No data available! scorecard graphs view more view less commentary IPL 2019: MS Dhoni ruled out of CSK vs MI match with feverMS Dhoni had earlier missed the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 17 due to back spasm. advertisement India Today Web Desk ChennaiApril 26, 2019UPDATED: April 26, 2019 19:41 IST MS Dhoni’s absence will be a big blow for CSK on Friday as they look to seal their spot in the playoffs (Courtesy by BCCI)HIGHLIGHTSThis is only the 5th IPL match MS Dhoni is not playing for Chennai Super KingsDhoni had earlier missed the match vs SRH on April 17 due to back spasmMumbai hold a 15-12 advantage over Chennai in head-to-head IPL encountersMahendra Singh Dhoni will miss his second match for the Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2019 as he is down with fever. Suresh Raina will lead the Super Kings in their match against Mumbai Indians at the MA Chidambaram stadium in Chennai on Friday.CSK all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja will also miss this key clash due to fever. This is only the 5th IPL match that MS Dhoni is not playing for Chennai Super Kings. CSK vs MI Live BlogDhoni had earlier missed the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 17 due to back spasm. Raina had led the Super Kings in that match and suffered a 6-wicket defeat at the Rajiv Gandhi International stadium in Hyderabad.Dhoni’s absence will be a big blow for Chennai on Friday as they look to seal their spot in the playoffs. The defending champions are on top of the table with 16 points from 11 matches and need just one more win to become the first team to advance to the playoffs.Wishing MS Dhoni a super speedy recovery!#OneFamily #CricketMeriJaan #MumbaiIndians #CSKvMI pic.twitter.com/9AZxP51JAhMumbai Indians (@mipaltan) April 26, 2019Mumbai Indians on the other hand, are placed third with 12 points and yet to consolidate their position in the top four and need at least two more wins to seal a play-off berth.Mumbai Indians, who are returning to play at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, will be confident, considering they had beaten the defending champions in their early-season meeting at home. After posting 170 on the board, CSK were jolted by the pace trio of Lasith Malinga, Jason Behrendorff and Hardik Pandya who shared 7 wickets between them.advertisementThe @ChennaiIPL win the toss and elect to bowl first against the @mipaltan #CSKvMI pic.twitter.com/a4Un17kV7QIndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 26, 2019Chennai Super Kings have enjoyed a lot of success against most teams in the IPL but Mumbai Indians have always proved to be worthy opponents. In fact, CSK have a winning percentage of less than 50 against only MI in the IPL.In 27 meetings between the two sides across all competitions, Mumbai Indians have managed to win 15 with Chennai Super Kings winning 12.Mumbai however, must be cautious against Chennai as they have not lost a single game at their home so far in this year’s league. Chennai have won all of their five games at the Chepauk.More importantly, Mumbai Indians have enjoyed considerable success over the years at Chepauk, considered Chennai Super Kings’ fortress.CSK have not lost a single match at Chepauk in IPL 2019. In fact, they have lost only one match out of their last 18 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. However, the said defeat came against MI in IPL 2015 and Rohit Sharma’s men are the last team to beat MS Dhoni’s men at the iconic venue.In fact, Mumbai Indians completed a double over Chennai Super Kings at Chepauk in IPL 2015, also winning the final at Chennai’s home venue.For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byrohan sen Tags :Follow MS DhoniFollow CSK vs MIFollow IPL 2019
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