The Match 50 of VIVO IPL 2018 will be locked in a contest for two crucial points which will be played Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
There are Five teams who will contest for the two remaining playoff spots. Punjab are currently fifth place and one place above Mumbai Indians in the eight-team table.
In the 11th season of IPL 2018 KXIP have six wins from 12 matches, while Mumbai have five wins from the same number of matches.
Initially KXIP were table-toppers, but have since slipped down the table gradually. Punjab had five wins in their first six matches, but has marked only one win in their next six matches.
Most recently, on Monday evening, Punjab received a proper pounding at the hands of Kohali-led Royal Challengers Bangalore in which first, they were all out for 88 runs in 15.1 overs, and then they allowed RCB to attempt to a 10-wicket win.
Suryakumar Yadav, Evin Lewis, Ishan Kishan(w), Rohit Sharma(c), Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mayank Markande, Jasprit Bumrah, Mustafizur Rahman, Adam Milne, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Tiwary, Ben Cutting, Pradeep Sangwan, Jean-Paul Duminy, Tajinder Singh, Sharad Lumba, Siddhesh Lad, Aditya Tare, Akila Dananjaya, Anukul Roy, Mohsin Khan, MD Nidheesh
Kings XI Punjab:
Lokesh Rahul(w), Mayank Agarwal, Aaron Finch, Yuvraj Singh, Karun Nair, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin(c), Andrew Tye, Mohit Sharma, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Chris Gayle, David Miller, Ankit Rajpoot, Manoj Tiwary, Barinder Sran, Akshdeep Nath, Ben Dwarshuis, Pardeep Sahu, Mayank Dagar, Manzoor Dar