IPL MI vs PBKS Live: The 42nd match of the IPL 2021 between defending Champions Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi is going to be make or break match for both the teams as they along with Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals have 8 points each and all the teams are in the race for the playoffs. Not only this match every match for both the teams from now will be important. While the Rohit Sharma-led franchise is coming off the loss against Royal Challengers Bangalore, the Kl Rahul-led side would be high on confidence after defending a low total against Sunrisers Hyderabad. When these two clashed in the first leg of the tournament, Punjab Kings dominated the defending champions. As of now in the points table, Mumbai Indians are placed seventh while the KL Rahul-led side is placed fifth.
Star Sports Network has the right to telecast the Indian Premier League in India. The 42nd match of the marquee tournament between Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings will be telecasted on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 3 and Star Sports 3 HD in India. Fans in South Africa and Zimbabwe can see the IPL encounter between the two teams on SuperSport. Cricket lovers in the United Kingdom and New Zealand can enjoy the game on Sky, Sports, while the fans from the Caribbean can see the live-action of the IPL 2021 encounter on flow sports. Willow Tv will telecast the match between MI and PBKS in the United States of America.
The tournament is about to reach its business and there’s still no clarification on who will be the four teams that will play the playoffs. Both the teams are in dire need of a win and a win would take them one step closer to the playoffs. Both of them needs to be at the top of their game and display high-quality cricket. Talking of the head to head record between the teams, they have matched each other blow for blow with defending champions leading 14-13. The two sides will clash with each other for the second time in the IPL 2021 and the match between them will be telecasted on Star Sports channels – Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 3 and Star Sports 3 HD. Apart from this, the online streaming of the match between Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings will be broadcasted on Disney+Hotstar VIP.
Star Sports will telecast the IPL 2021 match between Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings on TV. Fans can enjoy the match both in English and Hindi commentary. While Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD will telecast the game in English commentary, Star Sports 3 and Star Sports 3 HD will broadcast the match in Hindi commentary. The Rohit Sharma-led side has been struggling to get going in the season. Despite having power hitters in the squad, they have registered only four wins. On the other hand, the KL Rahul-led side has been the unluckiest in the tournament so far as they have lost few matches from the winning position and also managed only 4 wins this season so far.
Those who are unable to watch the IPL 2021 encounter between Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings on television, can stream the match online. However, there won’t be any platforms that will steam the match between the defending champions and two-time winners for free. Viewers can tune in by subscribing to a nominal subscription fee of Disney+Hotstar. JIO is also providing Hotstar subscriptions on select plans. When these two clashed last time at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, it saw KL Rahul-led side dominating the match as they first restricted Mumbai Indians to the total of 131 runs and then chased the target with 9 wickets in the hand. It remains to be seen who among them will have the last laugh.
The 42nd match of the IPL 2021 will take place at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Punjab Kings (PBKS) is scheduled to start at 7:30 PM IST.
Possible Playing XI for Mumbai Indians
Despite the middle order not firing, the defending champions Mumbai Indians are likely to play with the same XI
Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Adam Milne, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult
Possible Playing XI for Punjab Kings
Punjab Kings would also want to continue the winning combination and play with the same XI
KL Rahul (c/wk), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Aiden Markram, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Harpreet Brar, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Nathan Ellis, Arshdeep Singh