IPL 2019 CSK vs MI: Who will win today’s IPL match – predictions, playing 11s and head to-head
MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings host Rohit Sharma's Mumbai Indians in game 44 today. © BCCI

Match 44 of IPL 2019 is between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians at the MA Chidambaram Stadium today.

After losing two away matches in a row, defending champions returned to Chennai and won their last match with the return to form of Shane Watson being the standout feature. CSK are on top of the IPL 2019 points table with 16 points whereas Mumbai Indians are at third with 12.

KKR vs RR HEAD TO HEAD RECORD:

In 25 matches between these two teams, Mumbai ave won 14 and and Chennai 11.

TEAMS:

CHENNAI SUPER KINGS LIKELY XI:1 Shane Watson, 2 Faf du Plessis, 3 Suresh Raina, 4 Ambati Rayudu, 5 MS Dhoni (capt/wk), 6 Kedar Jadhav, 7 Dwayne Bravo, 8 Ravindra Jadeja, 9 Deepak Chahar, 10 Harbhajan Singh, 11 Imran Tahir

MUMBAI INDIANS LIKELY XI: 1 Rohit Sharma (capt), 2 Quinton de Kock (wk), 3 Suryakumar Yadav, 4 Hardik Pandya, 5 Krunal Pandya, 6 Kieron Pollard, 7 Jayant Yadav, 8 Rahul Chahar, 9 Jasprit Bumrah, 10 Lasith Malinga, 11 Beuran Hendricks

CSK vs MI PREDICTION: 

With an unbeaten home record this season, a better spin attack, Watson returning to form and MS Dhoni being in good nick, CSK are favourites to beat Mumbai.