Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians: Head-to-head and Probable XI
It's the bottom of the table vs the top of the table in match number 27 of 2018 IPL. MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings will welcome Rohit Sharma's Mumbai Indians to the Maharashtra Cricket Association's Stadium in Pune. So who holds the edge in this crunch encounter? Here are the head-to-head records and probable playing XI for this fixture.
These two sides have met on 23 occasions in IPL with Mumbai Indians winning 12 and Chennai Super Kings emerging victorious 11 times. When these two met earlier in 2018 opener in Mumbai, Dwayne Bravo cameo guided Chennai Super Kings to a narrow victory. In IPL 2018, Chennai have lost just one match and Mumbai, on the other hand, have only won one.
Languishing at the bottom of the table, Mumbai Indians have a lot to ponder over. They have lost 20 wickets in the death overs, which has restricted their scoring rate to 8.05 runs an over. CSK, on the other hand, have the best run rate during death. Chennai have slammed at a rate of 12.65 while losing just 9 wickets in this phase.
Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Sam Billings, MS Dhoni (captain and wicket-keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Harbhajan Singh, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar and Imran Tahir.
Evin Lewis, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan (wicket-keeper), Rohit Sharma (captain), Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mayank Markande, Jasprit Bumrah and Mustafizur Rahman.