CSK VS MI: IPL 2023 49th Pre-match Predictions

The image depicts a pre-match analysis of an upcoming cricket game between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI) in the IPL 2023 season.

Chennai Super Kings is going to relive the biggest rivalry of TATA IPL against the Mumbai Indians in the 49th match of the 2023 edition. Both teams would be looking to get the two valuable points and move upward in the Points table to secure the chances of making it into the playoffs.

Basic information about the match:

🗓️ Date06-May-23
⏰ Time3:30 PM
🏏 TeamsChennai Super Kings VS Mumbai Indians
⚡ Match49
🏟️ VenueChennai

CSK Players List and Roles

The image shows the list of players from the Chennai Super Kings cricket team, along with their designated roles in the team. The players' names are displayed in a table format, with their photographs and roles mentioned alongside.
MS Dhoni (c)Batter/Wicket-keeper
Devon ConwayBatter
Ruturaj GaikwadBatter
Ambati RayuduBatter/Wicket-keeper
Subhranshu SenapatiBatsmen
Moeen AliAll-Rounder
Shivam DubeAll-Rounder
Rajvardhan HangargekarBowler
Dwaine PretoriusAll-Rounder
Mitchell SantnerBowler
Ravindra JadejaAll-Rounder
Tushar DeshpandeBowler
Akash SinghBowler
Matheesha PathiranaBowler
Simarjeet SinghBowler
Deepak ChaharBowler
Prashant SolankiBowler
Maheesh TheekshanaBowler
Ajinkya RahaneBatter
Ben StokesAll-Rounder
Shaik RasheedBatter
Nishant SindhuAll-Rounder
Sisanda MagalaBowler
Ajay MandalAll-Rounder
Bhagath VarmaAll-Rounder

MI Players List and Role

A table format displaying the names and designated roles of the cricket players from the Mumbai Indians team. Each player's photograph is displayed alongside their name and role. The team logo is visible at the top left corner of the table.
Rohit Sharma (c)Batter
Sandeep WarrierBowler
Suryakumar YadavBatter
Ishan KishanBatter
Dewald BrevisBatter
Tilak VarmaBatter
Jofra ArcherBowler
Tim DavidAll-Rounder
Mohd Arshad KhanBatter
Ramandeep SinghBatter
Hrithik ShokeenAll-Rounder
Arjun TendulkarBowler
Tristan StubbsBatter
Kumar KartikeyaBowler
Jason BehrendorffBowler
Akash MadhwalBowler
Cameron GreenAll-Rounder
Riley MeredithBowler
Piyush ChawlaAll-Rounder
Duan JansenBowler
Vishnu VinodWicket-keeper
Shams MulaniAll-Rounder
Nehal WadheraAll-Rounder
Raghav GoyalBowler

First Face-Off

The image shows a moment from the inaugural season of the Indian Premier League, where the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI) teams faced each other in a cricket match. The CSK team is seen playing on the field, with the MI team members visible in the background.

Chennai Super Kings were the runners-up of the inaugural Indian Premier League and it was in that season only, that they faced the Mumbai Indians for the first time. Chennai Super Kings emerged victorious because of the stellar performance of their star player Matthew Hayden. This match also marked the beginning of the rivalry between the two most successful franchises in the IPL and later known as el clasico. 

Previous IPL Results

Both the teams share a neck-to-neck record when it comes to facing each other in the IPL but Mumbai Indians have a slight edge over the Chennai Franchise. Both the teams have faced each other as many as 37 times out of which Mumbai Indians have won 21 matches while Chennai Super Kings have won 16 matches. 

Previous Results

08-April-20232023 IPLCSK7 wickets
12-May-20222022 IPLMI5 Wickets
21-Apr-20222022 IPLCSK3 wickets
19-Sep-20212021 IPLCSK20 runs
1-May-20212021 IPLMI4 Wickets
23-Oct-20202020 IPLMI10 Wickets
19-Sep-20202020 IPLCSK5 Wickets
12-May-20192019 IPLMI1 Run
7-May-20192019 IPLMI6 Wickets
26-Apr-20192019 IPLMI46 runs
3-Apr-20192019 IPLMI37 runs
28-Apr-20182018 IPLMI8 wickets
7-Apr-20182018 IPLCSK1 wicket
23-May-20152015 IPLMI41 runs
18-May-20152015 IPLMI25 runs
7-May-20152015 IPLMI6 wickets
16-Apr-20152015 IPLCSK6 wickets
27-May-20142014 IPLCSK7 wickets
9-May-20142014 IPLCSK4 wickets
24-Apr-20142014 IPLCSK7 wickets
25-May-20132013 IPLMI23 runs
20-May-20132013 IPLCSK48 runs
4-May-20132013 IPLMI60 runs
5-Apr-20132013 IPLMI9 runs
19-Oct-20122012 CLT20CSK*6 runs
22-May-20122012 IPLCSK38 runs
5-May-20122012 IPLMI2 wickets
3-Apr-20122012 IPLMI8 wickets
23-Sep-20112011 CLT20MI*3 wickets
21-Apr-20112011 IPLMI8 runs
24-May-20102010 IPLCSK22 runs
5-May-20102010 IPLCSK24 runs
24-Apr-20102010 IPLMI5 wickets
15-May-20092009 IPLCSK7 wickets
17-Apr-20092009 IPLMI19 runs
13-May-20082008 IPLMI9 wickets
22-Apr-20082008 IPLCSK6 runs

Pre-match Analysis

Two cricket teams, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI), are engaged in a competitive match on a green cricket field. The players are dressed in their team uniforms, with the CSK team wearing yellow and blue and the MI team wearing blue and gold.

Mumbai Indians would like to amend their mistakes and would like to get onto winning ways against a team they have done well historically, especially in their den at Chepauk. It will be a close contest to watch out for as Chennai Super Kings will be playing at their home ground while Mumbai Indians will have the momentum with them. Chennai Super Kings would also fancy the immense support of their fans.   

Probable Best Batter of the Match

Mumbai Indians Captain Rohit Sharma is back in the form he is known to be in. The Hitman is finally in the zone to help the Mumbai Indians get the two valuable points and the Chennai Super Kings’ relatively weaker bowling attack, coupled with the spin-playing skills of Rohit Sharma, will only help him to be the best batter of the match between Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad. 

Probable Best Bowler of the Match

Tushar Deshpande has been the find of the bowlers for the Chennai Super Kings this season. The bowler has produced wickets at important junctures of the match to ensure the victory of Chennai Super Kings. This is the reason for him to be the best bowler of the match.

Match Details

Chennai Super Kings will be taking on the Mumbai Indians in the 49th Match of TATA Indian Premier League 2023 from the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on 6th May 2023. For the viewers, the match will be telecast live at 3:30 pm on Star Sports network on television and Jio Cinema on your mobile handset. 

Pitch Report

The curators in Chennai produce dry, brittle pitches that are said to be spin-friendly. It has remained a respectable field for batters over the years, but it is not the pitch where large runs are scored. Chepauk Cricket Stadium typically hosts low-scoring contests. A sluggish surface gives the spinners comfort, therefore fielding an extra spinner in this situation is not a terrible idea. The Chepauk ground pitch won’t have much grass, thus speed bowlers could not benefit much from it. However, medium pacers who vary their bowling style might be successful.

Today’s match prediction: Final Thoughts

While both teams would like to continue the same momentum, it can be expected that it will be a thrilling contest between the two teams. Mumbai Indians, because of their in-form players and team combinations, may emerge victorious.