IPL 2019: Match 44, Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians – Statistical Preview

IPL 2019: Match 44, Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians – Statistical Preview

All the key stats and numbers ahead of big clash between CSK and MI in Chennai.

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The most successful teams of the IPL, the Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians will lock horns at the Chepauk on Friday. With eight wins from 11 matches, the Super Kings have more or less confirmed their playoffs berth. Another win from here on will help CSK to finish in the top two positions. On the other hand, the Mumbai Indians won six of the ten matches they played. Due to the high NRR, the MI team might finish in the final four if they win even one more but need at least two to be on the safer side.

All the key stats and numbers ahead of big clash between CSK and MI in Chennai:

1 – The Chennai Super Kings have lost only once in the last 18 IPL matches played at the Chepauk Stadium. The only defeat came against the Mumbai Indians during the 2015 season in a last over thriller.


2 – The Chennai Super Kings have defeated the Mumbai Indians twice at the Chepauk in the IPL; both in the first three editions of the league. MI defeated CSK in 2012, 2013 and 2015 seasons of the IPL. They even edged past CSK during the CLT20 game in 2011. No other team has defeated CSK more than twice in Chennai.


7Hardik Pandya picked up seven wickets in the three matches since 2018 against CSK in the IPL. He claimed two of his three 3-wicket hauls in the IPL against CSK only. In these three games, Pandya aggregated 60 runs without getting dismissed.


26Lasith Malinga’s 26 wickets in the IPL against Chennai Super Kings are the most for any player against them. The Sri Lankan claimed 26 wickets in only 18 IPL games against CSK at 18.38. Malinga will play his first IPL game in seven years at the Chepauk. Sri Lankan cricketers were barred from playing in Chennai during 2013 and 2015 seasons.


28Dwayne Bravo has picked up 28 wickets in the IPL against the Mumbai Indians; the 2nd most for any player against a single opposition in the IPL. Bravo’s 28 wickets against MI came in only 16 matches at an average of 16.25.


619Rohit Sharma’s 619 runs in the IPL against the Chennai Super Kings are the 2nd most by any player behind Virat Kohli’s 747 runs. Rohit has an average of 29.47 in the 24 IPL innings against CSK with help of six fifties. However, Rohit scored only 68 runs at an average of 17 in the five innings against CSK in Chennai.


803 – Suresh Raina scored as many as 803 runs in the IPL against the Mumbai Indians. No other player has even scored 700 IPL runs against MI. Raina scored those 803 runs from 29 innings at an average of 34.91 with seven half-centuries.

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