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| On May 12, 2019 1:01 PM IST

MI vs CSK Final Playerzpot Prediction IPL Preview, Team News, Playing 11


MI vs CSK Playerzpot Prediction IPL Preview, Team News, Playing 11

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Battle for supremacy

MI v sCSK  | Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings share an intense rivalry between them. Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings will add a new chapter to this rivalry when they meet each other for the Final clash in Hyderabad. Both the teams have met thrice in the final of the Indian Premier League with Mumbai emerging victorious twice. Chennai Super Kings will be making its eighth final appearance while for Mumbai, it is going to be the fifth one. The winning side will clearly reign supreme and take the crown of the ‘most successful franchise’ of the tournament with four titles to their name.

Also Read: MI vs CSK IPL 2019 Final preview: Instincts or strategy who will win the End game?

Journey so far

While Mumbai Indians began slow and could only gain three wins in seven matches but they accelerated in the second half of the tournament and finished the league stage at the top position of the points table.

CSK, on the other hand, got a blazing start but lost their momentum somewhere in the middle. They lost the Qualifier 1 against MI but crawled back against DC to pave their way into the final.

Also Read: MI vs CSK Dotball Prediction | IPL Finals | Team News & Fantasy Team

They outplayed us in our conditions: Stephen Fleming 

“MI were confident and they played well. They managed to put us under pressure and simply outplayed us. They played a nice brand of cricket even in our conditions,” Fleming said after CSK’s loss to MI in Qualifier 1.

Hyderabad is a neutral venue for both the teams: Rohit Sharma

“Hyderabad will be a neutral venue for both the teams. As both the teams have played here in the past, so the venue is not going to play a major factor,” MI skipper Rohit Sharma.

Match Details MI vs CSK

When: 12May 2019, 07:30 pm

Where: Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad

Head to Head

Total Played: 27

MI Won: 16, CSK Won:  11

Pitch Report

The Hyderabad pitch has traditionally supported the fast bowlers. The tally heavily favours the quicks (52 to 27 for the spinners). There were showers on the eve of the game.


  • Fast bowlers have gained an advantage from Hyderabad pitch. Hence, Rohit Sharma might be tempted to bring back Mitchell McClenaghan.
  • Shardul Thakur replaced Murali Vijay for the second qualifier. CSK might bring back Murali Vijay.
  • Teams batting first have won the IPL final 63.60 per cent.

Also Read: MI vs CSK Today Match Prediction and Betting Odds Final | Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings IPL 2019

Mumbai Indians Squad

Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Anmolpreet Singh, Alzarri Joseph, Suryakumar Yadav, Ben Cutting, Pankaj Jaiswal, Rohit Sharma (c), Yuvraj Singh, Lasith Malinga, Kieron Pollard, Mayank Markande, Krunal Pandya, Aditya Tare, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jason Behrendorff, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Quinton de Kock, Evin Lewis, Barinder Sran, Siddhesh Lad, Rahul Chahar, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Salam

Chennai Super Kings Squad

M.S. Dhoni (c), Shardul Thakur, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir, Mitchell Santner, David Willey, Sam Billings, Mohit Sharma, Faf du Plessis, Chaitanya Bishnoi, N Jagadeesan, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, KM Asif, Deepak Chahar, Ambati Rayudu, Shane Watson, Dhruv Shorey, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, Murali Vijay

Playing XI MI vs CSK

Mumbai Indians

Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Yuvraj Singh, Keiron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mayank Markande, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga

Chennai Super Kings

Ambati Rayudu, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Imran Tahir

Fantasy Picks Chennai Super Kings

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the highest run scorer this season. He has scored 414 runs this season. If he gets going, he might create some troubles for his opponents.
  • The batting line-up of CSK has struggled against MI. However, in the last match, Du Plessis and Shane Watson showed what they are capable of. They would aim to put their best foot forward when they MI for the ultimate clash.
  • Imran Tahir and Deepak Chahar respectively have taken 4 wickets and 5 wickets in five games against MI.

Fantasy Picks Mumbai Indians

  • Dhoni has struggled against Jasprit Bumrah in the tournament. He has a low strike rate of 102.20 against Bumrah with a dot ball percentage of 46.20. He has also dismissed Dhoni on three occasions.
  • Dhoni has also failed to hit a boundary against Hardik Pandya, Bumrah, Rahul Chahar and Krunal Pandya this season.
  • Mumbai Indians would reply on their highest run-getter Quinton de Kock who has scored 500 runs in 15 innings.
  • Malinga has taken 12 wickets against CSK in his last 5 appearances.
  • Suryakumar Yadav who scored 71 against CSK in qualifier 1 has amassed 217 runs in the last five against them.

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