Arch rivals Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings will come face to face in match 33 of the Indian Premier League 2022 at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai.
Both the teams are currently on the wrong side of the points table. Mumbai, led by Rohit Sharma, are the last team on the points table, having lost all their six games. Another loss will pull them out of the race to the playoffs.
Chennai Super Kings, led by new skipper Ravindra Jadeja, have one win in six games and are currently the second last team on the points table.
In the history of the IPL, Mumbai and Chennai have played 32 games, of which Chennai have won 13 whereas Mumbai have come out on top on 19 occasions.
The highest score posted by Chennai against Mumbai is 218 while the highest score posted by Mumbai against Chennai is 219. The lowest total posted by both teams against each other is 135 (Mumbai Indians) and 79 (Chennai Super Kings)
While momentum is on neither team’s side, Mumbai Indians look a much more balanced side on paper to win this contest.
Predicted XI: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Dewald Brevis, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Kieron Pollard, Fabian Allen, Jaydev Unadkat, Murugan Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Tymal Mills/ Riley Meredith
Chennai Super Kings
Predicted XI: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Robin Uthappa, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Shivam Dube, MS Dhoni (wk), Ravindra Jadeja (c), Dwaine Pretorius, Dwayne Bravo, Maheesh Theekshana, Mukesh Choudhary
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