MI vs PBKS Live Updates: Mumbai Indians (MI) will take on the Punjab Kings (PBKS) in match number 42 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. Mumbai (MI) had to face defeat by 54 runs against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their last match.
Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians (MI) started their UAE leg with three consecutive defeats. Mumbai’s team is at the seventh position in the IPL points table. Punjab Kings, on the other hand, won their last game against Sunrisers Hyderabad and moved up to the fifth position in the points table.
Both the teams currently have eight points but Punjab’s net run rate is better. Both of them have four matches left in this year’s IPL campaign and either team can have a maximum of 16 points. The last time both the teams played against each other in match number 17 this season, Punjab won by 9 wickets.
Head-to-head: 27 games MI – 14, PBKS – 13
The teams of Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings have faced 27 times in IPL. In which Mumbai team has won 14 times. While Punjab has won 13 times. Both teams are excellent. In such a situation, the match can be seen to be very tough and thorny competition.
Abu Dhabi’s pitch is slow. But batting becomes easier in floodlights, especially in the second half. The team winning the toss can decide to bowl first. The spinners are expected to play a big role in Tuesday’s match.
Mumbai Indians Probable Playing XI: Rohit Sharma (capt), Quinton de Kock (wk), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Jimmy Neesham, Anukul Roy, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult
Punjab Kings Probable Playing XI: KL Rahul (w/c), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Harpreet Brar, Arshdeep Singh, Nathan Ellis
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