Rohit Sharma MI

Current Standings:

  • Both teams are at the bottom of the table (7th & 8th) with 4 points each after 6 games.

Recent Form:

  • Both lost their last matches, with MI losing despite Rohit Sharma’s century.

Key Players:

  • Punjab Kings: Kagiso Rabada (pace bowling), Shashank Singh & Ashutosh Sharma (lower-order batting)
  • Mumbai Indians: Jasprit Bumrah (pace bowling), Rohit Sharma & Ishan Kishan (opening batting)

Matchup Points:

  • Venue: Mullanpur (lowest scoring venue in PowerPlays this season)
  • Advantage: Pacers might be more effective due to helpful conditions.
  • Head-to-Head: Mumbai leads with a slight edge (16-15 in 31 matches).

Team News:

  • Punjab Kings: Shikhar Dhawan injured, Jitesh Sharma might play despite a knock.
  • Mumbai Indians: No injuries reported.


  • Punjab might target Hardik Pandya with their finishers.
  • Mumbai needs to be cautious of Rabada, especially for Suryakumar Yadav.

Possible Playing XIs:

  • Punjab Kings: Bairstow, Taide, Curran (c), Livingstone, Jitesh (wk), Shashank, Ashutosh, Brar, Patel, Arshdeep, Rabada (Impact sub: Prabhsimran/Chahar)
  • Mumbai Indians: Rohit, Ishan (wk), Varma, Hardik (c), David, Nabi, Shepherd, Gopal, Coetzee, Bumrah, Madhwal (Impact sub: Surya)

Interesting Facts:

  • Rohit Sharma to play his 250th IPL match (only after MS Dhoni).
  • MI lost both away games this season.
  • Punjab made the fewest changes in the league (4 in 6 matches).
  • Suryakumar Yadav struggles in away matches, but did well against PBKS last year.