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PBKS vs MI Dream11 Prediction: IPL Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report & Injury Updates For Match 33 of IPL 2024

PBKS vs MI Dream11 Prediction: Punjab Kings and Mumbai Indians will lock horns in the 33rd match of the Indian Premier League 2023 on Thursday evening. The Maharaja Yadavindra Singh International Cricket Stadium in Mullanpur will host the game at 7:30 PM IST.

Punjab Kings are having a miserable run in the IPL 2024 as they sit 8th in the points table with 2 wins and 4 losses in 6 matches. They lost their previous match to Rajasthan Royals by 3 wickets and are searching for a win here to bring their campaign back on track.

On the other hand, the story is no different for Mumbai Indians either. They are 9th in the points table with 2 wins and 4 defeats in their 6 matches. The Men in Blue lost their last game to Chennai Super Kings by 20 runs and they need a win here desperately as another defeat will dent their playoffs’ qualifying chances massively.

PBKS vs MI, Match 33 of IPL 2024 Details:

Date: 18th April 2024, Thursday
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Maharaja Yadavindra Singh International Cricket Stadium, Mullanpur, Chandigarh
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Jio Cinema App

PBKS vs MI, Match 33 Pitch Report:

The surface is flat and hard with some extra bounce in it. The quick outfield and short boundaries will aid the batters but the fast bowlers can trouble the batters here with pace and bounce. The team winning the toss might prefer to chase here as 2 of the 3 matches here have been won by the team chasing.

PBKS vs MI, Match 33 Injury & Team News:

Punjab Kings

Shikhar Dhawan is out injured and he will sit out of this game.
Jitesh Sharma is likely to play this game despite getting injured during the last game.

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Mumbai Indians

There are no injury concerns for Mumbai Indians and they are expected to play an unchanged playing 11.

PBKS vs MI, Match 33 Probable Playing XIs:

Punjab Kings

Jonny Bairstow, Atharva Taide, Sam Curran (C), Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma (WK), Shashank Singh, Ashutosh Sharma, Harpreet Brar, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Kagiso Rabada, and (Impact Sub: Prabhsimran Singh)

Mumbai Indians

Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan (WK), Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Hardik Pandya (C), Tim David, Mohammad Nabi, Romario Shepherd, Shreyas Gopal, Gerald Coetzee, Jasprit Bumrah, and (Impact Sub: Akash Madhwal)

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PBKS vs MI Dream11 Top Picks & Key Players:

For Punjab Kings

  • Sam Curran – 126 runs and 8 wickets in 6 matches
  • Liam Livingstone – 104 runs and 1 wicket in 4 matches
  • Kagiso Rababda – 9 wickets in 6 matches

For Mumbai Indians

  • Rohit Sharma – 261 runs in 6 matches
  • Ishan Kishan – 184 runs in 6 matches
  • Jasprit Bumrah – 10 wickets in 6 matches

PBKS vs MI Dream11 Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:

Captain Picks

  • Rohit Sharma
  • Sam Curran
  • Suryakumar Yadav

Vice-Captain Picks

  • Liam Livingstone
  • Jasprit Bumrah
  • Jonny Bairstow

PBKS vs MI, Match 33 – Who Will Win Today’s Match?

Punjab Kings have plenty of issues in their batting at the moment. The absence of Shikhar Dhawan is hurting them and the ongoing form of Jonny Bairstow is only adding to the woes. Meanwhile, the pace attack is performing for Punjab Kings but Liam Livingstone needs to step up as the spinner.
On the other hand, Hardik Pandya needs to make better decisions as the captain of Mumbai Indians. He allowed the CSK to break the shackles despite being ahead in the game. Rest, Mumbai Indians are looking in good shape despite a string of losses.

As per our PBKS vs MI Today’s Match Prediction, Mumbai Indians are expected to win this match.

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PBKS vs MI Dream11 SL Team for Today’s Match:

Wicketkeepers: I Kishan, J Sharma

Batters: R Sharma (C), S Yadav

All-Rounders: H Pandya, S Curran (VC), L Livingstone

Bowlers: J Bumrah, A Singh, K Rabada, G Coetzee

PBKS vs MI Dream11 Grand League Team For Today’s Match:

Wicketkeepers: I Kishan, J Bairstow

Batters: S Yadav (C), R Sharma, A Taide

All-Rounders: S Curran, L Livingstone (VC)

Bowlers: J Bumrah, K Rabada, H Patel, S Gopal

PBKS vs MI Dream11, Match 33 Bonus Cricket Fantasy Tips:

  • The surface will have some help for the pacers. You load a couple of GL teams with pacers from both units and try them as the captain and vice-captain as well.
  • Punjab top-order hasn’t been firing. Hence, you could pick their middle and lower-middle-order batters in your GL teams.

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Disclaimer: The teams are formed based on our best knowledge, understanding, and analysis of the game. While selecting your team, consider all factors involved and make your own decision.
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