36th Match of IPL 2020 Between MI and KXIP

Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab

36th Match:

The thirty-sixth encounter of the IPL 2020 between MI and KXIP is going to be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai on October 18th 2020.

MI vs KXIP History:

IPL 2020

The teams completed 25 meetings, till date. MI won 14 games. KXIP won 11 times.

The teams met 10 times at the home ground of MI. MI won 6 times. KXIP won 4 times.

The teams met 8 times at the home ground of KXIP. The host won 4 times, MI won 4 times, as well.

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The teams played 7 times at the neutral venue. MI won 4 times and KXIP won thrice.

Victory brings points:

In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.

 

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The MI is currently at the second from the top in the point table. If the match result will go in favor of the team, the team comes on the top position with 14 points. In case of defeat, the team may stay at the current position with 12 points. With extremely heavy defeat, the team may go one position down.

KXIP is currently at the bottom position. If the team will win the match and earn 2 points, then the team will come at either the fifth or the sixth positions with 6 points, according to NRR. But in case of defeat, the team will stay at the current position.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Dubai shows the weather would be pretty clear and hot during the match. The precipitation would be almost 0% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 28-32 Celsius. The wind would be around 8 to 19 km/h throughout the match. The speed of wind and the temperature would be decreased as the match progressed.

Toss and Pitch (Record of International Matches):

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 38 times out of 62 matches. The selection favored the teams, and the teams won 21 times, while lost 16 times with one tie. 

On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, won 11 times and lost 13 times. 

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 32 times and lost 29 times.

The first batting team won the matches 34 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 27 times.

The lowest successful defended total was 118 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 180 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 71, and the highest total was 211 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 73 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 187 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 21.37 and 19.06 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL Matches):

Teams chose to field first after winning the toss, which happened 11 times in 22 games. The selection didn’t favor the teams and the team won just twice and lost 9 times, though the teams lost the match in super over twice. 

On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss, won 6 times and lost 5 times. 

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches just 8 times and lost 14 times, including those two super over defeats.

The first batting team won the matches 15 times including two ties. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 7 times, only.

The lowest successful defended total was 140. On the other hand, Highest successful chase is 179 at the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 115, and the highest total was 206 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 109 runs, whereas the highest was 201 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 32.08 and 22.98 is for the second innings.

Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL 2020):

Teams chose to field first after winning the toss, which happened 7 times in 15 games. The selection didn’t favor the teams, yet and all 7 times the toss winning team lost the match, though the teams lost the match in super over twice. 

On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss, won 5 times and lost thrice. 

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches just 5 times and lost 10 times, including those two super over defeats.

The first batting team won the matches 10 times with two ties (super over victories). Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won just thrice.

The lowest successfully defended total 161. On the other hand, Highest successful chase is 179 at the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 157, and the highest total was 206 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 109 runs, whereas the highest was 201 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 35.77 and 21.56 is for the second innings.

History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams never faced each other at the venue. The upcoming encounter will be the first between the teams.

Teams’ History at the Venue:

MI got 4 opportunities to play at the place. The team had an extremely poor record at the place, as the team never won a game and lost all 4, though the team received one of the defeats in super over. KXIP got 5 opportunities to play at the venue. The team won twice and lost thrice, though one of them defeat was in super over.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Mumbai Indians:

The team would prefer to go with the same eleven.

Mumbai Indians Eleven: Q. de Kock, RG. Sharma, S. Yadav, I. Kishan, H. Pandya, K. Pollard, K. Pandya, N. Coulter-Nile, R. Chahar, T. Boult, J. Bumrah

Kings XI Punjab:

The team would prefer to go with the winning combination.

Kings XI Punjab Eleven: KL. Rahul, M. Agarwal, C. Gayle, N. Pooran, G. Maxwell, D. Hooda / M. Singh, C. Jordan, R. Bishnoi, M. Shami, A. Singh, M. Ashwin