Mumbai Indians will square off with Punjab Kings in the 23rd match of IPL 2022 on Wednesday. Mumbai Indians lost their previous match against Royal Challengers Bangalore and slipped down to ninth in the points table with 4 losses in as many games. On the other hand, Punjab Kings lost a nail-biting thriller against Gujarat Titans a couple of nights ago which has them placed at seventh in the table with 2 wins and as many losses in 4 matches.
Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings, Match 23
Venue: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Date &Time: April 13th at 7:30 PM IST and Local Time
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar
MI vs PBKS, Match 23 Pitch Report:
This pitch here has helped the fast bowlers and has been very sporting, and today is no different. There is a good layer of lively grass and there will be pace and bounce on offer. But that could be a double-edged sword. Batting first might not be that bad an idea.
Injury and News:
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MI vs PBKS, Match 23 Probable Playing XIs:
Rohit Sharma(c), Ishan Kishan(w), Dewald Brevis, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Kieron Pollard, Fabian Allen/Tim David, Murugan Ashwin, Jaydev Unadkat, Jasprit Bumrah, Basil Thampi/ Tymal Mills
Mayank Agarwal(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Liam Livingstone, Jonny Bairstow(w), Jitesh Sharma, Shahrukh Khan, Odean Smith, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Vaibhav Arora, Arshdeep Singh
Top Picks for MI vs PBKS Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Batters
Shikhar Dhawan is one of the reliable players in this team and has scored 127 runs in 4 matches at an average of 31.75 and a strike rate of 129.
Suryakumar Yadav has played a few quality knocks in the previous few matches and has a tally of 120 runs to his name in 2 matches.
Top Picks – All-Rounders
Liam Livingstone is looking in great touch and has scored 162 runs in 4 matches at an average of 40 and a strike rate of 190. He can also be handy with the ball
Top Picks – Bowlers
Rahul Chahar has bowled really well this tournament so far picking up 7 wickets in 4 matches at an average of 14.43.
Jasprit Bumrah despite not getting a lot of wickets so far this season will remain our best option for this game in the bowlers section. Back him to do well in this match.
Top Picks – Wicketkeepers
Ishan Kishan has scored 175 runs in 4 matches at an average of 58 and a strike rate of 125. He will the best available option in this section.
MI vs PBKS Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
|Ishan Kishan||175 runs||257|
|Rahul Chahar||7 wickets||274|
|Liam Livingstone||162 runs & 1 wicket||315|
|Suryakumar Yadav||120 runs||186|
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for MI vs PBKS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Ishan Kishan, Jitesh Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Rohit Sharma (vc), Mayank Agarwal, Shikhar Dhawan, Dewald Brevis, Liam Livingstone(c), Arshdeep Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, Kagiso Rabada
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for MI vs PBKS Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Ishan Kishan (vc), Tilak Varma, Suryakumar Yadav, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan (c), Liam Livingstone, Kieron Pollard, Rahul Chahar, Kagiso Rabada, Vaibhav Arora, Murugan Ashwin
MI vs PBKS Risky Captaincy Choices:
Shikhar Dhawan has been in terrific form in the IPL over the last few seasons but has not got a big score in this tournament so he can be a good option to have as risky captain.
Player you should avoid:
Basil Thampi has bowled really bad in the past few matches and against the top order of Punjab Kings it is better to avoid him.
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To know better the analysis of teams, be sure to check out our latest IPL 2022 point table update.
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.