New Delhi: Mumbai Indians host Kings XI Punjab in Match 43 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016 today at Visakhapatnam.
Mumbai Indians, whose base was shifted from Mumbai to the eastern costal city of Visakhapatnam, have lost their first 'home game' at the new venue, but the Rohit Sharma-led outfit managed to win the next match at Bangalore ahead of today's crucial tie.
For the visiting team, the one-run defeat to Royal Challengers Bangalore have denied back-to-back wins and also effectively ended their season. But still, with pride at stake, the Murali Vijay-led side will try to bow out in still.
As things stand now, MI are fifth in the IPL table with 12 points from six wins in 11 outings, while KXIP are at the bottom of the eight team competition with six points from 10 matches.
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Here is everything else you need to know about the match:
Possible playing XIs:
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (capt.), Parthiv Patel (wk), Ambati Rayudu, Nitish Rana, Jos Buttler, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Harbhajan Singh, Tim Southee, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jasprit Bumrah
Kings XI Punjab: Murali Vijay (capt.), Hashim Amla, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), David Miller, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Axar Patel, Mohit Sharma, Anureet Singh, Sandeep Sharma, KC Cariappa
Venue: Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam
Time: 20:00 IST, 14:30 GMT
TV Listing: Set Max, Sony Six and Sony Six HD
Live streaming: Hotstar app
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