Mumbai Indians are going to face the mighty Chennai Super kings in their 8th match of this season’s IPL. The Mumbai Indians started off the season in a disappointing manner losing all five of their first five games before winning next two again teams with really strong batting line ups. Chennai on the other hand has been really successful as always and has only lost 2 games so far, both against the table toppers Kings XI Punjab. Both the teams are in good form in the recent past and some of the players in both the teams have been performing really well. Here we take a look at some of the players whom you should watch out for in today’s match.
1. Rohit Sharma (Mumbai Indians)
Rohit Sharma is not only the captain of the Mumbai Indians but also their premiere batsman. He has looked in great form in the recent past. He has played some very important innings in important games for the Mumbai Indians and this is one such match where he definitely needs to bring his best to the middle.
2. Kieran Pollard (Mumbai Indians)
Pollard has played some of the most memorable innings in the history of the Mumbai Indians IPL history. He has been the back bone of the team and his form has been the key to their success in the long run. He has looked in good touch in the past few games just like Rohit and he would be looking to continue his good run of form.
3. Dwayne Smith (Chennai Super Kings)
Dwayne Smith has been in prime form right from the start of the tournament. He had a rare failure in the last game against the Kings XI and he would be eager to make up for that failure. He also the second highest scorer this season and he would love to give one back to his former team.
4. Brendon McCullum (Chennai Super Kings)
McCullum along with Smith has formed a very dependable opening partnership at the top for the Super kings. He is also among the top run scorers this season and would love to gain some runs and move up that list. His performance over the years against the Mumbai Indians has been very good and he looks a very promising prospect for the Super Kings this season.
5. Dark Horse: Mohit Sharma (Chennai Super Kings)
Mohit Sharma is among the contenders for the Purple cap this season and he is right up there with the top wicket taker this season. His performance in the last game against the Mumbai Indians was also very good and the Super Kings would be accepting him to repeat his performance again. He hasn’t had a good last couple of matches, but he is a champion bowler and he would surely look to make a comeback.