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  • POSTED BY android_user on | May 3, 2014, 11:57 GMT

    @ranjit gunawardene "Get rid of Anderson". Yeah, sure. Has had 2 games good with ball, always fields well and has scored runs after moving up the order apart from SRH. What are you?

    @Westpan2 Well said.

  • POSTED BY westen2 on | May 3, 2014, 10:08 GMT

    Who gave the right to Rajit Gunaerwala to make such propostarus comments about cricketers and Mumbai team management?As with all players, each player has an out of form ( Gambhir & AB de Villiars) or is not in touch with cricket ( Hussey & Muralitharan) but that doesn't mean you have the bloody right to insult cricketers with that potential. Yes, they might misfire and maybe a wrong decision, but as spectarors we have the responsiblity to enjoy the game instead of controlling it. To those who make up their own team, play the fantasy league and leave the reality to the respectable captains !!

  • POSTED BY on | May 3, 2014, 9:45 GMT

    since the auction, it was totally wrong decisions that put MI at this win less situation..( may be too many decision makers ) Last time too they went with old super stars like Ponting.. all knows how he failed but luckily Devon Smith did extremely well which helped fir MI in winning the title .. They did the same mistake by going with Hussy this time.. aging players won't work at al with less domestic and international appearencel.. (Murali too is an example in IPL.. star player but a total failure.. ) They had a good chance to get in Bandri or an IND batsman but what a big mistake again.. going after a low profile intentional player.. !!! Also the squad is very week compared to last time, hardly you could find any replacements for international players.. so basically what they could do is to give a chance to dunk again.. Get rid of Anderson and a give a chance to a genuine fast bowler like Santokie or hazlewood or De Lange..so that atleast MI will be able reduce some runs...!!

  • POSTED BY on | May 3, 2014, 9:34 GMT

    Why do the Indians, including Mumbai themselves, think Corey is a number 3? Even at age group level he was a number 4 with Neesham three. The Indian batsman will have to step up after Dunk... and then Pollard and Corey should be 5 and 6. I know they are desperate for a win (and even as a DD fan I wish them well tonight), but desperation and stupidity do not need to go hand in hand. Corey should walk to the crease with 8 overs to go and try and hit a quick 50... that is when he is at his best. They have read too much into the circumstances surrounding his quickest hundred in the shortened odi I reckon... whatever happens, do not drop him... m DD team currently are not playing Neesham, preferring Parnell... and that alone is pretty dumb if you ask me. All-rounders are two players.

  • POSTED BY Cricketfan11111 on | May 3, 2014, 8:32 GMT

    Hussey plays safe at the start of the innings and accelerate later. He needs a big hitter to open with him. Vijay did that well for CSK and the partnership was very successful. If Vijay fell early Raina at 3 did the hitting. Now that Rohit Sharma is opening for MI Hussey might get a look in if he is doing well in the nets. He is too good a player fail too soon after a successful BBL. MI needs to get the correct players in correct order. Looking forward to an exciting Saturday.

  • POSTED BY anshu.s on | May 3, 2014, 8:25 GMT

    There are lot of queries why didn't MI go for Badrinath simple answer is IPL rules state that you cannot replace an outgoing going players by someone whose base price was higher than the outgoing player, Jalaj Saxena was brought by MI for 90 lakhs and Badri base price is 1 crore, so Badri was not an option but that does not mean MI coudn't have bid for young Indian batting talent unsold at auction like Siddesh Lad ,Prashant Chopra,Nikhil Gangta who all are good stroke players , if they were looking for solidity then they could have gone for Ankeet Bawne... options were many but MI are always stuck on foriegn names and big name Indian players, there owners and those at RCB fancy themelves as some sort of Real Madrid with Galactico like approach, uncapped Indian players going to auction pool has hurt teams like MI and RCB big time because previously they used to stockpile these players at low prices.

  • POSTED BY Siva_Bala75 on | May 3, 2014, 7:47 GMT

    Choose the 'best' possible Indian 7 and then balance the team by the 'optimum' overseas 4. Many teams are missing this point. Learn from Dhoni/ CSK. Last year the whole season Faf sat out and this season Badree is sitting out because of this reason. Mumbai's Indian contingent is weak- it was a surprise when Jalaj Saxena was replaced by an overseas player and not an Indian!

  • POSTED BY android_user on | May 3, 2014, 7:46 GMT

    its India surely hussey need to replace Ben dunk

  • POSTED BY android_user on | May 3, 2014, 7:45 GMT

    Rohit always does well in India .Kieron's form will be a big boost for Mumbai .one win will bring Mumbai back to hunt for the title

  • POSTED BY BRUTALANALYST on | May 3, 2014, 7:39 GMT

    With Anderson continuing to struggle with the bat having no experience in India and only bowling the odd over Simmons has to replace him. M.I need a fresh start in the Indian leg and he could be the man to do it he'll also add a boost in spirits and some Trini comradery for Pollard who is key to M.I having any chance of turning their fortunes around.

  • POSTED BY on | May 3, 2014, 7:25 GMT

    rohit must come at 4 as he can control the innings and can hit in the last 5 overs along with kp. tare and dunk must open and play fearless cricket as they have to win all the matches from here.my batting order for mi-tare,dunk,anderson,rohit,rayudu,pollard,gautam,bhajji,zak,shreyas ,malinga for punjab-viru,vohra,saha,maxi,miller,bailey,patel,dhawan,johnson,sandeep,balaji.

  • POSTED BY android_user on | May 3, 2014, 7:25 GMT

    bailey is a good captain. he is doing a good job. perera should not even get a game. he's out of form

  • POSTED BY on | May 3, 2014, 6:53 GMT

    Thisara Perera should be given chance. He is a great player. Bailey can be kept out because he's not in his best form.

  • POSTED BY zavahir on | May 3, 2014, 6:24 GMT

    Time for the flat wicket champions to score runs and then people will go ' he has found his form'. Lol

  • POSTED BY Mr.CricketJKNotHussey on | May 3, 2014, 6:11 GMT

    @ASK3 Saha may not be a "big" hitter but he can time the ball well and score pretty fast. The reason I don't want him to come at the top is because I want Vohra to get a go and Bailey really needs to play himself more. With that combo, Maxwell needs to come in at least at No. 4 if not 3 since he needs to facce as many deliveries as possible. Since No. 5 is Miller's most effective position, it only leave No. 6 for Saha. That said, another combination that can be tried is to open with Saha and insert Gurkeerat Singh at No. 6. Gurkeerat has finished a couple of big chases for KXIP and also against bowlers like Steyn. He also gives a Wicket Keeping option and is a terrific fielder. He doesn't bowl much, but has recently been in good form with the ball and bat. With 5 out of 5, KXIP have the license to make small changes and give more players some game time, so they can compensate for injuries or loss of form.

  • POSTED BY lian_14 on | May 3, 2014, 6:10 GMT

    I hope that Bailey will move himself up the order if KXIP bats first. I would like to see him bat through the innings and then fire at the end. He's not a player that can come in and smash it straightaway, but needs a few balls to play himself in. And if he is in, he can be really explosive especially at the end. If KXIP bats second, I don't mind the idea of Bailey playing down the order. It allows viru, miller and maxwell to have the licence to go for it and then if anything happens, then Bailey can come in and save the innings.

  • POSTED BY chikkubukku on | May 3, 2014, 6:02 GMT

    Mumbai has their task cut out and they have to win a minimum of 7 seven matches out of a possible nine and if luck favours them they may be in contention for a place in top four. They have nothing to lose and can express them freely now as defeats will mean nothing them, not that they are used to in this edition, but then they are very close to the stage where victory or defeat may not alter their position in a big way.

    If they lose today's match it may haunt their famous think tank of Sachin, John, Anil, Ricky, Jonty the most, as they will lose to a team that has players ignored by the great think tank and invested in assets that are deemed as sunk costs. It only opens up the debate whether cricket players can be good administrators. I think Mumbai Indian's case is one that would be debated and used as an argument to favour the idea that cricketers need not be able administrators. Best wishes for the administrators of Mumbai Indian cricket team.

  • POSTED BY ASK3 on | May 3, 2014, 5:21 GMT

    @Mr.CricketJKNotHussey, you make good points but I'd probably consider Saha as more of a builder like Bailey, if Bailey is in the middle, I'd probably expect, (assuming Saha is there with him), that Bailey would take the hitting role and Saha to steady the innings at the other end, not sure how hard Saha can hit the ball. I would like to see Bailey bat through or see Marsh come in, would be good to watch.

  • POSTED BY android_user on | May 3, 2014, 5:16 GMT

    kxip should play the following lineup sehwag,pujara,bailey,maxwell,miller,saha/gurkeerat,akshar,johnson,rishi,balaji,sandeep

  • POSTED BY rsurya on | May 3, 2014, 5:10 GMT

    Rohit Sharma opening the batting will not workout for Mumbai. He is an important player to come down at 1st down or 2nd down. Don't waste him at the top. Dunk and Tare will do good. Tare can score only in the powerplay overs. Give one more chance to corey before replacing with simmons. At any cost replace pragyan ohja, he is no more troubing the batsman, even new comers are making an impact. Dunk, tare, corey, Rohit, pollard, Rayudu, Gautham, Bajji, Zkhan, Malinga, S.Gopal. This combination will win them all the match.

  • POSTED BY android_user on | May 3, 2014, 4:58 GMT

    mumbai should play following lineup tare,dunk,rohit,simmons,pollard,rayudu,gautam,harbhajan,zaheer,malinga,suyal/s gopal

  • POSTED BY android_user on | May 3, 2014, 4:45 GMT

    Nice to see Maxi and Johnson against MI.Looks like Maxi's gonna show them what he's capable of and when you bench such a player how much it hurts

  • POSTED BY on | May 3, 2014, 1:14 GMT

    i think mumbai want some changes now.my mumbai playing xi 1.Rohith Sharma 2.Michel Hussey 3.A.Rayudu 4.L.Simmons 5.K.Pollard 6.A.Tare 7C.M.Gautham 8.Harbajan 9.Z.Khan 10.L.Malinga 11.P.Ojah

  • POSTED BY on | May 3, 2014, 1:13 GMT

    Expecting Run feast from VIRU ,who still not convert his platform to great runs hope he will fire today

  • POSTED BY android_user on | May 2, 2014, 19:17 GMT

    if mumbai wants to win this match should replace simmans in place of corey

  • POSTED BY android_user on | May 2, 2014, 19:09 GMT

    who r all waste player in aus they r good in ipl.

  • POSTED BY JBSA on | May 2, 2014, 18:46 GMT

    What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object. KXIP is steam rolling the opponents and MI is immovable from the bottom of the table. A dead rubber and another thrashing to Mumbai

  • POSTED BY Mr.CricketJKNotHussey on | May 2, 2014, 17:13 GMT

    @sussexsunrisers Bailey's role consists of more than just batting. He has been a terrific captain and without his calm and energy on the field, KXIP would not have had this success. I still feel he is batting too low down the order. He is not a finisher and is someone who can build an innings and explode. To me, he is the ideal No. 3 or 4. With KXIP in such a good position, he should promote himself and get some time out in the middle. He can come in at 3 (or 4 considering Maxi's form) and let Miller and Saha handle the finishing. Saha has actually looked quite good and is hitting the ball well. He might just do better at the end where all he needs to do is tonk the ball and not bother about building an innings. Pujara's time, I feel has come to an end. He tried his best and it was worth trying but he is trying too hard to muscle the ball and thats just not who he is. Since its a "chill" game I would like to see Vohra at the top. I feel like he can learn a lot from Sehwag.

  • POSTED BY sussexsunrisers on | May 2, 2014, 14:59 GMT

    I wonder when George Bailey will fall on his sword and drop himself for a match. It's a shame he hasn't fired with the bat because he could potentially play a similar role to Dhoni. Remember they have Shaun Marsh on the bench with an ipl average 40 and thisara perera who can bowl and is also a decent finisher and power hitter. For Mumbai, to go to the effort of getting Simmons as a replacement, realistically he should play, preferably for Anderson although he can bowl so if dunk doesn't fire then he will most likely be axed

  • POSTED BY android_user on | May 2, 2014, 14:30 GMT

    barring Rayudu and Pollard, MI batsmen haven't been upto the task. Big guns have to step in if MI is going to make a turnaround.

  • POSTED BY android_user on | May 2, 2014, 12:23 GMT

    Sachin never was a great mentor and a natural leader. MI are going to get spoon this year

  • POSTED BY android_user on | May 2, 2014, 11:30 GMT

    Interesting match up. Since this match is in India, this maybe a batting paradise. MI can only win this if rohit and dunk fire at the top. Except pollard there seems to be a lot of firepower missing. KXIP should be going wid d winning combo. Match on!!

  • POSTED BY cnksnk on | May 2, 2014, 11:26 GMT

    Mumbai's muddled thinking continues to amaze all. One suspects that it is on account of a large number of retired cricketers like Ponting, Sachin, Kumble etc. Jalaj Saxena has fortuitously fallen ill. Logic would say that they look at some one like a Badrinath to shore up their Indian batting. With the steady fall of wickets he would has added stability to their batting. But no what do they do. They go and pick Lendl Symonds, some one who is neither known for his ability or consistency. Yes he will score in one or two matches but is that what MI need today. Talk about confused leadership. Certainly I would blame Sachin and Kumble who know the availability of Indian talent more than Ponting and Wright. Shame !!!

  • POSTED BY ramz30380 on | May 2, 2014, 11:09 GMT

    The clash of the table topper and the last ranked of this season! Will a change of country change the fortune of the Mumbai Indians?? Kings clearly fav in spite of this being MI's home ground.... MI has to win 8 / 9 games, which by all means will becomes a record of sorts of they do to qualify.

    I thought MI wud take in someone like a Badrinath to hold one end up as a replacement for Saxena! Badri was the umbrella man for CSK & CSK cudnt pick him bcoz they didnt have the purse for it... With the batting line-up not doing so well, a person like Badri wud have given some solidity!

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  • POSTED BY android_user on | May 3, 2014, 11:57 GMT

    @ranjit gunawardene "Get rid of Anderson". Yeah, sure. Has had 2 games good with ball, always fields well and has scored runs after moving up the order apart from SRH. What are you?

    @Westpan2 Well said.

  • POSTED BY westen2 on | May 3, 2014, 10:08 GMT

    Who gave the right to Rajit Gunaerwala to make such propostarus comments about cricketers and Mumbai team management?As with all players, each player has an out of form ( Gambhir & AB de Villiars) or is not in touch with cricket ( Hussey & Muralitharan) but that doesn't mean you have the bloody right to insult cricketers with that potential. Yes, they might misfire and maybe a wrong decision, but as spectarors we have the responsiblity to enjoy the game instead of controlling it. To those who make up their own team, play the fantasy league and leave the reality to the respectable captains !!

  • POSTED BY on | May 3, 2014, 9:45 GMT

    since the auction, it was totally wrong decisions that put MI at this win less situation..( may be too many decision makers ) Last time too they went with old super stars like Ponting.. all knows how he failed but luckily Devon Smith did extremely well which helped fir MI in winning the title .. They did the same mistake by going with Hussy this time.. aging players won't work at al with less domestic and international appearencel.. (Murali too is an example in IPL.. star player but a total failure.. ) They had a good chance to get in Bandri or an IND batsman but what a big mistake again.. going after a low profile intentional player.. !!! Also the squad is very week compared to last time, hardly you could find any replacements for international players.. so basically what they could do is to give a chance to dunk again.. Get rid of Anderson and a give a chance to a genuine fast bowler like Santokie or hazlewood or De Lange..so that atleast MI will be able reduce some runs...!!

  • POSTED BY on | May 3, 2014, 9:34 GMT

    Why do the Indians, including Mumbai themselves, think Corey is a number 3? Even at age group level he was a number 4 with Neesham three. The Indian batsman will have to step up after Dunk... and then Pollard and Corey should be 5 and 6. I know they are desperate for a win (and even as a DD fan I wish them well tonight), but desperation and stupidity do not need to go hand in hand. Corey should walk to the crease with 8 overs to go and try and hit a quick 50... that is when he is at his best. They have read too much into the circumstances surrounding his quickest hundred in the shortened odi I reckon... whatever happens, do not drop him... m DD team currently are not playing Neesham, preferring Parnell... and that alone is pretty dumb if you ask me. All-rounders are two players.

  • POSTED BY Cricketfan11111 on | May 3, 2014, 8:32 GMT

    Hussey plays safe at the start of the innings and accelerate later. He needs a big hitter to open with him. Vijay did that well for CSK and the partnership was very successful. If Vijay fell early Raina at 3 did the hitting. Now that Rohit Sharma is opening for MI Hussey might get a look in if he is doing well in the nets. He is too good a player fail too soon after a successful BBL. MI needs to get the correct players in correct order. Looking forward to an exciting Saturday.

  • POSTED BY anshu.s on | May 3, 2014, 8:25 GMT

    There are lot of queries why didn't MI go for Badrinath simple answer is IPL rules state that you cannot replace an outgoing going players by someone whose base price was higher than the outgoing player, Jalaj Saxena was brought by MI for 90 lakhs and Badri base price is 1 crore, so Badri was not an option but that does not mean MI coudn't have bid for young Indian batting talent unsold at auction like Siddesh Lad ,Prashant Chopra,Nikhil Gangta who all are good stroke players , if they were looking for solidity then they could have gone for Ankeet Bawne... options were many but MI are always stuck on foriegn names and big name Indian players, there owners and those at RCB fancy themelves as some sort of Real Madrid with Galactico like approach, uncapped Indian players going to auction pool has hurt teams like MI and RCB big time because previously they used to stockpile these players at low prices.

  • POSTED BY Siva_Bala75 on | May 3, 2014, 7:47 GMT

    Choose the 'best' possible Indian 7 and then balance the team by the 'optimum' overseas 4. Many teams are missing this point. Learn from Dhoni/ CSK. Last year the whole season Faf sat out and this season Badree is sitting out because of this reason. Mumbai's Indian contingent is weak- it was a surprise when Jalaj Saxena was replaced by an overseas player and not an Indian!

  • POSTED BY android_user on | May 3, 2014, 7:46 GMT

    its India surely hussey need to replace Ben dunk

  • POSTED BY android_user on | May 3, 2014, 7:45 GMT

    Rohit always does well in India .Kieron's form will be a big boost for Mumbai .one win will bring Mumbai back to hunt for the title

  • POSTED BY BRUTALANALYST on | May 3, 2014, 7:39 GMT

    With Anderson continuing to struggle with the bat having no experience in India and only bowling the odd over Simmons has to replace him. M.I need a fresh start in the Indian leg and he could be the man to do it he'll also add a boost in spirits and some Trini comradery for Pollard who is key to M.I having any chance of turning their fortunes around.

  • POSTED BY ramz30380 on | May 2, 2014, 11:09 GMT

    The clash of the table topper and the last ranked of this season! Will a change of country change the fortune of the Mumbai Indians?? Kings clearly fav in spite of this being MI's home ground.... MI has to win 8 / 9 games, which by all means will becomes a record of sorts of they do to qualify.

    I thought MI wud take in someone like a Badrinath to hold one end up as a replacement for Saxena! Badri was the umbrella man for CSK & CSK cudnt pick him bcoz they didnt have the purse for it... With the batting line-up not doing so well, a person like Badri wud have given some solidity!

  • POSTED BY cnksnk on | May 2, 2014, 11:26 GMT

    Mumbai's muddled thinking continues to amaze all. One suspects that it is on account of a large number of retired cricketers like Ponting, Sachin, Kumble etc. Jalaj Saxena has fortuitously fallen ill. Logic would say that they look at some one like a Badrinath to shore up their Indian batting. With the steady fall of wickets he would has added stability to their batting. But no what do they do. They go and pick Lendl Symonds, some one who is neither known for his ability or consistency. Yes he will score in one or two matches but is that what MI need today. Talk about confused leadership. Certainly I would blame Sachin and Kumble who know the availability of Indian talent more than Ponting and Wright. Shame !!!

  • POSTED BY android_user on | May 2, 2014, 11:30 GMT

    Interesting match up. Since this match is in India, this maybe a batting paradise. MI can only win this if rohit and dunk fire at the top. Except pollard there seems to be a lot of firepower missing. KXIP should be going wid d winning combo. Match on!!

  • POSTED BY android_user on | May 2, 2014, 12:23 GMT

    Sachin never was a great mentor and a natural leader. MI are going to get spoon this year

  • POSTED BY android_user on | May 2, 2014, 14:30 GMT

    barring Rayudu and Pollard, MI batsmen haven't been upto the task. Big guns have to step in if MI is going to make a turnaround.

  • POSTED BY sussexsunrisers on | May 2, 2014, 14:59 GMT

    I wonder when George Bailey will fall on his sword and drop himself for a match. It's a shame he hasn't fired with the bat because he could potentially play a similar role to Dhoni. Remember they have Shaun Marsh on the bench with an ipl average 40 and thisara perera who can bowl and is also a decent finisher and power hitter. For Mumbai, to go to the effort of getting Simmons as a replacement, realistically he should play, preferably for Anderson although he can bowl so if dunk doesn't fire then he will most likely be axed

  • POSTED BY Mr.CricketJKNotHussey on | May 2, 2014, 17:13 GMT

    @sussexsunrisers Bailey's role consists of more than just batting. He has been a terrific captain and without his calm and energy on the field, KXIP would not have had this success. I still feel he is batting too low down the order. He is not a finisher and is someone who can build an innings and explode. To me, he is the ideal No. 3 or 4. With KXIP in such a good position, he should promote himself and get some time out in the middle. He can come in at 3 (or 4 considering Maxi's form) and let Miller and Saha handle the finishing. Saha has actually looked quite good and is hitting the ball well. He might just do better at the end where all he needs to do is tonk the ball and not bother about building an innings. Pujara's time, I feel has come to an end. He tried his best and it was worth trying but he is trying too hard to muscle the ball and thats just not who he is. Since its a "chill" game I would like to see Vohra at the top. I feel like he can learn a lot from Sehwag.

  • POSTED BY JBSA on | May 2, 2014, 18:46 GMT

    What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object. KXIP is steam rolling the opponents and MI is immovable from the bottom of the table. A dead rubber and another thrashing to Mumbai

  • POSTED BY android_user on | May 2, 2014, 19:09 GMT

    who r all waste player in aus they r good in ipl.

  • POSTED BY android_user on | May 2, 2014, 19:17 GMT

    if mumbai wants to win this match should replace simmans in place of corey

Mumbai Indians v Kings XI, IPL 2014, Mumbai May 2, 2014

Mumbai look for succour at home

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Agarkar: Not going to get easier for Mumbai

Match facts

Saturday, May 3, 2014
Start time 1600 local (1030 GMT)

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There's nothing like the comfort of home venues, specially for IPL teams, and Saturday's match against Kings XI Punjab may just be the fresh start Mumbai Indians are looking for. They were unbeaten in all home games last season and will hope they can keep the table-toppers from ruining their winning streak at the Wankhede.

Mumbai have some of the biggest names in cricket as part of their think-tank, but their squad selections have been baffling. They have three full-time wicketkeepers in (not including Ben Dunk) and are thin on batting back-ups. With little room to manoeuvre with their foreign selections, it was therefore surprising to see Jalaj Saxena replaced by West Indies' Lendl Simmons, a top-order batsman and part-time medium-pacer. An Indian batsman would have been ideal for the side, but if they opt for Simmons, it would mean that either Ben Dunk or Corey Anderson would have to be left out.

Compare this with Kings XI who have found balance in the squad early on. Their bowling was profligate at the start of the tournament but on pitches that were wearing down, they stepped up and did well on the days the batting failed. Indian grounds, with their flat tracks and short boundaries, will be a different challenge for them.

There's another level of interest to this match. Three Kings XI players - Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Johnson and Rishi Dhawan - were on the Mumbai roster until last season. Maxwell spent a lot of that time on the bench - he played fewer games than Dhawan - but after scores of 15 and 6 in his last two games, he'll be hankering for a big score.

Form guide (most recent first)

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Players to watch

After an indifferent start to the tournament, Kieron Pollard struck form with an unbeaten 33 against Delhi and then bludgeoned six sixes on his way to a 48-ball 78 against Sunrisers Hyderabad, that almost took Mumbai Indians to their first win. With an unsettled combination rocking Mumbai's boat, Pollard's form is about the only thing positive for them right now.

Young Indian fast bowlers had an impressive outing in the UAE leg but amid that hype, L Balaji has quietly emerged as one of Kings XI's more successful bowlers with eight wickets in five games. He's provided a steady back-up to Mitchell Johnson and Sandeep Sharma and has also taken on the role of a mentor with the younger quicks in the side.

Stats and trivia

  • Sandeep Sharma has the best strike rate among all bowlers so far - 9.4 after three matches and seven wickets
  • Harbhajan Singh has been the most economical bowler for Mumbai conceding only 5.52 runs an over so far.
  • Punjab have beaten Mumbai seven times in 12 games between the two sides

Rachna Shetty is a senior sub-editor at ESPNcricinfo