IPL 2024, Match 29: Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings Preview

Mumbai Indians will take on Chennai Super Kings on April 14 at the Wankhede Stadium.

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The clash between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in match 29 of the 17th edition of IPL 2024 promises to be a riveting encounter on Sunday, April 14, at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Both teams are riding high on recent victories, with Mumbai Indians bouncing back from a slow start to the season, securing wins in their last two matches. Suryakumar Yadav's brilliant 52(19) and Ishan Kishan's explosive 69(34) in the previous game showcased the batting prowess of MI, while Jasprit Bumrah's stellar performance with the ball, claiming a five-wicket haul, pulled the game in their favour in the first innings itself.

On the other hand, Chennai Super Kings, with three wins under their belt, are also in formidable form. Skipper Ruturaj Gaikwad's unbeaten 67*(58) in the last outing exemplified their batting resilience, supported by Ravindra Jadeja's exceptional bowling performance, bagging three crucial wickets.

As the two cricketing powerhouses gear up to face each other, the head-to-head statistics add an extra layer of intrigue. With Mumbai Indians holding the upper hand with twenty wins in their encounters against Chennai Super Kings, the stage is set for an exhilarating showdown.

Wankhede Stadium Pitch Report:

Wankhede Stadium's pitch offers favourable conditions for batters, facilitating easier run-scoring throughout the game. Unlike some other venues, where bowlers dominate, this pitch provides ample opportunities for batters to play their shots freely. With high-scoring matches anticipated, teams winning the toss may opt to bat second to capitalize on the expected dew.

Click Here: MI vs CSK Live Score, Match 29


Probable Playing XI:

Mumbai Indians (MI)

Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan will lead the batting lineup, supported by Tilak Varma and Hardik Pandya, who also takes the captain's role. Tim David adds depth to the middle order, while Romario Shepherd, Mohammad Nabi, and Shreyas Gopal bolster the bowling attack. Jasprit Bumrah, Gerald Coetzee, and Akash Madhwal complete the playing eleven, offering a balanced combination of pace, spin, and all-round options.

Predicted XI: Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan(w), Tilak Varma, Hardik Pandya(c), Tim David, Romario Shepherd, Mohammad Nabi, Shreyas Gopal, Jasprit Bumrah, Gerald Coetzee, Akash Madhwal

Impact Player: Suryakumar Yadav

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Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

Ruturaj Gaikwad takes on the captaincy, leading the batting alongside Rachin Ravindra, Ajinkya Rahane, and Daryl Mitchell. Sameer Rizvi adds depth to the middle order, while Ravindra Jadeja and MS Dhoni provide experience and firepower at the death. The bowling attack is led by Shardul Thakur, Mustafizur Rahman, Tushar Deshpande, and Maheesh Theekshana, offering a variety of pace and spin options.

Predicted XI: Ruturaj Gaikwad(c), Rachin Ravindra, Ajinkya Rahane, Daryl Mitchell, Sameer Rizvi, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni(w), Shardul Thakur, Mustafizur Rahman, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana

Impact Player: Shivam Dube


MI vs CSK Head-to-Head Record:

Matches Played 36
Mumbai Indians Won 20
Chennai Super Kings 16
No Result N/A


IPL 2024: Match 26, LSG vs DC Broadcasting details:

Date Sunday, April 14, Match 29
Time 7:30 pm IST
Broadcast and Live Streaming Details Star Sports Network, Jio Cinema App and Website

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