“Gives feeling of an India-Pakistan match.” Harbhajan Singh on the IPL’s clash of titans. The Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings will face off on Thursday at Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy in Navi Mumbai.
The El Clasico of the Indian Premier League 2022 will be played on Thursday evening at Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Navi Mumbai. With fans eagerly anticipating the high-voltage clash between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings. Both teams are at the bottom of the IPL 2022 points table and need a win to keep their playoff hopes alive. The Mumbai Indians have yet to win a game this season, while CSK have only won one. Former India spinner Harbhajan Singh, who has represented both franchises. Said ahead of the match that the MI-CSK match feels similar to an India-Pakistan game.
Harbhajan Singh stated on Cricket Live on Star Sports: ” After ten years of sitting in the Mumbai Indians dressing room. It felt strange to put on the CSK jersey for the first time. Both teams have been extremely special to me. Due to the rivalry factor and the level of competition, the match between these two IPL titans has the feel of an India-Pakistan contest.”
“When I first stepped onto the field against MI, I prayed for the game to end soon because there was so much emotion and pressure in that game. Fortunately, that game ended early and CSK won “He went on to say.
Suryakumar Yadav and Dewald Brevis also spoke about their experiences with the team, challenges, and the opposing team.
Suryakumar stated on MI TV on Star Sports, ” “People have been talking about MI vs CSK for what seems like a decade now. I believe it has always existed and will continue to exist because the bond between the two teams is very special. When both teams take the field against each other, I believe it is a completely different atmosphere.”
“For our family, the IPL is one of the most important T20 leagues. I’d like to be completely honest about my family. So, my mother has been a Mumbai fan since the beginning of the IPL. She adores Mumbai, and she was overjoyed and grateful when I was hired here “said the young South African.
“My father was from Kolkata, but the entire family had relocated to Mumbai. I still need to work on my brother, who is a CSK fan. But I believe he will get in “He spoke about his family members’ loyalty.
In terms of head-to-head record, Mumbai Indians have a 19-game advantage over Chennai Super Kings, having won 19 games to CSK’s 13.
Mumbai Indians have won the IPL five times in a row, while Chennai Super Kings have won it four times.