MI vs CSK: MS Dhoni – Like many others, former India cricketer Krishnamachari Srikkanth is also in awe of MS Dhoni’s six-hitting…
MI vs CSK: MS Dhoni – Like many others, former India cricketer Krishnamachari Srikkanth is also in awe of MS Dhoni’s six-hitting prowess against LSG. The former selector and ex-CSK player Murli Vijay visited the CSK camp before their mega clash against Mumbai Indians on Saturday (April 8). While meeting Dhoni Srikkanth lavished praise on Dhoni’s two monstrous hits against LSG and said, “I salute you, boss.” CSK’s Twitter handle shared the Yellowove post on Twitter and captioned the post, “A pleasant surprise indeed, dear viewers.” Follow IPL 2023 Live Updates with InsideSport.IN.
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MI vs CSK: CSK’s iconic opening pair Michael Hussey & Murli Vijay bond, Dhoni & Co brace up for El Classico clash against MI
Apart from Srikkanth and Dhoni meet up, CSK’s iconic opening pair Michael Hussey and Vijay chatted for a long time. The two opening batters are the most successful opening pairs for CSK amassing 1360 runs in 34 innings that the duo batted together during 2011 and 2012. Vijay also met with young opener Ruturaj Gaikwad and congratulated him for his two stellar knocks in IPL 2023 so far. Dhoni & Co reached Mumbai and are bracing themselves for the IPL’s El Classico clash against five-time champions MI.
MI lost their opening encounter to RCB and would be aiming to bounce back against Dhoni & Co. On the other hand, CSK are coming off a close 12-rum win over LSG.
MI vs CSK Head-To-Head: The record in numbers
The rivalry between these Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings is labeled as IPL El Classico, given the magnitude of the contest. The two teams share nine IPL titles between them. Mumbai and Chennai have played a total of 36 matches against each other in the IPL so far. Mumbai is currently dominating the list with 21 wins from 36 matches. CSK, on the other hand, has managed to win 15 matches. The rivalry was touch and go till 2019, but in the past three seasons, Mumbai has extended its dominance over CSK.