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
Overall 30 15 15
In Mohali 8 4 4

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.

Team Runs Opposition Venue Year
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. 

Venue Wickets Average
Lucknow 30 20.1
Mohali 36 26.5
Hyderabad 30 27.0
Delhi 29 29.3
Bengaluru 48 30.1

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.

Player Runs
Shikhar Dhawan 871
KL Rahul 867
Virat Kohli 851

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.

Player Innings Runs SR
Yashasvi Jaiswal 9 428 160
Rinku Singh 9 270 152
Tilak Varma  8 248 152
Prabhsimran Singh 9 210 153

He has also showcased his power-hitting skills in the powerplay, smashing the joint fourth-highest sixes during this phase.

Player Innings Runs 6s
Faf du Plessis 8 201 14
Kyle Mayers 8 204 11
Ruturaj Gaikwad 9 194 9
Prabhsimran Singh 9 191 8

Sensational Arshdeep:

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
9 Innings 8
6 Wickets 9
33.2 Average 10.7
8.8 Economy  9.1
23 Strike Rate 7

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.