IPL 2021 Live Score, MI vs CSK: Mumbai Indians Look To End Chennai Super Kings’ Five-Match Unbeaten Run | Cricket News

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MI vs CSK Live Score: Rohit Sharma, MS Dhoni will be aiming for wins for their sides.© AFP




Mumbai Indians (MI) face Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in Match 27 of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season in Delhi as the defending champions look to end MS Dhoni’s side’s five-match unbeaten streak. Led by Rohit Sharma, MI have only managed to win three games, lose three, and are currently in fourth position in the standings. Meanwhile, Dhoni-led CSK are in pole position, having registered five wins on the trot after dropping their tournament opener against Delhi Capitals.MS Dhoni has been captaining the side with much aplomb and he has received good support from his teammates as the likes of Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Ravindra Jadeja have really stepped up this season after a dismal show in the UAE last year. (LIVE SCORECARD)

IPL 2021 Match 27 Live Cricket Score And Updates Between Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) from Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi

  • 19:08 (IST)

    Here are the playing XIs!

    Chennai Super Kings: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf du Plessis, Moeen Ali, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w/c), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Shardul Thakur, Lungi Ngidi, Deepak Chahar

    Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, James Neesham, Rahul Chahar, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult

  • 19:07 (IST)

    Playing the same side: MS Dhoni

    No changes for CSK, as revealed by MS Dhoni after the toss.

  • 19:06 (IST)

    James Neesham and Dhawal Kulkarni in playing XI: Rohit Sharma

    After winning the toss, Rohit Sharma revealed that Dhawal Kulkarni has been slotted in place of Nathan Coulter-Nile and James Neesham instead of Jayant Yadav.

  • 19:02 (IST)

    Mumbai Indians win the toss, elect to field

    MI captain Rohit Sharma has won the toss, and elected to field vs CSK.

  • 18:44 (IST)

    Both sides eyeing a win!

    Both sides will be hoping for a good outing, with the defending champions MI trying to get their campaign back on track. Meanwhile, CSK will be aiming to build on their fine form, and cement their place on top of the table.

  • 18:35 (IST)

    Pitch report

    According to Anjum Chopra, who is part of the broadcasting team, one of the squares is short at 55m. There is a good covering of grass, and could stay even through the match. She also predicted that there could be dew after 8 pm, but probably won’t be a factor.

  • 18:16 (IST)

    Can MS Dhoni help CSK to another win?

    MS Dhoni will be eyeing another win for CSK, and has been in good form with his captaincy. CSK are currently on top of the table, winning five matches and losing a fixture.

  • 18:05 (IST)

    Players have taken more responsibility this year: MS Dhoni

    CSK aer currently in top of the table, and are in excellent form. After their win vs SRH, CSK skipper MS Dhoni said the “players have taken more responsibility this year” which has led to their remarkable turnaround.

    “I think addressing the problem (on what’s been different for CSK this year?),” Dhoni said at the post-match presentation, after CSK registered their fifth successive win of the season.

  • 17:54 (IST)

    All eyes on Faf du Plessis!

    Faf du Plessis will be CSK’s main batsman, and has been in excellent form this season. The veteran is third in the Orange Cap race, and has scored 270 runs in six games.

  • 17:33 (IST)

    Head to head

    Both teams have faced each other 32 times in the IPL, with MI coming out on top with 19 wins. CSK have won 13 times.

  • 17:07 (IST)

    Good evening and welcome everyone!

    Good evening and welcome everyone to our live coverage of IPL 2021’s Match 27 between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings, at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. Both sides will be aiming for a win, with MS Dhoni’s side sitting on top of the table. The defending champions are currently fourth in the standings, and will be aiming to seal a win vs CSK. Stay tuned for some exciting cricket folks!

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