IPL 2023: MI vs CSK Pre-match Predictions

Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings are going to relive the biggest rivalry of TATA IPL in the 12th match of the 2023 edition.

Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings are going to relive the biggest rivalry of TATA IPL in the 12th match of the 2023 edition. While Chennai Super Kings will be soaring high with confidence with their win in the last match, Mumbai Indians would look to forget their woes in their first match and get onto winning ways.

  • Teams: Mumbai Indians VS Chennai Super Kings
  • Date: 08-Apr-23
  • Time: 7:30 PM
  • Match: 12
  • Venue: Mumbai

CSK Player List and Roles

Chennai Super Kings will take on Mumbai Indians today in the 12th Match of IPL 2023 at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
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 Player List and Role

Mumbai Indians are set to return to the Wankhede Stadium in the traditional home and away format of the IPL for the first time since 2019 when they face Chennai Super Kings today.
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
Rohit Sharma (c)Batter

First Face-Off

The El-Classico of Indian Cricket! CSK and Thala Dhoni head into the match on the back of a win at Chepauk.

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 classico. 

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 36 times out of which Mumbai Indians have won 21 matches while Chennai Super Kings has won 15 matches. 

Previous Results

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

While Chennai Super Kings have already won a match out of their two outings in this year’s IPL, Mumbai Indians would like to amend their mistakes from the first loss and would like to get onto winning ways against a team they have done well historically. It will be a close contest to watch out for as Mumbai Indians will be playing at their home ground while Chennai Super Kings will have the momentum with them.  

Probable Best Batter of the Match

Looking at the amazing form and hitting ability, Chennai Super Kings’ opener Rituraj Gaikwad can be the best batter in their match against the Mumbai Indians. Rituraj has scored 149 runs in the first two games and has been the backbone of his team’s batting line-up.

Probable Best Bowler of the Match

With the insane fast bowling ability that he has, and the hunger to take wickets after an unsuccessful first outing, Jofra Archer can be the best bowler of the match as he would like to run through the Chennai Super Kings’ batting line-up.

Match Details

Chennai Super Kings will be taking on the Mumbai Indians in the 12th Match of TATA Indian Premier League 2023 from the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on 8th April 2023. For the viewers, the match will be telecast live at 7:30 pm on Star Sports network on television and Jio Cinema on your mobile handset. 

Pitch Report

The Barsapara Stadium’s pitch has established itself as a batter’s haven. It primarily has a hard surface so the bounce can be trusted and batters can play their shots. The players have taken a beating all over the field, and the upcoming game can be anticipated to be no different. The captain who wins the toss may want to field first.

Today’s Match Prediction: Final Thoughts

As we have already noted Chennai Super Kings should be encouraged by their latest win in the current championship. The team is just gaining momentum and should be aiming for another win to consolidate their success. For Mumbai Indians, on the other hand, it will be their second game in IPL 2023 after a disappointing start.

It will be a tense game but we expect MI to win this encounter. We advise against going all-in on this game as the outcome is too unpredictable.