It is that time of the tournament yet again as arch-rivals Mumbai Indians take on Chennai Super Kings in a not so crucial match as we all know Chennai Super Kings won’t qualify for the playoffs whereas Mumbai Indians is surely going to be one of the top two sides in this edition of the cash-rich league. The last time the two teams faced each other, it was in the opening match of this season where Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians starting the tournament in magnificent fashion.
But as the tournament progressed, Chennai Super Kings’ performance deteriorated instead of improving after every game. It has reached to such extent where Chennai Super Kings for the first time in 10 years won’t be qualifying for the IPL 2020 playoffs.
On the other hand, Mumbai Indians have by far looked one of the teams to have all their bases covered. Whether its batting or bowling the Mumbai Indians side possess some serious backups for their first XI which is Mumbai Indians is one of the favourites to win this season.
With Chennai Super Kings having nothing to lose here, as MS Dhoni mentioned they will look to try out their bench strength in the matches to come. Which is why to let’s take a look at the five key players to watch out for between the two sides.
Let’s take a look at the top 5 key players we should watch out for when Mumbai Indians lock horns with Chennai Super Kings:
1. Imran Tahir
The Leg spinner from South Africa has been an unlucky player so far in this season as he’s failed to play a single game in this season. Imran Tahir was the highest wicket in the 2019 season of the Indian Premier League but with the type of combination, Chennai Super Kings have been following this season they haven’t been able to give the veteran from South Africa a go.
With the playoff hopes of Chennai Super Kings on the decline, let’s just hope to see Imran Tahir back in action for the Whistle Podu franchise.