- Mumbai Indians (MI) has a 20-15 head-to-head lead over Chennai Super Kings (CSK).
- Chennai Super Kings are currently placed second last in the IPL 2022 points table, while Mumbai Indians is at the bottom of the table.
- MI has already been eliminated from the tournament whereas, a victory for Chennai Super Kings keeps their playoff chances alive.
The Chennai Super Kings will face the Mumbai Indians in their upcoming match at the Wankhede Stadium. The MS Dhoni-led side delivered a fantastic performance against the Delhi Capitals in their last encounter, keeping their tournament hopes alive. CSK are currently tenth in the points rankings with four victories in 11 games.
The Mumbai Indians, on the other hand, are coming off a big loss to the Kolkata Knight Riders, and with only two victories, the team is officially out of competition for the playoffs. The Rohit Sharma-led squad will be seeking to finish the remaining games on a good note, and changes are likely. Suryakumar Yadav has been ruled out of the competition due to injury. Dewald Brewis is set to replace Ramandeep Singh in the XI.
CSK Vs MI Head To Head
So far in the IPL, both teams have played 35 games against each other. MI won 20 of these games, while CSK won 15. Therefore, Mumbai Indians has a dominating record against Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League.
Having said that, let us take a closer look at their past 5 meetings
CSK Vs MI Last 5 Encounters
21st April 2022: Chennai Super Kings won by 3 wickets
29th 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
Additional Stats Of CSK and MI:
CSK highest score against MI: 218
MI highest score against CSK: 219
Most runs for CSK: 4,951 (Robin Uthappa)
Most runs for MI: 5,811 (Rohit Sharma)
Most wickets for CSK: 183 wickets (Dwayne Bravo)
Most wickets for MI: 140 wickets (Jasprit Bumrah)
Lowest total defended by CSK against MI: 156
Lowest total defended by MI against CSK: 139
In comparison to Mumbai, Chennai has the required momentum and a more stable team. Therefore, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) remains the favourite to win Thursday’s match.