MI vs CSK: How to pick the winning Dream11?
Mumbai have lost two games out of three this term.
Meanwhile, CSK have maintained a 100% win record this season so far.
Fans, who are playing the Dream11 fantasy league, will be looking to pick a winning team.
We decode the same.
Tahir, Rohit get captaincy nods in this Dream11 side
Imran Tahir has been a match-winner for CSK in all the three matches to date. He has been lethal with this unpredictable spin. The veteran spinner is our choice as the skipper of this XI. Further, Rohit Sharma gets the nod as the vice-captain.
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An experienced batting line-up
Shane Watson and Rohit get into the side as the openers.
The two experienced players have the credentials to excel at the top and give their teams a solid start.
Veterans Suresh Raina and Yuvraj Singh form the crux in the middle order.
Both players have had a decent start in IPL 12.
Veteran wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni comes in next to add strength.
Bravo and Pandya are match-winning all-rounders
Dwayne Bravo has been a star for CSK with his all-round skills. He has been pivotal at the death with his wicket-taking abilities, besides getting some useful runs. Hardik Pandya has chipped in with some strong cameos for MI. He is a big match player.
Here's how the bowling attack looks like
We go in with a four-man bowling attack.
Deepak Chahar has been influential upfront for CSK and he is well supported by the experienced Mitchell McClenaghan.
Both these pacers have what it takes to hurt teams.
Tahir is the leader in the spin department.
From Mumbai, Mayank Markande finds his name in the list.
Spin show will play a crucial role in this match.
Predicted starting XI and possible winners
MI predicted starting XI: Rohit (captain), Quinton de Kock (wicket-keeper), Suryakumar, Yuvraj, Pollard, Krunal, Hardik, Markande, McClenaghan, Malinga and Bumrah.
CSK predicted starting XI: Watson, Faf du Plessis, Raina, Dhoni (captain and wicket-keeper), Jadhav, Jadeja, Bravo, Santner, Thakur, Chahar and Tahir.
We feel CSK go in as the favorites. However, Rohit's show with the bat can turn the game in MI's favor.