23 Apr 2021: IPL 2021: Punjab include Ravi Bishnoi against MI
Punjab Kings and Mumbai Indians take on each other in match number 17 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season on Friday in Chennai.
After winning the first game, PBKS have lost three straight games.
Meanwhile, Mumbai have won twice and lost the same number of games.
Ahead of a cracking encounter, we present the team news.
Fact: A look at the playing XI of PBKS
Punjab Kings playing XI: KL Rahul (w/c), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Moises Henriques, Shahrukh Khan, Fabian Allen, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh
Fact: Playing XI of Mumbai Indians
Mumbai Indians playing XI: Quinton de Kock (wk), Rohit Sharma (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult
Stats: Stats that matter: PBKS vs MI
PBKS skipper KL Rahul has scored 580 runs in 12 innings against MI at an average of 64.44 and a strike rate of 131.22.
His last five innings versus MI read: 94(60), 71*(57), 100*(64), 17(19), and 77(51).
Kieron Pollard has scored at a strike rate of 200+ in five of his last six innings against Punjab - 50*(24), 50(23), 7(9), 83(31), 47*(20), 34*(12).