After a long wait of six months, first match of IPL 2020 will start. In the first match two best teams of IPL T20 will face against each other.
However, IPL 2020 was scheduled to play in March, but got postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic. This is the second time since 2009 IPL is going to play outside India.
Mumbai Indians will take on Chennai Super Kings in 1st game of IPL 2020. Match will start at 7:30PM(Indian Standard Time) in Abu Dhabi.
It’s going to be very interesting battle between two most successful sides of IPL. Mumbai Indians defeated CSK four times last season and also defeated in IPL 2019 final.
Overall, MI and CSK have played 28 matches. Mumbai Indians have won 17 and Chennai Super Kings have won 11 against Mumbai Indians.
Mumbai Indians are looking strongest and most balanced side of IPL 2020. MI coach Mahela Jayawardene stated Rohit Sharma and Quinton De Kock will open as last year opening pair made so much impact last year.
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After, Lasith Malinga opted out, it will be interesting to see who will MI go with whether Nathan Coulter-Nile, Mitchell Mcclenaghan or will go with Chris Lynn in middle-order.
Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings two main players opted out of IPL 2020. Without Harbhajan Singh and Suresh Raina, they are looking little-bit weaker. Who will bat at No.3 will be question for CSK and other thing if he will be consistent and valuable like Suresh Raina.
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Chennai Super Kings can go with Ambati Rayudu/ Murali Vijay at top and Faf Du Plessis, who is one of the most experienced player should bat at No.3.
Without their two main players, however squad is looking good.
Mumbai Indians Predicted Playing 11
Quinton De Kock(wk), Rohit Sharma(c), Surya Kumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult
Chennai Super Kings Predicted Playing 11
Shane Watson, Faf Du Plessis, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni(c and wk), Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Imran Tahir, Piyush Chawla, Shardul Thakur
Dream11 Prediction Team
Quinton De Kock(wk), Rohit Sharma, Faf Du Plessis, Shane Watson, SuryaKumar Yadav, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Deepak Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult