Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab, KL Rahul, KXIP, MI
KL Rahul celebrates the run-out of Suryakumar Yadav. (Credits: Twitter)

High-flying Mumbai Indians will be looking to continue their winning run when they take on spirited Kings XI Punjab in the 36th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020.

Both the teams are coming into this game on the back of victories in their previous outings. In fact, Mumbai Indians have not lost a single match in October, having won all of their five games so far. With six wins from the first eight games, Mumbai Indians are looking set to make it to the playoffs.

Mumbai Indians
Mumbai Indians. (Credits: Twitter)

Kings XI Punjab, on the other hand, registered a much-needed win in their previous outing when they beat Royal Challengers Bangalore. It was their second win in eight games this season and also ended their 5-match losing streak. After finally gaining some momentum, the KL Rahul-led side will be looking to keep their slim playoffs alive with another win tonight.

Toss report:

Mumbai Indians have won the toss and have opted to bat first against Kings XI Punjab.

Playing elevens:

Mumbai Indians:

Rohit Sharma(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah

Kings XI Punjab:

KL Rahul(w/c), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Glenn Maxwell, Deepak Hooda, Chris Jordan, Murugan Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh