MATCH 42 – Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings
The IPL 2021 has reached a phase where every team who has the chance to qualify for the playoffs are working hard to get up there. Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings who are currently placed at 7th and 5th position respectively in the points table, however both teams have four matches each in ten matches but it is the net run rate which has kept PBKS ahead.
Mumbai Indians have lost three consecutive matches which has dragged them to second last in the points table. The defending champions would be looking to make a strong comeback against Punjab Kings. Rohit Sharma and co. needs to win all the remaining matches to keep their chances of qualifying for the playoffs.
Punjab Kings on the other hand would like to repeat its previous performance when they got better of MI. The team has mostly relied on the openers, however the middle order needs to step up now and provide strength to the batting lineup. Punjab Kings too needs to win all remaining matches to qualify for the playoffs by keeping an eye on the net run rate as well.
Mumbai Indians Probable XI
Rohit Sharma, Quintin de Kock,Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard,Krunal Pandya, Adam Milne, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult
Punjab Kings Probable XI
KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Harpreet Brar, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Nathan Ellis and Arshdeep Singh
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COMBO 1 – Nicholas Pooran, Krunal Pandya and Chris Gayle
The first combo of the KHILADI ADDA intense battle is here and we have some great players in it. First player in the combo is Nicholas Pooran who is trying his best to find the form in this season. Pooran has failed to create an impact in nine matches played this season. But its never late to make a comeback and he has chance today against the Mumbai Indians.
Second player in the combo is Krunal Pandya, the MI all-rounder hasn’t had a great IPL this season. He has only scored 121 runs and picked 3 wicktes in ten matches. Known for his valuable contribution with the bat and ball, Krunal needs to step up for his team in the upcoming matches.
Third player in the combo is the Universe Boss Christopher Henry Gayle. The best T20 batsman is yet to make create an impact in this season of the IPL. Gayle has played nine matches and scored 191 only runs. The batsman would be eyeing for a comeback against MI.
COMBO 2 – Mayank Agarwal, Hardik Pandya and Ishan Kishan
The second combo of the intense battle has key players from both sides. First player in the list is Mayank Agarwal who has scored 332 runs in nine matches. He has played a crucial role in giving a solid start to Punjab Kings along with his skipper.
Second player in the list is Hardik Pandya, the all-rounder has had a poor run in IPL 2021 with the bat. Pandya has stayed away from bowling duties due to his injury concerns but the player would be looking to contribute and get his lost from back against PBKS.
Third player in the combo is the young and talented Ishan Kishan from Mumbai Indians, he has been struggling for runs in the current season of the IPL. The youngster has scored only 107 runs in eight of the season.
COMBO 3 – KL Rahul, Krunal Pandya and Deepak Hooda
Our third combo of the intense batting battle has KL Rahul as the first player. The skipper Punjab Kings has played a major role in giving a perfect opening start to his team. With 401 runs in nine matches, Rahul is currently the third highest run score of the IPL 2021.
Second player in the combo is Krunal Pandya from Mumbai Indians, as already discussed, he hasn’t had a great IPL this season. He has only scored 121 runs and picked 3 wickets in ten matches.
Deepak Hooda is the third player in the combo, who hasn’t been up to the expectations of the captain and team management. His key role is to provide a balance in the team, but the player would be eager to perform against the defending champions.
COMBO 4 – Kieron Pollard, Suryakumar Yadav and Aiden Markram
The fourth combo has a great set of players which our users might find interesting to invest. First player is Kieron Pollard who has been a key player for MI for a long time. The player has the ability to hit long sixes and take crucial wickets at the same time.
Suryakumar Yadav is the second player in this combo, SKY has emerged as an important player for MI but hasn’t looked in form in this season. But he has the skill set to make a strong comeback which he would be eyeing against the PBKS.
Third player in the combo is Aiden Markram, Punjab Kings added him as a replacement of Dawid Malan. The player has a massive potential of winning the gamefor his team and is one of finest hitter of the ball.
COMBO 5 – Aiden Markram, Rohit Sharma and Harpreet Brar
Our final combo of the intense battle has Aiden Markram, Rohit Sharma and Harpreet Brar.
As discussed above, Aiden Markram has a massive potential of winning the game for his team and is one of finest hitter of the ball. The player would be looking to make an impact against Mumbai Indians today.
Second player in the combo is Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma. The Hitman has looked in great touch this year which reflects in his numbers as well. He has scored 326 runs in nine matches of the IPL 2021. His team needs a crucial innings from him today to ensure a victory against PBKS.
Third player in the list is Harpreet Brar who has been a consistent performer with the ball for PBKS. He has played three matches and picked 5 wickets at an economy rate kept under six runs per over.