Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians will face Shikhar Dhawan’s Punjab Kings in today’s IPL Match 31. The Match will be played at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, on Saturday, 22 April 2023. Keep reading to find out IPL 2023 Match 31 MI vs PBKS Match Prediction.
Mumbai Indians have won their last 3 matches and are now looking threatening as the tournament goes along. They have a very good record at home and will continue their dominance. They had a convincing victory over the Sunrisers Hyderabad by 24 runs in their last encounter.
Punjab Kings started the season really well, but their batting unit flopped in the last match against RCB, and that is one area that the team needs to work on immediately. However, skipper Shikhar Dhawan is very likely to make his return against MI, and that will boost their chances of going all the way.
There are various factors that matter a lot for today’s match prediction. We analyze all factors, such as head-to-head records, pitch reports, weather conditions, team form, etc. Let’s look at some vital stats for MI vs PBKS match prediction.
MI vs PBKS Head-to-Head Records
Let’s have a look at the head-to-head record for MI vs PBKS. It will help us to know who will win today’s IPL match.
Total Matches Played: 29
Mumbai Indians Won: 15
Punjab Kings Won: 14
No Result: 0
The batters will love the ball coming onto the bat at the Wankhede Stadium because of the surface’s genuine bounce. The wicket is anticipated to be a batting paradise. On this wicket, bowling first will be desirable, and anything above 180 runs would be beneficial.
There is no likelihood of rain in Mumbai at that moment, according to weather reports. The temperature will be 27 degrees with a humidity of 70%.
Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings Predicted Playing XIs:
Predicted Playing XIs:
Mumbai Indians are unlikely to make any changes in their playing 11.
Shikhar Dhawan is likely to return to the playing 11 which will boost the confidence of the side. Atharva Taide might be dropped.
Below are the predicted playing XIs for today’s IPL Match
MI Predicted Playing XI:
Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Tilak Varma, Suryakumar Yadav, Tim David, Cameron Green, Nehal Wadhera, Arjun Tendulkar, Piyush Chawla, Jason Behrendorff, Riley Meredith
PBKS Predicted Playing XI:
Shikhar Dhawan (c), Prabhsimran Singh, Matthew Short, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Nathan Ellis, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh
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MI vs PBKS Toss Prediction
Wankhede has been a happy chasing ground in the IPL. The dew comes in later in the second innings making it difficult for the bowlers to grip the ball.
Probable Best Batter of MI vs PBKS
Tilak Verma has been in the best form in this IPL. He is likely to continue his purple patch and dominate in this match. He has scored 214 runs in five games this season at an average of 53.50 and a strike rate of 158.52.
Probable Best Bowler for MI vs PBKS
Piyush Chawla, a veteran leg spinner, is in the outstanding form right now. The leg-spinner, who has taken seven wickets through five games, is a threat to the PBKS hitters, who are currently struggling.
Here is Our IPL 2023 Match 31 MI vs PBKS Match Prediction
Below are the two cases of today’s IPL match. Have a look at who will win today’s IPL Match Mumbai vs Punjab
Case1: If Mumbai Indians bat first
First Innings score prediction: Mumbai Indians will score 190-200
Result prediction: Mumbai Indians will win the match by 10-20 runs
Case2: If Punjab Kings bat first
First Innings score prediction: Punjab Kings will score 175-185
Result prediction: Mumbai Indians will win the match by 5 wickets
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