IPL 2022, Match 23: MI vs PBKS Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Dream11 Team, Pitch Report, Injury Updates And Weather Report – Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings Fantasy

Prediction for MI vs PBKS Dream11 Contest - Playing XI, Injury Updates, Pitch and Weather report for the clash between Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings in Match 23 of the IPL 2022 season.
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MI vs PBKS Dream11 Match Preview

Mumbai Indians have started their campaign with 4 defeats in 4 games. They need to start winning now as the competition in the points table is very high and it won’t be easy for them to qualify for the play-offs if they lose one or two matches from this situation. They were defeated by RCB by 7 wickets in their last game. MI’s batting hasn’t been upto the mark while the bowling too has been very inconsistent. Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan have failed to convert their starts in the last few games while the middle-order has failed miserably except Suryakumar Yadav who has scored 2 fifties in the last two games. 

MI chose an unexpected playing XI in the last game with only two overseas players. Their bowling was very weak and it showed in their performance as RCB won the game easily by 7 wickets. Jasprit Bumrah, Kieron Pollard, Rohit Sharma, and Ishan Kishan’s failure is the main reason for their poor performance and they will look to take responsibility and win games for their side now.

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Punjab Kings have won 2 games and lost 2 after playing 4 matches. They lost their last game in a thriller against the Gujarat Titans. PBKS are looking good as a team and are playing an aggressive brand of cricket with the bat. Their batters attack from ball one and keep playing their shots even if they keep losing wickets. Batting depth is a serious issue for them as they have only 6 batters in their side and out of those 6, Mayank Agarwal and Shahrukh Khan have failed miserably. Punjab may look to be a little more cautious in the middle-overs in this game. They will need runs from Mayank and Shahrukh to do well in the upcoming games.

Punjab’s bowling has been decent till now but it can be improved. Kagiso Rabada is not at his best at the moment, same goes for Arshdeep Singh as well. Vaibhav Arora has swung the new ball and will be crucial for them in the power play. Rahul Chahar has been exceptional in the spin department for them. Livingstone too has been impressive with the ball. Punjab Kings will look to get back on the winning track in this game.


MI vs PBKS Match Venue, Date and Time

Match: Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings, Match 23, Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022

Venue: MCA Stadium, Pune 

Date and Time: 13th April 2022, Wednesday, 7:30 PM IST


MI vs PBKS Pitch Report

The wicket at Pune has been overall good for batting. Batters can play their shots trusting the pitch. There will be swing with the new ball and the spinners will be into play before the dew comes in. Chasing will be very easy here and teams will look to chase after winning the toss. The average first innings score here is 173 runs in IPL 2022. Chasing sides have 2 matches out 4 so far in IPL 2022.

MI vs PBKS Dream11 Match Prediction

Mumbai Indians have struggled badly in the first four games but they shouldn't be taken lightly. Based on current form, Punjab Kings will be the favorites to win this game.

MI vs PBKS Dream11 Probable Playing XI

Tymal Mills, Sanjay Yadav, and one of Fabian Allen or Riley Meredith are expected to be included in the playing 11 for MI.

Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Dewald Brevis, Tilak Varma, Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Fabian Allen/Riley Meredith, Sanjay Yadav/Basil Thampi, Jasprit Bumrah, Murugan Ashwin, Tymal Mills

Punjab Kings are expected to go unchanged for this match.

Punjab Kings: Mayank Agarwal (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Johnny Bairstow (wk), Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma, Shahrukh Khan, Odean Smith, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Vaibhav Arora, Arshdeep Singh


Top Captaincy Choices for MI vs PBKS Dream11 Match

  • Liam Livignstone: Liam Livngstone has been in excellent form. His last two scores are 64 and 60! He has been chipping in with wickets as well. Livingstone has been Punjab’s best batter and will be the best captain for your fantasy team.

  • Suryakumar Yadav: Suryakumar Yadav has scored two back to back half-centuries in the two games that he has played in IPL 2022. He has been the best batter by far for MI in this season. He scored 68 in the last game and 52 in the match before that. Surya is looking in sublime form and will be an excellent choice for captaincy in this match.

  • Rahul Chahar: Rahul Chahar has been brilliant with the ball so far in IPL 2022. He has picked wickets in all the games and has a total of 8 wickets to his name so far. He is a genuine wicket-taker and will look to do well against his previous team. Chahar will be a top captaincy choice.

Budget Picks for MI vs PBKS Dream11 Match

  • Tilak Varma (8.5 Credits): Tilak Varma has been in fantastic form in IPL 2022. He has been a much needed batter for MI in the middle-overs. He has impressed a lot the few games that he has played. He will be a great budget pick at 8.5 credits.

  • Dewald Brevis (8 Credits): Brevis will bat at number 3 for RCB. The Protea youngster is very talented and will be very crucial for MI in the batting unit. He is an attacking batter and plays spin and pace really well. He may bowl an over or two as well. Brevis will be the best budget pick at 8 credits.


Differential Pick for MI vs PBKS Dream11 Match

  • Mayank Agarwal: Mayank Agarwal has failed with the bat in IPL 2022 after 4 matches. He has been one of the most consistent players in IPL for the last two seasons. He will look to do well and lead his side from the front. Mayank will be the best differential option as he has been selected by very few fantasy players.


Small/Head-to-Head League Team for MI vs PBKS Dream11 Match


 MI vs PBKS Dream11 Team


If MI Bats First: C - Liam Livingstone, VC -Suryakumar Yadav

If PBKS Bats First: C - Rohit Sharma, VC - Ishan Kishan


Mega League Team for MI vs PBKS Dream11 Match


Mi vs PBKS Dream11 Team

If MI Bats First: C - Shikhar Dhawan, VC - Johnny Bairstow

If PBKS Bats First: C - Dewald Brevis, VC - Tilak Varma


Which Contests to Join for MI vs PBKS Dream11 Match 

Joining small league contests of upto 7 members are recommended from the small/head-to-head league team. Join Mega contest and all the other contests with a big prize pool with the mega league team.