We are back to the battle from where it all started – Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians. The rivalry between these two teams is perhaps the most followed in the Indian Premier League. Regardless of the situations, the two sides have always wanted to prove their presence over the other team and it isn’t going to be different this time as well.
The stakes, however, have changed this time. It is perhaps the most important match of the tournament for the Super Kings as a loss here would push them out of the tournament. Mumbai Indians, on the other hand, would want to win this one and announce their candidature for the top two spots on the ladder. With so much at stake, we expect both sides to come out all guns blazing in the upcoming contest.
Date: 23rd October 2020
Venue: Sharjah Cricket Ground, Sharjah, UAE
Time: 7:30 PM (IST)
Pitch and Conditions:
The wicket prepared at Sharjah will be excellent for batting. The weather forecast for Friday’s game is going to be bright and sunny.
Both the sides will be looking to win the toss and bowl first on this surface. The last two matches played at Sharjah have been won by sides batting second.
Head to Head Stats:
Matches Played: 29, CSK Won: 12, MI Won: 17, NR: 0
CSK Expected Playing XI:
Faf du Plessis, Sam Curran, Ambati Rayudu, N Jagdeesan, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Piyush Chawla, Shardul Thakur, Josh Hazlewood, Imran Tahir
MI Expected Playing XI:
Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
CSK vs MI Match Prediction:
With stakes running high, there couldn’t have been a better game for the fans. The battle between these two sides is always intense and we don’t expect any team to go without a fight here. We make our predictions after calculating each and every aspect of the match that is why we are the best tipper of IPL. Mumbai Indians would want to get back to the winning ways and consequently to the top of the table with a win in this upcoming contest. For Chennai Super Kings, this match is a matter of survival and will likely put everything in this match. It is an important fixture and the team that holds their nerve will emerge on top. Mumbai Indians have been an overall better team in the tournament so far and are, therefore, our pick to emerge on top in this all-important fixture. For more and assured free IPL betting tips keep visiting our website throughout the IPL 2020.