In the 17th match of the Indian Premier League, Punjab Kings will be playing Mumbai Indians at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai at 7:30 PM IST on Friday. PBKS has acquired the seventh spot with 2 points while MI has occupied the fourth position with four points.
Mumbai Indians played four matches out of which they won and lost two games each while PBKS also played as many games, they were victorious once and lost three games.
MI will be heading into this game on the back of a six wickets loss against Delhi Capitals on Tuesday. Mumbai set up a below-par target of 138 for Delhi. The Rishabh Pant led team managed to chase down the target at the loss of four wickets with five balls to spare. They will be aiming to clinch Friday’s game to maintain their spot in the top four of the points table.
On the other hand, PBKS lost against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday in Chennai. Punjab was bowled out by SRH for a mere total of 120. Punjab’s bowling attack couldn’t manage to restrict Hyderabad from chasing the target comprehensively by nine wickets. The Preity Zinta owned team is currently at the seventh position in the IPL standings and will be aiming to improve those numbers in their upcoming games.
In the head-to-head competition between the two teams, MI has the upper hand as they were victorious against PBKS on 14 occasions while lost on 12 instances. In the last outing between the two teams, Punjab came out victorious in a second one-over eliminator.