Team News: Chennai Super Kings
CSK sit upstairs of the table because of the fantastic services in the last five games. The MS Dhoni led side lost their season opener to Delhi Capitals, but didn’t look back since.
The Yellow Brigade has only grown in strength in the next five games and ended up all five win.
By doing last league game, MS Dhoni and his band defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad with 7 wickets at Feroz Shah Kotla. Openers Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis popped for half centuries when CSK slightly overtook the target of 172 in the run chase.
CSK once again including Lungi Ngidi and Moeen Ali in the playing XI and the duo performed well. Against a balanced one side like Mumbai, CSK would look for a better one show from his bowlers.
All-rounders Ravindra Jadeja and Sam Curran good Shape is a good sign for the side and they would search for another impressive one show against Mumbai. Dhoni men seem to be well set up and the skipper is not allowed to tinker with the playing eleven against Mumbai, except for die forced change.
Team News: Mumbai Indians
Mumbai also lost its season opener against Royal Challenger Bangalore. The Chepauk route didn’t suit them won the next two games and suffered successive defeats in the last two matches in Chennai.
However, MI secured an emphatic one over Rajasthan Royals in you very much first match at Feroz Shah Kotla and that would have given them a lot of Trust.
Against royals at Kotla was a clinical one finish for Rohit and his band. Quinton de Kock’s return to shape and leg spinner Rahul Chahar get better with every passing game comes as a great relief for die side.
But their middle order has not yet developed well and they would try to set theirs best foot forward against a quality CSK side. Has against Rajasthan die top order done the job for you and die medium order at Kotla were not tested against CSK they could face a stiff one challenge.
The pace trio of Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult and Nathan Coulter-Nile did well against She and the royals couldn’t wait to see all the guns blaze against CSKs batting Line-up.
WED: Quinton de Kock (week), Rohit Sharma (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Nathan Coulter-Nil, Jayant Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult.
CSK: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni (c) (week), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Lungi Ngidi, Deepak Chahar.
Dream11 top picks for the match::
Batsmen: Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav and Rohit Sharma
Wicketkeeper: Quinton de Kock
All-rounder: Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja
Bowler: Deepak Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Rahul Chahar and Trent Boult
Captain: Ravindra Jadeja
Vice captain: Jasprite Bumrah
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