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KXIP vs MI Highlights, IPL 2020 Match: Mumbai Indians thrash Kings XI Punjab by 48 runs

KXIP vs MI Highlights, IPL 2020 Match: Mumbai Indians posted beat Kings XI Punjab by 48 runs in Abu Dhabi. MI posted 191 for 4 thanks to Rohit Sharma’s 70 and Hardik Pandya and Kieron Pollard’s six-hitting. The MI bowlers then restricted KXIP to 143\/8....

By hindustantimes.com | Oct 02, 2020 00:04 IST
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IPL 2020 Highlights, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) vs Mumbai Indians (MI): Rahul Chahar and Jasprit Bumrah were among the wickets after Rohit Sharma top-scored with 70 and Kieron Pollard (47* off 20) and Hardik Pandya (30* off 11) hit a flurry of sixes as Mumbai Indians registered a comprehensive 48-run win against Kings XI Punjab in Abu Dhabi. After being sent in to bat first, MI posted 191 for 4. In reply, KXIP were restricted for 143 for 8 as Rahul Chahar (2/26), Jasprit Bumrah (2/18) and James Pattinson (2/28) got two wickets apiece.

Follow Highlights of IPL 2020, KXIP vs MI:

23:23 hrs IST

Mumbai Indians win

A few enterprising shots from K Gowtham but it was way beyond his reach always. KXIP finish with 143/8 and the Mumbai Indians win by 48 runs

23:19 hrs IST

IPL live score: Gowtham hits 10 runs off 2 balls

FOUR, SIX! That’ll help the confidence of K Gowtham and dare we say, the net run rate of KXIP. There’s no way they are going to score 57 off 6 balls but these are healthy runs.

23:16 hrs IST

Boult to Bishnoi: OUT

Another one bites the dust. It’s all happening in slow motion now. No reaction from Boult, the bowler. In fact no real reaction from any lof the MI players. Ravi Bishnoi takes the long walk back. This match is now a formality only.

23:09 hrs IST

Pattinson to Sarfaraz: OUT

Three reds! The original decision stays. James Pattinson has got the wicket of Sarfaraz Khan. Mumbai Indians are closing out this game in a hurry.

23:05 hrs IST

Boult to Sarfaraz: FOUR

A reverse slap? What do you call that one? Terrific innovation from Sarfaraz Khan. He’s known for this sweeps, laps and paddles and pulls one off against Trent Boult. Can he do a miracle for KXIP tonight?

23:02 hrs IST

Bumrah to Neesham: OUT

OUT! It was high full toss from Jasprit Bumrah Neesham didn’t get power on it. It lobbed up in the air for a simple catch to Suryakumar Yadav. It’s a one-way traffic towards MI now.

22:55 hrs IST

Rahul Chahar gets Glenn Maxwell

OUT! Glenn Maxwell’s struggling innings comes to an end. He was having a torrid time against the leg-spinner and finally Rahul Chahar puts an end to his misery. Maxwell went for the big slog sweep, didn’t get it anywhere near tthe middle and was holed out at deep mid wicket. 4 overs 26 for 2 for Rahul, top stuff from the leggie.

22:46 hrs IST

Pattinson to Pooran: OUT

Edged and gone! James Pattinson gives a body blow to Kings XI Punjab. He gets rid of the well-settled Nicholas Pooran for 44. KXIP 101/4 after 13.2 overs.

22:41 hrs IST

Krunal Pandya finishes his quota

Brilliant over from Krunal Pandya. Oh he was under some pressure coming into this come and he has now delivered a very good performance. 4 over 1 for 27 today. Pressure mounting on KXIP now.

22:35 hrs IST

Bumrah to Pooran: FOUR

Pulled away with conviction. A nothing delivery to be honest from Bumrah. It was neither short nor on a good length. It just sat up for Pooran to use his power.

22:31 hrs IST

Chahar to Pooran: SIX

How far how far? Far enough. Nicholas Pooran can hit the big. It was the slog sweep again. Chahar flighted that one, Pooran was waiting for it and he, launched into it.

22:28 hrs IST

Rahul Chahar to Nicholas Pooran: MI lose DRS

The third umpire took ages to decide whether there was an edge in it or not and when he finally did conclude that there was nothing, the ball tracking showed the ball had pitched outside leg. So the decision stays and Nicholas Pooran survives,.That was mighty close on the naked eye.

22:26 hrs IST

IPL live score: 10 overs bowled in KXIP chase

8 runs off the James Pattinson over including a boundary. The game is interestingly poised, halfway through the KXIP chase. They are at 72 for 3, needing 120 runs off 10 overs. (Highlights of 10 overs)

22:21 hrs IST

Rahul Chahar in great rhythm

4 runs and a wicket. Rahul Chahar is in the middle of a great spell. He is getting the ball to grip and turn and has got the wicket of KL Rahul. KXIP 64/3 after 9 overs.

22:17 hrs IST

Rahul Chahar to KL Rahul: OUT

BOWLED! Huge wicket for Mumbai Indians and Rahul Chahar. It’s the KXIP captain KL Rahul. He wanted to play the paddle by walking across the stumps but ended up walking too far. He missed it and the ball clipped the top off leg stump. KXIP 60 for 3 now. Mumbai Indians on top.

22:14 hrs IST

Pandya to Pooran: SIX, FOUR

Nicholas Pooran non the charge against Krunal Pandya. He hit a huge six with a slog sweep, the next one was fortunate. He got an outside edge that flew for a boundary.

22:11 hrs IST

KXIP vs MI live: KXIP 5 overs highlights

Here is the highlights if the first 5 overs of the KXIP chase. Can they chase down the 192-run target? KL Rahul seems to be the key.

22:09 hrs IST

IPL live score, KXIP vs MI: 7 overs bowled

A very good start by Rahul Chahar, only 4 runs off the over. So both the MI spinners have started well. They have an important role to play in this match now. KXIP 45/2 after 7 overs.

22:04 hrs IST

Krunal Pandya to Karun Nair: OUT

BOWLED! Chopped it on to his stumps. The Mumbai Indians are storming back into this match. It was not there to play cut shot, was a bit too close to the off stump and Nair paid the price. He got an inside back on to his stumps, Krunal Pandya strikes KXIP: 41/2 at the end of the powerplay.

21:59 hrs IST

Jasprit Bumrah to Mayank Agarwal: OUT

BOWLED’em! Straight through and Bumrah has gone through the defences of Mayank Agarwal. He just a bit late on that didn’t he Agarwal? And Bumrah is ecstatic. A good comeback from MI. KXIP 38 for 1 after 5 overs.

21:54 hrs IST

Jasprit Bumrah into the attack

Right! Rohit has thrown the ball to Jasprit Bumrah. This has been a pattern for MI so far in this IPL. Bumrah gets just one over in the powerplay. Let’s see how he goes against a rampaging Rahul and Agarwal.

21:53 hrs IST

Krunal Pandya starts well

Good start for Krunal Pandya, a very good one actually. The first over without a boundary in the KXIP innings so far. 4 runs from it.

21:50 hrs IST

Boult to Agarwal: FOUR

Silky touch from Mayank Agarwal. There was a deep point in place, he knew that. So instead of going for the booming square cut, he used the pace of Boult to just guide it through the vacant third mana region to collect another boundary. 10 runs off the Boult over. KXIP are off and running at 33 for no loss after 3 overs.

21:45 hrs IST

Highlights - MI Innings 16-20 overs

Missed Kieron Pollard and Hardik Pandya show? We got you sorted. Here are the highlights of MI’s 16-20 overs - CLICK HERE

21:43 hrs IST

KXIP vs MI Live Score: Pattinson to Agarwal - FOUR! 

FOUR! James Pattinson bowls it fuller and wider to Mayank Agarwal, the batsman opens the face of the bat and glides it towards right of long leg for another boundary.

21:41 hrs IST

Trent Boult to KL Rahul - FOUR!

FOUR! Same ball from Boult to KL Rahul, short and towards leg side. Rahul was quick to punch it towards midwicket. Hardik Pandya was at the ropes, but he will nowhere close to the ball. KXIP 12/0 after 1 over

21:39 hrs IST

Trent Boult to Mayank Agarwal - FOUR!

FOUR! Trent Boult pitches a short one to Mayank Agarwal. The batsman pounced on it and pulled it towards midwicket for a boundary. Sensational shot.

21:38 hrs IST

KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal out to chase

KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal are out to begin Kings XI Punjab’s 192-run chase. Trent Boult starts the attack for Mumbai Indians.

21:30 hrs IST

6 overs. 104 runs

Mumbai  Indians have hammered 104 runs in 6 overs. This is sensational hitting from Kieron Pollard and Hardik Pandya.

21:29 hrs IST

Mohammed Shami on winning Purple Cap

“I was just putting the ball in right areas. In the T20 format you have to be good with your yorkers, but I am also focussing on the slower balls in this season,” says KXIP seamer Mohammed Shami.

21:22 hrs IST

IPL 2020 MI vs KXIP live: End of MI innings

Another six to end the innings. Kieron Pollard completes a hat-trick of sixes, four sixes in the Gowtham over. Mumbai Indians finish with 191 for 4 after their 20 overs.

21:20 hrs IST

Kieron Pollard hits consecutive sixes

SIX, SIX!Pollard joins the party. He dragged that way outside off stump and when Gowtham tries to compensate, Pollard goes over long on to collect back-to-back sixes.

21:19 hrs IST

Gowtham to Pandya: SIX

HUGE! It was always going to be a risk to bowl a spinner in the last over. Gowtham misses his mark and Pandya just whacks it over deep mid wicket for a six.

21:17 hrs IST

Shami to Pollard: FOUR, FOUR

Kieron Pollard finishes the Shami over with two boundaries, 19 runs coming from it. Mumbai Indians are having a dream finish to the innings courtesy Pollard and Pandya. MI 166/4 after 19 overs.

21:15 hrs IST

Shami to Pollard: FOUR

Unlucky there Shami. It was a perfect yorker but Pollard got an outside edge and flew towards the vacant third man region for a boundary.

21:13 hrs IST

150 up for MI

FOUR! Hardik Pandya has upper cut Mohammed Shami for a boundary. No third man there so this will always be a safe shot to play. Shami tried a double bluff actually there but Pandya was up for it.

21:10 hrs IST

Hardik Pandya takes Neesham apart

The six was followed by a couple and back-to-back boundaries. Hardik Pandya shows exactly why is a dangerous customer at the back end of an innings. 18 runs of Jimmy Neesham’s over. Last 2 overs coming up with MI at 147/4.

21:06 hrs IST

Neesham to Pandya: SIX

WHAT A SHOT! That was a straight six off the backfoot. Boy, he’s a talented cricketer this Hardik Pandya. It was back of a length delivery from Neesham, Pandya stands tall and uses his reach to hit it straight over the bowler’s head.

21:05 hrs IST

DRS saves Pollard

Inside edge! The umpire will have to reverse his decision. Pollard went for the review straightaway. That is generally an indication that the batsman is certain to have got something on it. It was a superb yorker from Shami, a proper toe-crusher. 17 overs bowled, MI 129 for 4.

21:01 hrs IST

Shami to Rohit: OUT

A very good catch by Glenn Maxwell and Jimmy Neesham. It was a tag team effort at the long off boundary. We have gone upstairs to check the decision and the third umpire seems certain that the catch is clean. Shami has got the big wicket of Rohit Sharma. What an innings by the MI captain, he goes for 70.

20:57 hrs IST

Mohammed Shami back into the attack

KL Rahul has thrown the ball to his best bowler Mohammed Shami. He will bowl the two overs of the remaining four.

20:51 hrs IST

Neesham to Rohit: FOUR, SIX, FOUR

A full toss that was driven through covers for a four and then it was followed by a flick shot over square leg for six. When Neesham went outside off, Rohit hit it inside out for a four. Fasten your seat belts guys, Rohit Sharma is on the charge.

20:48 hrs IST

Rohit Sharma gets to fifty

FOUR! A ramp shot past fine-leg, FIFTY for Rohit Sharma. It hasn’t been the dominating Rohit innings but it has been an important one nonetheless. He needs to bat deep and take MI over 160.

20:45 hrs IST

Bishnoi to Rohit: SIX

It was nowhere near the middle of the bat but such is the class of Rohit Sharma that it sails over the mid-wicket boundary. Young Ravi Bishnoi has been hit for two sixes in the over, 15 runs coming from it. MI: 102/3 after 15 overs. (Highlights of 15 overs)

20:43 hrs IST

Bishnoi to Pollard: SIX

Pressure right on Ravi Bishnoi straightaway. Kieron Pollard uses the long handle and deposits it deep into the stands for his first six. He’s just warming up folks!

20:38 hrs IST

Gowtham to Kishan: OUT

K Gowtham puts and end to Ishan Kishan’s misery. He goes for 28 off 32 balls. It was a struggle throughout for Kishan today. He wanted to slog sweep it over mid wicket but is holed out in the deep.

20:36 hrs IST

Sheldon Cottrell bowls out

Only 3 runs from it. Sheldon Cottrell has bowled out. A terrific spell by the left-arm seamer. 4 overs 20 and the wicket of Quinton De Kock in it.

20:31 hrs IST

IPL live score, 12 overs bowled

A decent one from Jimmy Neesham, no boundaries in it. The Mumbai Indians need a move on now. They are 80 for 2 after 12 overs. And looks like Sheldon Cottrell has been brought back into the attack for the 13th over.

20:28 hrs IST

Bishnoi drops Ishan Kishan

DROPPED! Ravi Bishnoi did all the hard to get there, got both hands to it but it just popped out as soon as his knees made contact with the ground. Ishan Kishan should consider himself very lucky.

20:25 hrs IST

50 partnership between Rohit and Kishan

A huge six over mid-wicket from Ishan Kishan’s bat, this might just be the push he needs tonight. A very good over for MI, 11 runs off it. Bishnoi slightly off his mark. 50 partnership also for Rohit and Kishan. MI: 73/2 after 11 overs.

20:21 hrs IST

10 overs bowled

4 runs from K Gowtham over. 10 overs have been bowled. Mumbai Indians are 61 for 2 with Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan in the crease. (Highlights of the first 10 overs)

20:20 hrs IST

Ishan Kishan struggling for timing

Cricket is funny game. Kishan put the RCB bowlers to the cleaners, slammed 99 but today he seems to be struggling with the timing. He is 14 off 21 balls now. But for a quality player like him, it shouldn’t take much time to get going.

20:14 hrs IST

Bishnoi to Rohit - FOUR!

FOUR! Fantastic shot from Rohit Sharma as he mercilessly times that ball towards the covers. He is looking in the best nick at the moment. Good start.

20:12 hrs IST

50 up for Mumbai Indians

Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan have taken Mumbai pas the 50-run mark in the 9th over. This is a crucial partnership for MI and these two need to stick it out in the middle till the end.

20:09 hrs IST

KXIP vs MI Highlights: First 5 overs

Rohit joins IPL elite club. Shami gets a direct hit and Sheldon Cottrell made a comeback. Here are all the highlights of the first 5 overs.

HIGHLIGHTS: MI Innings - 5 overs

20:05 hrs IST

Neesham makes a good start

Jimmy Neesham was brought into the attack for the seventh over of the innings and he made a good start, giving away just 6 runs from the over. Rohit Sharma was lucky to get a boundary off the outside edge, which would have carried straight to the second slip had there been one. Mumbai Indian are 47/2 after 7 overs

20:00 hrs IST

K Gowtham into the attack - FOUR! FOUR!

K Gowtham is into the attack in place of Ravi Bishnoi. And he gets punished. Rohit Sharma hits him for two back-to-boundaries. Just a tad bit short of length, Rohit gives himself room, hits it late. This is poetry in motion.

19:56 hrs IST

Good comeback from Cottrell

Sheldon Cottrell was hit for two boundaries in the previous over and has bowled quite beautifully in this one. He keeps fixing his lines. Learning player.

19:53 hrs IST

KXIP vs MI, IPL 2020 Live Score: STATS ATTACK

Rohit vs spin in PP this IPL (before today)

Three innings

One run

Eight balls

Two dismissals

19:49 hrs IST

SK Yadav Run out!

GONE! A direct hit from Mohammed Shami and SK Yadav has been found out of his crease. He has to go back. Big blow for Mumbai Indians. MI 21/2

19:46 hrs IST

Ravi Bishnoi into attack

Ravi Bishnoi has been brought into the attack and he has been able to contain SK and Rohit so far. Bishnoi is quite good in his role in creating shackles.

19:44 hrs IST

Cottrell to Suryakymar - FOUR! FOUR!

FOUR! Suryakumar Yadav gets a ball outside off stump, and he just glides it through the covers and it will race through the boundary. FOUR! Same ball, same length, same result! Suryakumar is on fire.

19:40 hrs IST

IPL 2020 Live Score: FOUR!

FOUR! Rohit Sharma hits a stunning boundary to end the over from Mohammed Shami. Good start from MI skipper. This is going as per plan.

19:38 hrs IST

5000 runs for Rohit Shamra

FOUR! Mohammed Shami pitches it outside off stump to Rohit Sharma and theMumbai Indians captain gleans it for a boundary through covers for 4. Rohit surpasses 5000-run mark in IPL.

19:32 hrs IST

Cottrell to de Kock - BOWLED!

GONE! Sheldon Cottrell cleans up Quinton de Kock with a beauty. That ball went right through - with no hindrance what soever. First blow for Mumbai Indians. MI 0/1

19:30 hrs IST

Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock out to bat

Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock are out to bat for Mumbai Indians. Sheldon Cotrell starts the attack for Kings XI Punjab.

19:20 hrs IST

Worrying about Hotstar connection? We got you sorted!

There seems to be some issue with Hotstar but we got you sorted. Follow all the live updates of MI vs KXIP match here on Hindustan Times Sports.

19:09 hrs IST

In-match stats

· 165: Average 1st innings score at Abu Dhabi is 165 from 4 matches of IPL 2020.

· 50/50: So far at Abu Dhabi in IPL 2020, team batting 1st and 2nd both have won 2 each from 4 matches at the venue.

· 50/50: Outside all the grounds of Mumbai and Mohali, both teams have encountered 6 times in IPL and have won 3 each.

· 8/13: Mumbai Indians have won 8 out of 13 times against Kings XI Punjab while chasing in IPL.

· 7/11: KXIP have won 7 out of 11 times against MI while batting first.

· 2: Runs required by Rohit Sharma to reach 5000 IPL runs, he will be the 3rd player to achieve this feat in the IPL behind Virat Kohli and Suresh Raina

· 158.75: Chris Lynn’s strike rate against KXIP is the 4th best by a batsman against them in the IPL

· 10: Runs required by Rohit Sharma to reach the 600-run mark against KXIP, this will be the 5th IPL team against he would have scored 600 plus runs against.

· 14: Runs required by KL Rahul to reach the 500-run mark against MI, his 486 runs currently are his most against a side in the IPL

· 2: Number of centurions for KXIP against MI in the IPL, most by an opponent against MI

· 1: If Rahul scores a fifty or more, he will be the joint 3rd on the list of most 50+ scores against MI in the IPL.He is currently on 4 50 plus scores against MI.

· 14: Catches taken by Pollard against KXIP in the IPL, joint most by a player against KXIP in the IPL

· 2: Wickets needed by Glenn Maxwell to reach 100 T20 wickets

· 2: Wickets needed by Mohammed Shami to complete 100 T20 wickets

· 7: wickets needed by Rahul Chahar to reach the 50-wicket mark in T20s

· 3: Wickets needed by Dhawal Kulkarni to reach 150 T20 wickets

19:08 hrs IST

Rohit Sharma at toss

MI captain Rohit Sharma: We would have batted first. We played good cricket here batting first in the last game, so we just need to put up a good performance. The talk before the tournament for us was to focus on the basics of batting, bowling and fielding and our preparations were good. We back ourselves to do whatever is thrown at us. We are playing the same team.

19:06 hrs IST

KL Rahul speaks at toss

Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul speaks at toss: “We’re going to bowl first. It is a new strip, looks really good and should play well for 40 overs. Hopefully there is a bit of movement first up. Gowtham comes in place of M Ashwin, that’s the only change.”

19:04 hrs IST

MI vs KXIP - Playing XI of both teams

Mumbai Indians are playing the same team. ings XI Punjab make one change - K Gowtham comes in place of M Ashwin.

Mumbai Indians (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah

Kings XI Punjab (Playing XI): Lokesh Rahul(w/c), Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Nair, James Neesham, Sarfaraz Khan, Krishnappa Gowtham, Mohammed Shami, Sheldon Cottrell, Ravi Bishnoi

19:00 hrs IST

MI vs KXIP LIVE SCORE: TOSS!

Kings XI Punjab win toss, elect to bowl against Mumbai Indians in Abu Dhabi.

18:55 hrs IST

Toss in 5 minutes

KXIP vs MI: Toss in 5 minutes. Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul - what should they choose after winning the toss in Abu Dhabi?

18:52 hrs IST

Average total in Abu Dhabi

The average total this season in Abu Dhabi has been 163. This will be a competitive total for any team. Can MI surpass KXIP challenge?

18:50 hrs IST

Pitch Report

“It looks like an absolute road. A bit of carry, a bit of bounce, not a blade of grassm” reckons Brett Lee on Star Sports.

18:44 hrs IST

The ground dimensions

The ground dimensions in Abu Dhabi make it even more tougher for the teams. The ground width is 79m in front, while it is around 59 to 63 m all around.

18:42 hrs IST

IPL 2020, KXIP vs MI: Live Score and Updates

Are you ready for the cracker this contest between KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma is going to be?

 

18:38 hrs IST

Jasprit Bumrah vs Mohammed Shami

Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami are two of the best Indian current pacers who usually bowl in tandem and in partnership. But today, they will be up against each other. That is the beauty of IPL.

18:35 hrs IST

Battle within KXIP

There is a battle within Kings XI Punjab - for Orange Cap. KL Rahul has scored 222 runs so far, while Mayank Agarwal has scored 221 runs. Who will win the Orange Cap.

18:32 hrs IST

Toss in 30 minutes

To bat or bowl first - this is the question? I have a feeling the captains might be interested in batting first today, even though that has not been the trend in IPL 2020.

18:27 hrs IST

KXIP have lost two games from winning position

Kings XI Punjab have lost two games from winning position in the series so far. They need to find ways to not lose games they could win.

18:24 hrs IST

IPL 2020 Points Table

Kings XI Punjab have won one out of 3 games so far and are currently lying at no. 5th position in the table. Mumbai Indians have won as many games are at 6th position.

18:17 hrs IST

Bio-secure protocols

Players face ouster from the tournament and their teams, a hefty fine of Rs 1 crore besides deduction in points if they breach the bio-bubble put in place for the IPL, news agency PTI have reported. MORE DETAILS

18:06 hrs IST

Will Chris Gayle return?

Chris Gayle has missed out on the early few games for Kings XI Punjab in the season so far and fans are wondering if he will play his first game tonight against Mumbai Indians.

18:02 hrs IST

KXIP vs MI, IPL 2020 Live Score

KL Rahul vs Rohit Sharma - Here are some stats between the two captains:

 

17:57 hrs IST

Mohammed Shami key for KXIP

The Kings XI Punjab fast bowler Mohammed Shami is currently the holder of the prestigious Purple Cap, and will be key for the side in getting early breakthrough and contain runs in death overs.

17:52 hrs IST

Will Hardik Pandya bowl?

Mumbai Indians have been quite careful in managing Hardik Pandya’s workload and the allrounder has not been given the ball yet. But Zaheer Khan had hinted that he would definitely bowl in the tournament at some stage. Will we see Pandya bowl today?

17:48 hrs IST

OUR TAKE: Who will win between Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians?

Karan Prashant Saxena: I think this match is quite evenly balanced as Kings XI Punjab have a great batting line-up, while Mumbai Indians have a great bowling line-up. Abu Dhabi is a slow, treacherous, large ground. The batsmen need to settle in and take their time to get going. I think this match is tilted in Mumbai’s favour, as they have one of the best bowling units in IPL 2020. Jasprit Bumrah, James Pattinson, Trent Boult and add spinners Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar - I like KL Rahul, but I think KXIP will struggle today.

Aritra Mukherjee: This will be a great contest. I’m personally very excited to see KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal face Trent Boult, James Pattinson and Jasprit Bumrah. As far as picking a side for today, I’d go with MI because they are not depended on any 2-3 players, unlike KXIP. I actually want to see how the KXIP middle order react if Rahul and Mayank don’t get them off to a flier.

17:45 hrs IST

KXIP vs MI, IPL 2020 Live Streaming details: When and where to watch

Are you wondering where to watch Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians IPL 2020 match on TV and Online? No worries, we got you sorted. Here is all the details you need to know about IPL 2020, KXIP vs MI Live Streaming: CLICK HERE

17:41 hrs IST

Mumbai Indians are on their way

Ahead of the Indian Premier League 2020 encounter, Mumbai Indians are making their way into the stands. Here is a video clip of MI entering stadium:

 

17:37 hrs IST

Points to consider

The Abu Dhabi stadium is quite larger as compared to the ones at Sharjah and Dubai - and hence the spinners will be playing a crucial role for both the teams. This might make Kings XI Punjab go for Mujeeb ur Rahman in place of Sheldon Cottrell. On the other hand, Mumbai Indians have the advantage of having played two games in Abu Dhabi before this, while it is Kings XI Punjab’s first game at the venue.

17:32 hrs IST

KXIP vs MI - Head to Head stats in details

Matches won by KXIP: 11

Matches won by MI: 13

Matched played in India: 22 (KXIP 10, MI 12)

Matches played in UAE: 0 (KXIP 0, MI 0)

KXIP average score against MI: 167

MI average score against KXIP: 162

Most runs for KXIP: 289 (Lokesh Rahul)

Most runs for MI: 417 (Kieron Pollard)

Most wickets for KXIP: 2 (Murugan Ashwin, Hardus Viljoen and Mujeeb Ur Rahman)

Most wickets for MI: 12 (Jasprit Bumrah)

Most catches for KXIP: 3 (Lokesh Rahul)

Most catches for MI: 14 (Kieron Pollard)

17:30 hrs IST

KXIP coach Anil Kumble speaks ahead of MI clash

“We need to assess the conditions, we are entering Abu Dhabi which is a new venue for us. Having said that, Mumbai is a very strong team, we know that. They are a very settled team, they have been playing the same XI, almost the same XI for the last couple of years,” said Kumble in a video posted on the official Twitter handle of KXIP.

“We know their strengths and we will have to bring our ‘A’ game against them. I am really happy with our last three games for the way we have been consistent, so looking forward to that kind of effort again in Abu Dhabi,” he added. READ MORE

17:28 hrs IST

KXIP vs MI Live Score: Shane Bond speaks

Mumbai Indians bowling coach Shane Bond spoek before the match: “KL Rahul, he’s got runs against us in the last few games as well...We know he’s a dynamic player, scores all around the field. We also know that he takes his time generally through the middle overs, so that’s perhaps an opportunity - if he gets that far - to create some pressure on him and the batsmen in and around him. But we will have specific ideas of how we’re going to get him out. In the end, we just can’t allow him to score in areas where he’s very strong. He scores well over extra cover, the pick-up over fine leg.” - MI bowling coach Shane Bond

17:24 hrs IST

Rohit Sharma two runs away from huge IPL milestone

Rohit Sharma is two runs away from joining Suresh Raina and Virat Kohli in the exclusive IPL 5000 club. He will become only the third batsman to reach the landmark. READ MORE

17:21 hrs IST

MI Predicted XI against KXIP

Mumbai Indians may look to bring in Nathan Coulter-Nile in place of James Pattinson. But to tackle the threat of KL Rahul, you need your best bowlers and James Pattinson has been impressive this season so far. No need to change teams.

MI Predicted XI: Rohit Sharma (C), Quinton de Kock (wk), SuryaKumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson/Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah

17:16 hrs IST

KXIP Predicted XI against MI

KXIP Predicted XI against MI: It is highly likely that Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul will play with the same playing XI he employed against Rajasthan Royals.

KXIP Predicted XI: KL Rahul (c/wk), Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, James Neesham, Sarfaraz Khan, M Ashiwn, Ravi Bishnoi, Sheldon Cottrell, Mohammad Shami

17:11 hrs IST

IPL 2020 Live Score

Here is all you know about the squads of both the teams:

Squads:

Kings XI Punjab Squad: Lokesh Rahul(w/c), Mayank Agarwal, Glenn Maxwell, Nicholas Pooran, Karun Nair, James Neesham, Sarfaraz Khan, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Sheldon Cottrell, Ravi Bishnoi, Chris Gayle, Mandeep Singh, Chris Jordan, Krishnappa Gowtham, Deepak Hooda, Hardus Viljoen, Jagadeesha Suchith, Ishan Porel, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Tajinder Singh, Darshan Nalkande, Arshdeep Singh, Simran Singh, Harpreet Brar

Mumbai Indians Squad: Rohit Sharma(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, James Pattinson, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, Chris Lynn, Saurabh Tiwary, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mitchell McClenaghan, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Sherfane Rutherford, Jayant Yadav, Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Mohsin Khan, Digvijay Deshmukh, Prince Balwant Rai

17:07 hrs IST

KXIP vs MI - IPL Interesting stats

* KL Rahul needs 14 more tuns to reach 500 runs in Indian Premier League against Mumbai Indians.

* Rohit Sharma needs two more runs to complete 5000 IPL runs.

17:04 hrs IST

KXIP vs MI - Head to head stats

Matches: 24

MI Won: 13

KXIP Won: 11

17:00 hrs IST

IPL 2020, KXIP vs MI Live Score and Updates

Hello and welcome to our live blog on IPL match between Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians. KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma, both saw a defeat in their previous game in closely fought affairs. The two will feel charged up to make a comeback and pick up a win in the match. KL Rahul has been praised widely for his captaincy and he is in supreme form with the bat. Mumbai Indians’ will have to tackle Rahul’s threat early on if they want to push forward for a win in the match.

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