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Chennai Super Kings–Mumbai Indians rivalry

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Other names  CSK vs MI MI vs CSK
First meeting  23 April 2008
Locale  Chennai Mumbai`
Next meeting  2018 IPL
Teams  Chennai Super Kings Mumbai Indians
Latest meeting  24 May 2015, 2015 Indian Premier League Final, Mumbai Indians won by 41 runs at Eden Gardens, Kolkata

The Chennai Super Kings–Mumbai Indians rivalry is a sports rivalry between the cricket teams of Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and defunct Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20). The two teams have played each other 24 times with Mumbai Indians winning more number of times (13).


The highest runs scorer from these two teams is Suresh Raina while the leading wicket taker is Lasith Malinga.

The above rivalry has been suspended due to the Supreme Court appointed RM Lodha committee suspended the owners of Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings from the Indian Premier League for a period of two years up to 2017 IPL.


The clash between the teams is intense. There is much of attention grabbed by these two teams since its inception, reason being major big players and big names are associated with the teams. The Mumbai Indians had since its first year have Indian Cricket Team's biggest cricketer with worldwide fan following, Sachin Tendulkar, while the team was owned by big industrialist Mukesh Ambani. On the other side Chennai Super Kings since its inception has kept Mahendra Singh Dhoni who then in 2008 had few months back won the 2007 ICC World Twenty20.

The two teams met each other for the first time on 23 April 2008 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, where the Super Kings prevailed over their counterparts by 6 runs in a high-scoring match.

CSK and MI are the only two IPL teams who have met each other the most number of times. The winning streak of 10 wins at both teams' respective home grounds of MI & CSK have been defeated by CSK & MI on 10 May 2014 and 8 May 2015 respectively. These both teams have played most number of matches, qualifiers and finals than any remaining teams of the IPL tournament.

These are the only 2 teams in the IPL who have faced each other more than once (Three times) in the Finals of the IPL tournament, with CSK winning the trophy in 2010 and MI winning the IPL in 2013 and 2015. MI and CSK are the most successful in the now abandoned CLT20 both winning the tournament 2 times each in its 6 editions.

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  • Last updated on 18th April 2015
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    Chennai Super Kings–Mumbai Indians rivalry Wikipedia