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IPL 6: Match 5 - Chennai Superkings vs Mumbai Indians: A Statistical Preview

Mumbai Indians Vs Chennai Super Kings - IPL 2012

In the IPL, Mumbai Indians leads Chennai Super kings 7-6 in the 13 matches played between the two teams since 2008.

Mumbai Indians are the only IPL team against whom MS Dhoni has less than a 50 percent win percentage as captain of the Chennai Super Kings.

Harbhajan Singh’s best bowling effort in Twenty20 cricket – 5 for 18 – was against the Chennai Super Kings.

Sachin Tendulkar is the top scorer in the matches played between the two sides, with 353 runs at an average of 44.12 in 10 innings.

2012 head-to-head: In both the matches last season, Mumbai Indians had defeated Chennai Super kings home and away. In the corresponding fixture last year MI comprehensively won by 8 wickets.

Meanwhile, in the away leg of the tie, Mumbai Indians once again ended up on the winning side as they defeated the Chennai Super Kings by 2 wickets.

What’s next in store for teams: Both the teams won’t have much time to gather themselves as on April 9, the Mumbai Indians will square off against the capital side Delhi Daredevils at the Wankhede in Mumbai. The Chennai Super kings meanwhile will next be seen in action up north in Mohali when they take on the Kings XI Punjab on April 10.

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