Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update – IPL 2020, Match 36

Mumbai is expected to win this match.

Match Details:

The 36th match of the Indian T20 League 2020 will be played between Mumbai and Punjab at Dubai International Stadium.

This game 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 VIP.


It will be the second time in this tournament that Mumbai will find themselves pitted against Punjab in this season of the Indian T20 League. In their previous match, Mumbai got the upper hand, and defeated the team from Punjab by a sizeable margin of 48 runs. So, this would give the four-time champions a psychological advantage over their opponents in this match.

Punjab are pegged at the bottom of the points table and with just 4 points in their bag. And, on the other hand, Mumbai are soaring high at the top of the points table, having won 6 out of the 8 matches they have played. This makes it interesting to see if Punjab will be able to go past the might of Mumbai in this match.

MUM vs PNJ Match 36 Weather Report:

The weather in Dubai on Sunday will be characterised by clear skies and no chance of rainfall, making sure that there is no interruption during the match. The temperature is expected to hover around the 30 degree Celsius mark.

Pitch Report:

The pitch at this ground will be batsmen friendly, but as the match progresses, the conditions would get worse and worse. The bowlers will enjoy bowling later and restrict the flow of runs during this part of the match.

Average first innings score:

171 (Last five Indian T20 League matches at this venue)

Record of the chasing teams:

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

 Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there’s an update)

MUM vs PNJ Today’s Probable Playing XIs:


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


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

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


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

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MUM vs PNJ Steal Picks for Today’s 11Wickets Match:

Ravi Bishnoi (8.5 credits) – Ravi Bishnoi has played in 8 matches and has taken 8 wickets while maintaining a bowling average of 30.12.

Nicholas Pooran (8.5 credits) – Nicholas Pooran has 218 runs to his name in the 8 matches he has played in, at an average of 36.33.

Krunal Pandya (8.5 credits) – Krunal Pandya in the 8 matches that he has been a part of, has taken 5 wickets and has made contributions with the bat too.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal

Vice-Captain Options – KL Rahul, Krunal Pandya

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for MUM vs PNJ 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – KL Rahul (VC), Nicholas Pooran, Quinton de Kock

Batters – Mayank Agarwal, Rohit Sharma (C), Suryakumar Yadav

All-Rounders – Hardik Pandya, Keiron Pollard

Bowlers – Mohammad Shami, Murugan Ashwin, Trent Boult

12th Man – Ishan Kishan

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for MUM vs PNJ 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – KL Rahul, Nicholas Pooran

Batters – Mayank Agarwal (C), Rohit Sharma, Chris Gayle

All-Rounders – Krunal Pandya (VC), Keiron Pollard

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

12th Man – Quinton de Kock

Expert Advice:

While selecting your fantasy team for this match, you can include as many as three wicketkeepers in your team, because of the form the players listed in that section are in.

Today’s MUM vs PNJ Probable Winners:

Mumbai is expected to win this match.

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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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