IPL 2021: PBKS vs MI GoodGamer Fantasy Cricket Prediction, Team, Playing XI and Preview

Match Details for PBKS vs MI GoodGamer Fantasy Cricket Contest

Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians

Chepauk Stadium, Chennai

20th April, 2021

7:30 PM IST

 

Preview for PBKS vs MI GoodGamer Fantasy Contest:

In the 17th match of IPL 2021, Punjab Kings will take on Mumbai Indians.

Punjab Kings have had an unremarkable campaign so far. Having played four matches, they have won just once and are currently seated at the bottom of the IPL table. They also have the worst NRR of -0.824 in the competition. 

Punjab Kings were thumped by Sunrisers Hyderabad in their most recent game. Their batting order failed to get going and ended up collapsing at 120 runs before completing 20 overs. Sunrisers Hyderabad batsmen were in top gear and the likes of David Warner, Jonny Bairstow, and Kane Williamson had little issues getting to the target with 8 balls to spare. Punjab Kings must desperately put together a good string of results and sort out the issues plaguing the side.

Mumbai Indians, on the other hand, are fourth in the table. They lost their first match of the season and the most recent game against Delhi Capitals. MI had beaten DC in last season’s final to win their fifth IPL crown, but this time around, it was Rishabh Pant’s side who had the last laugh.

The Mumbai Indians batting unit failed to click once again and they could only manage 137 runs. DC got to the target fairly easily and with six wickets to spare.

 

Injuries and unavailability:

There are no updates as of now.

 

Probable Playing XIs: 

Punjab Kings: KL Rahul (C & WK), Mayank Agarwal, Dawid Malan, Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Pooran, Shahrukh Khan, Fabian Allen, Jhye Richardson, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh

Mumbai Indians: 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

Top Captaincy Picks for PBKS vs MI GoodGamer Fantasy Contest:

Punjab Kings:

KL Rahul: KL Rahul has struggled to get going at full flow but despite that, has been among the runs this season. In four matches, he has accumulated 161 runs at an average of over 40 and has a strike rate of over 140.

Mayank Agarwal: Mayank Agarwal has played the role of a supporting partner to perfection. On several occasions, he has also taken the game to the bowlers. He has amassed 105 runs in four matches and has a strike rate of 145.83.

 

Mumbai Indians

Jasprit Bumrah: Jasprit Bumrah continues to deliver death-bowling masterclass towards the back-end of the matches. Along with Trent Boult, Bumrah has bowled exceptionally well to put a seal on opposition batsmen’s intent on taking the game away from Mumbai.

Suryakumar Yadav: Suryakumar Yadav has been among the most consistent batsmen over the last few IPL seasons. He has scored 1416 runs over the last three seasons and had an average over 32 in each of those seasons. He scored a 23-ball 31 in the first match against RCB and then followed it up 36-ball 56 against KKR.

Budget picks for PBKS vs MI GoodGamer Contest:

Rahul Chahar: Rahul Chahar is among the best performers for his side. He is available for just 8.5 credits.

Krunal Pandya: Krunal Pandya is an impressive performer who can always be counted on to change the course of a match. He can prove to be an important multiplier pick at just 8.5 credits.

Arshdeep Singh: Arshdeep Singh is very impressive in his wicket taking abilities. He is available for just 8.5 credits.

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