In today’s match, the Kings XI Punjab will be facing the mighty Mumbai Indians at the Holkar stadium in Indore. The Punjab team have won two out of the total five matches played by them till now. The Mumbai Indians have on the other hand won four out of the total five matches played. The MI team has been successful in gaining the right momentum for their team. The Punjab squad will be definitely looking ahead to win this match to earn points and make a place for themselves in IPL 2017.
KXIP vs MI Head to Head: Probable Playing XI – Who will win Today’s Match?
Punjab Playing 11
The Punjab team would be likely opening today’s match with players like Manan Vohra and Hashim Amla.These two are crucial batsmen for the KXIP team. Amla with experience and Vohra with youthful energy are likely to make a deadly combination. The middle order is likely to feature Wriddhiman Saha along with skipper Glenn Maxwell and David Miller. Saha is an exceptional talent for the Punjab team giving an all over flexibility to the team. Maxwell and Miller are known hard hitters with the bat as well. Marcus Stoinis is an all-rounder for this squad and he is probably going to play today. Spinner Axar Patel is likely to be part of the playing 11 as well. Among the seamers, it is presumed that Sandeep Sharma, Mohit Sharma, Varun Aaron and T Natarajan are likely to play as well.
Mumbai Playing 11
The Mumbai Indians will be likely to open with Parthiv Patel and Jos Buttler. Both of them can balance the initial innings for the MI team as Jos is a hard hitter and Parthiv needs to support him by striking the right combination. The middle order is likely to consist of skipper Rohit Sharma and Nitish Rana. Rohit is a talented player capable enough of leading his team as a skipper and player both. All-rounders are aplenty in the MI squad like Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, and Krunal Pandya. They will be having a role to play in today’s match against KXIP. In the bowling department, it is presumed that Harbhajan Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga and Mitchell McClenaghan will be playing today.[socialpoll id=”2435618″]
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