Punjab have misplaced their final 4 matches in opposition to MI on the PCA Stadium.
Of their opening match of this version’s Indian Premier League (IPL), Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) snatched victory from the jaws of defeat. The match with Rajasthan Royals (RR) on the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur went proper right down to the wire and the guests managed to emerge victorious by 14 runs. The sport additionally had its fair proportion of controversies after KXIP captain Ravi Ashwin ‘mankaded’ Jos Buttler.
The English wicketkeeper-batsman was on the non-striker’s finish and backed up an excessive amount of, after which Ashwin whipped off the bails to get the Englishman dismissed. Greater than the outcome, the sport grabbed the headlines for the act, which was deemed to be in opposition to the Spirit of Cricket by many. KXIP went on to lose their second recreation in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
The loss meant that Punjab are presently hanging on the backside of the factors desk. Nonetheless, now they’d be taking part in their first residence match on the PCA Stadium in Mohali in opposition to the Mumbai Indians (MI), in opposition to whom they misplaced their final 4 video games on the very venue. On the opposite finish, the guests could be excessive on confidence after their victory in opposition to the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in Bengaluru.
Rohit Sharma and Co misplaced on the Wankhede Stadium in opposition to the Delhi Capitals (DC), captained by Shreyas Iyer, however confirmed nerves of metal of their first away match. The franchise additionally must care for their Internet Run Charge (NRR), which isn’t the best at this time limit at -0.775.
How would be the climate?
In response to AccuWeather, there are not any probabilities of rain, which implies that the sport could be uninterrupted. The temperature might be across the 32-degree mark and the humidity isn’t anticipated to take that a lot of a toll on the gamers.
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