Punjab Kings (PBKS) will lock horns with Mumbai Indians (MI) in a pulsating fixture of the TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 on Wednesday, May 3, at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali, at 7:30 PM IST.
Both teams head into the clash after registering thrilling wins in their previous game.
With five wins and four losses, our boys are placed sixth in the TATA IPL 2023 standings with 10 points. On the other hand, MI are below us with eight points from eight matches.
Let’s look at some stats and numbers ahead of the exciting clash.
Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians Head-to-Head:
We have faced MI on 30 occasions in the TATA IPL and won 15 matches.
We have squared off eight times in Mohali and registered four victories apiece.
However, we have dominated in recent meetings. Our Shers have won four of the last five matches against MI.
|Competition||Total Matches||Won by PBKS||Won by MI|
PBKS’ Blitzkrieg In Death Overs vs MI:
Our boys scripted history against MI at the Wankhede Stadium earlier this season. We recorded the second-highest score in the death overs in the tournament’s history. Our batters smashed 96 runs in the last five overs to put a mammoth score on the board.
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||112||Gujarat Lions||Bengaluru||2016|
|Punjab Kings||96||Mumbai Indians||Wankhede||2023|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||91||Kolkata Knight Riders||Eden Gardens||2019|
|Mumbai Indians||89||Punjab Kings||Abu Dhabi||2020|
|Mumbai Indians||89||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Dubai (DSC)||2020|
Pacers Shine In Mohali:
Fast bowlers have played remarkably at our home den in Mohali. In this season so far, pacers have bagged 36 wickets. The speedsters have averaged 26.5 at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium - the second best amongst all venues in TATA IPL 2023.
Shikhar Dhawan’s Phenomenal Record vs MI:
Our talismanic skipper, Shikhar Dhawan, holds the record for the most runs by any batter against Mumbai Indians in TATA IPL. The swashbuckling southpaw has amassed 871 runs against MI in the marquee T20 tournament.
Prabhsimran Singh Grabs Limelight:
Our young batter, Prabhsimran Singh, has been one of the standout batters in the ongoing edition. The 22-year-old scored 210 runs in nine matches. It is the fourth-highest by an uncapped player in the 2023 season.
He has also showcased his power-hitting skills in the powerplay, smashing the joint fourth-highest sixes during this phase.
|Faf du Plessis||8||201||14|
Our premier fast bowler, Arshdeep Singh, has been our wrecker-in-chief. The left-arm pacer has scalped 15 wickets in nine matches.
Interestingly, Arshdeep has troubled left-handed batters. He has bagged nine wickets against left-handed batters, including dismissing Ishan Kishan, Tilak Varma and Nehal Wadhera in the reverse fixture against MI.
|vs RHB||vs LHB|
Some more mind-blowing numbers ahead of the PBKS vs MI clash:
- → Shikhar Dhawan is 1 fifty away from 50 half-centuries in TATA IPL.
- → Shikhar Dhawan is 5 fours away from 100 fours against MI in IPL.
- → Jitesh Sharma is 76 runs away from 500 runs in TATA IPL.
- → Sikandar Raza is 26 runs away from 3500 runs in T20s.