PK VS MI Dream 11 Prediction Match 17
The 17th match of IPL is going to be played between Punjab Kings and Mumbai Indians
On 23 April 2021. Punjab who has an entirely new roster will definitely try and come out on the top while Mumbai Indians, which have been one of the most successful teams in IPL history will try and reassert their authority after a rather splendid last season of winning the IPL title in 2020. So, the winning chances is more for Mumbai Indians.
Punjab Kings and Mumbai Indians have faced each other a total of 26 times. Out of the 26 matches so far Punjab has won 12 games, while Mumbai has been slightly better than the Kings and managed to win 14 encounters. None of the matches have ended in no result. On their first-ever encounter on the 25th of April 2008, Punjab defeated Mumbai Indians by 66 runs at Mohali. While on their last encounter the Mumbai Indians came out on the top defeating PK by 2 wickets at Mumbai.
This match is going to be played between PK and MI on 23 April 2021, at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
The pitch is going to be perfect for both the bowlers and the batters.
The weather is going to be normal with a maximum temperature of 34 degrees Celsius and a minimum temperature of 26 degrees Celsius.
Senior Indian pacer Mohammed Shami has played no competitive cricket ever since he was ruled out from the Test series against Australia last year with a fractured arm. Shami was hit on his arm while batting during the first Test in Adelaide and was subsequently ruled out of the series to return home for his recovery.
With no official update regarding his fitness and recovery, Punjab Kings head coach Anil Kumble provided an important update on Shami: he says that Shami is fine now and is expected to play the match on April 12 against RR.
Top Players of PK
- KL Rahul has been at the top of his form recently and since joining Kings XI Punjab he has been dominating the IPL. He was the leading run-scorer for KXIP in 2018 and 2019 with 659 and 593 rubs respectively. And, now after being appointed captain, KL gets to prove his abilities as a leader.
- David Malan, the No. 1 ranked batsman in ICC T20I Batting rankings, England’s Dawid Malan will be making his IPL debut in the 2021 season.
Top Players of MI
- Rohit Sharma, The MI skipper hasn’t fired in the recent IPL tournaments but he might deliver this time as the T20 World Cup is fast approaching. Everybody knows about the capability of Sharma to take the game away from the opposition in a haste.
- Hardik Pandya, The all-rounder has just recovered from a back injury and is 100% game-ready. His training and net session videos are a treat for the MI fans and he may well convert those shots in real match situations.
PK vs MI Probable Playing XIs
KL Rahul (C & WK), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle/Dawid Malan, Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Pooran, Shahrukh Khan, Fabian Allen, Jhye Richardson, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh
Bench: Mandeep Singh, Dawid Malan/Chris Gayle, Sarfaraz Khan, Moises Henriques, Harpreet Brar, Saurabh Kumar, Prabhsimran Singh, Ravi Bishnoi, Ishan Porel, Chris Jordan, Utkarsh Singh, Riley Meredith, Jalaj Saxena, Ravi Bishnoi
Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
Bench: Anmolpreet Singh, Saurabh Tiwary, Anukul Roy, James Neesham, Arjun Tendulkar, Piyush Chawla, Nathan Coulter Nile, Aditya Tare, Jayant Yadav, Yudhvir Singh, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mohsin Khan, Chris Lynn, Marco Jansen, Adam Milne
PBKS vs MI My Dream11 Team
Wicketkeeper – KL Rahul (C), Ishan Kishan
Batsmen – Rohit Sharma (VC), Mayank Agarwal, Surya Kumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya
All-rounder – Deepak Hooda
Bowlers – Trent Boult, Jaspreet Bumrah, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh