Mumbai Indians have started slowly in the season and have made to the playoff smoothly after winning 9 of their 14 matches while Chennai became the first team to book playoff seat..
The Vivo IPL 2019 final race will begin today when Mumbai Indians will fight against Chennai Super Kings at MA Chidambaram Stadium on Tuesday, May 7.
Mumbai Indians have started slowly in the season and have made to the playoff smoothly after winning 9 of their 14 matches. Mumbai finished the league stage at the top of the table. Mumbai won its last three by a big margin. By 9 wickets and 23 balls remaining against KKR, by 46 runs against CSK and by 40 runs against Delhi capitals. And the one other win was in the Super Over against Hyderabad.
Mumbai would want Quinton de Kock and Hardik Pandya to give their best in the crucial match as they have been in this season
Chennai Super Kings that has finished the league stage at the second position on points table became the first team to book playoff seat. Though Chennai began by winning matches in a series, they have lost the momentum recently. Chennai after winning seven of their first eight matches have only managed two wins in six matches in the last three weeks. In their last match, Chennai lost to Kings XI Punjab.
Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, and MS Dhoni have been scoring players in this season and fans will expect them to continue to give their best performance in the crucial matches.
Head to Head
Matches – 26
Mumbai Indians – 15
Chennai Super Kings – 11
Probable Playing XI
MI: Quinton de Kock(w), Rohit Sharma(c), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Mitchell McClenaghan/Anukul Roy, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga
CSK: Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu(w/c), MS Dhoni, Dhruv Shorey, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir
Source: NYOOOZ DESK - IPL 2019