IPL 2023 | PBKS vs MI | Head-to-Head Record
Sikandar Raza and Rahul Chahar celebrating victory over CSK (AP Photo)
Punjab Kings (PBKS) lock horns with five-time winners Mumbai Indians (MI) in the 46th match of the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The clash is slated to take place at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali on a doubleheader Wednesday, May 03, 2023, at 19.30 PM IST. However, before the match goes live, here is a look at the PBKS vs MI head-to-head.
However, before diving into the head-to-head record of the two let us see how these two teams have performed in IPL 2023 so far.
PBKS in IPL 2023
Like most of the top teams in the table, Shikhar Dhawan's PBKS have also made a decent start to their current campaign. They have played nine games so far with five victories and four defeats. With ten points and a net run rate of -0.447, they are placed in the sixth position in the table.
Last Match:The Kings are coming on the back of a fantastic win against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in Chennai.
Skipper MS Dhoni won the toss and opted to bat first in the afternoon game. Left-handed opener Devon Conway continued his rich vein of form as he struck an unbeaten 92 off just 52 with the help of 16 fours and a six. CSK posted a massive total of 200/4 on the board in their allotted 20 overs.
In reply, Prabhsimran Singh struck 42 right at the top of the order while Liam Livingstone scored 40. Sam Curran played a vital hand of 29 off 20 as the Kings completed the chase on the final delivery of the match with the loss of six wickets.
MI in IPL 2023
Rohit Sharma's MI has had a mixed start to their season so far. They have played eight games with four wins and as many losses. With eight points and an NRR of -0.502, they are positioned below PBKS in the seventh spot in the table.
Last Match: MI also enter this game on the back of a thrilling victory despite a scintillating century from Rajasthan Royals's (RR) youngster Yashasvi Jaiswal. MI created a record of becoming the first side-ever to hunt down the target of above 200 at Wankhede Stadium in the history of the league.
RR captain Sanju Samson won the toss and elected to bat first. As mentioned, Jaiswal struck a ton (124 off 62) with 16 fours and eight maximums. Courtesy of his knock, the Royals posted a huge total of 212/7 on the board.
Chasing 213, Cameron Green and Suryakumar Yadav smashed 44 and 55 runs respectively. Tilak Varma amassed 29 and with 17 needed off the last over, Tim David hammered three monstrous sixes off the first three deliveries against Jason Holder to seal the deal for his team. The explosive Australian remained unbeaten on 45 off 14 with two fours and five sixes.
PBSK vs MI, Head-to-Head
PBKS vs MI, Head-to-Head (Overall IPL)
Both sides have met each other 30 times in the league's history and its all even-stevens as they have won 15 games each.
Punjab Kings won: 15
Mumbai Indians won: 15
PBKS vs MI, IPL 2023
Latest face-off: PBKS vs MI
The two teams played against each other in Match No. 31 of this season in the reverse fixture in Mumbai where the Punjab-based franchise beat the home side by a margin of 13 runs.
Skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to field first. The top seven players crossed the ten-run mark with stand-in captain Sam Curran top-scoring for his side with his knock of 55 off 29. With this, the visitors reached a total of 214/8. Arjun Tendulkar had a forgettable outing as he conceded 48 runs for one wicket in his three-over spell.
In reply, Ishan Kishan got out cheaply for just one while Rohit scored 44. Cameron Green and Suryakumar struck 67 and 57 runs respectively as they threatened to take the match away from the Kings. But the target proved too much for the home team as they managed to reach 201/6. Pacer Arshdeep Singh took figures of 4/29 (4) while Curran grabbed the Player of the Match award.
Brief score, PBKS vs MI, IPL 2023 - Match 31
Punjab Kings - 214/8 (20 overs)
Highest scorer: Sam Curran - 55 (29)
Best bowling: Piyush Chawla - 2/15 (3 overs)
Mumbai Indians - 201/6 (20 overs)
Highest scorer: Cameron Green - 67 (43)
Best bowling: Arshdeep Singh - 4/29 (4 overs)