MI vs CSK in IPL 2023: Wankhede Stadium Pitch Report for IPL 2023: Will It Favor MI or CSK?
On Saturday, April 8th, the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai will host the 12th match of the 2023 Indian Premier League (IPL) between the Mumbai Indians (MI) and the Chennai Super Kings (CSK). The CSK team is coming off a victory against the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) in their previous game, while Mumbai suffered a defeat to the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their opening match.
Currently, CSK is in sixth place in the points table, having played two matches in the tournament so far, winning one and losing the other. Meanwhile, the Mumbai-based team has played just one game and has yet to secure their first win in the 16th edition of the IPL.
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Ruturaj Gaikwad has been the star performer for the Chennai-based side, scoring 149 runs in two games and currently holds the position of the leading run-scorer of IPL 2023. However, CSK’s bowling performance has been subpar in the last two fixtures. In contrast, only Tilak Varma shone amongst the Mumbai Indians players. Notably, Tilak scored an impressive 84 off 46 balls for his team against RCB, showcasing his ability to perform well under pressure.
MI vs CSK Pitch Report
Upon analyzing the average score of 180 in IPL matches and 194 in international T20 games, it can be concluded that the pitch at the Wankhede stadium provides a golden opportunity for batsmen. The pitch is of excellent quality, with short boundaries and a fast outfield that favors the batters.
The ball travels effortlessly off the pitch and onto the bat, giving the batsmen an advantage. Consequently, bowlers need to be extra cautious and focus on maintaining the proper line and length of their deliveries.
MI vs CSK Weather Forecast
In relation to the weather updates for the upcoming match between MI and CSK, it is expected that the sky will be predominantly clear with sporadic cloud cover. The temperature is anticipated to average at 35°C throughout the day, with a decline to 27°C in the evening. Chances of rainfall are minimal, while the level of humidity is projected to fluctuate between 50-60%.
Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings Full Squads
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (c), Tim David, Ramandeep Singh, Tilak Varma, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Tristan Stubbs, Dewald Brevis, Jofra Archer, Arjun Tendulkar, Arshad Khan, Kumar Kartikeya, Hrithik Shokeen, Jason Behrendorff, Akash Madhwal, Cameron Green, Piyush Chawla, Duan Jansen, Vishnu Vinod, Shams Mulani, Nehal Wadhera, Raghav Goyal, Sandeep Warrier, Riley Meredith
Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni (c), Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, Subhranshu Senapati, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Tushar Deshpande, Matheesha Pathirana, Simarjeet Singh, Deepak Chahar, Prashant Solanki, Maheesh Theekshana, Ajinkya Rahane, Ben Stokes, Shaik Rasheed, Nishant Sindhu, Sisanda Magala (replacement), Ajay Mandal, Bhagath Varma, Akash Singh
based on the head-to-head record between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK), they have played 34 matches so far, with CSK winning 20 of them, MI winning 14, and no result in any of the matches.
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