Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians Match Preview :
Indian Premier League (IPL) has completed its 40 matches in the season 13 so far and are heading towards last quarter part of the tournament of this season, the teams CSK and MI who kick-started the tournament on September 19 at Abu Dhabi will meet again for double round robin in Match 41 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on 23rd October, Friday at 7:30pm.
Dhoni and Rohit’s led side units have contrast results with CSK having three wins and seven losses in played 10 games while MI have three losses and six wins in played 9 games and they are back to this fixture after facing defeats in their preceding match respectively, MI lost against KXIP in twin super over thriller while CSK had continued its losing streak with a loss against RR.
In their previous meeting in match 1 CSK defeated MI by 5 Wickets it was Ambati Rayudu who led the team in the batting front whereas the players like Lungi Ngidi, Deepak Chahar and other bowlers were firing in bowling department on field yet nothing has gone according to plan for CSK this season and are rooted at the bottom of the table meanwhile MI looks like well oiled machine in all the departments and have secured all their wins with ease so far. It will be intriguing to watch as MI will look up to shrug off the table toppers and secure its spot on top from third position whereas CSK will still keep their hopes alive for making it to the playoffs.
Chennai Super Kings :
The former Indian Captain has struggled so far in this season so all the focus will be on Dhoni who spoke about giving opportunities, we can expect to see the likes of Ruturaj Gaikwad and Narayan Jagadeesan get a game without any real pressure and also get to see the glimpse of Imran Tahir in this fixture who was one of leading wicket taker last season.
PROBABLE XI :
Faf du Plessis
Shane Watson/Ruturaj Gaikwad
Kedar Jadhav/N Jagdeesan
Piyush Chawla/Imran Tahir
Mumbai Indians :
The team is unlikely to make any changes in their squad.
PROBABLE XI :
Quinton De Kock(Wicket keeper)