CSK vs MI: in IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians aim final push for playoffs: After a mixed Phase of IPL 2021, Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians are ready to make the final push for a top-4 finish. With seven matches to go, MI are in fourth spot with four wins and three losses. Needing at least three more wins in their last four games, Ishan Kishan, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult all played a practice match to prepare for the match against MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings.
IPL 2021: While Mumbai Indians are known for making a late push, the entire squad has had to adjust to the UAE conditions where heat and humidity will be two factors. Ishan Kishan said that preparations are going well and they are playing under the sun with full intensity to get adjusted to the conditions.
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) September 18, 2021
CSK vs MI: “We are taking one ball at a time and playing as if we are playing in a match. Very competitive cricket is going on right now because all the senior players are here Sachin sir is here. Everyone is looking to give their best. They know how important these seven matches are going to be for us to win most of the games in the beginning. Preparation is going very well. It’s too hot in here so we are taking care of the hydration as well,” Ishan Kishan said.
IPL 2021: Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians always play catch-up game and that is evident in their current season. With four losses and three wins, they are placed 4th with 8 points and need to win at least four games to be in contention. Mumbai Indians will face CSK, KKR, DC, RR, SRH, RCB, and PBKS.
CSK vs MI in IPL 2021: What do Mumbai Indians need to do?
- Their inconsistency is down to their middle-order. The likes of Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, and Krunal Pandya have all been inconsistent and that has to be sorted.
- In the top-order, Quinton de Kock and Rohit Sharma too haven’t done wonders and it is their bowling that have won them games.
- The batsmen must return to form and both Rohit Sharma and de Kock have shown they are in good touch.