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DNMUM414191 | 5/16/2018 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :609

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Rohit & Co would look to keep momentum going and Punjab will hope to arrest slide as they meet in do-or-die encounter

Call it peaking early and then fading away, or whatever. Kings XI Punjab feel the pressure to qualify for the play-offs and make a rare feat of being among the top four, something that they have achieved only twice in the 10 previous editions including a runners-up finish to Kolkata Knight Riders.
Coming to Mumbai at the back of an embarrassing 10-wicket loss to rejuvenated Royal Challengers Bangalore in Indore on Monday night, the Ravichandran Ashwin-led KXIP face a must-win last two league games knowing very well that a loss at the Wankhede on Wednesday is curtains for them.
Though KXIP have a two-point advantage over Mumbai Indians, it is the Rohit Sharma-led defending champions that begin favourite in Match No. 50 of this yea
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