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IPL El-Clasico: Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians Match Preview, Prediction, Live Score, Playing XI, Streaming and Match Details

Learn about CSK vs MI today match with full match preview, playing XI, Captains, Weather and Pitch Report, MI vs CSK Match Analysis, injury update and everything else you need to know today about Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians match today on April 8, 2023 during IPL Match 12.

IPL Match Today: CSK vs MI – Match 12

El-Clásico Day: 5 Time Champions Mumbai vs 4 Time Champions Chennai / MS Dhoni vs Rohit Sharma

Match Date: Saturday April 8

CSK vs MI Match Timing: 10am EST | 2pm GMT | 7:30pm Local IST

Match Venue Today: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

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CSK vs MI Match Preview

IPL El-Clasico: Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians Match Preview, Prediction, Live Score, Playing XI, Streaming and Match Details

IPL fever will reach its peak as Super Saturday arrives with a double header, featuring the much-awaited El-Clásico of IPL, where five-time champions Mumbai Indians (MI) and four-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) go head-to-head at the iconic Wankhede Stadium. With the stakes high, the electrifying encounter between Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni is set to captivate the hearts of millions of fans worldwide.

Mumbai Indians, the home team, boasts a strong record at Wankhede Stadium, having played 71 IPL matches and achieving 44 wins at a 62% win percentage. With the addition of their Class of ’23, MI is poised to elevate their performance, aiming for victory in today’s match. However, the team’s concern lies with Suryakumar Yadav’s form against CSK’s experienced attack, especially after his 15-run dismissal by Michael Bracewell in the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).

Mumbai Indians are determined to secure their first win of the season following their disappointing defeat in the opening game. Meanwhile, Dhoni’s CSK has already notched a victory against the Lucknow Super Giants in their second match after a loss to the Gujarat Titans in Ahmedabad.

In this fierce rivalry, the two IPL giants have faced off 34 times, with Rohit Sharma’s MI leading the head-to-head with 20 wins. The intensity of this competition has only grown over time, as evidenced by their last six encounters, in which each team emerged victorious three times.

With Wankhede Stadium buzzing with anticipation, the Super Saturday Showdown promises to be a high-stakes battle between these two titans of the IPL. As Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni lead their respective teams into the fray, the world watches with bated breath, eager to witness cricket history in the making.

CSK vs MI Head-to-Head Record

Teams Matches Won 
Mumbai Indians20 wins 
Chennai Super Kings 14 win 

CSK vs MI Match 12 Pitch Report

The Wankhede Stadium is known for its batting-friendly surface, with boundary dimensions ranging from 64 to 68 meters on the square and 68 to 72 meters on the straight, favoring the batsmen. The red soil of the Wankhede wicket offers limited assistance to spinners, and considering the home team’s strengths with pace bowlers like Jofra Archer and Riley Meredith, the pitch is likely to be prepared for fast bowling.

Mumbai Indians Team Update [Injuries / Key Players]

Injury updates for the MI vs CSK match include Riley Meredith joining MI in place of injured Jhye Richardson, while Sandeep Warrier replaces injured Jasprit Bumrah. Key players like Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, and Ishan Kishan have faced questions about their recent form, while Cameron Green and Tim David had disappointing starts to the season. However, Jofra Archer remains crucial to MI’s ambitions, with new arrival Meredith expected to provide support. Spinners Piyush Chawla and Kumar Kartikeya are competing for a position after Chawla’s expensive performance in the last game.

Chennai Super Kings Team Update [Injuries / Key Players]

CSK has no new injury concerns, and an update on Mukesh Choudhary’s return is still pending. Key players for CSK include Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Shivam Dube, and Ambati Rayudu, who all performed well in recent games. MS Dhoni’s late batting order affects his Dream11 team choice, while Ben Stokes and Moeen Ali showed mixed form. In the bowling department, Ali and Tushar Deshpande had some success, but Deepak Chahar, Mitchell Santner, and Rajvardhan Hagargekar were less effective in their recent performances.

MI vs CSK Probable Playing XI

MI playing 11 vs CSK Rohit Sharma (C), Ishan Kishan (WK), Cameron Green, Tim David, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Verma, Nehal Wadhera, Hrithik Shokeen, Piyush Chawla, Jofra Archer, Jason Behrendorff/Riley Meredith

CSK playing 11 vs MI MS Dhoni (C &WK), Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ben Stokes, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Mitchell Santner Santner

2023 Chennai Super Kings IPL Schedule Squad

MS Dhoni (Captain) (Keeper), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ajinkya Rahane, Shaik Rasheed, Ambati Rayudu, Subhranshu Senapati, Moeen Ali, Nishant Sindhu, Ben Stokes, Bhagath Varma, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Devon Conway, Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Kyle Jamieson, Ajay Jadav Mandal, Mukesh Choudhary, Matheesha Pathirana, Simarjeet Singh, Prashant Solanki and Maheesh Theekshana

2023 Mumbai Indians IPL Schedule Squad:

Rohit Sharma (Captain), Dewald Brevis, Ramandeep Singh, Tilak Varma, Nehal Wadhera, Suryakumar Yadav, Tim David, Shams Mulani, Piyush Chawla, Cameron Green, Kumar Kartikeya, Hrithik Shokeen, Arjun Tendulkar, Ishan Kishan, Tristan Stubbs, Vishnu Vinod, Jofra Archer, Arshad Khan, Jason Behrendorff, Jasprit Bumrah, Raghav Goyal, Duan Jansen, Akash Madhwal and Jhye Richardson

How to Watch CSK vs MI Match Live Streaming and TV Broadcast

In India, Star Network will handle TV broadcasting, while JioCinema takes charge of digital streaming. For international audiences, various entities have secured distribution rights to ensure the tournament’s accessibility across the globe.

United KingdomSky Sports Cricket, Sky Sports Main Event
United StatesWillow TV
AustraliaFox Sports
South AfricaSuperSport
New ZealandSky Sport
PakistanYupp TV
Middle EastTimes Intenet
CaribbeanFlow Sports (Flow Sports 2) 
CanadaWillow TV
BangladeshGazi TV
AfghanistanAriana Television Network
NepalStar Sports, Yupp TV
Sri LankaStar Sports, Yupp TV
MaldivesStar Sports, Yupp TV
SingaporeStar Hub

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