The second phase of IPL 2021 will start in UAE from 19 September. The first match of which will be played between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings. The rivalry between Chennai and Mumbai is the biggest rivalry in the history of the tournament. Both the teams have faced each other in a total of 31 matches so far, with Mumbai Indians winning 19 matches.
And the previous match between Chennai Super Kings was played in the first phase of IPL 2021. This match was played at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. Batting first, Chennai scored 218 runs in the match, after which Mumbai won the match with Kieron Pollard’s superb batting. The second phase of the season is also starting with the match between these two teams, so let us tell that there are some players who can miss out on playing these matches.
These three players will not be able to be part of the first match of IPL
1. Sam Karan
England all-rounder Sam Curran will not be available for the first match of the second phase of IPL 2021. Actually, he has reached UAE on Wednesday 15 September. In such a situation, now they will have to complete the mandatory quarantine period of 6 days before starting the training. Along with this, during this time they will also have to undergo Kovid test several times and they will be allowed to come out of the room only after their report comes negative.
In the final match of the three-match ODI series played between India and England in India, he scored an unbeaten 95 runs. Sam Curran’s absence from the first match against Mumbai Indians is a major setback for the Dhoni-led Chennai. In the first leg of IPL 2021, Sam played all 7 matches and took 9 wickets, as well as scored 52 runs.