It is time for match no. 17 of Dream11 Indian T20 League where Punjab Kings (PBKS) will take on the defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI). The two teams will be coming into this match from a defeat. Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai were thumped by Rishabh Pant’s Delhi Capitals while KL Rahul’s Punjab were hammered by Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Talking about Mumbai, they lost their first game but bounced back with a bang with consecutive wins. However, against Delhi they lost the battle in the middle overs once again after a good start in the power play.
On the other side, Punjab, who are currently struggling in all the departments. The batters are not able to put on consistent show and their bowlers have been fairly ordinary as well.
Both the teams will be looking to gain some momentum from this match with a win. It would be interesting to see which side could overcome their short comings so far in this Tournament.
Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians
Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network, Disney+ Hotstar
Time: 7:30 PM IST
What to Expect (PITCH REPORT):
The pith at MA Chidambaram Stadium is quite consistent. It shows similar results and now it is quite predictable that batsmen can only score plenty if they show patience and get themselves settled first. Chasing has been difficult so far on this track.
Probable Playing XIs for PBKS vs MI:
Punjab Kings: Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul (C and WK), Chris Gayle/Dawid Malan, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Shahrukh Khan, Moises Henriques, Fabian Allen, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Shami.
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (C), Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Jayant Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult.
Top Picks and Captains choice for PBKS vs SRH Dream11 Match:
Rahul Chahar: The track in chennai has shown some assistance for spinners and he has shown he can pick some crucial wickets in the middle overs. He has picked up 8 wickets so far without even conceding 30 runs in any of the matches so far.
Arshdeep Singh: He might have not looked impressive in the last match but he is capable of bowling some good overs at the end of the innings. With the track on the slower side he can be a crucial pick for this match.
Suryakumar Yadav: He is getting some really good starts but has failed so far to convert it into big match-winning knocks for his side. He scored 24 runs from just 15 deliveries in his previous match.
Rohit Sharma: He is the one who thinks of staying long at the crease for Mumbai. He has scored 30+ runs in all his last three matches but has failed to convert them. He is a must pick.
KL Rahul: He is the one batsmen for Punjab who can play a bing innings and also looked in good touch scoring two half centuries in the tournament so far. He would be willing to get his team over the line in this match.
Quinton de Kock: The South African attacking wicket-keeper was dismissed early in the Previous match but played a good knock SRH. He scored 40 runs against Hyderabad and looked in good touch.
Krunal Pandya: He can play a quick fire knock at the end of the innings and is also capable of bowling some crucial overs without conceding much runs. He has conceded 25+ runs in only one match so far in the tournament.
Suggested team for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Let’s see how our team stands in Dream11 fantasy game in PBKS vs MI fixture.