CSK vs MI in IPL 2021: Top 5 records that can be broken in the opening fixture of IPL 2021 phase 2 – Indian Premier League’s UAE leg will kick start with one of the most intense rivalries as Chennai Super Kings will take on Mumbai Indian in the opening fixture of IPL 2021. Both the teams have a star-studded lineup. MS Dhoni’s CSK have won the IPL three times while under the leadership of Rohit Sharma Mumbai Indian won the trophy five times. On Sunday’s opening match there will be few records that can be broken by both teams. Players will also be eyeing few individual records.
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We at Insidesport will take you through the top five records that can be broken in CSK vs MI encounters.
Rohit Sharma 20 runs away from 5,500 IPL runs
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma will aim to continue his great form from England into IPL’s UAE leg. The MI opener is just 20 runs away from completing a personal milestone of 5,500 runs in IPL.
Krunal Pandya need 1 wicket to complete 50 wickets for Mumbai Indians
MI all-rounder Krunal Pandya needs just 1 wicket to complete 50 wickets for Mumbai Indians. The left-arm spinner will be the second MI player after Kieron Pollard to score 1000 runs and take 50 wickets for MI.
Hardik Pandya 5 sixes away from 100 IPL sixes
Talismanic Mumbai Indians all-rounder Hardik Pandya is just five sixes away from scoring 100 sixes in IPL. In 87 IPL games, the explosive batsman has hit 95 sixes playing for Mumbai Indians.
Ravindra Jadeja need 2 sixes to complete 50 IPL sixes for CSK
Chennai Super Kings all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, who was in blistering form in the first phase of the IPL, just need to hit 2 more sixes to complete the personal milestone of scoring 50 sixes for CSK. He will be 5th Indian player to achieve this milestone after MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Murali Vijay, and Ambati Rayudu.
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Suresh Raina 5 runs away from scoring 5,500 IPL runs
Chennai Super Kings veteran batsman Suresh Raina is also nine runs away from scoring 5,500 runs in IPL. If he achieves the milestone he will be the third batsman to reach the feat.