The first match of the second phase of IPL 2021 between (MI) and Chennai Super Kings will be played in Dubai on 19 October. This is going to be the first match of the UAE leg, for which everyone is very excited. Both the teams performed well in the first leg played in India and both the teams are part of the top-4. So let us tell you all the information about this match to be played in UAE, what could be the possible XI, weather and pitch condition etc.
Good performance will be expected from MI
Mumbai Indians once again started slow in the first phase of IPL 2021. Rohit’s team played 7 matches, in which 4 matches were won and 3 matches lost and they are at the fourth position in the points table with 8 points. Well, Mumbai’s game has always been seen like this, they first start slow and then the team changes gears to win the trophy.
But in the UAE leg, the team will have to start off with a good run as half the matches have already been played. If the team starts slow here, it may find it difficult to reach the playoffs. But the team is going with its 100 percent strength, as there has been no change in the team.
CSK will go with the best
He performed well in the first leg of IPL 2021 played in India. Yes, the franchise made a wonderful comeback after the last bad season. Where they have won 5 out of 7 matches played and are in second place in the points table with 10 points.
Now MS Dhoni’s Daddy’s Army would like to beat Mumbai in the first match and come out with the best performance in the UAE leg. So that the players of the team can gain confidence.
How will be the condition of the pitch
It is not hidden from anyone that there are Pata pitches in the UAE, which are helpful for the spinners. but becauseAnd the first match of the second leg will be played between Chennai Super Kings. So in such a situation, there is a possibility of help for the fast bowlers on the pitch. On the other hand, the team winning the toss will want to bowl first, as the team batting in the second innings will get the advantage. Dew is a big factor in UAE, which the team winning the toss would like to take advantage of.
head to head
A total of 31 matches have been played so far in IPL history between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings. In this, Chennai has won 12 matches and Mumbai has won 19 matches. Now if we look at the head to head, then the Mumbai team seems to have a huge upper hand. But Chennai is coming out with excellent performance in the initial phase of IPL 2021, so it cannot be underestimated.
When, where can you watch the match
Mumbai Indians andYou can watch the match between the UAE leg of IPL 2021 on Star Network’s sports channel. Apart from this, its live streaming will also be done on Hotstar, where you can enjoy the match. All matches of the UAE leg will be telecast on Star only. The match will start at 7.30 pm and the captains of both the teams will take to the field at 7 pm for the toss.
How will the weather be?
The match to be played between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings will be played on the ground of Dubai. Talking about the weather, the weather of Dubai is going to be very clear on Sunday. There is no rain forecast. At the same time, the temperature will be 40 degrees, the wind will be 24 kilometers per hour and the humidity will be 42 percent. The temperature will be very high, so players will have to protect themselves from getting dehydrated.
This could be the probable playing XI of both the teams
Mumbai Indians (MI) : Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav,, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, Nathan Coulter-Nile.
Chennai Super Kings: Rituraj Gaikwad, Robin Uthappa, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, Shardul Thakur, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Imran Tahir.