The Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) had a good chance of winning all their three games up to this point in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Notwithstanding, KL Rahul and the team have just one win and are sit 5th in the standings. Having surrendered the most noteworthy fruitful IPL run-pursue to the Rajasthan Royals (RR), they will certainly want to bounce back today against the Mumbai Indians.
KXIP additionally has a couple of acclimations to make as they will play unexpectedly this season at the Sheik Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
MI, then again, passed up a great win opportunity against the Royal Challengers Bangalore, in an exciting Super Over game in Dubai. In any case, having just played two games in Abu Dhabi, it very well may be said that Rohit Sharma’s men will be a touch ahead going into the following game.
Pitch and Conditions
The Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi hasn’t been too simple to bat, comparing to Dubai and Sharjah. It’s somewhat been a brandishing wicket where the players have had a reasonable piece of state. Pursuing can be dubious, however, the side batting in second has won two out of two. The conditions will be warm and radiant with the temperature around 25 degrees Celsius. The moistness will generally during the 40s.
Probable playing XI for KXIP and MI
Kings XI Punjab: Probable Playing XI
KL Rahul (C/WK), Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Murugan Ashwin/Krishnappa Gowtham, Mohammed Shami, Sheldon Cottrell, Ravi Bishnoi, Glenn Maxwell, Karun Nair, James Neesham/Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Sarfaraz Khan.
Mumbai Indians: Probable Playing XI
Rohit Sharma (C), Quinton de Kock (WK), Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson/Mitchell McClenaghan, Rahul Chahar.
Top Performers for KXIP and MI
KL Rahul – Kings XI Punjab
KL Rahul has extraordinary numbers against the Mumbai Indians. In 10 matches, he has 486 runs at a normal and strike-pace of 69.43 and 130.65. Truth be told, he has scored 22 percent of his IPL runs versus the MI itself. In those games, he has three fifties and a century. In the progressing season, he is KXIP’s driving run-scorer as of not long ago with 222 runs at a normal of 111.
Rohit Sharma – Mumbai Indians
Rohit Sharma scored 80 runs against KKR, yet capitulated disappointments in MI’s different matches. In the two games where he didn’t score, his group likewise lost. However, he stays as their top run-scorer with 100 runs. In 23 matches against KXIP, Rohit has 590 runs at a great normal and strike-pace of 32.78 and 141.49 separately to go with five fifties.