The next match in IPL is scheduled on 10th April 2019 for the teams Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab at 8.00PM IST in Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Both the teams have a strong fan base and their fans are expecting them to move high in the table of points. Kings XI Punjab have appeared in 6 matches and won 4 out of it and holds 3rd place in the table of points. When looking at the Mumbai Indians they played 5 matches and won 3 out of it and holds 5th place. This is an important match for both the teams to show their strength in the IPL match and to move high in the table and to occupy a good place.
For the team Mumbai Indians, the main concern is the batsman, since there is no one in the top 20 list of scorers in IPL 2019. On the other hand, the team can manage with the advantage of having a superior fast blower of West Indian pacer, ALzarri Joseph. His recording breaking blowing in the previous against the Sunraisers Hyderabad might have proved his efficiency. Other players like Jasprit bumrush, Jason Behredorff and Hardik can support the team highly.
- The expected XI: Quinton de Knock, Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishen, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Alzarri Joseph, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga/ Jason Behrendroff
Kings XI Punjab
The team gave a slow start in the IPL 2019 somehow they managed to have victories. The fact that they played in the tough ground for batting in the last two matches cannot be denied. Having a strong team in batting they also have a good fielding strength with Ravichandran Ashwin who 7 wickets in previous games and did so well in last 5 out of 6 matches. Also having Sam Curran, Mohammed Shami and Murugan Ashwin is also a great support to the team.
- The expected XI: Chris Gayle, KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, David Miller, Mandeep Singh, Sam Curran, R Ashwin, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Mohammed Shami, Ankit Rajpoot
Head to head matches
- Total matches both the teams faced each other is 23, out of which 11 matches were won by Kings XI Punjab and remaining 12 matches was won by Mumbai Indians.
- When stadium in Mumbai is considered, 9 matches were played and out of those matches 5 were won by Mumbai Indian and remaining 4 was won by Kings XI Punjab.
Pitch condition and weather report
The pitch is considered to be good for batting but the due factor plays an important role during the game. The weather is considered to be good in the 20s and the period may remain humid. There is no expectation of rain throughout the day.
On the whole, the match is going to be interesting and quality time for the fans of both the teams and also for the cricket lovers. Every IPL match post will help to find the strength of each team and their performance in the upcoming matches.