The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 league stage is done and over with, and so is the Playoffs’ phase. It is time for IPL Final 12, finally. After a roller-coaster ride amongst the eight teams, Mumbai Indians (MI) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have made it to the showdown, which will be played at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, in Hyderabad on May 12. MI vs CSK, IPL 2019 Final, Key Players: Quinton de Kock, MS Dhoni, Jasprit Bumrah And Other Cricketers to Watch Out for at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.
Both the teams have won IPL titles thrice in the league’s history. Another IPL trophy win this year will make them a winner for a record number of times, i.e. 4. Who’ll it be – Mumbai Indians or Chennai Super Kings? MI vs CSK Head-to-Head Record: Ahead of IPL 2019 Final Clash, Here Are Match Results of Last 5 Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings Encounters!
Given the form that both Mumbai and Chennai are in, it is difficult to predict the winner of IPL 2019. However, if one takes past records, head-to-head records, and other factors into the consideration, it’ll be a bit easy to predict a winner in CSK vs MI 2019 IPL Final match. Let’s take a look. IPL 2019 Final, MI vs CSK: Here’s a Look At Previous Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings Summit Clashes.
Mumbai Indians will be brimming high with confidence after they defeated Chennai Super Kings in the Qualifier 1 match, only a few days back. On the other hand, Chennai would be looking forward to carrying from where they left in their quest against Delhi Daredevils, after experiencing an off day (read: troubling loss) against Mumbai.
In IPL 2019 (MI vs CSK)
The teams have clashed thrice in this IPL season. Mumbai Indians, on all occasions, have won the matches without any hassles. In the first match this season, Mumbai won the match by 38 runs. In the second, the victory margin was bigger at 47 runs. In the third, MI won it even more comfortably, by 6 wickets.
In IPL 2019 Overall:
Mumbai Indians ended up on the top spot of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 with 18 points in their kitty. After winning 9 matches and losing 5, Mumbai, with a higher Net Run Rate (NRR), was on the first spot of IPL Points Table when the league stage ended.
Chennai Super Kings had a stellar first-half season; however, a lack-lustre second half saw them end on the second spot. With the same number of wins and losses as Mumbai, Chennai dropped to the second spot of the Points Table with a lesser NRR.
Who will win MI vs CSK IPL 2019 Qualifier 1 match tonight?
Chennai Super Kings have lost in all games they have played against Mumbai Indians this season. Speaking about the last five matches, it is Mumbai Indians who have had an upper hand against their opponents with the scoreline reading 4-1.
In their head-to-head record, the teams have squared off against each other on 27 occasions. In these matches, Mumbai has won a majority of matches, with the tally reading 16-11 in their favour.
Mumbai and Chennai have met on 8 occasions in the Playoffs’, where both the teams have won an equal number of matches, i.e. 4.
However, the Chennai Super Kings have featured in the most number of finals than any other team, i.e. 8. One simply cannot count them out the contention just yet.
It will be an interesting ‘Game of Throne’ when the titans clash on May 12 in Hyderabad. Taking the current form into consideration, it is Mumbai Indians all the way. However, when factors in all the elements, CSK’s chances aren’t too dim despite losing all the three matches against Mumbai this season.
Our prediction: Mumbai Indians – Chennai Super Kings (55% - 45%)
The two-month long extravaganza will finally see its deserved end tonight, with two of the most celebrated teams locking horns against each other tonight. Will it be Mumbai or Chennai; it is for time to tell. However, do let us know in the comments section below as to who do you think will emerge as the winner tonight. Stay tuned to LatestLY for all the latest news and updates about MI vs CSK, IPL 2019 Final match.