Both teams have defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in their last games. While MI thrashed SRH by 40 runs, KXIP won by six wickets. While KXIP sit pretty on the third spot in the points table with four wins from six games, MI are fifth with three wins from five games.
Playing at home, it will obviously be an added advantage for Mumbai who will be looking forward to avenge the loss they faced against KXIP in Mohali.
- The IPL 2019, match 24- MI vs KXIP will take place at 08:00 PM IST on Wednesday, April 10.
- The match will be played at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
- The game can be streamed live on Star Sports Networks and Hotstar.
The Wankhede pitch is a paradise for the batters. It is going to be a short ground and the batters would be licking their lips.
- Avg 1st inn score: 187
- Avg 2nd inn score:183
Mumbai Indians (MI):
Mumbai Indians are expected to play with the same team as they played in their last match against SRH.
MI Team (from): Yuvraj Singh, Lasith Malinga, Rohit Sharma (c), Kieron Pollard, Aditya Tare, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jason Behrendorff, Suryakumar Yadav, Ben Cutting, Jayant Yadav, Quinton de Kock, Evin Lewis, Barinder Sran, Siddhesh Lad, Jasprit Bumrah, Pankaj Jaiswal, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Anmolpreet Singh, Alzarri Joseph, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Anukul Roy, Mayank Markande, Rasikh Salam
Probable XI: Rohit Sharma (c), Kieron Pollard, Jason Behrendorff, Suryakumar Yadav, Quinton de Kock (wk), Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Alzarri Joseph, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar.
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP):
After winning their last game against SRH, KXIP are also expected to feature the same playing XI as they played within their last game.
KXIP Team (From): Chris Gayle, Moises Henriques, Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, David Miller, Mohammed Shami, Karun Nair, Lokesh Rahul, Murugan Ashwin, Ankit Rajpoot, Nicholas Pooran, Sarfaraz Khan, Hardus Viljoen, Andrew Tye, Sam Curran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Agnivesh Ayachi, Darshan Nalkande, Varun Chakravarthy, Arshdeep Singh, Simran Singh, Harpreet Brar
Probable XI: Lokesh Rahul (wk), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Ankit Rajpoot, Mohammed Shami, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Fantasy Tips and suggestions:
Wicketkeeper: In wicketkeeping, both KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock are right picks. While KL Rahul maintains slightly upper hand considering his current form.
Batsmen: For MI, skipper Rohit Sharma and destructive batsman Kieron Pollard are the in-form batsmen while for KXIP, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, David Miller are expected to do the destruction.
All-rounders: Pandya brothers- Hardik and Krunal will be featuring as all-rounders from MI while KXIP will feature 20-year-old Sam Curran as their prime all-rounder.
Bowlers: For MI, Jasprit Bumrah, Alzarri Joseph, Jason Behrendorff and Rahul Chahar are the top picks among bowlers while for KXIP skipper Ravichandran Ashwin, Ankit Rajpoot, Mohammed Shami, Mujeeb Ur Rahman should be the key bowlers.
Captain and Vice Captain: KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock are the top picks for the captain and vice-captain.
Dream 11 pick #1:
KL Rahul (c), Chris Gayle, Quinton de Kock (vc & wk), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Kieron Pollard, Sam Curran, Rahul Chahar, Mohammad Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Alzarri Joseph.
- Captain: KL Rahul
- Vice Captain: Quinton de Kock
Dream 11 pick #2:
KL Rahul (vc), Quinton de Kock (c & wk), Mayank Agarwal, David Miller, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Sam Curran, Ravichandran Ashwin, Alzarri Joseph, Jasprit Bumrah, Jason Behrendorff
- Captain: Quinton de Kock
- Vice Captain: KL Rahul