IPL 2018 will kick start on 7th April, Saturday and we are most excited about the first match. The defending champion Mumbai Indian will meet the channel super king, which is returning team in IPL 2018 after two years of ban. One has to win for their pride and one needs to prove their steel, so who will win today’s IPL match? Who will win in CSK or MI? we are trying to make the Todays IPL match prediction in this article.
MI vs CSK IPL 2018 Match Prediction
The first IPL match will begin on 7th April on Starday and the first match is between two giants, Mumbai Indians and Chennai super king will play the match at Wankhede Stadium Mumbai. It’s the home ground for the defending champion MI, but when it came to CSK, they are the best match finisher. We just cannot compare player and make today’s match prediction as it would be really hard.
IPL 2018 match 1 Team player
CSK team: MS Dhoni (c & wk), Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Murali Vijay, Karn Sharma, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Imran Tahir, Faf du Plessis, Harbhajan Singh, Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Sam Billings (wk), Mark Wood, Shardul Thakur, Dhruv Shorey, Lungisani Ngidi, Monu Kumar, Kshitiz Sharma, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Kanishk Seth, N Jagadeesan, KM Asif
MI team player: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), MD Nidheesh, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Sharad Lumba, Tajinder Singh, Anukul Roy, Mayank Markande, Mohsin Khan, Kieron Pollard, Pradeep Sangwan, Saurabh Tiwary, Aditya Tare , Jean-Paul Duminy, Mitchell McClenaghan, Suryakumar Yadav, Pat Cummins, Ben Cutting, Akila Dananjaya, Evin Lewis, Siddhesh Lad, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Mustafizur Rahman
Both teams look good and if we try to make today’s match prediction, it would not be possible. We don’t know yet who is going to play and who will be benched. Almost all the star player will be playing and from there we can predict this IPL 2018 match between CSK and MI, CSK has an upper hand.
let’s see the previous match wins in IPL between CSK and MI
IPL CSK vs MI Head to Head
|IPL CSK vs MI||Total||In Chennai||In Mumbai||Neutral Venue|
|Won by CSK||11||2||4||5|
|Won by MI||13||4||6||3|
If we see the head to head matches between CSK vs MI IPL match, our prediction for today’s match will be changed. MI won 6 matches out of 10 in their home ground in Wankhede Stadium Mumbai. But over the year, the team has changed and the player also changed. Harbhajan Singh was one of highest wicket-taker in Head to head matches between CSK vs MI and he was then playing for Mumbai Indian and now he is playing for Chennai super king, so they won’t be afraid of the turbinator anymore.
Let see the ground information for IPL 2018 match 1
IPL 2018 Match 1 CSK vs MI ground information
Match Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Avg 1st Innings Total: 187 Runs
Avg 2nd Innings Total: 183 Runs
Highest Score: 230
Lowest Score: 172
Wankhede stadium is one of the seaside Stadium which can support swings and spinners. Both teams have one of the best bowlers but as you can see from the lowest run, even if pitch and ground supported bowler, the lowest total of T20 is 172, which is not that bad.
IPL 2018 match 1 CSK vs MI Prediction
Our today match prediction is, CSK will win the match. They have a good team and we think the captaincy also play a major role. But its all about getting the wicket of opening batsman, if Rohit shama stayed for 5 over, then it will be hard to chase his own total.
We hope this article would help you predict today’s IPL 2018 match. If you have any question about IPL 2018 prediction, do let us know in the comments.