IPL 2020 MI vs CSK: Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings leaves for stadium for opening clash

Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings have left for Sheikh Zayed Staidum, Abu Dhabi for the opening clash of the Indian Premier League

By Puneet Hooda, Updated : Sep 19, 2020 18:04 IST
IPL 2020 MI vs CSK: Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings leaves for stadium for opening clash
Ms Dhoni leaving the hotel to board the team bus (Image Source- CSK Twitter account)

IPL 2020 MI vs CSK 1st Match: Both the teams Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians have left the hotels and are on their way to reach the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. Chennai Super Kings Captian Mahendra Singh Dhoni is seen calm and relaxed as always while boarding the team bus. The team are under the strict bio-secure bubble. Players are not allowed to go out of the stadiums. Chennai Super Kings players were seen with their mask on while boarding the bus. Captain Cool MS Dhoni wore a camouflage colour mask. Rest of the team's players were wearing official Chennai Super Kings masks.

The first match of the 13th season of the Indian Premier League start at 7:30 PM (IST) in Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. This will be chance of Mumbai Indians to register sixth straight wins against Chennai Super Kings in IPL. Till now both the team have faced each other 28 times in IPL, Mumbai Indians emerged Victorious 17 times and CSK managed to win 11 games. The 31st meeting between the side is expected to be a hell of an action. 

Chennai Super Kings will be without their veteran batsman Suresh Raina and bowler Harbhajan Singh. On the other Mumbai Indians will be without thier key bowler Lasith Malinga who opted out of the tournament due to personal reasons.