MI vs PBKS head to head IPL record: Stats, total matches and history

Mumbai Indians (MI) are one of the most successful teams in IPL history, having won the trophy five times, whereas Punjab Kings (PBKS) have only made it to the playoffs twice in their IPL career. The games between MI and PBKS have been fiercely contested despite their differing records.

The Punjab Kings have named Shikhar Dhawan as their new captain beginning with the 2023 season. They, too, would be hoping for a turnaround this season. In the previous eight editions, they failed to qualify for the playoffs and finished at the bottom of the points table twice. In contrast, the Mumbai Indians are the most successful team in IPL history. Both teams won a match apiece in two league stage meetings in IPL 2021. PBKS beat MI by 12 runs in the IPL 2022.

Despite the contrasting records, the matches between MI and PBKS have been closely contested. The two teams have faced each other 29 times in IPL history, with MI winning 15 matches and PBKS winning 14. This suggests that the rivalry is fairly evenly matched, and both teams have the ability to beat the other on any given day.

MI vs PBKS head to head

The Mumbai Indians have won 15 of the 29 IPL matches they have played against each other, while the Punjab Kings have won the remaining 14 games. During the 2020 season, both teams competed in a double super over match, with PBKS ultimately winning.

Matches played 29
MI won 15
PBKS won 14
Tie 0

MI vs PBKS match results

Overall, while the rivalry in the MI vs PBKS head to head in the IPL may not be as heated as some of the other rivals in the competition, it has provided some thrilling moments and matches over the years. Punjab crushed Mumbai Indians by 66 runs in their first-ever match on April 25, 2008, in Mohali. In their most recent match, the Mumbai Indians defeated Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings) by two wickets in Mumbai.

Date Winner Won By Venue
13-Apr-2022 PBKS 12 Runs Pune
28-Sept-2021 MI 6 wickets Abu Dhabi
23-Apr-2021 PBKS 9 wickets Chennai
18-Oct-2020 PBKS Super over Dubai
01-Oct-2020 MI 48 runs Abu Dhabi
10-Apr-2019 MI 3 wickets Mumbai
30-Mar-2019 PBKS 8 wickets Mohali
16-May-2018 MI 2 wickets Mumbai
04-May-2018 MI 6 wickets Indore
11-May-2017 PBKS 7 runs Mumbai
20-Apr-2017 MI 8 wickets Indore
13-May-2016 PBKS 7 wickets Visakhapatnam
25-Apr-2016 MI 25 runs Mohali
03-May-2015 MI 23 runs Mohali
12-Apr-2015 PBKS 18 runs Mumbai
21-May-2014 MI 7 wickets Mohali
03-May-2014 MI 5 wickets Mumbai
18-May-2013 PBKS 50 runs Dharamshala
29-Apr-2013 MI 4 runs Mumbai
25-Apr-2012 MI 4 wickets Mohali
22-Apr-2012 PBKS 6 wickets Mumbai
10-May-2011 PBKS 76 runs Mohali
02-May-2011 MI 23 runs Mumbai
09-Apr-2010 PBKS 6 wickets Mohali
30-Mar-2010 MI 4 wickets Mumbai (BS)
12-May-2009 MI 8 wickets Centurion
29-Apr-2009 PBKS 3 runs Durban
21-May-2008 PBKS 1 run Mumbai
25-Apr-2008 PBKS 66 runs Mohali

MI vs PBKS IPL stats

Most runs

Kieron Pollard has scored the most runs (539) in the IPL T20 games played between MI and PBKS. He is followed by Shaun Marsh (526) and Rohit Sharma (522). Except for Rohit Sharma all the other players on this list have either retired or play for another franchise currently.

Player name Runs
Kieron Pollard 539
Shaun Marsh 526
Rohit Sharma 522
KL Rahul 464
Ambati Rayudu 276

Most wickets

Lasith Malinga leads the way in wickets with 22, followed by Jasprit Bumrah (20) and Harbhajan Singh (16). Shami currently plays for Gujarat Titans while Malinga and Harbhajan have retired from the game.

Player name Wickets
Lasith Malinga 22
Jasprit Bumrah 20
Harbhajan Singh 16
Piyush Chawla 15
Mohammad Shami 11

Best match in the Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings head to head

One of the best matches in the Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings head to head took place on April 29, 2013, in the sixth edition of the IPL. The match was played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, and it was a high-scoring encounter that went down to the wire.

MI won the toss and elected to bat first, posting a mammoth total of 174/3 in their allotted 20 overs. Opener Rohit Sharma top-scored with a blistering 79 off 39 balls, while Dwayne Smith and Dinesh Karthik chipped in with useful contributions.

In response, PBKS did not get off to a great start, with opener Shaun Marsh and Mandeep Singh getting out cheaply early on. However, David Miller continued to bat brilliantly, scoring 56 off just 34 balls to keep his team in the hunt.

However, MI fought back with some disciplined bowling and fielding, taking crucial wickets at regular intervals to put the pressure back on PBKS. The match went down to the final over, with PBKS needing 17 runs to win. Kulkarni, who was playing for MI, bowled a superb final over, conceding just 12 runs and picking up 1 wicket to seal a thrilling victory for his team.

Overall, it was a great match that had everything – high-quality batting, disciplined bowling, and some outstanding fielding. It was a testament to the skills and determination of both teams, and it will be remembered as one of the best matches between MI and PBKS in IPL history.

It will be a clash of two IPL giants when these two teams meet each other once again in the 2023 IPL.