Talking about the IPL Rivalries there is no better rivalry between this two ace teams and Mumbai indians holds a upper hand in the contest as they have defeated CSK in previous 5 games played between them.
The pace attack to Mumbai Indians looks compact as they have two world class bowler i.e Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult that can destroy any team batting lineup . Mitchell McClenaghan and Nathan coulter nile also provides various options for the team.
All Rounders gives the extra complimentary support to any team in T20 Format and Mumbai Indians have two quality All Rounders with the likes of Hardik Pandya and Kieron Pollard with the later being in sublime form in recently concluded CPL 2020.,
The Cricketing Festival is finally going to start after a long delay due to the Pandemic though it is not being played in India but it doesn't affects the excitement among the fans. IPL Opener is between two giant teams but Mumbai Indians has got the better of their arch rivals suggesting the previous records . As the entire tournament will be played in UAE the pitchers are going to be on the slower side and CSk have quality spinners in their sides like Imran Tahir, Mitchell Santner and Ravindra Jadeja but the Batting lineup of Mumbai Indians looks perfect with the likes of Hitman ,Quinton de kock and Chris Lynn . For the Fans the return of the Thala Ms Dhoni is going to be an deciding factor for CSK . CSK also have veteran T20 Players like Dwayne Bravo and shane Watson who have played all over the world in various T20 Leagues around the world . Absense of Suresh Raina might go against the CSK as he is a consistent player over the past 11 years for the Team.