| Chennai Super Kings
||vs|| Mumbai Indians
ScheduleWednesday, 28 May 2014 at 14:11 GMT / 15:11 UK / 19:41 IST
VenueBrabourne Stadium, Mumbai
Mumbai Indians got back in the contention of the championship of IPL 2014, while beating Rajasthan Royals comprehensively in their last pool match. MI and RR accumulated 14 points each from even number of games but the first qualified for the fourth position because of the better run rate. Chennai Super Kings held the third position by grabbing 18 points from 14 games and will fight for the top two in their next game vs. MI.
Faf du Plessis, Dwayne Smith and the skipper of CSK, MS Dhoni, laid the foundation of the victory against Royal Challengers Bangalore whereas Suresh Raina is in good nick as well. Mohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin have the ability to defend their scores.
Corey Anderson demonstrated a sizzling unbeaten knock of 95 from 44 balls vs. Rajasthan Royals in the previous game. Lendl Simmons, Rohit Sharma and Kieron Pollard can take the game away from their opponents on their day. Harbhajan Singh, Shreyas Gopal and Jasprit Bumrah should bowl economically to win the important match.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 @ 14:30 GMT, 20:00 local at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
Partly cloudy with temperatures around 28-32ᵒC
The winner will opt to chase
A smooth track for batting
Chennai Super Kings – MS Dhoni (C), Dwayne Smith, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina, David Hussey, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mithun Manhas, Mohit Sharma, Samuel Badree, Ashish Nehra.
Mumbai Indians – Rohit Sharma (C), Lendl Simmons, Michael Hussey, Ambati Rayudu, Kieron Pollard, Corey Anderson, Aditya Tare, Harbhajan Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, Pragyan Ojha, Shreyas Gopal.
Chennai Super Kings are in a position to win the encounter