Punjab Kings will take on Mumbai Indians in Match 46 of IPL 2023 on Wednesday, May 3, at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali. Both teams are coming into the fixture having won their previous encounters. Punjab Kings are placed in the sixth spot in the IPL points table with five wins from nine matches. On the other hand, Mumbai Indians are currently in the seventh position with four wins from their eight matches.
Out of the four matches played in their home ground so far, Punjab have won just one game against the Kolkata Knight Riders, which was their opening game of the season. The Shikhar Dhawan-led side will look to improve their home record as they face MI who are coming into the fixture after beating the runner-ups of the season Rajasthan Royals.
PBKS vs MI Match Details
Venue – Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
Date & Time: Wednesday, May 3, 7:30 PM IST
Telecast & Streaming Details: Star Sports Network and JioCinema
PBKS vs MI Pitch Report
In the four matches played in Mohali so far in the competition, the team batting first has scored totals in excess of 190 twice. The previous fixture at the venue between Punjab Kings and Lucknow Super Giants saw 458 runs scored across two innings. Hence the upcoming fixture is also expected to be a high-scoring affair and the captain winning the toss is likely to field first.
PBKS vs MI Probable Playing XIs
Punjab Kings (PBKS):
Atharva Taide, Shikhar Dhawan (c), Liam Livingstone, Sikandar Raza, Sam Curran, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh
Mumbai Indians (MI):
Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Cameron Green, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Tim David, Jofra Archer, Piyush Chawla, Kumar Kartikeya, Riley Meredith, Arshad Khan
PBKS vs MI Probable Best Performers
Probable best batter
The 23-year-old is the second-highest run scorer for Mumbai Indians this season with 243 runs to his name from eight innings at an average of 48.60 and a strike rate of 152.83 with two fifties to his name. He scored a brilliant 44 off 26 balls against Rajasthan Royals with the help of four fours and two sixes in his innings. The all-rounder will look to put up another strong show against PBKS.
Probable best bowler
The left-arm seamer has been in sensational form this season as he’s picked 15 wickets in nine innings at an average of 19.66. The 24-year-old returned with figures of 1/37 in his four-over spell. Against CSK and will look to put up a better performance against MI, the same opposition against whom he picked 4/29, earlier in the season.