The winner of this first Qualifier goes directly to the final, whereas the other side gets a shot at redemption in the second qualifier.
Chennai are the team to beat at the IPL. They are undoubtedly the strongest unit in the tournament and have this knack of rising to every challenge. As usual, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has marshaled his troops very well. In these crunch situations, Chennai are a dangerous unit and Mumbai would be wary of them.