MI vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction: The 42nd match of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) will be played between Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, September 28, 2021.
MI vs PBKS Match Preview
The 42nd match of the VIVO IPL 2021 will be played between Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings on 28th September at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
Mumbai Indians have seen a woeful second leg of the tournament, having won four of their ten matches. They are currently sitting at the seventh spot in the points table. Mumbai Indians last played against Royal Challengers Bangalore, where they lost the game by 54 runs. Mumbai Indians could manage only 110 runs while chasing the target of 165 posted by RCB in the first inning.
Punjab Kings, on the other hand, has played ten matches so far in the tournament, out of which they have also won four matches. They are currently sitting at the fifth spot in the points table with 8 points in their account.
Punjab Kings have played their last match against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Sharjah where they won the game by 5 runs as they successfully defended 125 runs.
Talking about their head to head record, the two teams have played 27 matches against each other in the history of IPL so far, where Mumbai Indians emerged victorious on 14 matches while Punjab Kings have 13 wins under his belt. The last time they played against each other in this season, Punjab Kings beat Mumbai Indians by 9 wickets.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads and Dream11 fantasy team predictions for Match 42 of the 14th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) between Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings on Tuesday, September 28, 2021.
MI vs PBKS Match Details
- Match: Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings, Match 42
- Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST)
- Venue: Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
MI vs PBKS Weather & Pitch Report
The pitch at Sheikh Zayed Stadium could be slower than usual, bringing the bowlers into play. Apart from getting some movements with the new ball, the pacers should also be able to extract extra bounce off the surface. Although the spinners will find it difficult to grip the ball, they will play a crucial role in the middle overs. 170 should be par at the venue, with dew likely to play a huge role in the proceedings.
The temperature will be hovering around 30 Degree Celsius during the evening at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium. The sky will be clear with a zero percentage of rain during the match time. The humidity will be around 62 per cent.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi considering the last 5 matches played here is 156 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches played at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi —
- Matches Won: 3
- Matches Lost: 2
- No Result: 0
MI vs PBKS Head-to-Head
Mumbai Indians & Punjab Kings Form
MI vs PBKS Dream11 Probable Playing XI
Rohit Sharma (C), Quinton de Kock (WK), Suryakumar Yadav, Trent Boult, Adam Milne, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya/Saurabh Tiwary, Jasprit Bumrah, Rahul Chahar, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya.
Lokesh Rahul (C & WK), Nathan Ellis, Mohammad Shami, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Mayank Agarwal, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Aiden Markram, Deepak Hooda.
Top 5 Picks For MI vs PBKS
1. KL Rahul
The captain of Punjab Kings has accumulated 401 runs in this season so far. He had smashed unbeaten 60 runs in the previous match against Mumbai Indian earlier this season.
2. Mayank Agarwal
He opens the inning for Punjab Kings alongside KL Rahul. He has hammered 332 runs in this so far. He smashed 25 runs in the last match against Mumbai Indians earlier in the first phase of the tournament.
3. Rohit Sharma
The skipper of Mumbai Indians has smashed 326 runs in this season so far. He would be looking for a big knock in the upcoming match.
4. Quinton de Kock
The left-handed wicketkeeper-batsman from Mumbai Indians has smashed 251 runs in this season so far. He has found some rhythm in the last couple of matches and can be proven vital in the upcoming match.
5. Jasprit Bumrah
He will be one of the key bowlers in the upcoming MI vs PBKS. He has picked up 12 wickets in this season so far and will look for more in the tournament.
Fantasy Points of Top 5 Picks For MI vs PBKS
|Lokesh Rahul||617 Points|
|Mayank Agarwal||499 Points|
|Rohit Sharma||455 Points|
|Quinton de Kock||413 Points|
|Jasprit Bumrah||471 Points|
Player Stats/Records of Top 5 Picks For MI vs PBKS
|Player||Stats (In IPL 2021)|
|Lokesh Rahul||401 Runs|
|Mayank Agarwal||322 Runs|
|Rohit Sharma||326 Runs|
|Quinton de Kock||251 Runs|
|Jasprit Bumrah||14 Wickets|
Captaincy Picks For MI vs PBKS
- Lokesh Rahul
- Rohit Sharma
- Mayank Agarwal
MI vs PBKS Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Lokesh Rahul, Ishan Kishan
- Batsmen: Rohit Sharma, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Aiden Markram
- All-Rounders: Hardik Pandya
- Bowlers: Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar
- Captain: Lokesh Rahul
- Vice-Captain: Rohit Sharma
Fantasy Team 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Quinton de Kock, Lokesh Rahul
- Batsmen: Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Suryakumar Yadav, Aiden Markram
- All-Rounders: Hardik Pandya
- Bowlers: Mohammad Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Rahul Chahar, Ravi Bishnoi
- Captain: Mayank Agarwal
- Vice-Captain: Quinton de Kock
MI vs PBKS Streaming & Broadcasting Details:
- Streaming: Disney+ Hotstar
- Broadcasting: Star Sports Network
MI vs PBKS Probable Winner
Punjab Kings is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.