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Toss Winner: MI (Failed)

Match Winner: CSK (Passed)

Session: 48-49  (Not) (Passed)

Wow! What a start to the VIVO IPL 11  most exciting league in the world with the match between the two most dominating team of IPL: Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings (Comeback after 2 years ban).

No doubt the first encounter would be a thriller because it is between defending & three times champion team MI and two times champion and led by the former caption of India MS Dhoni

TEAM NEWS

*Both teams look strong on paper, so make a balanced side as we expect a healthy competition in tomorrow’s match.

*Mumbai Indians batting lineup will rely on skipper Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya.

*Hitman Rohit Sharma will be once again opening for MI, with Evin Lewis as a possible partner.

*Hardik Pandya has turned out to be a very good all-rounder for T20. He is definitely one of the crucial players for MI.

*MI can look to bring Mustafizur Rahman in place of Sangwan. He is very good death bowler.

*Jasprit Bumrah the death over specialist will hold the key in the bowling department.

*Chennai will thrive on Murali Vijay, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni, and Ambati Rayudu.

*Faf Duplessis is suffering from a finger injury, so his playing is not certain.

*One of Sam Billings or Faf Duplessis will play.

*One of Ambati Rayudu or Kedar Jadhav will play. Higher chances of Ambati Rayudu to be picked as he is a good floater.

*Stephen Fleming has clearly stated that Dhoni will have more responsibility with the bat this time around.

*While Suresh Raina (Chinna Thala) is in great form and is the best option for Captaincy, as he is one of the key player’s for CSK and will play a crucial role in both batting and bowling department.

*We expect Imran Tahir to sit out as CSK already has many spinning options.

*In recently concluded PSL, Shane Watson looked in good form with both bat and ball.

*Former MI player Harbhajan Singh along with Ravindra Jadeja will control spin department.

*Dwayne Bravo may have lost his batting skills. But his death bowling skills are ominous. He will look to squeeze run flow in death overs.

*Mark Wood will lead the pace attack with Shardul Thakur.

Dream 11 Team Prediction:
MI VS CSK - IPl 2018 Match, Session & Toss Prediction [April 7] 1

Toss Prediction:

Mumbai Indian will win the toss

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1st Six over Session Prediction:

MI will not score more than 49 runs in 1st six over

Match Prediction:

CSK will win the match

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Chennai Super Kings Predicted Playing 11

  • MS Dhoni (c/wk), Shane Watson, Murali Vijay, Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Harbhajan Singh, Shardul Thakur, Imran Tahir, Mark Wood

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Mumbai Indians Predicted Playing 11

  • Rohit Sharma (c), Evin Lewis, Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Mustafizur Rahman, Pat Cummins, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah

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MI vs CSK: Where to Watch/Live Streaming

TV channels: Star Sports, Sky Sports, Fox Sports, OSN Sports Cricket HD

Live Streaming: Hotstar, Bet365, Sky Go, OSN Play

PITCH AND CONDITIONS

Condition: Clear Weather.

Pitch: Batting Friendly.

About Stadium

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  • Avg 1st Innings Total: 187 Runs
  • Avg 2nd Innings Total: 183 Runs
  • Highest Score:  230/8 (19.4 Over) by Eng vs RSA
  • Lowest Score:  172/10 (20 Over) by Afg vs RSA
  • Highest Chased: 230/8 (19.4 Over) by Eng vs RSA
  • Lowest Defended:  209/5 (20 Over) by RSA vs Afg
  • Last 4 out of 6 matches won by team batting 2nd

Head To Head: 22 Matches

  • CSK : 12
  • MI:10
  • At the Wankhede Stadium: Matches – 7, Mumbai Indians won – 5, Chennai Super Kings won – 2
  • MI have held dominated CSK in recent times; MI have prevailed in the last three matches against CSK