CSK or MI Review| IPL 2020
The first match of IPL 2020 will be a magnificent match! It is Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings! Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings are Very Big Teams when it comes to the World T20 Cricket League.
If you are asking me why they are big, it’s simple, just look at their players! There is Mahendra Singh Dhoni on one side, Rohit Sharma on the other side! Kieron Pollard on one side, Dwayne Bravo on the other side! Shane Watson! Jasprit Bumrah! Hardik Pandya! It’s because of these quality cricketers, the best cricketers in the world because of which You can call them the best teams in the world! It is not just for the sake of words, even the records speak the same thing! That is the Win-Loss percentage. The highest is for Chennai Super Kings They have won 60% of their matches! Mumbai Indians is not too far behind, Mumbai Indians have won 58% of their matches! So, the records say that these two teams are two of the best in T20 at the world level. So let’s look at the performance when Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians have gone head to head before Prior to 2015, Chennai Super Kings have played 18 matches against Mumbai Indians If you look at those 18 matches, 9 were won by Chennai and 9 by Mumbai. They both had equal or 50% chances but this changed drastically after 2015. They have played 10 matches in between the years 2015 and 2020 In those 10, 8 matches were won by Mumbai Indians! CSK had won only 2 matches! This is only getting worse! In 2019, they have played 4 matches against Chennai Super Kings lost all the 4 matches So, it’s a test for Chennai Super Kings in this IPL because they have a really good win percentage against other teams, except Mumbai Indians! They only have a win percentage of 39% against Mumbai Indians Almost 60% of the matches, Chennai Super Kings loses against Mumbai Indians So call it a moral edge or a mental edge, Mumbai Indians has that huge edge on this match against CSK. They would keep in mind that they have defeated this team many times in fact, to term it correctly, it is called Psychological Edge! So, Mumbai Indians have the psychological edge before this first match occurs and that is the truth! The venue of the match is Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi! You could almost call it the home ground of Mumbai Indians! They play the majority of their matches in Abu Dhabi, in the Sheikh Zayed Stadium It’s a good batting wicket, you could even declare that this is the best batting wicket from amongst the three venues It’s a huge ground with an average score of less than 165 for this ground So if you score 165 plus, most of the time you will win the match here The probability for that is high, and that is a fact! Bowlers, who have been successful in Sheikh Zayed Stadium are the spinners! Their economy, which is runs per over is 6.6! It’s one of the best even if you include all the fast bowlers and spinners, But the fast bowlers are the ones who take the wickets mostly 60% of the wickets taken in this venue is by Fast Bowlers!
Toss! In my opinion, no matter who wins the toss, they will choose to bowl In the recent T20s, Captains have preferred to choose bowling if they won the toss If you know what should be your target score you can pace your innings accordingly This is their thinking So my prediction is that the toss winner in this match would choose to bowl.
Next, let’s talk about the players! If you see, some of the old and experienced players are missing from this match You could also call them the key players! Suresh Raina, a key player will be missing this match And then Harbhajan Singh and Lasith Malinga. We have watched them perform for so many years in the Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians matches In fact, Harbhajan Singh has played for both Chennai and Mumbai And he is missing from this match. So there are actually matches within the match in this pair up of Mumbai vs Chennai You can say it is key players vs key players.
The first key contest I am seeing is Rohit Sharma against Deepak Chahar We know Deepak Chahar is a good swing bowler Early on he would do swing deliveries, and Rohit Sharma is a little susceptible against swing bowling So this will be a deadly contest Don’t forget that Rohit Sharma is a key player, so it will be great to get his wicket early on Next would be Jasprit Bumrah against Mahendra Singh Dhoni! This is an interesting contest We know that Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the best finishers in World cricket. In today’s date, Jasprit Bumrah is the best white-ball bowler! When you say the best bowler going against the best finisher, we get the feeling of two heroes clashing against each other in the same film! Kieron Pollard against Dwayne Bravo! Both of them are West Indians coming from Trinidad, They are also really good friends and we get to watch them against each other! Dwayne Bravo will bowl during the end overs that include slower ones and yorkers! And Kieron Pollard only plays during that time! He is a finisher for Mumbai Indians.
This is going to be a crazy type of contest! Match inside a match So much thrill is waiting for us This match is Mumbai Indians vs CSK. Let’s see Mumbai Indians’ team Mumbai Indians’ team is a superb group We can say they’re an immovable rock in our slang. The player line-up is crazy Starting from Rohit Sharma! A captain! One of the most successful players and captains We can say he is a ‘limited dose’ cricketer. In fact, we can even say he’s a legend! He put on a show every time he opened Whether it was for India or Mumbai Indians Rohit Sharma is a highly impactful player! Next is Kieran Pollard! A finisher till he is on the pitch, he can turn the tie around in any type of situation! Especially Chennai Super Kings are his favorite team, He always performs against Chennai Super Kings The Pandya brothers! Hardik Pandya and Kunal Pandiya Both of them, super talented all-rounders, And Jasprith Bumrah for bowling! One of the best bowlers right now He has brought himself up to almost the number one bowler, Jasprith Bumrah with these key players, Mumbai Indians are a force to rock on with!
This is my prediction for Mumbai’s players against Chennai Super Kings in their first game Mumbai Indians’ team specialty is that They have experience and good Indian youngsters too! So, such factors put together to make Mumbai Indians a strong force Rohit Sharma, Kieran Pollard and Bumrah bring in the experience Youngsters, good players, Indian youngsters! Surya Kumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan Rahul Chahar the leg spinner! How will he bowl against Dhoni? It’s a challenging contest I’m looking forward to We have seen our ‘Thala’ Dhoni When it comes to playing against leg spinners, He struggles a bit in fact I think, this is the reason Rahul Chahar will be included in the playing eleven This is my opinion. That one leg-spin factor in the middle overs! It is time to make our prediction for this match! When it comes to choosing between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings My heart says Mumbai Indians Because they are a very good complete team Mumbai Indians look like a team where all the boxes are ticked! In fact, Chennai Super Kings are always slow starters Initially, they play slow and take some losses but they hit their peak when they edge towards the finals But Mumbai Indians look like well-oiled machines. My opinion is that Mumbai will get a good start Now let’s see the key factors or the trump cards in this match CSK’s trump cards, according to me are their two leg spinners Piyush Chawla and Imran Tahir These two could be the trump cards in this match, according to me If they perform, Mumbai Indians can be restricted. There’s a chance to win the match And for Mumbai Indians, we can’t say what the trump card is But there’s pressure on Mumbai Indians In this match, CSK are underdogs whereas Mumbai Indians are champions! Already reigning champions So, they are defending their title So, they have expectation and pressure upon them So, in this first match between Chennai and Mumbai in IPL T20 There is no pressure in Chennai, but on Mumbai there is! Because they have to win and prove they’re a champion side Sportsmanship always plays a role in Another interesting activity..!!!
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