Match Details

Date: May 6, 2023

Time: 3:30 PM IST

Venue : M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

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In match 49 of the Indian Premier League 2023, Chennai Super Kings will play against Mumbai Indians at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. In their last three matches, CSK hasn’t tasted a win, which would be a cause of worry for the team management. On the other hand, MI are buoyed by their successful 210+ run chases against RR and PBKS in their last two outings. Even though both teams had achieved contrasting results in their recent round of IPL matches, Chennai will definitely have the advantage over Mumbai because they are going to compete in front of their home fans at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium.

Pitch Report

The pitches at M.A. Chidambaram Stadium have traditionally been quite friendly to the spinners in the IPL, but this season, the trend has changed. The average first innings score at this venue in the tournament has been 163, while in the 2023 season, it has risen to 175. That’s why, it is highly likely that a total in excess of 180 might occur in the upcoming CSK vs MI matchup.

Team Analysis

Chennai Super Kings

Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad have been providing great starts at the top of the order for the Chennai Super Kings to get their batting innings going in this year’s IPL. Ajinkya Rahane and Shivam Dube have also been amongst the runs for CSK in the middle order, along with the captain MS Dhoni. As far as the bowling department goes, Tushar Deshpande is picking up wickets for Chennai, while the likes of Maheesh Theekshana and Matheesha Pathirana have been on the economical side of things.

SportsTiger Playing XI of CSK

Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Shivam Dube, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Maheesh Theekshana, Tushar Deshpande, Akash Singh 

(Potential Impact Substitute - Matheesha Pathirana for Ambati Rayudu)

Mumbai Indians  

The captain Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan haven’t been in the best of form this IPL season for Mumbai Indians, but their lack of scores has been made up by the reliable middle order. The likes of Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, and Tim David have not only scored runs at an impressive strike rate to help MI chase down big totals this year. The bowling performances from Mumbai have been far from ideal, but the emergence of the veteran Piyush Chawla in the scheme of things has been wonderful for the team management.

SportsTiger Playing XI of MI 

Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Tim David, Nehal Wadhera, Arshad Khan, Jofra Archer, Piyush Chawla, Kumar Kartikeya 

(Potential Impact Substitute - Riley Meredith for Suryakumar Yadav)

Match Prediction

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Chennai Super Kings will have the upper hand over Mumbai Indians in their upcoming contest owing to home conditions. But still, CSK has to be on their game from start to finish to ensure that they can defeat a rampaging MI outfit.

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