IPL 2018: Match 14, Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore – Statistical Preview

Key stats and numbers to be looked out ahead of the crucial game between MI and RCB.

Rohit Sharma of Mumbai Indians
Rohit Sharma of Mumbai Indians. (Photo by IANS)

Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore who have not made a great start to their campaign will face off at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. MI fought till the last moment in all the three games they played but couldn’t open their account. RCB, on the other hand, won against KXIP at home but were comprehensively beaten by KKR and RR. Both the sides lack consistency in the bowling department but their batsmen got better by every game.

Key stats and numbers to be looked out ahead of the crucial game between MI and RCB:

5Mumbai Indians have lost five of their last six matches at the Wankhede Stadium. Mumbai lost each of their last four matches at this venue since defeating RCB in the previous season.

9.75 – Yuzvendra Chahal’s bowling economy rate in the T20 games in Mumbai. He played against MI in three IPL games at this venue conceding 117 runs in 12 overs for his four wickets.

13-8 – Mumbai Indians have won 13 IPL games against RCB out of the 21 meetings. They lead the head to head in the games played in Mumbai by 5-3.

49 – Wickets Jasprit Bumrah bagged in the IPL so far. He needs one more wicket to complete 50 IPL wickets. Bumrah went wicketless in the previous match which was his 50th IPL game.

71.16Virat Kohli’s batting average of 71.16 in the T20s at the Wankhede is the highest for any player who scored 250 runs at the venue. Kohli scored 427 runs in ten innings at an S/R of 154.71 with three fifties. He scored 230 runs at an average of 46 in the IPL games against MI at this venue.

187.19AB de Villiers’ batting strike-rate of 187.19 in the Twenty20s in Mumbai is the highest for any player. (Min: 5 innings) He scored 307 runs in eight innings at this venue at an average of 43.85.

203 – Runs Kieron Pollard scored in the six IPL innings against RCB at the Wankhede. He scored those runs at an average of 50.75 and an S/R of 175. Rohit Sharma scored 202 runs in those six games at an average of 50.5 with three fifties.

450 – Kieron Pollard scored 450 runs against RCB in the IPL which are the most for him against any side. He scored those runs in 16 innings at an average of 45 with two fifties.

510 – AB de Villiers is one of the five players to score 500 IPL runs against Mumbai Indians. He scored 510 runs against them in 17 innings at an average of 39.23 with a career best of 133*.