Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings, IPL 2019 Final, May 12, 2019, at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad
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An unsteady start met with typical, late acceleration
Mumbai Indians were found starting trouble again and at the midway in the league, they had 4 wins from 7 matches. But once the final stage kicked in, the power of excelling under extreme pressure took over the team resulting in 5 wins in the last 7 matches finishing top of the table.
Chennai Super Kings
Cruising at the start, bumpy at the middle
Chennai Super Kings story was nearly the opposite of what Mumbai had. They were cruising to their title of defending champions from the start of the IPL season, bagging 6 wins in the first 7 matches. But through the final stages, Chennai began to tremble resulting in 3 wins in the last 7 matches to finish at 2nd position on NRR.
Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings Fight for their 4th IPL Title!
|1||David Warner||Sunrisers Hyderabad||12||692||69.20||143.87||57||21|
|2||Lokesh Rahul||Kings XI Punjab||14||593||53.91||135.39||49||25|
|3||Shikhar Dhawan||Delhi Capitals||16||521||34.73||135.68||64||11|
|4||Andre Russell||Kolkata Knight Riders||13||510||56.67||204.82||31||52|
|5||Quinton de Kock||Mumbai Indians||15||500||35.71||131.23||45||21|
|6||Chris Gayle||Kings XI Punjab||13||490||40.83||153.61||45||34|
|7||Rishabh Pant||Delhi Capitals||16||488||37.54||162.67||37||27|
|8||Virat Kohli||Royal Challengers Bangalore||14||464||33.14||141.46||46||13|
|9||Shreyas Iyer||Delhi Capitals||16||463||30.87||119.95||41||14|
|10||Jonny Bairstow||Sunrisers Hyderabad||10||445||55.62||157.24||48||18|
|1||Kagiso Rabada||Delhi Capitals||12||282||368||25||2||–|
|2||Imran Tahir||Chennai Super Kings||16||368||408||24||2||–|
|3||Shreyas Gopal||Rajasthan Royals||14||288||347||20||–||–|
|4||Deepak Chahar||Chennai Super Kings||16||363||456||19||–||–|
|5||K Khaleel Ahmed||Sunrisers Hyderabad||9||209||287||19||–||–|
|6||Mohammed Shami||Kings XI Punjab||14||324||469||19||–||–|
|7||Yuzvendra Chahal||Royal Challengers Bangalore||14||296||386||18||1||–|
|8||Rashid Khan||Sunrisers Hyderabad||15||360||377||17||–||–|
|9||Jasprit Bumrah||Mumbai Indians||15||346||395||17||–||–|
|10||Harbhajan Singh||Chennai Super Kings||10||240||285||16||–||–|
- Mumbai Indians had a 16/11 head-to-head tally against CSK.
- In knockouts/playoffs It’s down to 4-4 while Mumbai Indians had a 2-1 advantage in IPL finals.
- Each of Mumbai Indians 5 final appearances is against a Dhoni side.
- CSK in 2010, 2013, 2015 and 2019
- RPS in 2017
- CSK have won 12 out of 16 tosses in this IPL 2019
Who will become the first side to win four IPL titles on Sunday, May 12?
Chennai Super Kings made a surprise change by bringing in Shardul Thakur for M Vijay against Delhi Capitals. Thakur just bowled one expensive over, but expect MS Dhoni to stick with him.
They are unlikely to change their combination, given it helped them beat CSK in Chennai.
- Match: MI vs CSK, Final, Indian Premier League 2019
- Date:Sunday, May 12, 2019
- Time:02:00 PM GMT
- Venue:Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad
Mumbai Indians Squad:
Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Jayant Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga, Anmolpreet Singh, Ben Cutting, Yuvraj Singh, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mayank Markande, Evin Lewis, Aditya Tare, Siddhesh Lad, Pankaj Jaiswal, Anukul Roy, Barinder Sran, Rasikh Salam, Beuran Hendricks.
Chennai Super Kings Squad:
MS Dhoni (c & wk), Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Imran Tahir, Murali Vijay, Mitchell Santner, Dhruv Shorey, N Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Scott Kuggeleijn, Kedar Jadhav, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Karn Sharma, Mohit Sharma, KM Asif, Monu Kumar V