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PBKS Vs MI, IPL 2024: Mumbai Indians Looks For First Away Win Against A Struggling Punjab Kings Side

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Despite coming off two straight defeats, Punjab Kings will fancy a campaign revival against a Mumbai Indians side that finds itself in a bind after succumbing to a morale-sapping 20-run loss to league rival Chennai Super Kings.

Punjab Kings will see to make the most of domestic comforts when it meets Mumbai Indians in its third successive Indian Head Association (IPL) coordinate at the Maharaja Yadavindra Singh Universal Cricket Stadium here on Thursday.

Despite coming off two straight routs, Rulers will favor a campaign restoration against a Mumbai side that finds itself in a tie, both on and off the field, not slightest after surrendering to a morale-sapping 20-run misfortune to alliance equal Chennai Super Rulers at home.

MI’s pickle is such that it would breathe a moan of alleviation as it sets out on a four-match-long stretch on the street, absent from the Wankhede Stadium, which has seen a expansive parcel of the swarm vociferously express its objection of recently designated captain Hardik Pandya. The all-rounder’s horrendous 26-run final over against CSK, which demonstrated definitive, appears to have stemmed from that appear of open displeasure.

Mumbai appeared signs of having moved on from the captaincy switch after scoring back-to-back wins against Delhi Capitals and Illustrious Challengers Bengaluru. Previous captain Rohit Sharma’s bursting begins in the PowerPlay, with Ishan Kishan, were instrumental in both triumphs, whereas his unbeaten hundred, nearly 12 a long time separated from his final three-figure stamp in the IPL, against Super Rulers was confirmation to a telling takeoff from seven progressive ordinary seasons, amid which he crossed the 400-run arranging post as it were once and never struck in overabundance of 135.

This season, Mumbai’s beat seven hitters have been striking in abundance of 140 and that will allow the five-time winner a few hope.

On the other hand, Punjab will fuss over the woeful shape of its beat arrange, which was the essential reason it fizzled to cross the line in near wraps up against Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals. That its beat scorer and captain Shikhar Dhawan is still nursing a bear harm will as it were include to the host’s stresses.

Shashank Singh and Ashutosh Sharma have honorably propped up the batting from lower-order positions and Rulers would do well to allow them a advancement.

Punjab has a well-rounded bowling assault, and with Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh and stand-in captain Sam Curran finding their feet over diverse stages of the diversion, and Mumbai’s power-packed line-up will have its errand cut out.

But a certain Jasprit Bumrah, outfitted with a pitch that has seen the modern ball jag around and keep moo at times, might compound Punjab’s batting vulnerabilities and demonstrate conclusive. Know More Latest IPL Cricket News…

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