Unbeaten Kings XI Punjab and winless Mumbai Indians start their Indian leg of IPL by facing each other. As Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium is the venue MI has a chance to bounce back in front of the home crowd while Kings XI Punjab has no reason to bog down
1) Head to head Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab have played 12 matches. KXIP has won seven games.
2) Rohit Sharma’s 79 not out is the highest individual score by a Mumbai Indians batsman against Kings XI Punjab.
3) 5-21 by Munaf Patel in 2011 season is the best bowling performance by a MI bowler vs. KXIP.
4) Batting first MI’s highest score vs. KXIP is 174/3 while in 2nd innings it is 188 All Out.
5) Mumbai Indians were once bowled out for 87 against Kings XI Punjab, it remains their lowest ever score in IPL.
6) Kumar Sangakkara in KXIP colours scored 94 runs in 2008 it still remains the highest score by a KXIP batsman against MI.
7) 4-22 by Bhargav Bhat is the best bowling performance by a KXIP bowler vs. Mumbai Indians.
8) In 2009 KXIP were restricted to 119/8 by MI, it is their lowest total against MI. In next match same season MI once again curtailed KXIP to 119/9
Last time these two teams clashed, Kings XI Punjab won by 50 runs.