IPL 2020 Match 41- Mumbai vs. Chennai Predictions, Fantasy picks, and Probable XI
Mumbai Indians take on Chennai Super Kings tonight, October 23, 2020, in the 41st match of IPL 2020 which is to be played at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah.
In an unexpected sight, Chennai Super Kings sit at the bottom of the points table with 6 points while Mumbai Indians are third with 12 points. Let's take a look at the Fantasy picks, predictions, and probable XI for this game.
Fantasy League picks
Sam Curran has played the role of an all-rounder for Chennai. He has scored 121 runs at strike of 151 and taken 10 wickets at an economy rate of 8.5 in 10 matches.
Captain and Vice-Captain
Quinton De Kock is Mumbai's leading run-scorer this season with 322 runs in 9 matches at a strike rate of 146. He has scored half-centuries in hte last three matches which gave Mumbai a strong opening score. Faf du Plessis has been the best batsman for Chennai this season. He has 375 runs in 10 matches at a strike rate of 141. He is the fourth highest run scorer this season.
Kieron Pollard has 208 runs and 2 wickets in matches. He boasts a strike rate of 200 which helps Mumbai Indians reach a big score.
Kedhar Jadhav will most probably not be included in today's match. He has had an underwhelming performance so far in the tournament and Chennai will want to come in strong in this game.
Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah two of the world's best bowlers are available at Mumbai's disposal. They can get early wickets to dismantle the opposition. Deepak Chahar has 10 wickets in 10 matches for Chennai at an economy rate of 7.10.
Predictions, My XI, and Probable XI
In 25 head-to-head matches, Mumbai have beaten Chennai 17 times. As far as Fantasy Prediction goes, Mumbai Indians seem to have the upper hand this game.
My XI– Quinton de Kock (Captain), Faf du Plessis (Vice-Captain), Sam Curran, Kieron Pollard, Shardul Thakur, Rohit Sharma, Suryaukmar Yadav, Jaspreet Bumrah, Deepak Chahar, Shane Watson, Trent Boult.
Probable XI (MI)- Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Nathan Coulter-Nile/James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah.
Probable XI (CSK)- Sam Curran, Faf du Plessis, Shane Watson/Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav/N Jagadeesan, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Piyush Chawla/Imran Tahir, Josh Hazlewood.