Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings: The 11th Season of Indian Premier League was going to held on today. The opening match will plays between the two teams Mumbai Indians who had won IPL Cup three times and Chennai Super Kings who had won two cups.
Mumbai has captained by the Indian Player Rohit Sharma and Chennai has captained by the India team former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Both the teams has picked a very experience and powerful player in the IPL auction. For Chennai injury list, Satner has won’t play for Chennai.
JP Duminy needs seven more runs to become the third South African after AB de Villiers (3473) and Jacques Kallis (2427) to score 2000 IPL runs. Among those who have played 50-plus innings in IPL, only Gayle (41.20), Warner (40.55) and Shaun Marsh (39.95) have higher average than Duminy (39). MS Dhoni will captain a side for the first time since Vijay Hazare Trophy 2016-17.
Toss: Chennai Super Kings has won the toss and elected to bowl first.
Even as Mumbai Indians have left out three of their one-team players – Harbhajan, Rayudu and Lasith Malinga – they have much like CSK, retained the core. While on paper, they form a strong side, they are heavily dependent on the middle order – the Pandyas and Pollard – to resume the form they have displayed for the side all these years.
Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings Line-Ups
Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Shane Watson(F), Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni(w/c), Dwayne Bravo(F), Ravindra Jadeja, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, Imran Tahir(F), Mark Wood(F).
Chennai had four foreign player and Mumbai had four foreign players.
Mumbai Indians (Playing XI): Evin Lewis(F), Ishan Kishan(w), Rohit Sharma(c), Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard(F), Suryakumar Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Mayank Markande, Mitchell McClenaghan(F), Mustafizur Rahman(F), Jasprit Bumrah
Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings Live Streaming
The opening match between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings will telecast first time in the Star Sports Network, Hotstar and Jio TV.
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