PBKS vs MI Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI Updates, Pitch Report & Injury Updates For Match 17 – Apr 23rd 2021
Punjab Kings did all they could to get out of their old self and embrace a new beginning. They changed their name, made a few mega-money signings and appointed Damien Wright to guide their bowling unit, which was unimpressive in the last edition.
But none of that has eventually worked so far, as they have won only one of their last four games. The Kings will need to start picking up wins before it is too late, but up against them for this match will be the most successful franchise of this competition – Mumbai Indians. While the Indians lost their last game, they have played good cricket in splits and have secured two wins in four games.
Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians
Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Date & Time: 23rd April 2021 at 7:30 PM IST
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network, Disney+ Hotstar
As was highlighted again in Punjab Kings’ last match, the track in MA Chidambaram Stadium is a tricky one. Batsmen will be able to score runs here, but only if they show patience and get themselves acclimatized to the conditions.
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Probable Playing XIs for PBKS vs MI:
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.
Rohit Sharma (C), Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Jayant Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult.
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Top Picks for PBKS vs MI Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Batsmen
Suryakumar Yadav is getting good starts and all he now needs to do is show a bit more patience and try to play a long knock. He scored 24 from just 15 deliveries in the last game against Delhi Capitals.
Rohit Sharma is the one who is trying to play the anchor’s role in the Mumbai Indians’ batting unit. He has scored 30+ runs in all of his last three games.
Top Picks – All-Rounders
Krunal Pandya is not necessarily Mumbai’s best option for taking wickets, but he is excellent in keeping the flow of runs under control. He has conceded 25+ runs in only one game in this season.
Top Picks – Bowlers
Rahul Chahar is repaying Mumbai for the faith they have shown in him with one sensational spell after another. He has picked up 8 wickets in the last 3 games and has not conceded over 30 runs in any of those matches.
Arshdeep Singh is another youngster who is doing a fine job with the ball for his franchise. The last game didn’t go well for him, but in the first three matches, he picked up 5 wickets.
Top Picks – Wicketkeepers
There have been questions on KL Rahul the captain, but KL Rahul the batsman is looking in great touch. He has scored two half-centuries already in this competition.
Quinton de Kock was dismissed early in the last game, but the South African showed a glimpse of what he is capable of producing in the match against Hyderabad, where he scored 40 runs.
PBKS vs MI Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Player Statistics (Last 5 T20 matches) Dream11 Points
Suryakumar Yadav 153 runs 36, 33, 91, 47, 75
KL Rahul 175 runs 8, 84, 18, 142, 28
Mayank Agarwal 131 runs 36, 106, 2, 20, 41
Rohit Sharma 202 runs 63, 46, 58, 26, 96
Rahul Chahar 8 wickets 36, 89, 122, 10, 2
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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for PBKS vs MI Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Quinton de Kock, KL Rahul (C), Suryakumar Yadav, Rohit Sharma (VC), Mayank Agarwal, Krunal Pandya, Fabian Allen, Trent Boult, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Rahul Chahar