IPL 2024: Who will win today’s final match between PBKS Vs MI?

Punjab Kings' batters have not hit their form, resulting in a tough time for the team in IPL 2024.

Mumbai Indians look for first away win against a struggling Punjab Kings side.

The Mumbai Indians will be aiming to improve their performance in the ongoing IPL 2024 tournament when they face off against the Punjab Kings on Thursday at the Maharaja Yadavindra Singh Cricket Stadium in Mullanpur, Mohali. After a poor start to the league under the captaincy of Hardik Pandya, MI managed to win two consecutive matches, but unfortunately, they suffered their fourth loss at home against Chennai Super Kings on April 14th. Although Mumbai Indians still have eight more games to play, with 16 more points up for grabs, they need to find consistency soon before losing becomes a habit. Despite their slow start, Mumbai Indians still have a chance to qualify for the playoffs, but they need to perform consistently in the upcoming matches.

Shikhar Dhawan is currently the highest run scorer for Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League, having scored 152 runs. On the other hand, Kagiso Rabada is the highest wicket taker for the team, having taken 9 wickets so far.

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In their previous match against Rajasthan Royals, Punjab Kings were defeated by 3 wickets. They batted first and managed to score a modest total of 147 for 8 in 20 overs, after their top order collapsed. Ashutosh Sharma came to the rescue towards the end of the innings, contributing some valuable runs to take the team to 147.

During the chase, Yashasvi Jaiswal provided a strong start for Rajasthan Royals, scoring 39 runs and showing a determined attitude towards chasing down the target, despite wickets falling at regular intervals at the other end. In the end, it was Shimron Hetmyer who hit the winning shot to seal the victory for Rajasthan Royals.

Mumbai Indians are currently in the 8th position on the points table with only 2 wins so far in the Indian Premier League. Rohit Sharma has been the top run-scorer for Mumbai Indians with 261 runs to his name, while Jasprit Bumrah has taken the most wickets for Mumbai Indians with 10 scalps under his belt. Unfortunately, Mumbai Indians lost their previous match against Chennai Super Kings by 20 runs.

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In the match, Chennai Super Kings batted first and posted a huge total of 206 for 4 in 20 overs. While Ajinkya Rahane got out early, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Shivam Dube scored 69 and 66 runs respectively. CSK skipper MS Dhoni also struck 20 runs in just 4 balls to take his team to 206.

During the chase, Ishan Kishan and Rohit Sharma started off well, but the middle order failed to deliver, throwing their wickets away. Rohit Sharma went on to score 105 runs, but it was not enough to take Mumbai Indians to victory as they fell short by 20 runs in the end.

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Mumbai Vs Punjab Head To Head Records & Stats Mumbai and Punjab have faced each other in 31 matches in the IPL. Out of these 31 games, Mumbai have won 16 whereas Punjab have come out victorious on 15 occasions.

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