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Genesis of IPL2018 at Wankhede

The day has finally arrived, the most riveting league is about to begin. The battle between Mumbai and Chennai is about to take place in the city of dreams. The evenings of Mumbai are the evenings to wait for in this transforming month.

Under a pleasant evening's sky, in the fortress of Mumbai, in front of a large crowd, against two most successful teams in the history of IPL; Indian Premier League 2018 is about to begin and the league is about to step into its a new decade.

With a lot of buzz about the auction, teams, composition, and strategies the day is here for these two legendary teams. While Wankhede is known to paint itself blue, Chennai's fandom is diversified all over the country, if there has to be a place where there won't be as much support to Chennai then it would be here at the Wankhede, however with return of Dhoni and his team in Yellow, who knows we might see a yellow lightning cutting through the Blue sea.

If we go with the history, Wankhede is supposed to be a batsman's paradise; if that holds true, then we are going to witness a belter of an opener, and as the evening progresses the pitch is expected to dry up and assist the batsman furthermore.

We have discussed the compositions of each team already (click on your favorite team on the top to know), now let's check out what to expect from this encounter.

1. Return of Chennai super kings.
2. Dhoni is back in Yellow.
3. Suresh "the talismanic" Raina's extra cover drive.
4. Evin Lewis and Rohit Sharma's combo.
5. Jasprit Bumrah's scintillating yorkers.
6. Pandya brothers destruction.

So with these things to expect, how about the team that is going to battle against each other. Let's put down our expected playing X1

Chennai Super Kings:
Watson, Vijay, Raina, Dhoni, Rayudu, Billings, Bravo, Jadeja, Karn/Harbhajan, Shardul, and Wood/Ngidi

Mumbai Indians:
Rohit, Lewis, Ishan, Hardik, Krunal, Suryakumar, Pollard, Chahar, McClenaghan, Fizz, and Bumrah

Mumbai won 12 out of the 22 played between these two; will Mumbai pile up another victory or will Chennai add one to their quota? Only few hours to witness this epic encounter.

Until then you tell us your playing X1 for this encounter.


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