Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings had finished at 1st and 2nd spot in the points table. Mumbai Indians is the only team that showed dominance over Chennai Super Kings this year. In the previous three meetings this season, Mumbai Indians emerged victorious in every match. So, Chennai Super Kings will like to change the stats.

Pitch Conditions 

Venue: Rajiv Gandhi International cricket stadium, Hyderabad

In the league stage matches played here, the pitch has been on a slower side. Batsmen will have to wait for the bowl to come. Due to the slow nature of the pitch, striking the ball will not be easy. Other than this, due to long boundaries, the bowlers get an extra advantage. Also, dew plays a huge role in the second innings of the match so no doubt, the captain winning the toss will opt to bowl first.

Average 1st innings score: 170 runs

Average 2nd innings score: 164 runs

Weather Conditions 

The temperature during the match will be someway about 39 degrees Celsius. It might be cloudy throughout the day, but no rain is in forecast. Humidity will be near about 34%.

Team Analysis: Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians finished the league stage at the top spot in the points table. Now they will be aiming to end it all after lifting IPL trophy for the fourth time. To make this dream come true, the team might replace Jayant Yadav with Mitchell Mclenaghan. Other than this, the team might not do any changes in the playing XI. 

Team Analysis: Chennai Super Kings 

Chennai Super Kings has not defeated Mumbai Indians this season yet. So, they will be eyeing to get revenge back in the big finals to defend the title. As far as team combination is concerned, then after the brilliant performance in the qualifier 2 against Delhi Capitals, the team might do no changes in the playing XI. 

Here’s probable playing XI of both the teams 

                       Mumbai Indians 

                          Chennai Super Kings

Rohit Sharma ( C )

MS Dhoni ( C&WK )

Quinton de Kock(WK) ✈️

Shane Watson ✈️

Suryakumar Yadav

Faf du Plessis ✈️

Ishan Kisan

Suresh Raina

Kieron Pollard ✈️

Ambati Rayudu

Hardik Pandya

Dwayne Bravo ✈️

Krunal Pandya

Ravindra Jadeja

Mitchell Mclenaghan ✈️

Shardul Thakur

Rahul Chahar

Deepak Chahar

Lasith Malinga ✈️

Harbhajan Singh 

Jasprit Bumrah

Imran Tahir ✈️

Player to look for-

Mumbai Indians: Krunal Pandya

Chennai Super Kings: Faf du Plessis

Head to Head between the teams in IPL

Total matches played – 27

Matches won by MI- 16

Matches won by CSK- 11

This will be the fourth time these teams will face each other in the IPL finals. In the previous three meetings in the finals, Mumbai Indians has won 2 times while Chennai Super Kings emerged victorious only once. Let’s see what happens this time whether Mumbai will maintain their legacy or Chennai will come strong and defeat the mighty Mumbai Indians and retain the trophy with them. 

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