CSK vs MI: MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma, two of the most successful captains of the IPL history, are facing each other in the ongoing Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians match tonight. Before the much-awaited game of the IPL 2023 has finally kickstarted at the Wankhede Stadium of Mumbai, Chennai Super Kings suffered a big blow.
CSK captain MS Dhoni provided fans with some harsh news as star all-rounders Moeen Ali and Ben Stokes are not available for the ongoing game against Mumbai Indians.
Why Moeen Ali and Ben Stokes are not playing?
After winning the toss, MS Dhoni talked with the presenter about his decision before he expressed his happiness about playing at the iconic Wankhede Stadium.
“We will bowl first. Think one of the most memorable venues not only the 2011 win but when we won in 2007, when we came back the reception we got was great. Generally got pace and bounce, you can play your shots We have a few injury concerns, Stokes has an injury, Mo (Moeen Ali) is not available. Ajinkya and Pretorius are playing. These are the two changes we have made.”
CSK vs MI Playing XI and Substitute List for Impact Player
Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni(w/c), Shivam Dube, Dwaine Pretorius, Deepak Chahar, Mitchell Santner, Sisanda Magala, Tushar Deshpande
CSK substitutes: Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Ambati Rayudu, Shaik Rasheed, Akash Singh, Subhranshu Senapati
Mumbai Indians (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Ishan Kishan(w), Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Tim David, Tristan Stubbs, Arshad Khan, Hrithik Shokeen, Piyush Chawla, Jason Behrendorff
MI substitutes: Ramandeep Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Arjun Tendulkar, Kumar Karthikeya, Nehal Wadhera