Two of the most successful franchises will battle it out in game 59. It will be Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will take on Mumbai Indians (MI). Usually, when these 2 sides meet there’s a lot on stake, it’s either an important league stage fixture or a knockout or a final. Well, it is none of the above this time as expect for pride.
MI were defeated by Kolkata Knight Riders by 52 runs in their recent encounter and are currently ranked last in the points standings. They’ll be looking for a favorable outcome in this encounter against their arch-rival.
The defending champions, Chennai Super Kings, have won four of their last eleven matches, and a win in this match will move them up to sixth place in the points table from ninth. They beat Delhi Capitals by 91 runs in the last game and will be hoping for a repeat performance.
CSK vs MI – Match Details
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Date & Time: 12th May at 7:30 PM IST and Local Time
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar
The batters should have plenty of support from the surface, and they should put up a big total. The pitch, on the other hand, may slow down in the second innings, allowing spinners to dominate that period of the game.
Thus, the captain winning the toss will be looking forward to bowl first.
Chennai Super Kings
Devon Conway has had a fantastic season in the IPL 2022, In the last three games, Conway has three half-centuries. Conway scored 87 runs off 49 deliveries against DC in the previous match, earning him the player of the match title.
In the last game against KKR, Jasprit Bumrah took a fifer and gave up just 10 runs in four overs, including a maiden over. Despite the fact that MI lost this game, Bumrah was named player of the match. With 10 wickets at an average of 31.40, he is the current highest wicket-taker for MI.
Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Shivam Dube, Dwayne Bravo, Maheesh Theekshana, Simarjeet Singh, Mukesh Choudhary.
Mumbai Indians: Ishan Kishan (wk), Rohit Sharma (c), Tilak Varma, Tim David, Kieron Pollard, Ramandeep Singh, Daniel Sams, Murugan Ashwin, Kumar Kartikeya, Jasprit Bumrah, Riley Meredith.