IPL 2019 Predictions: CSK vs MI Dream 11 Predictions

Published 04/25/2019, 10:49 AM EDT

On Friday night, It will be CSK vs MI as the battle for the top 4 and the playoffs slot heats up. This CSK vs MI match is important for both teams in terms of the standings. Chennai will be aiming to extend their lead while Mumbai are gunning for 2nd place.


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Tonight’s IPL 2019 match will see CSK with the home crowd egging them on and ES will help with the Dream 11 Predictions in case fans are still unsure.

People interested in Dream 11 predictions will likely have a hard time figuring out the perfect 11. But we have it sorted for them. We will provide an extensive detailed analysis helping fill up the perfect 11.


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Team News

The Super Kings come into this match after a win, following a few losses and their season back on track. Meanwhile, Mumbai had their winning streak broken in the last match against the Rajasthan Royals.

Predicted Playing 11

Chennai: Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Karn Sharma, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur

Mumbai: Suryakumar Yadav, Quinton de Kock, Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Ben Cutting, Pankaj Jaswal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mayank Markande, Rahul Chahar

Weather and pitch report

The stage is set for tomorrow night’s CSK vs MI match will be set at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. Humidity will be an issue with 80% humidity 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.

H2H record

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.


MS Dhoni is pitted against Quinton de Kock in this CSK vs MI clash. However, de Kock gets the nod in the Dream 11 side, having amassed 378 runs including a knock of 81. He also has a strike rate of 137.45 and he can be a key player in this encounter.


Among the five batsmen, two are Mumbai Indians player and the other three are from the Chennai Super Kings. They are, Suryakumar Yadav and Rohit Sharma for the Indians and Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis and Shane Watson for the Super Kings. Yadav has a highest score of 59 at a strike rate of 124.61. Sharma on the other end of the scale, has a score of 48 at a strike rate of 129.54.

Chennai’s Watson has been in terrific form, with a high score of 96 at a strike rate of 132.06. Du Plessis has smacked a 54 and has a strike rate of 110.49, while Raina has an unbeaten 58* at a strike rate of 121.89.

All rounders

Two all-rounders make the CSK vs MI list, with Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya from CSK and MI respectively. Jadeja has 76 runs and 9 wickets at an economy of 6.62. On the other end of the spectrum Pandya is on 241 runs and 8 wickets at an economy of 9.52.


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For the bowling trio, the Chennai Super Kings have two players in the CSK vs MI Dream 11 team. They are Imran Tahir and Deepak Chahar, while the final spot is taken by Deepak’s brother Rahul Chahar, for Mumbai Indians. Tahir has 16 wickets at an economy of 6.23. Deepak has amassed 14 wickets at an economy of 6.95. Meanwhile, brother, Rahul Chahar has 9 wickets at an economy of 6.61.

Captain and vice captain


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The one leading this KKR vs RR Dream 11 side is Rohit Sharma and Shane Watson will act as the deputy.



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