Mumbai Indians meet Punjab Kings (MI vs PBKS) in the 23rd match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. The Maharashtra Cricket Stadium is the venue for this match.
Mumbai Indians continue to struggle in IPL 2022. They have now lost their fourth successive game. They faced yet another defeat as RCB beat them by 7 wickets in the previous game. Suryakumar Yadav with an unbeaten 68 was the only bright spot for them. They are thus reeling at the bottom of the table.
Meanwhile, Punjab Kings have had a mediocre run in the season so far. They have two wins and as many defeats for four matches. Punjab suffered a close defeat against Gujarat Titans last time out. Liam Livingstone scored a 27-ball 64 to take them to 189/9. However, Gujarat chased the target off the final delivery off the match.
Match: Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings, IPL 2022 Match 23
Date and Time: April 13, Wednesday 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
MI vs PBKS Predicted Playing XI
Ishan Kishan (wk), Rohit Sharma (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Dewald Brevis, Tilak Verma, Kieron Pollard, Murugan Ashwin, Jaydev Unadkat, Basil Thampi, Tymal Mills, Jasprit Bumrah.
Mayank Agarwal (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma, Odean Smith, Shahrukh Khan, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Vaibhav Arora, Arshdeep Singh
The wicket is batting friendly. There will be some assistance early on but batters can play their shots freely. Spinners will have a key role to play. The team winning the toss will look to bowl first and chase the total.
MI vs PBKS Match Prediction
Punjab Kings are in decent form with two wins and as many defeats. Mumbai Indians have failed to turn up this season. There is imbalance in the side with both batting and bowling. They are the team under pressure. Punjab have a strong batting unit and seem to have an edge over their opponents in this game.
MI vs PBKS Dream11 Fantasy Suggestions
Fantasy Team #1: Ishan Kishan, Jitesh Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Dewald Brevis, Liam Livingstone, Tymal Mills, Jasprit Bumrah, Rahul Chahar, Kagiso Rabada
Captain: Suryakumar Yadav, Vice-captain: Liam Livingstone
Fantasy Team #2: Ishan Kishan, Tilak Varma, Suryakumar Yadav, Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Kieron Pollard, Liam Livingstone, Basil Thampi, Jasprit Bumrah, Rahul Chahar, Kagiso Rabada
Captain: Liam Livingstone, Vice-captain: Ishan Kishan