Mumbai Indians (191/4) beat Kings XI Punjab (143/8) by 48 runs. The defending champions produced a complete performance as they recorded their second win of the season. This victory moved MI to the top of the points table while Punjab find themselves in the sixth position with just one won from first four games..
Wicket! Trent Boult gets in the act as well as he gets his first of the game. Ravi Bishnoi tries to slice a full toss from the Kiwi bowler but could only find Suryakumar's hands. Ravi Bishnoi c Suryakumar Yadav b Boult 1(5).
LBW! James Pattinson gets his second of the game. Sarfaraz Khan has to depart as he gets trapped in front of the wicket. A well-executed yorker from the Australian stumps the young Indian batsman as gets dismissed leg before wicket (LBW). Sarfaraz Khan lbw b Pattinson 7(8).
Jasprit Bumrah has taken his second wicket of the game as Jimmy Neesham gets caught by Suryakumar Yadav. This wicket puts Mumbai Indians on the brink of the victory as KXIP need a special knock from Sarfaraz Khan to get them out of this situation and guide them to a win. Neesham c Suryakumar Yadav b Bumrah 7(7).
Wicket! Glenn Maxwell has been put out of his misery by Rahul Chahar as the Australian has to depart. Maxwell struggled to connect with the ball and as he tried to smash Chahar out of the bark, mistimes his shot and finds Trent Boult on the boundary. Maxwell c Boult b Rahul Chahar 11(18).
Wicket! James Pattinson has provided a much-needed breakthrough for Mumbai Indians as he gets rid of the dangerous-looking Nicholas Pooran. The West Indian tried to clear the ropes but could only knick the ball in the hands of Quinton de Kock. Pooran c de Kock b Pattinson 44(27).
Mumbai Indians have been brilliant with the ball in this game as they have picked up wickets at regular intervals. Nicholas Pooran looks in great touch and the moment and will need to be there with Glenn Maxwell till the end if KXIP are to chase the mammoth target.
Bowled! Young Rahul Chahar gets the big fish for Mumbai Indians as he clean bowls KXIP skipper KL Rahul. The batsman tried a scoop shot but missed the ball completely, seeing his stumps get rattled. KXIP are in huge trouble at the moment and need a big partnership. KL Rahul b Rahul Chahar 17(19).
OUT! First breakthrough for Mumbai Indians. Jasprit Bumrah strikes for his side. Mayank Agarwal departs early as Bumrah bowls him. M Agarwal b Bumrah 25(18)
Excellent start this for Kings XI Punjab. Mayank Agarwal has been aggressive of the two and has hit two boundaries so far. KL Rahul has hit a boundary as well.
Kings XI Punjab will take on Mumbai Indians in match 13 of the Indian Premier League 2020. The clash will be played at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on October 1, 2020 (Thursday). Both teams suffered heartbreaking losses in their last outing in the competition and will be looking to bounce back from that. KXIP vs MI game is one of the high-profile clashes this season as several superstars are on show from both teams. Meanwhile, you can get all the live score updates of IPL 2020 clash here. KXIP vs MI, IPL 2020 Live Cricket Streaming: Watch Free Telecast of Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians on Star Sports and Disney+Hotstar Online.
Kings XI Punjab let the game against Rajasthan Royals slip from their hands as the Steve Smith-led side chased 80+ runs in the last five overs of the game with Rahul Tewatia scoring a brilliant half-century. However, Mumbai Indians, who looked down and out in their game against Bangalore, riding on a brilliant Ishan Kishan performance took to match into super over, but couldn’t get over the line. KXIP vs MI IPL 2020 Dream11 Team: Ishan Kishan, Mayank Agarwal and Other Key Players You Must Pick in Your Fantasy Playing XI.
Both the teams find themselves in the bottom half of the points table, however, a win can see either of them move to the top of the table depending on the margin of the win. Both teams have suffered several near losses this until now but a victory in this game could give them the much-needed confidence for the rest of the campaign.
Both teams have met each other 24 times in Indian Premier League with Mumbai Indians holding a slight advantage in the head-to-head record with 13 wins to Punjab’s 11 victories. In recent years, the Rohit Sharma-led slide have held the upper hand as well, winning three of the last five encounters.