Kieron Pollard
Kieron Pollard will he looking to continue his impressive form in the final against CSK. Getty

Mumbai Indians take on the Chennai Super Kings in the final of the 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata, on Sunday.

Where to Watch Live

The match starts at 3:30pm BST. Live coverage is on Sky Sports 5 and Sky Sports 5 HD. Click here for live streaming link.

Overview

The Mumbai Indians sealed a place in the final after a comfortable victory over the Super Kings in Qualifier 1. Rohit Sharma's side set a target of 181 and CSK fell short by 25.

The defeat for M S Dhoni's side forced them to feature in Qualifier 2, where they took on the Royal Challengers Bangalore. The match was played in Ranchi in eastern India and Virat Kohli's men posted a modest score of 139 for the loss of eight wickets.

Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina has to play a key role in helping the Super Kings win the 2015 IPL final.Getty

Opening batsman Michael Hussey's controlled knock of 56 helped Chennai seal a three-wicket victory with just one ball to spare. The two-time IPL champions enter the sixth IPL final in eight years.

After a string of reverses, the Mumbai Indians have won seven of their last eight matches and would be looking to lift the IPL trophy for the second time. The players are clicking as a unit and the openers Parthiv Patel and Lendl Simmons have given them a good start.

The Chennai Super Kings have been hampered by the absence of dashing opener Brendon McCullum. The New Zealander had to leave to join his national team which is touring England. Another worry for CSK is Suresh Raina's failure to fire in the last couple of matches.

In the bowling area, Ashish Nehra has been among the wickets and CSK has a number of options.

Prediction

Mumbai Indians to win

Betting Odds (888Sport.com)

  • Mumbai Indians to win: 11/10
  • Chennai Super Kings to win: 14/19

Team News

Mumbai Indians

Possible XI: Lendl Simmons, Parthiv Patel (wk), Rohit Sharma (C), Ambati Rayudu, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Jagadeesha Suchith, Harbhajan Singh, Mitchell McClenaghan, Lasith Malinga, Vinay Kumar.

Chennai Super Kings

Possible XI: Michael Hussey, Dwayne Smith, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni(c & wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Pawan Negi, Mohit Sharma, Ashish Nehra.