Indian Premier League: Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians, Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Match Prediction, Match 46

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Match Preview

In the second game of today’s mid-week doubleheader, it will be Punjab Kings up against the Mumbai Indians at Mohali.

Both these teams are in the middle of the points table and are fighting their way to the top spots.

Looking back at their previous games, the Punjab Kings stunned Chennai Super Kings at Chepauk on the last ball by chasing down 201 and won the game by 4 wickets.

On the other hand, Mumbai Indians also defeated Rajasthan Royals at home after Tim David smashed Jason Holder for three sixes in the last over.

Talking about the points table, the Punjab Kings are in 6th place with 10 points and an NRR of -0.447 while Mumbai Indians are 7th with 8 points and an NRR of -0.502.

Thus, we will witness a closely contested game between these two teams in the evening today.

Match Details

Match: Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians, Match 46

Venue: Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali

Date: 3rd May 2023

Time: 7:30 PM IST

Pitch Report

The wicket at Mohali has assisted batters more with scores of more than 190 being scored here twice. Therefore, this game will also be a high-scoring one between these two sides. Thus, the team winning the toss should look to bowl first here.

Full Squads for Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians, Match 46

Punjab Kings

Atharva Taide, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Harpreet Singh Bhatia, Shahrukh Khan, Shikhar Dhawan (c), Shivam Singh, Liam Livingstone, Matt Short, Mohit Rathee, Rishi Dhawan, Sam Curran, Sikandar Raza, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Prabhsimran Singh (wk), Arshdeep Singh, Baltej Singh, Gurnoor Brar, Harpreet Brar, Kagiso Rabada, Nathan Ellis, Rahul Chahar, Vidhwath Kaverappa

Mumbai Indians

Dewald Brevis, Nehal Wadhera, Ramandeep Singh, Rohit Sharma (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Verma, Tristan Stubbs, Cameron Green, Raghav Goyal, Shams Mulani, Tim David, Ishan Kishan (wk), Vishnu Vinod (wk), Akash Madhwal, Arjun Tendulkar, Arshad Khan, Duan Jansen, Hrithik Shokeen, Jason Behrendorff, Jofra Archer, Kumar Kartikeya, Piyush Chawla, Riley Meredith, Sandeep Warrier

Probable Playing XI for Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians, Match 46

Punjab Kings

Atharva Taide, Shikhar Dhawan (c), Liam Livingstone, Sikandar Raza, Sam Curran, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh

Mumbai Indians

Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Verma, Tim David, Jofra Archer, Piyush Chawla, Kumar Kartikeya, Riley Meredith, Arshad Khan

Probable Winner

From the team combinations, we can say that this will be a closely fought contest between these two sides.

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