The blockbuster game of cricket in 2015 Indian Premier League is set to play at Wankhede Stadium on 19 May when Mumbai Indians will be taking on Chennai Super Kings in the first qualifier match of tournament. Winner of today’s match will enter in the final. CSK vs MI 1st qualifier IPL-8 match will begin at 14:30 GMT, 20:00 local time, 15:30 BST and 10:30 ET.
Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians will be meeting third time in this year’s IPL competition and both have succeed to win 1-1 time against each other. CSK got big blow ahead of today’s vital clash as Brendon McCullum has left the Chennai camp to join New Zealand side for England’s tour. Michael Hussey will be opening with Dwayne Smith.
CSK will be depending on their key batsmen Raina, Dhoni, Du Plessis and Smith whereas Ravindra Jadeja and Ravi Ashwin will be playing key role on Wankhede’s pitch. Mumbai Indians will be highly depending on their top order batsmen including Lendl Simmons, Parthiv Patel and Rohit Sharma. In last overs and middle order Kieron Pollard, Ambati Rayudu and Hardik Pandya will have the responsibility to hit big and quick runs.
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Mumbai Indians bowling is much experienced to handle such kind of big pressure game. Lasith Malinga, Mitchell McClenghan, Harbhajan Singh and Vinay Kumar will be the key bowlers to stop Chennai batsmen from scoring runs.
CSK: Dwayne Smith, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni, Dwayne Bravo, Ravichandran Ashwin
MI: Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Mitchell McClenaghan, Lasith Malinga, Lendl Simmons
Live Coverage and Telecast
Indian viewers can watch live broadcast of Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians match on television sets by tuning Sony Max for Hindi, Sony Six for English, Sony Aath for Bengali and Sony Kix for Telugu and Tamil language.
Today’s IPL 2015 playoff match will be telecasted by Sky Sports 2 in United Kingdom and Europe.
United States viewers can catch the live action of Mumbai vs Chennai match on ESPN.
To watch CSK vs MI qualifier match live streaming online in India, you can visit Starsports.com and Hotstar.
UK cricket viewers can watch live stream online on Sky Go and Watch Sky from 3:30 PM BST.
ESPN Cricket will be streaming live online in USA.
Cricketgateway.com will be there to provide live stream of today’s clash around the globe.
To get latest match updates and live score of Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings qualifier-1 match you can go to iplt20.com, cricbuzz.com and espncricinfo.com.