IPL 2020, Match 36: Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) - Stats Preview
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IPL 2020, Match 36: Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) – Stats Preview

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On Sunday (18th October) evening, during the 36th match of the IPL 2020, the defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) will face Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at Dubai International Cricket Stadium (Dubai).

Both teams have already played eight matches in this IPL season. Mumbai Indians are standing in the second position in the IPL 2020 points table with 12 points (6 wins and 2 loses) while Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) are in the eighth or last position in the same points table with 4 points (2 wins and 6 loses).

It will be their second meeting this season. While they met for the first time this season on 1st October 2020 at Abu Dhabi (13th match of the season), Mumbai Indians won that match by 48 runs.

Also Read: IPL 2020, Match 36: Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) – Head To Head Records

IPL 2020, Match 36: Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab (MI vs KXIP) – Stats Preview

Teams’ forms in IPL 2020

Recent results (in last 5 matches)

MI (oldest to latest) – Won, Won, Won, Won and Won

KXIP (oldest to latest) – Lost, Lost, Lost, Lost and Won

Men-in-form

Stats MI KXIP
Top run-scorers Quinton de Kock (269 runs) KL Rahul (448 runs)
Rohit Sharma (251 runs) Mayank Agarwal (382 runs)
Suryakumar Yadav (243 runs) Nicholas Pooran (218 runs)
Top wicket-takers Jasprit Bumrah (12 wickets) Mohammed Shami (12 wickets)
Trent Boult (12 wickets) Ravi Bishnoi (8 wickets)
Rahul Chahar (9 wickets) Murugan Ashwin (6 wickets)

 

Records of MI and KXIP in UAE

Team Matches Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
MI 13 6 6 1 (0/1) 0
KXIP 13 7 5 1 (0/1) 0

 

Records of MI and KXIP at Dubai International Cricket Stadium (Dubai)

Team Matches Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
MI 4 0 3 1 (0/1) 0
KXIP 5 2 2 1 (0/1) 0

 

 

Crucial personal stats

Mumbai Indians (MI)

Jasprit Bumrah

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Jasprit Bumrah (Image Credit: IPL)

i) By taking one more wicket, the right-arm pacer Jasprit Bumrah (194 wickets) will become the most T20 wicket-taker as an Indian pacer after surpassing R Vinay Kumar (194 wickets).

ii) Jasprit Bumrah (97 wickets) will become the third Mumbai Indians bowler to take 100 T20 wickets after picking up three more wickets. Only Lasith Malinga (195 wickets) and Harbhajan Singh (147 wickets) achieved this feat for this team.

Rohit Sharma

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Rohit Sharma (Image Credit: IPL)

i) Rohit Sharma has scored 3979 IPL runs for Mumbai Indians. He will become the fourth batsman to complete 4000 IPL runs for a team by adding 21 more runs.

Kieron Pollard

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Kieron Pollard (Photo: Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

i) By adding 71 more runs, West Indies star Kieron Pollard (2929 runs) will become the second cricketer to score 3000 IPL runs for Mumbai Indians.

 

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)

Chris Gayle

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Chris Gayle (Image Credit: IPL)

i) West Indies star Chris Gayle has scored 911 runs for KXIP. The left-handed batsman is 89 runs away to complete his 1000 T20 runs for this team. He will be fifth overseas cricketer to score 1000 T20 runs for KXIP.

Mandeep Singh

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Mandeep Singh (Image Credit: IPL)

i) Mandeep Singh (961 runs) is 39 runs behind to complete his 1000 T20 runs for KXIP. He will be fourth Indian cricketer to score 1000 T20 runs for KXIP.

Glenn Maxwell

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Glenn Maxwell (Image Credit: IPL)

i) Australian cricketer Glenn Maxwell (78 sixes) will surpass Shaun Marsh (78 sixes) and become the second most six-hitter for KXIP in IPL history by hitting one more sixer. Only David Miller is ahead of them in this list with 87 IPL sixes for KXIP.

 

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