As the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) is set to kick-start in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), match 30th of the extravaganza is set to take place between the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and the Mumbai Indians (MI).
IPL 2021 Match 30 CSK vs MI
Date: 19th September 2021
Venue: Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Rohit Sharma and co did not have a sound start in the first phase as they lost three of the first five games in Chennai. However, the men in blue stepped in the game with a terrific boost up in Delhi, they may continue to render similar services in the UAE leg too.
To be noted, MI had an excellent season last IPL in UAE as they ended up winning their fifth trophy. As the event is once again dragged to the cricketing centre, Sharma’s team’ chances to retain the title are enhanced as well.
On the other hand, CSK, who flopped last IPL, are going pretty fine in the current release. Despite the fact that MS Dhoni and chaps will step in the field without their opener, Faf Du Plessis, the squad is not much affected amidst several players pulling themselves out.
CSK are second on IPL 2021 points table winning five out of seven games. They might make the most out of the opportunity to overpower MI this time – They lost in their first IPL 2021 meeting with them with a heavy margin of 4 wickets.
Pitch & weather report:
Dubai pitch can serve as a delight for both; batters and bowlers. With a good total put up, the fast bowlers of the chasing teams can come to defend but spinners might not get much assistance.
The hot and humid weather of Dubai predicts around 42 degrees Celsius of temperature with no chance of rain.
Predicted playing XI:
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma, Quinton De Kock, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult
Chennai Super Kings: Ambati Rayudu, Raturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, DJ Bravo, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Imran Tahir, Lungi Ngidi
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