On Saturday (May 6), the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai will host an exciting match between the Chennai Super Kings and the Mumbai Indians, which will be the 49th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023. In this Article check updates on CSK vs MI Predicted Playing XI, Pitch Report, and Weather Forecast.
Despite a disappointing season last year, the Chennai Super Kings are on track to reach the knockouts this season. They have won five of their 10 games so far and are currently placed third in the points table with 11 points.
The match between the Super Kings and the Lucknow Super Giants was washed out due to rain. Despite this, the bowlers did a brilliant job by restricting the opponents to a mere 125/7 in 19.2 overs. Moeen Ali played an economical spell and picked up two crucial wickets for CSK. Unfortunately, the rain played spoilsport and both teams had to settle for a point each.
After a poor start to the tournament, the five-time champions, Mumbai Indians, have recovered well. They are slowly making their way toward the top four and currently stand sixth in the points table, having won five of their nine games so far.
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Liam Livingstone (82*) and Jitesh Sharma (49*) batted first and helped the Punjab Kings score a huge total of 214/3 in 20 overs. In response, Ishan Kishan (75) and Suryakumar Yadav (66) played outstanding innings, scoring fifties each, and led the team to victory with seven balls remaining.
CSK vs MI Match Details
Match: Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians, Match 49, Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023
Date and Time: May 6, 2023, Saturday, 03.30 PM IST
Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
CSK vs MI Pitch Report
In the previous match played at this venue, Punjab Kings chased down a total of 200 runs against the home team successfully. The upcoming match at MA Chidambaram Stadium is expected to have a similar pitch that will favor the batsmen throughout the game. Although based on CSK vs MI Predicted Playing XI, there will be some assistance for the spinners in the later stages of the game, both teams would prefer to chase at this venue.
CSK vs MI Weather Forecast
There is a possibility of light showers and thunderstorms in Chennai on Saturday. The temperature is expected to range between 27 to 33 degrees Celsius.
CSK vs MI Predicted Playing XI: CSK vs MI Probable XIs
Chennai Super Kings
As per CSK vs MI Predicted Playing XI, the Super Kings have had an outstanding performance this season, and it is unlikely that they will make any alterations to their winning combination.
CSK vs MI Predicted Playing XI: CSK Probable XI
- Ruturaj Gaikwad
- Devon Conway
- Ajinkya Rahane
- Shivam Dube
- Moeen Ali
- Ravindra Jadeja
- MS Dhoni (c & wk)
- Deepak Chahar
- Maheesh Theekshana
- Tushar Deshpande
- Matheesha Pathirana
According to CSK vs MI Predicted Playing XI, tt is likely that Hrithik Shokeen will replace Arshad Khan in the team, as Arshad has been out of form.
CSK vs MI Predicted Playing XI: MI Probable XI
- Rohit Sharma (C)
- Ishan Kishan (wk)
- Cameron Green
- Suryakumar Yadav
- Tilak Varma
- Tim David
- Nehal Wadhera
- Hrithik Shokeen
- Jofra Archer
- Piyush Chawla
- Kumar Kartikeya
Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians Match Prediction
In a previous match this season, Chennai Super Kings won against Mumbai Indians in a one-sided game. Due to their spin trio of Moeen Ali, Maheesh Theekshana, and Ravindra Jadeja, who could be useful on the spin-friendly track in Chennai, the men in Yellow are expected to be slight favorites once again in the upcoming game.
Prediction: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to win the Match 49 of IPL 2023.
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