Chennai Super Kings are coming after a big victory against Delhi Capitals.
Chennai Super Kings are all set to take on the Mumbai Indians in their next encounter at the Wankhede Stadium. The MS Dhoni-led side managed to produce a scintillating performance against the Delhi Capitals in their previous game and have still kept their hopes alive in the tournament. With four wins in 11 games, CSK are currently at the ninth position in the points table.
Mumbai Indians. on the other hand, are coming off a big loss against the Kolkata Knight Riders, and with two just two wins, the franchise are already out of the race for the playoffs. The Rohit Sharma-led side will be looking to end the remaining games on a high and they are likely to make changes as well. Suryakumar Yadav is out of the tournament with an injury. Dewald Brewis is expected to be back in the XI at the expense of Ramandeep Singh.
Venue: Wankhede Stadium
Date & Time: May 12, 7:30 PM
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network for Television and Disney + Hotstar app for live streaming.
The Wankhede Stadium has seen some high-scoring matches this year. RCB got to a big total of 192 comfortably in the previous game against SRH at this venue. The short boundaries will still make it tough to defend and hence, the skipper that wins the toss would be looking to bowl first.
Probable Playing XIs for CSK vs MI
Chennai Super Kings
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Maheesh Theekshana, Simarjeet Singh, Mukesh Choudhary
Ishan Kishan (wk), Rohit Sharma (c), Tilak Varma, Dewald Brewis, Tim David, Kieron Pollard, Daniel Sams, Murugan Ashwin, Kumar Kartikeya, Jasprit Bumrah, Jaydev Unadkat
Probable Top Performers
Probable best batter of the Match: Devon Conway
Devon Conway played yet another sensational knock in the previous game against the Delhi Capitals and got his side to a match winning total. The left-hander scored a 49-ball 87 and he has been among the runs in the last three games for the CSK side in their turn around. The New Zealander will be looking to ensure his form continues throughout the remaining fixtures.
Probable best bowler of the Match: Maheesh Theekshana
Maheesh Theekshana has been picking up wickets regularly for the Chennai Super Kings and he has been improving in each game. The Sri Lankan spinner finished with 1 for 29 in the previous game against Delhi Capitals and e has been quite economical in any phase of the game.
Today’s match prediction: Chennai Super Kings to win the match