There’s generally little to call between MI and CSK. But this time, CSK are favourites.
Mumbai have lost three games in IPL 8 and are presently at the last rung of the table.
With showers expected at 5:30 pm, the weather may turn out to be a dampener.
The Mumbai Indians’ support-staff bench easily outweighs the team’s dug-out, considering it has 1557 ODIs sitting on it.
Former coach John Wright will be working closely with the Mumbai Indians management on talent scouting.
The best jokes relating to the astonishing Mumbai Indians victory to seal a spot in the playoffs.
Rohit said that it was an unbelievable feeling to chase down 190 in 14.3 overs and seal play-off spot.
With six of ‘last’ ball, MI chase 190 in 14.4 overs to qualify for playoffs instead of opponents RR.
Earlier on Friday, DD lost to MI and provided a lifeline to the defending champions.
MI will start the match as favorites, but RR have better chance of making the cut owing to superior run rate.
It was a sight to behold as fans lapped up and tried to capture these moments on their cameras and they went berserk when Sachin waved at the crowd.
The defending champions, Mumbai, did not win a single game in the UAE leg of the tournament.
MI spent $1 million on Maxwell, IPL 7 orange cap holder, in last year’s auction and made him warm the bench.
Having won just two games out of eight, MI can’t afford to lose any more matches to stay in the reckoning.
The similarity between the two lists — the points table and wickets taken per team — is telling.