The Match 42 of the IPL 2021 will witness Punjab Kings up against Mumbai Indians team. The Punjab Kings have the presence of players like Ravi Bishnoi and Chris Gayle. While, Quinton De Kock and Jasprit Bumrah are the key players of the Mumbai Indians team. The Mumbai Indians team is captained by Rohit Sharma, while KL Rahul leads the Punjab Kings team.
The Mumbai Indians team have secured only 4 victories in 10 games and lost their last league match against Royal Challengers Bangalore by 55 runs. While, the Punjab Kings won their last fixture against Sunrisers Hyderabad team by 5 runs. The both teams need to win to make their cases strong to be at the top 4 position.
The Match 42 will witness PBKS and MI against each other. In their last encounter in the Phase 1, the Punjab Kings won the match easily by 9 wickets. The both teams have 4 wins in 10 matches and need to bag crucial wins in the remaining fixtures to qualify for the top 4 spots in the Indian Premier League 2021.
Fixture Name: Match 42
Competition: Indian Premier League 2021
Date: 28 September
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Team Form Guide:
PBKS(recent last): W L L
MI(recent last): L L L
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Pitch Report: The match between PBKS and MI will be played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. In this season, most of the matches have been won by the team chasing down the score, and the trend is expected to be the same for this fixture as well. The bowlers need to be calm and composed to execute their balls well to avoid getting thrashed by the batters. The par score on this venue is 170.
Brief score of the last result at the venue: Chennai Super Kings 172/8 won by 2wickets against Kolkata Knight Rider 171/6 in Indian Premier League 2021.
The 6 players from PBKS and 5 players from MI are selected in the Dream11 team for the Match 42 of the IPL 2021. The captain pick for your team will be Rohit Sharma who has been impressive in the last 2 matches. While, vice captain can be KL Rahul who has been one of the top performers this season. The differential pick can be Jasprit Bumrah due to his wicket-taking abilities.
WICKET-KEEPERS: Quinton De Kock, KL Rahul
BATSMEN: Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Aiden Markram
ALL-ROUNDERS: Krunal Pandya
BOWLERS: Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi, Nathan Ellis
The Mumbai Indians team is expected to secure the much needed victory in this match due to the presence of experienced cricketers in their ranks. Although the batters have not performed well, they are expected to make a fighting comeback in this game. While, the Punjab Kings were impressive in the last game and would be upbeat ahead of this fixture.
The Punjab Kings will look to keep performing the same way as of the last league match, which they won against SRH by 5 runs. Although they did not bat well, but it was a top effort from the bowlers to secure the much needed win for the team. The top picks from PBKS will be captain KL Rahul and spin bowler Ravi Bishnoi.
Rahul has been one of the leading run scorers, and will be pumped up to score some runs on the board, to be on the top of the orange cap board. Rahul is an opener, and strikes the ball very well in the powerplay, which is the time to score many points, and he does it well, which makes him a good top pick to choose. In IPL 2021, KL has accumulated 407 runs in 9 matches.
A bowler with a golden arm, and he has proven himself a lot of time. He was back in the XI in the last game, and was the man, who turned the game to their side. He picked up quick wickets, which helped the Punjab team to defend a low total, they put up on the board. Ravi is surely gonna be one of the top pick. In 5 matches of IPL 2021, Ravi has scalped 7 wickets.
Captain: KL Rahul
Wicket-keeper: KL Rahul
Possible Top Four: KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Aiden Markram, Chris Gayle
Pace Bowlers: Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh
Spin Bowlers: Ravi Bishnoi, Harpreet Brar
Overseas Players: Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Aiden Markram, Adil Rashid
PBKS Playing 11 (likely)
The Mumbai Indians team will look to take this match a must-win game to qualify for the playoffs. In their last league match, the bowling performances were average and the batters barring openers did not contribute well enough to chase down the score. The top picks from the Mumbai Indians team will be captain Rohit Sharma and fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah.
Rohit has been on & off song until now, and is looking to be on form for the rest of the games, and will probably do his best in the rest of the games. He got hurt on his finger in the last game, and couldn’t went on for a big innings, but will be back in this game to fire again. In IPL 2021, Rohit has scored 326 runs at an average of 36.22.
Bumrah has been special in this half, he has started very good, and is trying hard to take the team through. Bumrah’s spell is getting the outcome, the team wants, and he will wish to do the same for the team. He is picking up wickets, and getting a lot of points for the people who are taking him. In this season, Bumrah has been the best bowler for MI and has 14 wickets to his name.
Captain: Rohit Sharma
Wicket-keeper: Quinton De Kock
Possible Top Four: Rohit Sharma, Quinton De Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan
Pace Bowlers: Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah
Spin Bowlers: Rahul Chahar, Krunal Pandya
Overseas Players:Quinton de Kock, Trent Boult, Kieron Pollard, Nathan Coulter Nile
MI Playing 11 (likely)
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The MI vs PBKS match will be broadcasted on the Star Sports TV Network in different languages like Star Sports 1 English, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Telugu, Star Sports 1 Kannada, and Star Sports Malayalam. The Star India has won the broadcasting rights for the Indian Premier League Phase 2. to All the cricketing nations including 100 countries will be able to view the Indian Premier League 2021 on their Television Sets.