Fantasy Cricket Team for Today’s Mumbai vs Punjab Match
We have opted for a fantasy cricket team based on the recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Probable Mumbai & Punjab Playing XIs
Mumbai: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Cameron Green*, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Tim David*, Arjun Tendulkar, Hrithik Shokeen, Piyush Chawla, Jason Behrendorff*, Riley Meredith*
Prabhsimran Singh and Rishi Dhawan have been regularly used as impact players.
Punjab: Shikhar Dhawan, Prabhsimran Singh, Matthew Short*, Liam Livingstone*, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Sam Curran* (c), Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Nathan Ellis*, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh
Wankhede Stadium Pitch Report
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 168
2nd innings average score: 182
Wickets per innings: 6
Type: Good for batting
Batting 1st: 33%
Batting 2nd: 67%
Spinners took 51% of the wickets.
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Riley Meredith hasn’t gone wicketless for 10 straight franchise T20 games, generating an average of 40 points per game.
Although Suryakumar Yadav’s form has been choppy, his record at Wankhede cannot be overlooked: 960 runs at 31, to go with as many as 25 catches.
While Jason Behrendorff has been making inroads in the powerplay, Nathan Ellis has been mighty effective at the death. Together they have scalped 34 wickets in 2023 – of which 12 have come in this tournament.
Shikhar Dhawan has accumulated 871 runs at 40 against Mumbai, 253 of them have come at Wankhede. Moreover, the only time he batted in Punjab colours in such a contest, he slammed 70.
Every time Arshdeep Singh stepped onto the field in his last 10 professional T20s, he provided at least 25 points per match. For the period, he hunted down 17 wickets.
While Rohit Sharma averages 26 in a day match and 27 in a day/night game versus Punjab, his number shoots up to 38 in a night game.
Ishan Kishan (169 runs) and Jitesh Sharma (99 runs and three dismissals) featured in the Best11 in four of the last five games.
After nine visits to the venue, Rahul Chahar has only three wickets to show for his efforts.