PBKS vs MI prediction: Match win, Dream11 and toss – 03/05/2023

Match prediction: MI to win
Toss prediction: MI to win the toss and bowl first

Punjab Kings (PBKS) will be up against the challenge of Mumbai Indians (MI) on Wednesday (May 3) at the IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali. PBKS have secured five victories in nine league matches, while MI have four wins in eight appearances. If MI win this game, they will be one more team to reach 10 points.

Date & Time: May 3, 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali

PBKS vs MI match preview

Punjab Kings

Punjab Kings have five victories in nine games and are in sixth position in the points table. In the last league match, PBKS conceded 200 against Chennai Super Kings. Then, Prabhsimran Singh (42) and Liam Livingstone (40) were the key contributors, while Sam Curran (29) and Jitesh Sharma (21) supported well to clinch a thrilling victory on the last ball. 

PBKS Probable 11: Atharva Taide, Shikhar Dhawan (c), Liam Livingstone, Sikandar Raza, Sam Curran, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh

Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians are finally back to winning ways after losing two games on the trot. They faced Rajasthan Royals and conceded 212, with Arshad Khan picking three wickets, and Piyush Chawla taking two. Then, Cameron Green (44) and Ishan Kishan (28) were impressive to lay a platform, while Suryakumar Yadav (55), Tilak Varma (29*) and Tim David (45*) accelerated well to secure a victory in the final over. 

MI Probable 11: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Tim David, Jofra Archer, Piyush Chawla, Kumar Kartikeya, Riley Meredith, Arshad Khan

Pitch and expected weather conditions

Mohali is predicted to receive 80% rain on match day, and it could affect the game. 

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PBKS vs MI Dream11 prediction

Wicketkeepers: Ishan Kishan, Jitesh Sharma
Batters: Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Prabhsimran Singh
All-rounders: Cameron Green, Sam Curran, Liam Livingstone
Bowlers: Arshdeep Singh, Piyush Chawla, Jofra Archer

Recommended captain: Cameron Green
Recommended vice-captain: Sam Curran

Ishan Kishan and Jitesh Sharma are the keeper-batter options for your PBKS vs MI fantasy team. Kishan is a proven performer in the last few years due to his ability to provide a blistering start for MI. Jitesh has been consistent in helping PBKS get a final flourish with his ball-striking abilities. 

Rohit Sharma scored 44 against PBKS last game and will look to convert to bigger innings this game. Suryakumar Yadav has returned to form and slammed 55 off 29 against RR. Prabhsimran has been impressive with his striking, and is expected to contribute 30+ runs. 

Cameron Green is living up to the expectations with his all-round prowess. He has 240+ runs and five wickets to his name and is the captain pick for your fantasy team. On the other hand, Sam Curran and Liam Livingstone are the key players for PBKS. Sam can be the vice-captain due to his improved form with the bat. 

In the bowling unit, Arshdeep Singh took four wickets to stun MI last month and will be looking to continue the same form. Piyush Chawla is the top bowler for MI this season with 13 wickets in eight games, while Jofra Archer will be able support to him. 

Match prediction: Mumbai Indians to win

Both teams are coming into this game on the back of a thrilling victory and must be upbeat about their abilities. Earlier in the season, PBKS secured a victory by 13 runs over MI, but every day is a new day in this game. MI have bolstered their bowling attack, with Jofra Archer, Piyush Chawla and Cameron Green, and the batters are coming to the party as well. On the other hand, PBKS ‘batting unit has also succeeded in scoring 200 in the last two games. However, the bowling department is a key differential, and MI are likely to win this game. 

Toss prediction: MI to win the toss and bowl first

Since Mohali is a belter of a surface and remains the same throughout the game, the teams winning the toss are likely to opt to bowl first. It is predicted that Rohit Sharma will win the toss and will opt to bowl first and trust their explosive batting unit. 

Man of the match prediction: Cameron Green

The Aussie all-rounder Cameron Green has cemented his place in MI XI due to his abilities in both departments. In eight games, Green has 243 runs and five wickets to his name. In fact, he slammed 67 off 43 balls and took two wickets against Punjab last month. Hence, he is touted to be continuing his brilliance in the tournament. 

Betting odds

Punjab Kings: 1.92
Mumbai Indians: 1.92

Things are looking pretty even at this point in time in terms of betting odds for the Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians match. Both teams have a head-head record of 15-15 in 30 matches since 2008. It will certainly be interesting to see which one of the two teams solidifies their position in the points table. 


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