Defending champions Mumbai Indians will take on Kings XI Punjab in their ninth match of IPL 2020 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai tonight.
Mumbai Indians with 12 points from 8 matches is at the second position and are on five match's winning streak and will look to go on top of the table with a sixth consecutive win. Right now all their players are in fine form and they will hope that their good run will continue. Quinton de Kock, Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, and Kieron Pollard are scoring good runs while Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, and Rahul Chahar are doing their job with the ball.
On the other hand, Kings XI Punjab has only 4 points from 8 matches but they're coming with a win over Royal Challengers Bangalore and will look to carry that momentum into this match. The top order of KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, and Nicholas Pooran have to step up with the bat while middle-order batsmen Deepak Hooda and Gleen Maxwell need to finish innings on a high note. In bowling Mohammad Shami, Chris Jordan, Ravi Bishnoi, and Murugan Ashwin have to be at their best to stop this inform batting line up of Mumbai.
All the major stats and facts ahead of the 36th match between Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab in Dubai :
Head to Head in IPL -
Matches - 25
Mumbai Indians won - 14
Kings XI Punjab won - 11
5 - Mumbai Indians have won each of their last 5 matches in this season of the Indian Premier League.
62.87 - KL Rahul's batting average against Mumbai Indians in IPL. He has scored 503 runs against them with 1 hundred and 3 fifties in 11 IPL innings.
640 - Chris Gayle has scored 640 runs at 42.66 in 17 innings with 6 fifties against Mumbai Indians in IPL.
1000 - Chris Gayle needs 89 more runs to complete 1000 runs for Kings XI Punjab in IPL.
3000 - Kieron Pollard needs 71 more runs to complete 3000 runs in the Indian Premier League.
4000 - Rohit Sharma needs 21 more runs to complete 4000 runs for Mumbai Indians in IPL.