Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians are set to confront in the 22nd match of ongoing Indian Premier League tournament. The two teams will be playing their sixth match of this year’s IPL. The game is about to be played at Holkar cricket stadium, which is located in Indore. The match is slated to commence at 8:00 PM on 20th April 2017.
Mumbai Indians journey in this season of Indian Premier League has been quite interesting. After loosing the first match, which was played against MS Dhoni’s Rising Pune Supergiants, Rohit Sharma led Mumbai’s team didn’t loose a single game in next four matches. The team succeeded in winning all four games and acquired 3rd position in IPL 2017 points table.
Though the team has no player performing with no consistency in every game it played till now in this league, the team work has assisted in triumphing in all matches after the first match. On other side, performance of Kings XI Punjab declined after the first two victories in first two matches. The team lost all three matches played after initial two games. With 4 points earned through the two victories, team KXIP holds fifth rank in IPL 2017 points table.
Mumbai Indians team’s net run rate is +0.302 while team KXIP has net run rate of -0.302. In order to maintain a good position in IPL 2017 points table, KXIP needs to perform well in the coming matches. The team also needs a victory in this game to improve its rank in the points table and enter into safer zone so as to qualify for the qualifiers’ matches, which are going to be played next month.