IPL 2019: MS Dhoni not intimidated by Mumbai Indians’ superior record vs CSK

first_img commentary IPL 2019: MS Dhoni not intimidated by Mumbai Indians’ superior record vs CSKIPL 2019 Qualifier 1: Mumbai Indians have a better head-to-head record against Chennai Super Kings but MS Dhoni said it would be a mistake to give any one team extra respect in a tournament where margins for errors is minimal. scorecard view more view less No data available!center_img graphs advertisement Rajarshi Gupta ChennaiMay 7, 2019UPDATED: May 7, 2019 19:56 IST IPL 2019 Qualifier 1: MS Dhoni played down the idea that CSK give too much respect to MI (Courtesy by BCCI)HIGHLIGHTSCSK take on MI in Qualifier 1 of the 2019 IPL for a place in the finalMI have a superior head-to-head record against Chennai Super KingsMS Dhoni said he respected every opposition the same despite MI’s better record against his teamMumbai Indians are the only team in the Indian Premier League with a better head-to-head record against Chennai Super Kings. MI have won 6 out of their last 7 matches against CSK and they have not lost at the Chepauk in 9 years.Mumbai Indians have won 15 matches and lost 11 against Chennai Super Kings and the last time they lost in Chennai was back in 2010. These are extremely impressive numbers against the most successful IPL team in history. Moreover, both MI and CSK are the only 2 teams to win the IPL 3 times.However, MS Dhoni is not one to be intimidated. He relies on his instincts as a leader while Rohit Sharma believes in more detailed planning.Mumbai Indians have won both their matches against Chennai Super Kings in the 2019 Indian Premier League. When MI travelled to Chennai, MS Dhoni (along with Ravindra Jadeja) were ruled out due to fever.MI vs CSK, IPL 2019 Qualifier 1 – Follow LiveMumbai Indians are in Chennai again to play the Super Kings in Qualifier 1 for a place in the title clash.The @ChennaiIPL win the toss and elect to bat first against the @mipaltan in #Qualifier1 of #VIVOIPL#MIvCSK pic.twitter.com/8bAeWDTCoaIndianPremierLeague (@IPL) May 7, 2019At the toss which CSK won, MS Dhoni was asked if he gave MI any extra respect. His reply was typical: “It will be a mistake if we just respect Mumbai – most of the teams are all dangerous. Mumbai is a very balanced side and they have a squad that can do well in all conditions.”advertisementChennai Super Kings have reached the playoffs in each of the 10 seasons they have played in. They have reached the final 7 times but MS Dhoni once again laid emphasis on the need to follow the process.”You try to break down the process into small things. We don’t think too much about the playoffs,” Dhoni said.Also Read | Chennai Super Kings look to end Mumbai Indians’ 9-year unbeaten run at ChepaukAlso Read | Mumbai eye ticket to final at happy hunting groundFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the commentslast_img

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