Match 44 of IPL 2019 will be a showdown between siblings as the Chennai Super Kings face the Mumbai Indian on Friday night. CSK and MI are both in a playoffs position and are seeking to consolidate their position. Both teams have nothing to lose as they are already in the Top 4 and the playoffs. But the outcome of this CSK vs MI match is interesting as siblings, Deepak Chahar and Rahul Chahar, may face off
There have been 25 CSK vs MI showdowns with Mumbai leading the head to head. The Super Kings have clinched 11 wins to Mumbai’s 14, with no non-results. Currently, the momentum is with CSK, who have won their last game. The highest score statistic goes to CSK, having scored 208 to MI’s 202. The lowest score statistic sees them way behind with 79 to Mumbai’s 141.
Predicted Playing 11
Weather and pitch report
The stage is set for tomorrow night’s CSK vs MI match at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. Both teams have to contend with humidity of 80% in Chennai along with a temperature of around 30°C. Fortunately, it does not look like it will rain during the game
The pitch is expected to be fairly slow and the humidity means that there is a dew factor to consider.
Prediction for match result
Both teams head into tomorrow’s game on the back of mixed results. The Super Kings have won their last game after a couple of losses. Mumbai are in the complete opposite situation, having had their winning streak snapped in the last game. The venue will be at the MA Chidambaram stadium, so the Super Kings have the home advantage.
This is the second time this season that there will be an CSK vs MI meeting. The Mumbai home leg of the CSK vs MI tie resulted in the hosts triumphing.