IPL 2021: PBKS vs MI, Probable Playing XIs, Head-to-head count for Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians encounter

PBKS vs MI, KL Rahul has a good score of 580 runs against Mumbai Indians with an average rate of 64.44.

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Punjab Kings have now found themselves at the bottom of the points table of IPL 2021 after their winning start. In their last game, they lost against Sunrisers Hyderabad by 9 wickets at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Now, KL Rahul and Co will be facing Mumbai Indians at the same venue on Friday, April 23.

As far as Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians is concerned, they had two wins from the four games this season. In the previous match, they lost to Delhi Capitals by six wickets at the Chepauk. MI have been facing issues with their batting unit, but however, they will be looking forward to their win this time.

Probable Playing XIs:

Punjab Kings

KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle/Dawid Malan, Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Pooran, Shahrukh Khan, Fabian Allen, Jhye Richardson, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh

Bench: Mandeep Singh, Dawid Malan/Chris Gayle, Sarfaraz Khan, Moises Henriques, Harpreet Brar, Saurabh Kumar, Prabhsimran Singh, Ravi Bishnoi, Ishan Porel, Chris Jordan, Utkarsh Singh, Riley Meredith, Jalaj Saxena, Ravi Bishnoi

Mumbai Indians

Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah

Bench: Anmolpreet Singh, Saurabh Tiwary, Anukul Roy, James Neesham, Arjun Tendulkar, Piyush Chawla, Nathan Coulter Nile, Aditya Tare, Jayant Yadav, Yudhvir Singh, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mohsin Khan, Chris Lynn, Marco Jansen, Adam Milne

Head-to-Head

Overall

Played – 26 | Punjab Kings – 12 | Mumbai Indians– 14 |N/R – 0

At neutral venues

Played – 9 | Punjab Kings – 4 | Mumbai Indians – 5 |N/R – 0

PROBABLE BEST BATSMAN OF THE MATCH

KL Rahul – Punjab Kings

KL Rahul is the highest run scorer in PBKS this season as he has sored 161 runs at an average rate of 40.25. Against Mumbai Indians, he has decent scores. In total 12 matches, he has notched 580 runs at an average rate of 64.44 with a top score of unbeaten 100 at the Wankhede Stadium.

PROBABLE BEST BOWLER OF THE MATCH

Jasprit Bumrah – Mumbai Indians

Jasprit Bumrah had a quite bad luck after he bowled two no balls against them in the final over which cost his team to lose. In the total four games, he has many wickets at an economy rate of 6.25. Against PBKS, Bumrah has some decent figures as he has picked up 17 wickets  at an economy rate of 6.26.

Match Prediction : Mumbai Indians to win the match.

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