IPL 2020: Will CSK be the first team to eliminate from the IPL in an El-Clasico against Mumbai Indians?

IPL 2020: MS Dhoni's Super Kings beat defending champions Mumbai Indians by five wickets in the season's opener. Here we are discussing that CSK will be the first team to eliminate from the IPL against Mumbai Indians tonight, Will it happen, scroll down below.

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Oct 23, 2020 12:37 IST
IPL 2020: Will CSK be the first team to eliminate from the IPL in an El-Clasico against Mumbai Indians?
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IPL 2020 CSK vs MI: MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings(CSK) will square off with the defending champions Mumbai Indians(MI) in a blockbuster of this season in Indian Premier League at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah tonight. Rohit Sharma led Mumbai Indians to have a dream run this season of the biggest fantasy cricket league(i.e. Dream11 IPL 2020) while Super Kings had the unforgettable season thus far as they are languishing most of the times at the bottom half of the table. Let's find out Will MS Dhoni's CSK be the first team to eliminate from the IPL in an El-Clasico against Mumbai Indians.

Even though MS Dhoni led Super Kings have lost seven games out of 10 and are at the bottom of the table with only six points, they still have a mathematical chance of qualifying for the playoff if they win all their remaining four games and depends on results of other teams, starting with the match against Mumbai Indians in Sharjah tonight.

Take a look at the of MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings(CSK) IPL records so far as given below:

Chennai Super Kings IPL Records
Chennai Super Kings IPL Records

Kings XI, however, halt Mumbai Indians’ five-match winning streak in the previous match a few days ago but Rohit Sharma and Co have been one of the in-form teams of this edition. 

Mumbai Indians are currently at the 3rd in the points table with six wins from their 10 matches played so far and the team will be looking forward to catching the table-toppers DC again with another win over CSK but they must beware of Super Kings as they can outplay any opponent on their day.

Should Check: CSK vs MI Dream11 Prediction: Fantasy Tips for the blockbuster match b/w Super Kings & Mumbai Indians

Virat's Men in Red also eyeing for the top spot as they are currently just below Delhi Capitals with 7 wins from the same no. of matches as of MI. With a loss from here, MS Dhoni's CSK became the first team to eliminate from the Indian Premier League 2020 in an El-Clasico of the season against Mumbai Indians tonight.

Earlier this season, CSK and MI had faced each other in the opener of the 13th edition of Indian Premier League in Abu Dhabi on September 19, Saturday. Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians by five wickets in this match on the back of Ambati Rayudu's 48-ball 71 and Faf du Plessis' unbeaten 58. Lungi Ngidi was the picks of the bowlers in the match. 

Also read: IPL Points Table 2020: Orange Cap, Purple Cap and Team Rankings Updated list

Chennai Super Kings(CSK) will take on defending champions Mumbai Indians(MI) in their do or die encounter at Sharjah International Cricket Stadium, Sharjah tonight could have been the biggest rivalry of this edition that has seen some strange results. CSK vs MI Match 41 is set to be started on 6 PM Local Time and 7:30 PM IST.