CSK vs MI Live Score, IPL 2020 Today’s Match: The stage is set for yet another epic face-off as Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings lock horns in the 41st match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 in Sharjah. The rivalry between these two teams has its own history. But this year, the scenario has changed unusually. CSK began the season with a clinical win over MI. However, they lost the path in later phase and now, are almost out of the tournament. While MI have a completely opposite story to tell. They took off with a few hiccups but then found the rhythm ultimately. A win in Sharjah will not only propel them up on the points table but also secure a place in the knockouts.
Follow live score and updates of IPL 2020, CSK vs MI:
Deepak Chahar vs MI in IPL
Chahar has the joint most wickets against the Mumbai Indians in the IPL. His average and strike rate are the 3rd and 2nd best respectively against an opponent. Chahar has dismissed 3 out of the batsman batting in the top 4 for MI at least once. On the flipside he has been scored off at a strike rate of above 140 by Suryakumar Yadav and Quinton de Kock.
Rohit Sharma’s last five innings against CSK
IPL 2020 Live Score, CSK vs MI: An age-old rivalry
* CSK & MI have played 29 matches, most matches played between 2 teams in the IPL.
* CSK have beaten MI twice in a season in the league phase just once which was in 2014
* CSK have won just 2 out of the 7 matches played between these sides since 2018
* CSK broke MI’s 5 match winning streak by winning the IPL 2020 season opener
Sharjah Cricket Stadium – venue insights
Highest Team Total: 228/4 By Delhi Capitals Against Kolkata Knight Riders in 2020
Lowest Team Total: 121/10 By Sunrisers Hyderabad Against Kings XI Punjab in 2014
Highest Individual Score: 106 By Mayank Agarwal (Kings XI Punjab) Against Rajasthan Royals In 2020
Best Bowling Figures: 4/13 By Lakshmipathy Balaji (Kings XI Punjab) Against Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2014
Highest Partnership: 183 By KL Rahul And Mayank Agarwal (Kings XI Punjab) For 1st Wicket Against Rajasthan Royals In 2020
Win Rate Batting First: 50% (5 Won; 5 Lost)
MI spinners shine in middle overs
Mumbai Indians spinners have been pretty effective in the middle overs. 11 out of their 16 wickets have come in the middle overs. But only DC and KKR spinners have managed to pick lesser wickets in the powerplay this season in the middle overs.
CSK batsmen vs spin in IPL 2020
Chennai have scored the 2nd most runs against the spinners in the middle overs in IPL 2020. They have also lost just 8 wickets in the middle overs to the spinners which is least by a team. However, their strike rate is the 2nd worst among all the teams.
CSK vs MI Live Score: MS Dhoni vs MI
* 20: Dismissals by MS Dhoni against MI in the IPL, most by a keeper
* 30: Matches as captain for MS Dhoni against MI in the IPL, the most by a Captain
* 34: Matches played by MS Dhoni against MI in the IPL, most by a player
* 43.24: MS Dhoni’s average in the IPL for CSK, best amongst CSK players
Deepak Chahar – CSK’s vital cog
Deepak Chahar has been an important aspect in the CSK camp. He has picked 10 wickets in the season and has been very effective in the powerplay. Out of the 38 overs bowled by him this season, 28 overs (73.68%) have been bowled in the powerplay. It has also reaped huge rewards for CSK as his 7 wickets in the powerplay are the joint most with Trent Boult this season.
IPL 2020 Live Score: Rohit Sharma vs CSK bowlers
vs Jadeja: 16 innings, 71 runs, 3 dismissals
vs Piyush Chawla: 19 innings, 146 runs, 2 dismissals
vs Deepak Chahar: 7 innings, 35 runs, 2 dismissals
Huge milestone for Jasprit Bumrah
MI’s leading wicket-taker, Jasprit Bumrah is on the verge of achieving a feat in the Indian Premier League. He is 3 scalps away from 100 IPL wickets. He will also be the 3rd player after Malinga and Harbhajan to have 100 wickets for Mumbai Indians
Inconsistent Rohit Sharma
MI skipper Rohit Sharma hasn’t been among runs this season. After getting two fifties in the first 5 games, he has aggregated just 84 runs at an average of 24.00 in last 4 face-offs. Rohit has also not been able to capitalizes the first six overs and has a strike rate of 114.65. He has been dismissed 5 times.
Playoff qualification tough for CSK
Chennai Super Kings are on the verge of being knocked out. This will be the first time in the 11 seasons that they will end outside the top 4. CSK are currently on 6 points and even if they win all their matches, they will reach 14 points. Only twice has a team with 14 points qualified for the playoffs
CSKvs MI: Head to head
CSK Win: 12
MI Win: 17
CSK vs MI: Squads of both teams
Chennai Super Kings Squad: Sam Curran, Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Deepak Chahar, Piyush Chawla, Shardul Thakur, Josh Hazlewood, Murali Vijay, Karn Sharma, Imran Tahir, Lungi Ngidi, Monu Kumar, Mitchell Santner, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, N Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif
Mumbai Indians Squad: Rohit Sharma(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, Dhawal Kulkarni, Saurabh Tiwary, James Pattinson, Aditya Tare, Mitchell McClenaghan, Chris Lynn, Jayant Yadav, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Mohsin Khan, Sherfane Rutherford, Digvijay Deshmukh, Prince Balwant Rai
IPL 2020 Live Score, CSK vs MI
Hello and welcome to the live blog of the 41st IPL 2020 match between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians in Sharjah. The high-voltage competition will pit MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma against each other.