41st Match of IPL 2020 Between CSK and MI

Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians

41st Match:

IPL 2020’s forty first encounter between CSK and MI is going to be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah on October 23rd 2020.

CSK vs MI History:

IPL 2020

The teams completed 31 meetings, till date. Out of them, CSK won 13 times. MI won 18 matches.

The teams completed 8 meetings at the home ground of CSK. The host won just twice. Visitors won 6 times.

The teams met each other 12 times at the home ground of MI. The host won 7 times. On the other hand, visitors won 5 times.

IPL 2020: An Inaugurating Match Between CSK and MI

The teams competed against each other at the neutral venue in 11 matches. CSK got victory 6 times and 5 victories for MI.

Victory brings points:

In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.

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If the match result will go in favor of CSK, then the team will go on the 7th position, but victory with extremely good margin may help the team to reach on 6th or even on 5th position, as well, in the point table with 8 points. In case of defeat, the team will stay as it is now.

If the match result will favor the team, MI, then the team will be at table topper with 14 points. In case of defeat, the team will stay at the current (3rd) position.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Sharjah shows the weather would be pretty clear and hot during the match. The precipitation percentage would be almost 0% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 27 – 30 Celsius. The wind would be between 7 – 17 km/h throughout the match. The wind speed and the temperature would be decreased as the match progressed.

Sharjah Cricket Stadium

Toss and Pitch (Record of International Matches):

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 11 times out of 14 matches. The selection favored the teams, and the teams won 7 times, while lost 3 times with one tie. 

On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, won just once and lost twice. 

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won 8 times and lost 5 times.

The first batting team won the matches 9 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won just 4 times.

The lowest successful defended total was 132 on the venue in 2013. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 140 on the ground, again in 2013.

The first inning lowest total was 90 in 2013, and the highest total was 215 runs in 2016. For the second inning, the lowest total was 56 runs (completed innings) in 2013, whereas the highest was 182 runs in 2016.

The batting average of the first innings is 20.46 and 18.84 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL Matches):

Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 8 times in 14 matches. The selection didn’t favor the teams, and the teams won thrice and lost 5 times. 

On the other hand, the team chose to bat first just 6 times, and the team won the match twice and lost 4 times. 

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won 5 times and lost 9 times.

The first batting team won 7 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, also won 7 times.

The lowest successful defended total was 150 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 224 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 125, and the highest total was 228 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 112 runs, whereas the highest was 226 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 35.94 and 28.07 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL 2020 Matches):

Teams chose to field first after winning the toss, which happened 4 times in 8 matches. The selection didn’t favor the teams and the teams won once and lost thrice. 

On the other hand, the team chose to bat first, won twice, and lost twice, too. 

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won thrice and lost 5 times.

The first batting team won 5 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won thrice.

The lowest successful defended total was 184 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 224 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 171, and the highest total was 228 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 112 runs, whereas the highest was 226 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 42.18 and 26.83 is for the second innings.

History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams never faced each other at the venue. The upcoming encounter will be the first between the teams.

Teams’ History at the Venue:

CSK had 3 opportunities to play at the venue, and the team won once and lost twice, though the only victory for the team was in the 2014 edition. MI got just 2 chances to play the matches at the venue, and the team won and lost once.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Chennai Super Kings:

The team would prefer to have some changes and may give a chance to medium pace bowler K. Asif in place of K. Sharma and may replace J. Hazlewood with I. Tahir.

Chennai Super Kings Eleven: S. Watson, F. du Plessis, R. Gaikwad, A. Rayudu, M. Dhoni, R. Jadeja, S. Curran, S. Thakur, D. Chahar, K. Asif, I. Tahir

Mumbai Indians:

The team may face forced changes of injured R. Sharma and I. Kishan and may try S. Tiwari to open or ask C. Lynn to open, but in the later case, the team may send S. Tiwari in place of I. Kishan and may invite D. Kulkarni or M. Khan in place of N. Coulter-Nile.

Mumbai Indians Eleven: Q. de Kock, R. Sharma / C. Lynn / S. Tiwari, S. Yadav, I. Kishan / A. Tare, H. Pandya, K. Pollard, K. Pandya, N. Coulter-Nile / D. Kulkarni / M. Khan, R. Chahar, T. Boult, J. Bumrah