MI vs KXIP Probable Final Playing 11/ Match Prediction

MI vs KXIP Probable Final Playing 11

MI vs KXIP Probable Final Playing 11

Mumbai Indians’ game against Kings XI Punjab is a must win for both the contenders. If Mumbai loses this match, they will have to leave the playoff race immediately. Meanwhile, if Kings XI Punjab loses, they will have to depend on the remaining teams to qualify. Hence, Match 50 of IPL 2018 will be crucial for both MI and KXIP. Find the MI vs KXIP Probable Final Playing 11 below.

Head-to- Head:

Overall: Matches – 21
Kings XI Punjab – 10
Mumbai Indians – 11
Punters Heavy On: Mumbai Indians


Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
The wicket at Wankhede has always been favorable for batsmen. But, the pitch this year is slow thus favoring spinners in the later part of the game.

Total matches 63
Matches won batting first 32
Matches won bowling first 31
Average 1st Inns scores 164
Average 2nd Inns scores 152
Highest total recorded 235/1 (20 Ov) by RCB vs MI
Lowest total recorded 67/10 (15.2 Ov) by KKR vs MI
Highest score chased 195/3 (20 Ov) by DD vs MI
Lowest score defended 135/6 (20 Ov) by DC vs MI

(The above stats only include the IPL matches played at Wankhede Stadium)


How do the teams stack up?

Mumbai Indians

The opening partnership of Suryakumar Yadav and Evin Lewis has clicked for Mumbai. However, middle order falters with Rohit Sharma’s inconsistency. JP Duminy is yet to prove himself as he hasn’t been given any chance with the bat and ball. Mumbai Indians’ bowling was deplorable against Rajasthan as they conceded a lot of runs. There is a possibility of Mumbai Indians bringing in Adam Milne to strengthen their bowling unit. The rest of the MI squad is likely to be the same.

Kings XI Punjab

Kings XI Punjab boasted of having a strong batting lineup; yet, their batting was miserable against Bangalore. Chris Gayle’s form is a reason of concern for the Punjab squad. The team will work on improving the middle order performance. Yuvaraj Singh could come in place of Mayank Agarwal who has failed despite getting many chances. Skipper Ravichandran Ashwin should shoulder his responsibility with both the bat and ball. If fit, Mujeeb ur Rahman could come into the squad.

MI vs KXIP Probable Final Playing 11

MI : Suryakumar Yadav, Evin Lewis, Ishan Kishan (wk), Rohit Sharma (capt), JP Duminy, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Ben Cutting, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mayank Markande, Jasprit Bumrah
Players to watch out for:
Suryakumar Yadav, Evin Lewis

KXIP : KL Rahul (wk), Chris Gayle, Karun Nair, Aaron Finch, Mayank Agarwal, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, R Ashwin (c), Mujeeb Ur Rahman/ Ankit Rajpoot, Andrew Tye, Mohit Sharma
Players to watch out for:
KL Rahul, Andrew Tye

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