The seventeenth match of the tournament will be played between PBKS taking on Rohit Sharma led MI on 23rd April 2021 at Chennai. It will be an interesting clash as both teams are well known for established players worldwide.
Mumbai Indians played four matches yet and won 2 and lost 2 respectively. Right now the Defendant Champions are standing at 4th spot with 4 points of having a net run rate of +0.187. Team is struggling a lot in the batting order as their star player Quinton De Kock hasn’t reached out to the best and even their middle order batsman like Ishan Kishan, Kieron Pollard, Pandya Brothers are out of form. They only have a competent bowling line-up, as they at least need to bring the form in the batting line.
On the other hand, Punjab Kings are still continuing the form they used to have in the previous edition, they had only won a single match with three consecutive losses in a row. The Punjab Franchise has major concerns over their whole department. Batsman like Gayle, Pooran isn’t in form yet. Even their bowling is bow down. Each bowler is going much more than economical spells. Management should keep an eye on the playing XI. Right now, they are at the last spot of the Points table with a net run rate of -0.824 with only 2 points in their bag.
Head to Head
Both teams have played 26 matches yet with 14 wins by Mumbai Indians while 12 matches were won by Punjab Kings.
Now let’s see who will bring the heat on !!
PBKS: KL Rahul (c/wk), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Moises Henriques, Shahrukh Khan, Fabian Allen, M Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh.
MI: Quinton de Kock (wk), Rohit Sharma (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult
Suggested Fantasy XI of PBKS VS MI match for Good Gamer Fantasy APP
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision