IPL 2021: First match Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings prediction, Playing XI & more

IPL 2021 Live: Indian Premier League (IPL) will start from 19th September 2021. This year IPL will hold on the United Arab Emirates. On the first match of IPL-2021, Mumbai Indians will face Chennai Super Kings at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dubai. The game will start on 7:30 PM IST (Indian Standard time).

The first match of the 2021 season of IPL will begin today between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings. It will be an exciting match because both teams are successful in the history of the Indian Premier League. Mumbai Indians, the defending Champions will try to start with a win on their first match.

Here are the probable XI of both teams. It will help you understand the team how strong. Final XI will be announced after the toss of the match. The possible XI will be the final XI, but the team management may change player.

Chennai Super Kings: 1 Shane Watson, 2. Ambati Rayudu, 3 Faf du Plessis, 4 MS Dhoni (capt, wk), 5 Kedar Jadhav, 6 Dwayne Bravo, 7 Ravindra Jadeja, 8 Piyush Chawla, 9 Deepak Chahar, 10 Shardul Thakur, 11 Imran Tahir

Mumbai Indians: 1 Rohit Sharma (capt), 2 Quinton de Kock (wk), 3 Suryakumar Yadav, 4 Ishan Kishan, 5 Kieron Pollard, 6 Hardik Pandya, 7 Krunal Pandya, 8 Nathan Coulter-Nile, 9 Rahul Chahar, 10 Trent Boult, 11 Jasprit Bumrah

The average first-innings score at Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Stadium in all T20s since 2018 is 146.  Given the low average team totals in Abu Dhabi, pick at least six bowling options (including allrounders). Pollard scored 207 runs at an average of 51.75 and a staggering strike rate of 204.95 in the recent CPL 2021. He can play well on the Slowpitch.

According to research last ten match between both teams, Mumbai has won eight out of their previous ten games against Super Kings. We hope the captain will set the best plan would be to pick most of the players from their team. After the toss, we’ll come back again to inform you everything about this match.


This is Rahit who is an specialist of Sports. He research IPL & other T20 League, International Cricket all other Premier League over the World. He is covering IPL 2020 on this Website.

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