Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will take on defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) in the 27th match of Indian Premier League – IPL 2018 on 28 April 2018 at Maharashtra Cricket Association’s International Stadium, Pune. Both teams will meet the second time in IPL 2018; their clash was in the opening match of IPL 2018. In the opening match, Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians by 1 wicket.
As far as weather is concerned, it will be a hot and humid day with temperature touching 41ºC but match hours see a temperature drop below 35ºC. Dew factor will come into play later in the game.
IPL 2018 Match 27 CSK vs MI Pitch Report
Pune pitch has a nice covering of grass, which will help the ball carry through to the keeper nicely. I also offer spin. Toss winning captain is likely to bowl first on this wicket.
IPL 2018 Match 27 CSK vs MI Team News
This match will be played between the current top and the bottom teams on the IPL 2018 Points table. Chennai Super Kings are sitting on the top of the points table with 10 points in 6 matches; 5 wins and 1 loss. On the other hand, Mumbai Indians are at the bottom of the points table with 2 points in 6 matches; 1 win and 5 losses.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Team News
Chennai Super Kings wouldn’t like to tinker their playing XI and would like to continue their winning momentum to be on the top.
Mumbai Indians (MI) Team News
Mumbai Indians are unlikely to change their playing XI despite their losses.
IPL 2018 Match 27 CSK vs MI Head to Head
In IPL, Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians have met 23 times; out of which Mumbai Indians have won 12 matches and Delhi Daredevils have won 11 matches. Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians have never met at Pune.
Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Daredevils have met in the opening match of IPL 2018 in which CSK won by 1 wicket.
|Total||CSK Won||MI Won|
IPL 2018 Match 27 CSK vs MI Match Prediction
IPL 2018 Match 27 CSK vs MI Toss Prediction
The team winning the toss on this wicket will like to bowl first. Chennai Super Kings won the last match by 64 runs here by batting first.
IPL 2018 Match 27 CSK vs MI Score Prediction
Pune is a high scoring ground with small boundaries. In the last match, Chennai Super Kings scored 204 runs by batting first. 200+ will be a par score here.
|Batting First||Predicted Score|
|Chennai Super Kings||195+|
Our Prediction for IPL 2018 Match 27 CSK vs MI Who will Win?
Mumbai Indians are not playing as a team; the whole team is looked scratchy. On the other hand, Chennai Super Kings are riding on their winning string would like to continue it.
|Chennai Super Kings||70%||75%|
In our prediction, Chennai Super Kings have larger chances of winning this match.
Match Details: IPL 2018 Match 27 CSK vs MI
Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association’s International Stadium, Pune
Date: 28th April, 2018
Time: 8:00 pm (IST)
Toss: Mumbai Indians won the toss and elected to bowl first.
Playing XI for CSK: Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni(w/c), Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, Sam Billings, Shradul Thakur, Imran Tahir.
Playing XI for MI: Suryakumar Yadav, Evin Lewis, Ishan Kishan(wk), Rohit Sharma(c), JP Duminy, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mayank Markande, Jasprit Bumrah, Ben Cutting.