Changes::Jayant Yadav in for McClenaghan

Vijay in for Kedar

Chennai Super Kings have won the toss and have opted to bat

Mumbai Indians (Playing XI): Quinton de Kock(w), Rohit Sharma(c), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Jayant Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga

Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Shane Watson, Murali Vijay, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ambati Rayudu, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, Imran Tahir

Team1:

  • Q De Kock/MS Dhoni
  • R Sharma
  • S Raina
  • F Du Plesis
  • H Pandya(c)
  • K Pandya
  • R Jadeja(vc)
  • L Malinga
  • R Chahar
  • H Singh
  • I Tahir

Team2:

  • Q De Kock/MS Dhoni
  • Suryakumar Yadav
  • S Raina
  • F Du Plesis
  • H Pandya(c)
  • K Pandya
  • R Jadeja(vc)
  • J Bumrah
  • R Chahar
  • H Singh
  • I Tahir

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MUMBAI INDIANS TEAM NEWS:

SQUAD:Rohit Sharma(c), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Yuvraj Singh, Anmolpreet Singh, Aditya Tare, Siddhesh Lad, Evin Lewis, Quinton de Kock, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Pankaj Jaiswal, Anukul Roy, Kieron Pollard, Ben Cutting, Mayank Markande, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jason Behrendorff, Barinder Sran, Rasikh Salam, Jayant Yadav

  • Mumbai Indians are looking in good form .They topped the group stage and will certainly try to win this IPL tournament.
  • They can go for spinner M Markande or Anukul Roy as pitch is expected to spin bowler friednsly. For this they can drop M Mclenaghan .
  • Q De Kock and Rohit Sharma are expected to open the inning for the team.Both are highly talented and technically strong batsman. Both are looking in good form.Dekcok is highest scorer of team ,his last 5 outing are- (65,15,0,69,30)
  • De Kock is highest scorer of team and has scored 3 half century and 1 score in 40s till now.Rohit Sharma is also coming into his zone now . He scored half century in lats match and also scored half century against same opposition in last meeting.
  • Suryakumar Yadav will bat next. He is very talented batsman but has played just 2 or 3 good inning till now. In this season he has got lot of good starts but failed to convert that start into big one.He scored match winning 46 in last match.
  • Ishan Kishan is expected to bat at number 4 for Mumbai. He is very attacking batsman and can change the course of game single handedly.However he has not got sufficient chances till now.
  • K Pollard, H Pandya and Krunal Pandya will do late hitting duty. All are very good hitters of ball and are known for their six hitting capability.
  • Krunal Pandya generally get promoted on slow tracks.He has  not played any big inning till now.
  • H Pandya is man in form for Mumbai, he has done wonders with the bat for Mumbai in this IPL specially in slog overs. He will be handy for MI on this pitch as he is good player of spin.His scores in last 5 innings are-(23, 23*,91, 18,DNB). He can be promoted any time for hard hitting.He played attacking cameos in 30s-40s in almost all the match and with strike rate over 200.
  • K Pollard has played 2 match winning knock till now.
  • Krunal Pandya and R Chahar will lead the spin department. Krunal Pnadya has performed well in some matches while Rahul Chahar bowled well in all the matches and has taken good no. of wickets also.Rahul take 10 wickets till now.
  • J Bumrah ,M Mclenaghan(slight risky) and L Malinga are expected to lead the pace attack of the team while H Pandya will assist them.J Bumrah was at his elemental best in last 2 matches where he has turned the match in Mumbai Favour with his terrific bowling. His last 5 matches performance are-( 1/21, 2/10, 0/44,2/31,2/31)
  • Malinga has gone for runs occasionly but he has taken wickets as well. His last 6 match performance are-(4/31, 1/37, 0/27, 4/37, 0/48,0/43,3/35)
  • M Mclenaghan has bowled well in last match but he can get dropped as pitch is expected to assist spinners.

CSK TEAM NEWS:

SQUAD: MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Karn Sharma, Dhruv Shorey, Faf du Plessis, M Vijay, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Billings, Mitchell Santner, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Imran Tahir, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Harbhajan Singh, N Jagadeesan, Shardul Thakur, Monu Kumar, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Mohit Sharma, Ruturaj Gaikwad

  • CSK reached in playoff by remaining at no.2 in points table.
  • CSK has very good record on their home ground but at the same time Mumbai is the only team that has beaten them on their home ground in this season.
  • Kedar Jadhav is ruled out of IPL due to shoulder injury. Dhruv Shorey is expected to assist them.
  • They won their last match on this venue by another masterclass by MS Dhoni and Imran Tahir.
  • Shane Watson and Faf Du Plesis are expected to open the inning of the team. Both are very talented batsman . Watson has played just 1 good inning of 97 while F Duplesis is in very good form and has performed consistently for the team.Duplesis scored match winning 96 in last match.
  • Attacking batsman Suresh Raina will bat next. He is very stylish batsman and has good record in IPL. He is now looking in good form.He scored 3 half centuries till now,he scored 53 in last game.
  • A Rayudu,MS Dhoni and Dhruv Shorey will bat next. All are good hitters of ball. MS Dhoni is in very good form and has already played 4 match winning knocks while  Ambati Raydu is  not looking in good touch in this season.
  • MS Dhoni played terrific knock of 84 and 44 in 2 of his last 3 innings.He is looking at his best in this season and has almost defies all the logic. He scored 358 runs with whooping average of 120 and strike rate of 142 in this season.
  • Depending upon match condition they can change their batting position.
  • Ravindra Jadeja and DJ Bravo will do late hitting duty for the team.
  • Deepak Chahar can bat also.
  • R Jadeja,Harbhajan Singh and Imran Tahir will lead the spin attack of the team. Both Jadeja and Tahir bowled well in almost all the matches while Harbhajan bowled well in the matches he played .Tahir bowled economically and took 21 wickets till now while Jadeja has 13 wickets his name.Harbhajan took 3 wickets in last match.
  • Tahir took 4 wickets while Jadeja took 3 wickets in 2nd  last match.
  • DJ Bravo and Deepak Chahar are expected to lead the pace attack of the team .Deepak Chahar is known for his swing and variations  and has bowled well till now.
  • DJ Bravo is rated as one of the best death bowler of t20 format. He is known for his variations .He has given lot of runs in last few matches.

PITCH CONDITION::
MA Chidambaram Stadium ,Chennai

Pitch is expected to be  2 paced and spinner friendly.

PROBABLE 11 OF MI:


Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Rahul Chahar, Mitchell McClenaghan/Anukul Roy/M Markande, Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah

PROBABLE 11 OF CSK:

Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina,MS Dhoni, Ambati Rayudu, Dhruv Shorey, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar,Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir,

FANTASY CRICKET TIPS,TOP PICKS AND SUGGESTIONS:


SOME INTERESTING STATS AND FANTASY SUGGESTIONS:

  • This wicket generally remain 2 paced and help spinners more. So try to take maximum spinners and bowlers in small leagues.
  • Try to take more technically strong batsman in your team.
  • Try spinners as captain in grand leagues.
  • Rohit Sharma is struggling against leg spinner so CSK can use  Imran Tahir against him.
  • Mumbai are the only team who have dominated Super Kings at their home ground.
  • Mumbai hold a 15-11 edge in their head-to-head rivalry against Super Kings however in playoff CSK edges ahead by 4-3 record.
  • This is Ravindra Jadeja’s 100th IPL match in CSK jersey.

TOP PICKS CATEGORY WISE:

Note:

  • Default picks are must have players. If credit allows then go with them.
  • Other options consist players which you can use if you do not have sufficient credit.
  • Grand League Pick: Try them in one of your teams in grand league .

WICKETKEEPER:

  • In wicketkeeper both Q De Kock and MS Dhoni are good. You can go with any one as both are in good form.As per spin friendly wicket MS Dhoni will be slight better option.

Batsman:

Defautl Pick:

  • S Raina ( have good IPL record+ got starts in all the matches and looking in good form)
  • Faf DuPlesis( very technical batsman, is in good form)
  • Rohit Sharma ( very talented batsman,can play big inning)
  • Suryakumar Yadav(attacking batsman , Has not converted starts in big innings)

Other options:

  • A Rayudu(good batsman but not in good form)
  • S Watson(very good batsman but is not in form,scored 97 in last match)

Only Grand League Pick:

  • K Pollard( very attacking batsman , can be promoted in batting order)
  • Ishan Kishan( very attacking batsman, can change course of game in few balls)

Allrounders:

Default Pick:

  • R Jadeja( attacking batsman+ good spinner,can play important role on this pitch)
  • H Pandya(very attacking batsman,played many cameos till now+ and is a good bowler)
  • K Pandya( attacking batsman +good spin bowler,will be handy on this wicket )

Other Option:

  • DJ Bravo(attacking batsman, good death bowler+ wicket taking bowler)

Bowlers:

Default Pick:

  • J Bumrah(one of the best fast bowler of world, Bowls in death)
  • L Malinga( very good fast bowlers, known for his yorkers and variations, )
  • I Tahir(leg spinner+ wicket taking bowler+ 3rd highest wicket taker of this IPL)

Other Option:

  • D Chahar(swing bowler, generally bowls economical spell)
  • Harbhajan Singh(Good spinner and is in form,wicket taking bowler)
  • R Chahar(good talented spinner, good credit saving option,Took 2 three wicket haul in last 2 matches)

Only for Grand League:

  • M Mclenagahan( risky,good bowlers)
  • Anukul Roy/M Markande(both risky but can play important role if they play on this wicket)

IMPORTANT PLAYER OF CSK :

  • Shane Watson,
  • F DuPlesis
  • Suresh Raina,
  • MS Dhoni (C&WK)
  • Harbhajan Singh
  • Ravindra Jadeja,
  • I Tahir
  • DJ Bravo

IMPORTANT PLAYER OF MI :

  • R Sharma
  • Q De Cock
  • S Yadav
  • K Pandya
  • H Pandya
  • Malinga
  • R Chahar
  • J Bumrah

CHOICES OF C AND VC:

  • R Sharma
  • Q De Cock
  • K Pandya
  • Hardik Pandya
  • MS Dhoni
  • S Raina
  • F Duplesis
  • I Tahir

DREAM 11 TEAM: THIS IS THE TEAM WHICH I WILL PREFER FOR MYSELF.IF YOU LIKE THIS TEAM THEN GO WITH IT OTHERWISE MAKE YOUR TEAM ON BASED OF INFO PROVIDED:

Our team will be updated later.

Dream11 Team:

Team1:

  • Q De Kock/MS Dhoni
  • R Sharma
  • S Raina
  • F Du Plesis
  • H Pandya(c)
  • K Pandya
  • R Jadeja(vc)
  • L Malinga
  • R Chahar
  • H Singh
  • I Tahir

Team2:

  • Q De Kock/MS Dhoni
  • Suryakumar Yadav
  • S Raina
  • F Du Plesis
  • H Pandya(c)
  • K Pandya
  • R Jadeja(vc)
  • J Bumrah
  • R Chahar
  • H Singh
  • I Tahir

Ballebaazi Team:

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Team1:

  • Q De Kock/MS Dhoni
  • R Sharma
  • S Raina
  • F Du Plesis
  • H Pandya(c)
  • K Pandya
  • R Jadeja(vc)
  • L Malinga
  • R Chahar
  • H Singh
  • I Tahir

Team2:

  • Q De Kock/MS Dhoni
  • Suryakumar Yadav
  • S Raina
  • F Du Plesis
  • H Pandya(c)
  • K Pandya
  • R Jadeja(vc)
  • J Bumrah
  • R Chahar
  • H Singh
  • I Tahir

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