In the 14th season of the Indian Premier League, the defending champions Mumbai Indians will face the Punjab Punjab Kings in the 17th match. So far, Mumbai has two wins from four matches in the account and now she would like to play well. Let's take a look at how the playing XI of the Mumbai team can be against Punjab. The bowling of the team has been excellent, batting will need to be corrected.
Rohit and Dickock at the opening
The start of the innings for Mumbai will once again be seen with captain Rohit Sharma doing Quinton Decock. Both would like to start well for the team. Both these batsmen failed to play big innings in the last match.
Suryakumar, Ishan and Hardik in middle order
Suryakumar Yadav, who is in strong form, will have the responsibility of playing a big inning with the team taking over from once. Ishan Kishan will have to play with him, while Hardik is expected to have an explosive inning.
Pollard and Krunal all-rounder
In both batting and bowling, Mumbai will expect a better game from Kieron Pollard along with Krunal Pandya. The team has to do better in batting and for this, both of them must walk in the last over.
Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult are bowling strong, while spinner Rahul Chahar is also in a good rhythm. Jayant Yadav has been included in the team to improve the bowling of the team in the last four matches.
Possible playing XI of Mumbai Indians
Rohit Sharma (captain), Quinton Dickock (wicketkeeper), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Kiron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, and Trent Boult