Cricket-turned-commentator Mohammad Kaif feels it’s going to troublesome for the five-time champions Mumbai Indians to defeat in-form Chennai Tremendous Kings within the iconic Wankhede stadium. Mumbai Indians will look to register their first win of the season towards arch-rivals Chennai Tremendous Kings within the high-octane conflict on Saturday.
As one of the well-known rivalries within the Indian Premier League (IPL) between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) is about underway on Saturday, Consultants have shared their views on the match between champions. Talking on Star Sports activities, Mohammad Kaif mentioned that it will troublesome to beat CSK on any floor in India.
“MI at all times appears to be like sturdy at residence however CSK is troublesome to beat on any floor. In such a state of affairs, MI should work onerous at Wankhede to get their first two factors of this season,” Mohammad Kaif advised Star Sports activities.
However, his former team-mate Irfan Pathan has picked Mumbai Indians because the favourites going into the competition citing the house situation as a bonus for the five-time champions.
“It’s troublesome to select one winner between MI and CSK however since MI is taking part in at residence this time, they’ve higher probabilities of profitable this recreation,” Irfan Pathan advised Star Sports activities.
Based on the studies, four-time champions Chennai Tremendous Kings may be with out the companies of their all-rounder Ben Stokes for the high-octane conflict towards their arch-rivals Mumbai Indians on Saturday as Ben Stokes damage his heel in the course of the observe session on the Wankhede Stadium on Friday and regarded on the ache and has been suggested to relaxation for 10 days.
Mumbai Indians will look to register their first win within the league stage, as they’ll look to handle their high order and bowling woes as early as attainable this season to keep away from a repeat of final season, the place they completed on the backside of the factors desk.
Gautam Gambhir Would Have Been Watching This Match – Mohammad Kaif Warns Virat Kohli Forward Of His third Match
Former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif reminded the massive concern in Virat Kohli’s batting towards spin bowling in latest instances because the star batter regarded susceptible towards high quality spinners in all codecs of the sport. Kohli was cleaned up by Sunil Narine on his very first over.
Kaif analyzed Virat Kohli’s weak spot towards the spinners–and in addition warned that LSG’s mentor Gautam Gambhir would’ve saved shut eyes on this match, as RCB will play their subsequent recreation towards Lucknow.
“It has turn into a priority and Gautam Gambhir would have been watching this match. The subsequent match is towards Lucknow,” Mohammad Kaif mentioned.
Royal Challengers Bangalore misplaced their 9 out of 10 wickets to Kolkata Knight Riders spinning trio of Varun Chakravarthy, Sunil Narine, and Suyash Sharma.