- MI have a 19-13 head-to-head lead over Chennai Super Kings.
- Both teams remain at the bottom of the table, having failed to make an impression in any of the games they have played this season.
- CSK have won only one, while Mumbai is still searching for their first win.
The Mumbai Indians will face Chennai Super Kings in the 33rd match of the IPL 2022 on Thursday at the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai. MI are the only team in the tournament that has yet to win a game. In their last encounter, they were beaten by Lucknow Super Giants by 18 runs after failing to chase down a goal of 200 runs.
CSK, on the other hand, won their first match of the season after dominating Royal Challengers Bangalore in the batting department. In the previous match, though, their bowlers failed to defend the score against Gujarat Titans. GT won the match by 3 wickets after chasing a target of 170 runs in 19.5 overs. In this match, both MI and CSK will be expecting a better performance from their bowling unit.
MI Vs CSK Head To Head
So far in the IPL, both teams have played 32 matches. MI has won 19 of these games, while CSK has won 13 games. In the UAE leg of IPL 2021, CSK and MI faced off each other at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai and the MS Dhoni-led side emerged victoriously by 20 runs. With this win, the Men in Yellow have redeemed themselves after losing by four wickets to Mumbai Indians in the first half of the competition.
Having said this, let us take a closer look at their past 5 meetings
MI Vs CSK Last 5 Encounters
19th September 2021: Chennai Super Kings won by 20 runs
1st May 2021: Mumbai Indians won by 4 wickets
23rd October 2020: Mumbai Indians won by 10 wickets
19th September 2020: Chennai Super Kings won by 5 wickets
12th May 2019: Mumbai Indians won by 1 run
Additional Stats Of MI and CSK
MI highest score against CSK: 202
CSK highest score against MI: 208
Most runs for MI: 5,725 (Rohit Sharma)
Most runs for CSK: 5,528 (Suresh Raina)
Most wickets for MI: 170 wickets (Lasith Malinga)
Most wickets for CSK: 177 wickets (Dwayne Bravo)
Lowest total defended by MI against CSK: 139
Lowest total defended by CSK against MI: 165
In six games, MI has not won even once, while Chennai has only won once in six games. Both of them appeared to be in a state of distress. Even though both teams appear to be pale, Chennai seems to be a better team than Mumbai. Therefore, Chennai Super Kings have a chance to win today’s match.