IPL 2018: Match 41, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians – Statistical Preview

IPL 2018: Match 41, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians – Statistical Preview

All-important stats and numbers ahead of the Knight Riders’ home match against Mumbai.

Suryakumar Yadav
Mumbai Indians’ Suryakumar Yadav celebrates his half-century. (Photo by IANS)

Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders will face off at the historic Eden Gardens two-days after being part of the thrilling encounter at the Wankhede. Mumbai produced another opportunity to stay alive in the tournament with back to back wins after having won only two of their first eight matches. The Knight Riders are in a better position than Mumbai at the moment but a loss at home will put them in a spot where they have to win their remaining three matches like MI.

All-important stats and numbers ahead of the Knight Riders’ home match against Mumbai:

6Mumbai Indians have won six out of the eight IPL matches they played against KKR in Kolkata. No other team has defeated KKR more than four times at the Eden Gardens. Mumbai have a win-loss record of 9-2 in the IPL matches they’ve played at this venue.


7 – MI won each of their previous seven IPL matches against the Knight Riders. They have won 17 out of the 23 matches against KKR which is the most for any team against a particular opponent in the IPL.


13-2 – Kolkata Knight Riders have a win-loss record of 13-2 in Kolkata in their last 15 IPL matches while chasing. Mumbai Indians is the only team to defend a total against KKR in their last 15 IPL matches while chasing at the Eden Gardens. MI won by 27 runs in the 2012 edition and by nine runs in the previous edition.


364 – Runs Rohit Sharma has scored against KKR at the Eden. Only Chris Gayle (408) has scored more runs than Rohit against KKR at this venue. The MI skipper has scored 364 runs in eight IPL matches at this venue at an average of 72.80 that includes his only IPL hundred.


721 – Runs Sharma has scored in the IPL against Kolkata Kolkata Knight. These are the most runs against any opponent in the IPL. Only Suresh Raina (747) has accumulated more runs against KKR in the IPL. The MI skipper has piled on 721 runs in 21 innings against them at an average of 45.06 with five fifty-plus scores.


5964 – JP Duminy needs 36 more runs to complete 6000 runs in the Twenty20 format. He will be the 2nd South African after AB de Villiers to complete 6000 T20 runs.


6996 – Chris Lynn needs four more runs to complete 7000 runs in his professional career.