Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – Indian T20 League, Match 36

Mumbai have won five matches in a row.

Match Details:

The 36th match of the Indian T20 League 2020 will be played between Mumbai and Punjab at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai. We have got the best Mumbai vs Punjab team prediction for today’s match.

Mumbai vs Punjab Match 36 is scheduled to start at 07:30 PM IST (06:00 PM local time) (02:00 PM UTC). The game will be telecasted on the Star Sports Network (Available in English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Bengali). Also, live streaming will be available on Disney+ Hotstar.

Preview

Mumbai won another game convincingly and this time it was Kolkata who were nothing in front of the quality they possess. They are back at the top of the table with twelve points in eight games. They restricted Kolkata below 150 and chased it comfortably with the help of an outstanding innings from Quinton de Kock. They have been the best team of the tournament by far. However, most of their matches are outside Abu Dhabi from now and that is the only thing which can bother them. There is much nothing wrong with their team and are expected to go with the same XI against Punjab. 

On the other side, Punjab, finally, got a moment to cherish in their last game and they got back on track. They are still alive in the tournament and can be a very dangerous side. Their batters have been in top form with both the openers being the two leading run-scorers of the league. With Chris Gayle in, Punjab is a dangerous batting side. However, they would like to go with the same bowling line-up Shami in the powerplay and Jordan at the death. Murugan Ashwin and Ravi Bishnoi have been doing well together and are expected to continue to be in the XI.

Today’s Probable Playing 11:

Mumbai Probable Playing XI

Quinton de Kock (WK), Rohit Sharma (C), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, Nathan Coulter-Nile.

Bench:

Saurabh Tiwary, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jayant Yadav, Chris Lynn, Sherfane Rutherford, Anukul Roy, Prince Balwant Rai Singh, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mohsin Khan, Anmolpreet Singh, Aditya Tare, Digvijay Deshmukh, James Pattinson.

Punjab Probable Playing XI

Chris Gayle, KL Rahul (C)(WK), Mayank Agarwal, Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh, Chris Jordan, Murugan Ashwin.

Bench:

Mujeeb Ur Rehman, Mandeep Singh, Karun Nair, Tajinder Singh, Darshan Nalkande, Hardus Viljoen, Sheldon Cottrell, Harpreet Brar, Ishan Porel, Jagadeesha Suchith, Jimmy Neesham, Krishnappa Gowtham, Sarfaraz Khan, Simran Singh.

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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for MyTeam11 Fantasy Cricket:

KeeperKL Rahul (C), Quinton de Kock (VC), Nicholas Pooran

Batsmen – Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle

All-Rounders – Krunal Pandya

Bowlers – Trent Boult, Mohammed Shami, Rahul Chahar

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for MyTeam11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – KL Rahul, Quinton de Kock, Nicholas Pooran

Batsmen Mayank Agarwal (C), Rohit Sharma (VC), Suryakumar Yadav 

All-Rounders Kieron Pollard

Bowlers – Trent Boult, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Jasprit Bumrah


Injury & Availability News

(Will be added if there is an update) 

Mumbai vs Punjab Weather Report

The playing conditions will be cooling down a bit. The temperature will be around 32 Degree Celsius. There are no chances of rain.

Pitch Report

The pitch in Dubai is turning slower as the tournament is progressing. It has been equally good for batting in the first innings. Anything above 160 is is a decent score on this surface.

Average first innings score: 

171 (Considering last five Indian T20 League matches at this venue)

Record of the chasing teams:

Won – 1, Lost – 4, Tie – 0 (Considering last five Indian T20 League matches at this venue)

MVP for MyTeam11 Fantasy from each team

KL Rahul – Punjab  –  KL Rahul is currently the leading run-scorer of the tournament with 448 runs at an average of 74.67. He has an average of 102 against Mumbai since 2018 at an excellent SR of 139.1. 

Quinton de Kock – Mumbai – Quinton de Kock is back in form and currently leading the scoring charts in Mumbai team. He remained unbeaten in the last match with a 44-ball 78*.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection

Captain Options: KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Suryakumar Yadav

Vice-Captain Options: Quinton de Kock, Rohit Sharma, Chris Gayle

Today’s Mumbai vs Punjab Probable Winners

Mumbai is expected to win this match. 

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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