IPL 2020 1st Match MI vs CSK Head-to-Head: Mumbai Indians-led ''Hitman'' Rohit Sharma and Chennai Super Kings-led ''Captain Cool'' Mahendra Singh Dhoni will face each other head-to-head on four previous occasions in 2010, 2013, 2015 and 2019 in an IPL Final. On the other hand, Mumbai Indians with four appearances in the IPL final and lifts the trophy three times. Thus, Mumbai Indians''s success rate in IPL finals is much better in comparison with Chennai Super Kings. The two teams have played each other in four finals, where Mumbai Indians won three and Chennai Super Kings have won once in IPL history.
Chennai Super Kings holds the record for the most IPL final appearances, having played the final seven times. This will be their eighth IPL final if it will be possible. They have won three times and runners-up in four tournaments. On the other hand, Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indies reached to the finals four times and lost once to CSK so far in IPL history.
1) IPL 2010 - CSK win by 22 Runs
Chennai had beaten Mumbai by 22 runs as their 168/5 total was far big for Mumbai Indians to chase as they collapsed before this target set by CSK. Suresh Raina played a superb knock of 57 (35) and grabs 1/21 in this match and won the Man of the match title. CSK leads head-to-head by 1-0.
2) IPL 2013 - MI win by 23 Runs
The final was won by Mumbai Indians, defeating Chennai Super Kings by 23 runs as Chennai Super Kings won't be able to chase the 149 runs target set up by Mumbai Indians. West Indies all-rounder and destructive player Kieron Pollard were given an all-round perform with the bat as well as ball and won MOM for his incredible inning of 60 (32) and took 1/34 wicket. Mi levels CSK with head-to-head by 1-1.
3) IPL 2015 - MI win by 41 Runs
The 2015 season was also won by Mumbai Indians as they beat Chennai Super Kings by 41 runs. Mumbai went to bat first, putting a massive total of 203 runs for Chennai Super Kings, who fell short at 161 runs in 20 overs. This is the second time when Mumbai Indians lift the IPL title by beating their old arch-rivals Chennai Super Kings. In this match, skipper Rohit Sharma played a consolidate inning of 40 runs. MI leads CSK in head-to-head by 2-1.
4) IPL 2019 - MI win by 1 Run
The 2019 season also won by Mumbai Indias as they beat Mahender Singh Dhoni-led CSK by just a single run in the dramatic final of IPL 2019. Jaspreet Bumrah and the Sri Lankan veteran pacer Lasith Malinga were the stars for MI. Malinga threw a brilliant last over with his experience and skills. He had been just nailed perfect yorkers to the CSK batsman. So, MI had beaten CSK a thrice in IPL finals and leads head-to-head by 3-1 and create history by lifting their fourth IPL title.