Dream11 Prediction: CSK vs MI Team Best Players to Pick for Today’s IPL T20 Playoff Match between Super Kings and Indians at 8PM
Rohit Sharma's Mumbai Indians face MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 1. © BCCI

Dream 11 Tips and Predictions

MS Dhioni has won the toss and CSK have opted to bat. CSK make one change, a forced one that is with Murali Vijay coming in place of the injured Kedar Jadhav.

Defending champions Chennai Super Kings play league leaders Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 1 of IPL 2019 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai today.

Since 2013, at home, CSK have lost only four matches – and three of them have been to Mumbai Indians.

My Dream XI Team

MS Dhoni (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Suresh Raina, Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis (CAPTAIN), Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya (VICE-CAPTAIN), Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah, Imran Tahir, Harbhajan Singh

(READ: MI vs CSK in IPL playoffs over the years)

Team News


With Kedar Jadhav ruled out, the home team could give Dhruv Shorey another opportunity in the middle order or replace Dwayne Bravo with Mitchell Santner considering the surface. But knowing it s the playoffs, keeping Bravo out would be a bold call.

Possible changes: Dhruv Shorey for Kedar Jadhav

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Mumbais’ core has remained the same with Lasith Malinga, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav, Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock and Rahul Chahar a certain lock. Mitchell McClenaghan is likely to hold on to his place as the third seamer, with Chahar and Krunal serving as the two spinners.

Possible changes: None.

(READ: IPL 2019, Qualifier 1: MI and CSK renew rivalry in potential blockbuster showdown)

Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians possible teams:

CSK likely XI: 1 Shane Watson, 2 Faf du Plessis, 3 Suresh Raina, 4 Dhruv Shorey, 5 Ambati Rayudu, 6 MS Dhoni, 7 Ravindra Jadeja, 8 Dwayne Bravo, 9 Harbhajan Singh, 10 Deepak Chahar, 11 Imran Tahir

MI likely XI: 1 Rohit Sharma (capt), 2 Quinton de Kock (wk), 3 Suryakumar Yadav, 4 Ishan Kishan, 5 Hardik Pandya, 6 Kieron Pollard, 7 Krunal Pandya, 8 Rahul Chahar, 9 Mitchell McClenaghan, 10 Lasith Malinga, 11 Jasprit Bumrah

Head to Head (IPL matches)

Matches played: 26

Won by MI: 15 (58%)

Won by CSK: 11 (42%)

In IPL playoffs:

Won by MI: 1

Won by CSK: 3

Form Guide (most recent first)



Player to watch out for: Faf du Plessis

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