MI Playing 11: The Mumbai Indians will compete against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Match 34 of the Indian Premier League 2021. They have 4 wins in 8 matches and need to win at least 3 of their remaining games to qualify for the playoffs of the tournament.
In their last league match, they lost to Chennai Super Kings by 20 runs. The bowlers started the proceedings well and put opposition in pressure by taking 4 wickets in the power-play, but could not contain them after the field restrictions were lifted. The fast bowlers, Boult, Milne, and Bumrah returned with 2 wickets each. In the batting department, they got off to a fine start with De Kock and Anmolpreet’s contribution. Then, Saurabh Tiwary hit half-century and was the lone warrior for the team.
The Mumbai Indians team have been one of the strongest sides in the tournament. But they must be disheartened after the loss in the last league match against Chennai Super Kings. It is expected that the experienced players like Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya will be making a comeback in the Playing 11, with former donning the leadership role. The backbone of the team will be Suryakumar Yadav and Kieron Pollard who have been consistent performers for the side. While, the all the bowlers will be crucial to win this fixture against KKR.
MI Playing 11 (likely)
MI Squad: Rohit Sharma (c), Adam Milne, Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Arjun Tendulkar, Chris Lynn, Dhawal Kulkarni, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, James Neesham, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Marco Jansen, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Piyush Chawla, Quinton De Kock, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Tiwary, Suryakumar Yadav, Trent Boult, Yudhvir Singh, Roosh Kalaria.
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1. Quinton De Kock
The most consistent run-scorer for the Mumbai Indians team over the last 2-3 years can be the best pick for this fixture. Quinton is coming into this season after playing well for the Sri Lanka team, In IPL 2021, he has scored 172 runs in 7 matches.
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2. Rahul Chahar
The rising star of the Mumbai Indians got an entry into the India side in the T20 World Cup and will be confident of his abilities. He has been impressive with his wicket-taking abilities and can contain runs as well. In the IPL 2021, he has 11 wickets to his name at an average of 20.36.
3. Trent Boult
The Kiwi pacer has been quite accurate with his bowling performance and has consistently bagged wickets in the power-play overs. In the last match, he put CSK team in a serious pressure by taking wickets at an fine economy. In this season, he has scalped 10 wickets at an average of 25.80.
4. Suryakumar Yadav
The top-order batsman has been the backbone of the team in crucial situations, and will look to keep his form same in this season as well. Although he could not perform well, but has a fine track record in the IPL for Mumbai Indians and can be trusted. In 8 matches of IPL 2021, he has accumulated 176 runs.
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