IPL 2020: KXIP vs MI match prediction, playing 11, head to head details

Kings XI Punjab players react after the wicket of Delhi Capitals player Axar Patel during IPL 2020 match, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai. Photo: PTI
After facing a defeat in higg-scoring encounters in their previous matches, both Mumbai Indians (MI) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) would look to comeback to winnings ways in Match 13 of the Indian Premier League 2020 (IPL 2020) at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi on Thursday. Mumbai lost its previous match in a super over while KXIP conceded 226 runs against RR, who chased down the 224-run target. MI is likely to go with an unchanged playing 11 while Punjab may bring Mujeeb ur Rahman in place of Sheldon Cottrell or James Neesham.

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MI vs KXIP match prediction

Mumbai Indians would start as favourites in MI vs KXIP encounter today, given Rohit Sharma's side nearly chased down 202 run target. On the other hand, KXIP would be low confidence after its bowlers were sent for leatherhunt at Sharjah.
KXIP vs MI head-to-head
  • Total matches: 24
  • MI won: 13
  • KXIP won: 11
  • No result: 0
Both the teams have enopugh fire power, with KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal consistently scoring at least a half-century for KXIP while Mumbai has the likes of Rohit, Kieron Pollard and Ishan Kishan in the line-up.

However, Mumbai is waiting for Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah to perform consistently. 

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KXIP vs MI playing 11 prediction

Kings XI Punjab: Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul (w/c), Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Karun Nair, Sarfaraz Khan, James Neesham, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Mujeeb Ur Rahman

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

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IPL 2020, Match 13: KXIP vs MI Pitch report

It's a slow pitch at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium and dew will play its part. Both teams would look to chase because of dew factor. Anything arounf 160-170 would be an ideal score.

KXIP vs MI squads:

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

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



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