Kings XI Punjab Vs Mumbai Indians Match No 22
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Kings XI Punjab Vs Mumbai Indians, match No. 22: Yet again, the IPL caravan has moved to Indore for the tournament's 22nd match. In need of a desperate resurrection, Kings XI Punjab would be extremely happy returning to their newly-adopted home ground, the venue where they haven't lost even a single game. The Holkar Cricket Stadium has proved to be lucky for KXIP. The side registered two consecutive wins to the start of the IPL season 10. However, next to it, three disappointing losses in a row put a question mark on their ability to win in the others' den.
Even if the crowd didn't really support their home team, Punjab clinched two easy wins at the venue. Punjab's confidence will be high when they face off in-form Mumbai in Indore. Ahead of the match, they have obvious reasons to cheer with the chief one being their unbeaten home record this season. Since the match is being played in their home ground, Punjab has more chances to become the winner of KXIP Vs MI match.
They won both the Indore matches batting second. The track had some moisture in the first innings and it turned out to be dried in the second one. That means Punjab batted on a flat surface, while their opponents got a two-paced track. How will they fare if comes out to bat first in their next match against Punjab? This remains a question. Toss will again be crucial for Punjab if they want to become the winner of KXIP Vs MI match.
Mumbai Indians have set the world on fire winning four of their first five matches. They got outplayed by RPS in their first match despite posting a mammoth 184 on the board. Ironically, it came out to be Mumbai's only loss of the tournament. Now, Mumbai will take on Punjab on the back of four consecutive wins.
With Mumbai carrying a portrayal of a slow-starter, not many would have expected them to fight back that hard. Surprisingly, they did it by virtue of their all-round performance. Placed 3rd on the point table with 4 wins in 5 matches, Mumbai will hopefully seek an even better position in Kings XI Punjab Vs Mumbai Indians match.
Will Kings XI Punjab turn their fortunes in lucky Indore against Mumbai Indians?