CSK vs MI 4th IPL final: Reviewing the 3 title clashes between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians has a better head-to-head record (2-1) in IPL finals. But the M.S. Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings will be hoping to draw level when the two teams meet in Hyderabad on Sunday.

Mumbai Indians' chase, in the IPL 2010 final, fell apart once Sachin Tendulkar departed after scoring 48.   -  VIVEK BENDRE

The 12th edition of the Indian Premier League will see Chennai Super Kings take on Mumbai Indians in the final in Hyderabad on Sunday. Here’s a look at the last 3 finals played between the two teams. Mumbai Indians has a better head-to-head record (2-1) in the summit clash. Can the Super Kings draw level?

2010

Chennai Super King's talisman Suresh Raina slammed an unbeaten 57 as the side posted a competitive total of 168. Mumbai Indians' chase fell apart once Sachin Tendulkar departed after scoring 48. When Kieron Pollard provided MI with a glimmer of hope with a 10-ball 27, M.S. Dhoni's tactical nous won the day for Super Kings.

The scores: CSK 168 for 5 in 20 overs beat MI 146 for 9 in 20 overs.

2013

Mumbai Indians, tottering at 100 for five in 15.1 overs, recovered to post 148, thanks to Kieron Pollard's unbeaten 32-ball 60. Chennai Super Kings was reduced to 39 for six by the eighth over with Lasith Malinga and Mitchell Johnson the wreckers-in-chief. M.S. Dhoni's gallant knock (63 not out) proved futile.

The scores: MI 148 for 9 in 20 overs beat CSK 125 for 9 in 20 overs.

2015

Mumbai Indians batsmen, led by Lendl Simmons (68, 45b) and Rohit Sharma (50, 26b), propelled the side past the 200-run mark. It proved too much for MS Dhoni's men who fell short by 41 runs.

The scores: MI 202 for 5 in 20 overs beat CSK 161 for 8 in 20 overs.