IPL 2018 1st Match: MI vs CSK Match Predictions
The Mumbai Indians were crowned champions of the IPL last season, and they are back in 2018 looking to add another title to the three they have already won. They are the only franchise to have won three titles, and should they add a fourth then many would see them as possibly the biggest and best T20 franchise in the entire world. The Chennai Super Kings have been handed the tough task of facing Mumbai in the opening game, and the IPL returnees are going to have to be at their very best to defeat the defending champions here. Who will win 7th April MI vs CSK prediction is placed below.
With a strong Indian spine to the team, MI are a popular IPL franchise. Rohit Sharma leads them, while Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah back him up nicely. With Kieron Pollard and Mustafizur Rahman adding valuable international experience to the team, the Indians look to be very well-rounded once again going into the 2018 season.
CSK are going to find it tough facing the defending champions in the opener, but they have many players who all know how to handle the big occasions. Indians MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh all have vital experience that will help this team be successful this season. Foreign players Faf du Plessis, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson and Imran Tahir have all played T20 cricket all over the world in many different environments and atmospheres, and they too can all bring something to this team.
While the Super Kings have a team that can do well this season, the Indians look to be a very strong outfit, and they are likely to challenge for yet another IPL title. This game should get the competition off to a great start, and is sure to be extremely competitive between two teams full of players that know what it takes to win. MI vs CSK match prediction 7th April 2018 is placed below.
MI vs CSK IPL 2018 Prediction
The favourites for the game are the Mumbai Indians, and they look to be the most likely winners. After winning the IPL last season, they will begin this season full of confidence, and with a core of players remaining from that team, they fully know their job, and what is expected from them by fans of the franchise.
Sit back and get ready for a great opening game in the 2018 IPL, the Super Kings look to be a good team who can challenge, but it is the Indians who have the quality to win this game.