MI vs PK IPL 2021, Match 42| MI vs PK Dream11 Predictions

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MI vs PK dream XI prediction
MI vs PK dream XI prediction

Mumbai Indians will be squaring up against Punjab Kings in match 42 of IPL 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. The match will commence on Tuesday, September 28 at 07:30 PM IST. Here are our MI vs PK Dream11 predictions, preview, squad, and predicted XI.

MI vs PK Dream11 Predictions: Preview

It has been a season to forget for MI so far:

Mumbai Indians crashed to a heavy defeat against Royal Challengers Bangalore. The 55-run defeat pushed them down to the 7th spot in the points table. Their net run rate took a beating too. MI have failed to build any momentum this season. Their much-fancied middle and lower-middle order have had repeated failures. MI needs to fix their problems real quick. Time is running out for them. It is a do-or-die game for them against the Punjab Kings.

Punjab Kings’ tryst with playoffs:

KL Rahul’s Punjab Kings always make a late attempt to qualify for the playoffs. Their campaign this year eerily resembles their last year’s campaign. They have won 4 wins from 10 games much like Mumbai albeit at a better net run rate. Kings have a golden opportunity to build on the win that they achieved against SRH. Much like MI, it is a boom or bust game for Punjab too. Expect fireworks in this encounter.

MI vs PK Dream11 Predictions: Team

Wicket-Keeper(s): 

Quinton de Kock: He looked in good touch against RCB. MI need a big knock from him.

KL Rahul: He has been class apart for the last 4 seasons. His numbers against MI are sensational.

Nicholas Pooran: He will be eyeing a big score against MI.

Batsmen: 

Suryakumar Yadav: He needs to find form soon. He is too good a player to miss out.

Kieron Pollard: He has great numbers against Punjab.

Chris Gayle: The Universe Boss’ has good numbers against MI lately.

All-rounders: 

Hardik Pandya: The big man has to come to the party. Expect fireworks from him soon.

Bowlers: 

Trent Boult: His penetration with the new ball is brilliant. He will be handy against both Mayank Agarwal and Rahul.

Jasprit Bumrah: He has fantastic numbers against Punjab.

Mohammad Shami: He has been terrific for Punjab especially in the 2nd phase of the IPL.

Arshdeep Singh: He is arguably one of the finest uncapped fast bowlers in the IPL.

MI vs PK Dream11 Predictions: Playing XI

Mumbai Indians predicted XI: 

Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan/Saurabh Tiwary, Hardik Pandya Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Adam Milne/James Neesham, Trent Boult, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah

Punjab Kings predicted XI: 

KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Harpreet Brar, Nathan Ellis, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammad Shami, Arshdeep Singh

MI v PK | TV and live streaming details in India

1. TV: Star Sports Network

2. Live streaming: Hotstar

MI vs PK Dream11 Predictions 

Our MI vs PK Dream11 prediction is that Punjab look in better shape as compared to Mumbai.

Disclaimer: 

Please note that our Dream11 predictions are based on our analysis and they do not guarantee positive results.