MI vs KXIP: Rahul’s injured Kings to take on Hitman’s Indians
The 36th match of IPL 2020 will be played on Sunday evening between the 4-time champions Mumbai Indians Kings 11 Punjab in Dubai (Dubai). In the 13th season of IPL, Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians are looking very strong in the playoffs like a champion team. So on the other hand, KL Rahul’s Kings 11 Punjab will have to win all their matches by a big margin to reach the playoffs.
The situation is very bad for Punjab. She has won only two out of eight matches, but one good thing is that she is coming into this match by winning her last match which will boost her confidence. A good thing for the team is that Chris Gayle has returned and is also in form.
He played a key role in helping the team win the 53-run innings against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Three Punjab batsmen are in form. Captain Lokesh Rahul is his opening partner Mayank Agarwal Gayle. If all three go, then the work of Punjab will be done, but after these three, little can be expected from anyone, then they are Nicholas Puran.
In order to stay in good rhythm in T20, it is necessary for the team to find their right combination as soon as possible but this is the problem with Punjab. He has not yet got his right playing-11. He also made a lot of changes but there was distance from the right combination.
The second half of the league has also started, so far Punjab is looking for what its best playing-11 is. This is his biggest weakness. At the same time, everything is fine for Mumbai. He knows what his best playing XI is, he also has options for those players.
Quinton de Kock had scored a half-century in the last match, along with skipper Rohit Sharma, shared a 94-run partnership for the first wicket. Both of these batsmen are running in every match. Suryakumar Yadav, Ishaan Kishan, Hardik Pandya Kiran Pollard are all in form.
In bowling, Rohit made changes in the last match. In place of James Pattinson, Nathan Culpeter was given a chance. Nile was impressed but was run out in the last over. Jasprit Bumrah Trent Boult had taken wickets on time. Both of them have come this entire season so far for the team.