PBKS vs MI: Shikhar Dhawan’s Punjab Kings will go against the five-time title winners Mumbai Indians. This electrifying match will be set on the home ground of Punjab Kings, Punjab Cricket Association Stadium. Punjab Kings are currently holding the sixth position of the points table with five wins out of nine matches played. Indians at the same time are down by one loss. They have won four matches in eight matches played.
Punjab Kings has a very strong batting line-up. Mumbai Indians would have to maintain a healthy run rate to improve their chance of success. A win in this match will give a good push for the team. Both the teams are here after winning their previous match. Punjab Kings faced Chennai Super Kings in the last match and won by 4 wickets. Mumbai Indians won against the mighty Rajasthan Royals by 6 wickets. Confidence of this duo is at its peak level right now.
Punjab Kings fought against Mumbai Indians and emerged victorious by 13 runs. The batting lineup of Punjab Kings was powerful enough to set a compelling target of 214 runs. Sam Curran became the player of the match by scoring an explosive run of 55 in just 29 balls. Harpreet Singh Bhatia managed to take 41 runs out of 28 balls. Punjab Kings won against Mumbai Indians in their own backyard. Mumbai Indian’s batters put up a tough fight and they took the target to 201 runs. Cameron Green was the main batter of the team with 67 runs in 43 balls. Suryakumar Yadav had a stunning 57 runs with just 26 balls and Rohit Sharma took 44 runs off 27 balls.
Mumbai Indians will seek revenge in this second match. We are about to witness another gripping face-off. Mumbai Indians will be hosted by Punjab Kings at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium.
PBKS vs MI: Pitch Report
The pitch is highly supportive for batters. The small ground will set an apt environment for batters to hit maximum runs. Boundaries here are relatively small so we can expect another high-score thriller this time. Both the teams have strong batting lineups so we will witness a batters-centric contest.
Punjab Kings Team Squad
Shikhar Dhawan(c), Shivam Singh, Liam Livingstone, Matt Short, Mohit Rathee, Rishi Dhawan, Sam Curran, Sikandar Raza, Jitesh Sharma(wk), Prabhsimran Singh(wk), Arshdeep Singh, Baltej Singh, Gurnoor Brar, Harpreet Brar, Kagiso Rabada, Nathan Ellis, Rahul Chahar, Vidwath Kaverappa, Atharva Taide, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Harpreet Singh Bhatia, Sharukh Khan.
Mumbai Indians Team Squad
Rohit Sharma(c), Suryakumar Yadav, Shams Mulani, Tim David, Ishan Kishan(wk), Vishnu Vinod(wk), Akash Madhwal, Arjun Tendulkar, Arshad Khan, Duan Jansen, Hrithik Shokeen, Jason Behrendorff, Jofra Archer, Kumar Kartikeya, Piyush Chawla, Riley Meredith, Sandeep Warrier, Dewald Brevis, Nehal Wadhera, Ramandeep Singh, Tilak Varma, Tristan Stubbs, Cameron Green, Raghav Goyal.
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