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IPL 2023 El Clasico CSK vs MI : Date, Time, Venue, Head-To-Head, Pitch Report, Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11 And Squads. Chennai Super Kings will take on Mumbai Indians at their home ground in the 49th match of IPL 2023. The match between these two old rivals in the league is known as El Clasico of the IPL. The matches between these two teams have produced some unforgettable moments and intense battles over the years.  

Chennai Super Kings are placed in the third position in the IPL points table. Their previous game against Lucknow Super Giants got abandoned due to consistent rain at the Lucknow. On the other hand, Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians are ranked in sixth position in the IPL 2023 points table. They chased down a mammoth target of 215 runs in their previous match against Punjab Kings in the penultimate over.

Mumbai also chased down another 200-plus total in front of Rajasthan Royals a few days. So these two big wins will boost the confidence of the Mumbai Indians contingent. So it will be interesting to see the battle between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings at the high-scoring stadium in Chennai.

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IPL 2023 CSK vs MI Match Details

Match: Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Day & Date: Saturday & May 06

Time: 03:30 PM IST

CSK vs MI Pitch And Weather Report

The pitch at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai have supported batsmen in this season of IPL. CSK amassed the second-highest total in IPL 2023 at the same ground 235 in 20 overs against Kolkata Knight Riders. So we may get to see another run-fest at the Chennai between these old rivals.

The weather forecast at Chennai for Saturday will be cloudy with a slight chance of rain. Due to humid conditions due to rain, the pitch may offer help to swing bowlers in early overs.

 CSK vs MI Head-To-Head Record

Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings have faced each other a total of 35 times in the IPL, with Mumbai Indians holding a slight advantage over their southern rivals. Mumbai Indians have won 20 of those encounters, while Chennai Super Kings have won 15.

Mumbai Indians have also won four of the six IPL finals between the two teams, with Chennai Super Kings winning the other two. These two teams have been involved in some memorable matches, with both sides producing some outstanding performances.

In their previous encounter in this season of IPL, Chennai Super King vanquished Mumbai Indians at their den by 12 runs. Mumbai Indians would want to give it back now as they are meeting at the home ground of Chennai Super Kings.

CSK vs MI Prediction

Chennai Super Kings will likely defeat Mumbai Indians as CSK is a well-balanced team in all departments. Mumbai Indians are depleted side due to injuries to key players like Jasprit Bumrah and Jofra Archer. However, Jofra Archer played in a previous game against Punjab Kings after recovering from injury, he didn’t look at his best.

Captain Rohit Sharma is struggling with his form for many days. He could smack only one half-century in IPl 2023. His opening partner Ishan Kishan returned in the form by smashing a phenomenal knock in their previous match against Punjab Kings. Suryakumar Yadav and Tim David have played some quickfire knocks for Mumbai Indians in recent few matches.

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On the other hand, Chennai Super Kings have a strong opening pair Devon Conway and Ruturaj Gaikwad. Also, they are studded with quality all-rounders like Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali and Shivam Dube. So, it will be tough for Mumbai Indians to face MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings at their home ground.

 CSK vs MI Probable Playing 11

Chennai Super Kings: Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Shivam Dube, Tushar Deshpande, Deepak Chahar, Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana, Ajinkya Rahane

Impact Player: Ambati Rayudu

Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Tim David, Nehal Wadhera, Akash Madhwal, Arshad Khan, P Chawla, Jofra Archer, Suryakumar Yadav, Cameron Green, Tilak Varma

Impact Player: Kumar Kartikeya

CSK vs MI Full Squad

Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni (C), Devon Conway, Matheesha Pathirana, Prashant Solanki, Maheesh Theekshana, Subhranshu Senapati, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Tushar Deshpande, Ben Stokes, Shaik Rasheed, Nishant Sindhu, Simarjeet Singh, Sisanda Magala, Ajay Mandal, Bhagath Varma, Akash Singh, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, Ajinkya Rahane, Deepak Chahar

Mumbai Indians: Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Cameron Green, Tilak Varma, Arjun Tendulkar, Akash Madhwal, Duan Jansen, Vishnu Vinod, Raghav Goyal, Tim David, Nehal Wadhera, Hrithik Shokeen, Piyush Chawla, Ramandeep Singh, Tristan Stubbs, Jofra Archer, Arshad Khan, Jason Behrendorff, Sandeep Warrier, Dewald Brevis, Shams Mulani, Kumar Kartikeya