Mumbai and Punjab will be squaring off in the 42nd match of the Indian T20 League. The game will be played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, and will start at 7:30 PM (IST). The live streaming of the Punjab vs Mumbai game will be available on Disney+ Hotstar. On 23rd April, Punjab and Mumbai played the first match of the Indian T20 League 2021 season. Punjab won the toss and opted to bowl.
Rohit Sharma made 63 runs off 52 balls and helped Mumbai reach a total of 131 runs for the loss of six wickets in 20 overs. Mohammed Shami and Ravi Bishnoi picked two wickets each for Punjab.
The trio of KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, and Chris Gayle finished the game for Punjab in 17.4 overs. Punjab won the match by nine wickets. KL Rahul was adjudged player of the game. We have included today match playing 11, today's weather report, today pitch report, today match prediction, and fantasy cricket team in this article.
Mumbai and Punjab have played a total of 27 matches. Both the teams have maintained an almost equal record in Punjab vs Mumbai head to head results. Mumbai has won 14 games, and Punjab has won 13 games.
This section contains today playing 11 prediction.
Mumbai Playing 11
Quinton de Kock (wk), Rohit Sharma (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Saurabh Tiwary, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Adam Milne, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult
Punjab Playing 11
KL Rahul (c & wk), Mayank Agarwal, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Fabian Allen, Adil Rashid, Harpreet Brar, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh, Ishan Porel
1. Quinton de Kock
As a result of his steady play in South Africa's three-match series against Sri Lanka, Quinton de Kock jumped to eighth place in the ICC Men's Twenty20 player rankings. After his horror show against Chennai, QdK will look to carry his team over the line against Punjab. De Kock, who will be opening the batting on Tuesday, is likely to try and build a solid start for Mumbai.
2. Trent Boult
Trent Boult has been one of the top performers for Mumbai in the 2021 season. The New Zealand fast bowler has taken ten wickets in eight matches for Mumbai. Boult is the lethal one as far as the bowling department is concerned, as he took crucial wickets of Faf du Plessis and Suresh Raina against Chennai in the first game. Boult and Bumrah will lead Mumbai's bowling attack as they face Punjab on 28th September.
1. KL Rahul
Rahul's performance has been trending upward; he is the second leading run-scorer in the tournament. In eight games, he has scored a total of 380 runs, averaging 63.33 and a strike rate of 137.68. Among the players who have scored over 2000 runs in the tournament, he has the best average. He smashed four sixes and two fours to score 49 runs in 33 deliveries against Rajasthan. He had a 120-run partnership with Mayank Agarwal during the game.
2. Arshdeep Singh
Arshdeep Singh has been one of Punjab's most impactful players in the tournament. Arshdeep is the player with the most wickets for Punjab. Here are his numbers from the last seven games: 12 wickets, average 15.16, economy rate 8.14, and a strike rate of 11.1. In the last game against Rajasthan, Arshdeep picked five wickets in 4 overs, conceding just 32 runs.
This section contains fantasy premier league team for the Mumbai vs Punjab game.
You can pick KL Rahul or Quinton de Kock as the captain of today's Indian T20 League match. You can pick Rohit Sharma or Mayank Agarwal as the vice-captain of the Indian T20 League match today.
Live Pitch Report Today Match
Mumbai and Punjab will be playing today T20 match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. The cricket pitch at Abu Dhabi is slow, so batters have trouble playing their shots. The pace of the ball became an issue for the batsmen in the last edition of the league as some of the deliveries were 'slow,' while some others came along at full speed. Hence, the batsmen will be more comfortable facing spinners over fast bowlers.
Today Weather Report
The match will be starting at 7:30 PM (IST). The temperature during the game is likely to be over 30°C. The atmosphere will remain clear, warm, and humid. The humidity will be over 60%.
Our prediction is Mumbai might win this game. It was our Mumbai vs Punjab match prediction article. Fantasy Power 11 is one of the best cricket match prediction sites. We provide fantasy cricket tips & tricks for each game. Follow our social media handles to remain updated with our latest content.