Mumbai Indians (MI) face Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) within the twelfth sport of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday (April 8) within the second sport of a double-header. The MI-CSK rivalry has produced some fascinating contests through the years, ensuing within the tussle being known as El Clasico of the IPL.
Mumbai and Chennai have met 34 occasions within the IPL, with MI rising victorious in 20 video games and CSK 14. Talking in regards to the type of the 2 groups in IPL 2023, Mumbai have performed just one sport, which they misplaced to Royal Challengers Bangalore by eight wickets on the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
The sport was billed because the Rohit Sharma vs Virat Kohli conflict however proved to be a disappointingly one-sided encounter. In the meantime, Chennai have performed two video games, successful one and dropping the opposite.
They started their IPL 2023 marketing campaign with a five-wicket defeat to defending champions Gujarat Titans. Of their earlier sport, they beat Lucknow Tremendous Giants by 12 runs in a high-scoring encounter.
MI vs CSK’s earlier assembly in IPL
The final time Mumbai took on Chennai within the IPL was in the course of the 2022 version within the 59th sport of the competitors on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Could 12. Chennai batted first and had been bundled out for a paltry 97 in 16 overs.
Captain MS Dhoni top-scored with 36* off 33, however the others didn’t make an affect with the bat. The highest 4 fell for single-figure scores, whereas solely 4 batters reached double figures. For Mumbai, Daniel Sams stood out with 3-16 from his 4 overs, whereas Riley Meredith and Kumar Kartikeya picked up two wickets apiece. Jasprit Bumrah additionally impressed, claiming 1-12 in three overs.
Chasing 98, Mumbai obtained dwelling by 5 wickets in 14.5 overs. Ishan Kishan (6), Rohit Sharma (18), Daniel Sams (1) and Tristan Stubbs (0) fell cheaply as MI had been lowered to 33-4. Nonetheless, younger Tilak Varma guided the chase with an unbeaten 34 off 32, hitting 4 boundaries.
For CSK, Mukesh Choudhary impressed with figures of 3-23, whereas Simarjeet Singh and Moeen Ali claimed one scalp apiece. All-rounder Sams was named the Participant of the Match for his wonderful bowling efficiency, which went a good distance in limiting Chennai to below 100.
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Edited by Renin Wilben Albert