KXIP and MI had played against each other in the 13th match at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Dubai. KXIP captain Lokesh Rahul had won the toss and chose to field first.
The inning from Mumbai Indians was opened by Captain Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock. The beginning of the inning of MI was not good as in the first over; only de Kock lost his wicket with the individual score as well as team score of 0. Suryakumar joined Rohit and tried to have some good score but again, in the 4th over, Suryakumar got run out at an individual score of 10. Ishan Kishan came for batting and played well. He and Rohit hit the bowlers across the ground. In 14th over, Ishan Kishan got out at an individual score of 28. Rohit Sharma played a brilliant inning of 70 runs before losing his wicket. Kieron Pollard and Hardik Pandya played great innings in the last four overs and made the team reach a defendable score of 191/4 in 20 overs. From KXIP, the bowling attack was not much impressive. Shami, Cottrell, and Gowtham got 1 wicket each. MI had given a target of 192 runs to KXIP to win the match.
From Kings XI Punjab, Captain Lokesh Rahul and Mayank Agarwal opened the inning. In the 5th over, Mayank lost his wicket, and the score or team was 38 runs. Rahul was joined by Karun Nair, but unfortunately, he also lost his wicket with 0. Hence the team score was 39/2, and the team was under pressure. However, Nicholas Pooran and Lokesh Rahul tried to balance the inning and move the scoreboard, but they could not sustain long against an accurate bowling attack from MI bowlers. From KXIP, hardly a few batsmen could manage the score in double-digits. The team Punjab got all out at the score of 143 at a loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs. Hence MI won the match by 48 runs. The bowlers of MI did a good job, and Jasprit Bumrah, James Pattinson, and Rahul Chahar got 2 wickets each while Trent Boult and Krunal Pandya got 1 wicket each.
The middle order of KXIP collapsed, which led the team to a defeat. Kieron Pollard was declared as the player of the match for his excellent batting performance, where he had played a not-out inning of 47 runs in 20 balls. Captain Rohit Sharma looked very happy with the performance of the team.