The table toppers of IPL 2014 Kings XI Punjab take on the wooden spoon title contender Mumbai Indians in the match number 22 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The match is possibly could not have been more ironical, with the KXIP yet to lose their single match while MI is looking to register their first win in this season of IPL 2014.
Kings XI Punjab is leading 7-5 head-to-head in their overall meetings in the six editions of IPL. Kings XI Punjab led by George Bailey has been in red hoot form while Mumbai Indians led by Rohit Sharma have just not managed to cross the finish line. Kings IX Punjab has been on an impressive run right from the start of the tournament. They were phenomenal in the UAE leg of IPL and would hope to continue their winning momentum on the Indian soil.
Mumbai Indians playing on the home ground at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai would be hoping to forget the nightmarish UAE stint. In their first game in Indian they are going against mighty Kings XI Punjab.
We take a look at the win-loss margin between the two teams in the last six editions of IPL.
|IPL 2008||25th April, 2008||Kings XI Punjab won by 66 runs|
|IPL 2008||21st May, 2008||Kings XI Punjab won by 1 run|
|IPL 2009||29th April, 2009||Kings XI Punjab won by 3 runs|
|IPL 2009||12th May, 2009||Mumbai Indians won by 8 wickets|
|IPL 2010||30th March, 2010||Mumbai Indians won by 4 wickets|
|IPL 2010||9th April, 2010||Kings XI Punjab won by 6 wickets|
|IPL 2011||2nd May, 2011||Mumbai Indians won by 23 runs|
|IPL 2011||10th May, 2011||Kings XI Punjab won by 79 runs|
|IPL 2012||22nd April, 2012||Kings XI Punjab won by 6 wickets|
|IPL 2012||25th April, 2012||Mumbai Indians won by 4 wickets|
|IPL 2013||29th April, 2013||Mumbai Indians won by 4 runs|
|IPL 2013||18th May, 2013||Kings XI Punjab won by 50 runs|
The last time these two sides clashed, Kings XI Punjab posted a win by 50 runs over the defending champions Mumbai Indians. All odds might look against the Mumbai Indians, but captain Rohit Sharma will have to motivate his side to start a new beginning in IPL 2014.