Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians
The thirteenth meeting of the IPL 2020 between KXIP and MI is going to be played at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi on October 1st, 2020.
KXIP vs MI History:
The teams completed 24 meetings, to date. Out of them, KXIP won 11 times and lost 13 times.
The teams met 8 times at the home ground of KXIP. The host won four times and lost the same number of times.
The teams met 10 times at the home ground of MI. The host won six times. On the other hand, visitors won four times.
The teams met 6 times at the neutral venue, KXIP won thrice and MI won equal times.
The victory brings points:
In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.
The weather forecast for Abu Dhabi shows the weather would be pretty clear and hot during the match. The precipitation percentage would be almost 0% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 32 – 34 Celsius. The wind would be between 9 to 13 km/h throughout the match. The speed of wind would increase as the match progressed.
Toss and Pitch (Record of International Matches):
Teams preferred to field first after winning the toss, which happened 24 times out of 45 matches. The selection favored the teams, and the teams won 13 times, while lost 11 times. On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss won 9 times and lost 12 times. Overall, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 22 times and lost 23 times.
The first batting team won the matches 20 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 25 times.
The lowest defended total was 129 on the venue in 2012. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 163 on the ground.
The first inning lowest total was 66, though it was by associate country, Nigeria against Ireland, and the highest total was 225 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 89 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 166 runs.
The batting average of the first innings is 19.41 and 23.03 is for the second innings.
History Between the Teams:
Both the teams never faced each other at the venue just once. The upcoming encounter will be the first between the teams.
T20I History at Venue:
KXIP got two chances to play the match at the venue. The team has an excellent record and be undefeated at the venue. MI had three opportunities to play at the venue, and the team lost twice and won once.
Tentative XI for both the Teams:
Kings XI Punjab:
The team would go for an unchanged team.
Kings XI Punjab Eleven: KL. Rahul, M. Agarwal, K. Nair, G. Maxwell, N. Pooran, M. Ur Rahman / J. Neesham, S. Khan, R. Bishnoi, M. Ashwin, S. Cottrell, M. Shami
The team would prefer to go with the same eleven if N. Coulter-Nile will not be fit.
Mumbai Indians Eleven: Q. de Kock, RG. Sharma, S. Yadav, I. Kishan, K. Pollard, H. Pandya, K. Pandya, J. Pattinson / N. Coulter-Nile, R. Chahar, T. Boult, J. Bumrah