So you got into the mood of the IPL fever after watching the above recap video fo the cash-rich league? Now, let's get into the details of the first match in the 11th edition.
The much awaited 11th season of the Indian Premier League begins on April 7 at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. After 2 years ban, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals are back in the 11th edition of the T20 league. Defending champions Mumbai Indians will lock horns with two-time winners Chennai Super Kings in the opening game at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Total 8 franchises are participating in the latest edition of IPL and the schedule has a total of 60 matches to be played in April and May at nine different cricket stadiums across India. Let us have a look at the squads of MI and CSK.
Chennai Super Kings
MS Dhoni (Captain), Suresh Raina, Murali Vijay, Ambati Rayudu, Faf Du Plessis, Shane Watson, Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Dwayne Bravo, Harbhajan Singh, Karn Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Mark Wood, Sam Billings, Imran Tahir, Mitchell Santner, Lungisani Ngidi, Asif K M, N Jagadeesan, Kanishk Seth, Monu Singh, Dhruv Shorey, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Deepak Chahar and Kshitiz Sharma.
Rohit Sharma (Captain), Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Aditya Tare, Sharad Lumba, Pat Cummins, Siddhesh Dinesh Lad, Mayank Markande, Anukul Roy, Mohsin Khan, Evin Lewis, Suryakumar Yadav, Ben Cutting, Mustafizur Rahman, Jean-Paul Duminy, Saurabh Tiwary, Tajinder Dhillon, Rahul Chahar, Pradeep Sangwan, Mitchell McClenaghan, Akila Dhananjaya, Nidheesh M D Dinesan.
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