India, Oct. 18 -- Defending champions Mumbai Indians will aim to confirm their ticket to playoffs when they take the field against Kings XI Punjab in the 36th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

Rohit Sharma & Co stormed into the top half of the IPL 2020 points table with five straight wins. An explosive batting line-up and a lethal bowling unit make them the most balanced side in this tournament. The latest victims of their onslaught were Kolkata Knight Riders, failing to exhibit anything exemplary despite a change in leadership.

The MI line-up has been right in the money, especially after Quinton de Kock returned among runs. The middle-order is studded with some strong names like Hardi...