the sure starters for the tournament opener.

 

Squad

Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Mustafizur Rehman, Pat Cummins, Suryakumar Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Rahul Chahar, Evin Lewis, Saurabh Tiwary, Ben Cutting, Pradeep Sangwan, JP Duminy, Mitchell McClenaghan, Tajinder Singh Dhillon, Sharad Lumba, Siddesh Lad, Tare, Mayank Markande, Akila Dhananjaya, Anukul Roy, Mohsin Khan, Nidheesh

 

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Chennai Super Kings Team News

  • One of Shane Watson or Sam Billings and Murali Vijay are most likely to open the batting for team CSK, with Suresh Raina at three.
  • CSK coach Stephen Fleming confirmed that MS Dhoni will bat relatively high in this year’s edition and also told the press about Faf’s finger injury.
  • Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Dwayne Bravo, Shardul Thakur and Harbhajan Singh are among other sure starters for the Chennai team.

 

Squad

MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, Dwayne Bravo. Karn Sharma, Shane Watson, Shardul Thakur, Ambati Rayudu, Murali Vijay, Harbhajan Singh, Faf Du Plessis, Mark Wood, Sam Billings, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Mitchell Santner, Lungisani Ngidi, Asif K M, N Jagadeesan, Kanishk Seth, Monu Singh, Dhruv Shorey, Kshitiz Sharma, Chaitanya Bishnoi

 

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MI vs CSK Key Players

MI: Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya

CSK: Suresh Raina, Shane Watson, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, MS Dhoni

 

Note: This MUM vs CHE match preview is based on news sourced from various sources. We suggest you pick your playing 11 from the squad listed above.

 

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