IPL 2018: Match 50, Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab – Statistical Preview

IPL 2018: Match 50, Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab – Statistical Preview

Key stats and numbers ahead of Mumbai Indians' do-or-die game against Kings XI.

Rohit Sharma
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma returns back. (Photo by Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS)

The defending champions Mumbai Indians stand at the brink of elimination in the league stage as they face Kings XI Punjab in a do-or-match. Mumbai have underperformed this season especially at their fortress where they lost four of the six matches thus far. If they lose to KXIP in the 13th game, they will be officially knocked out of the competition. Kings XI, on the other hand, lost five of their last six matches and made their top four finish tough. A win against MI will make KXIP’s passage easier instead of reliance on other results.

Key stats and numbers ahead of Mumbai Indians’ do-or-die game against Kings XI:

3Rohit Sharma’s three ducks in this season are the joint-most in an IPL season for Mumbai Indians. Harbhajan Singh in the 2012 edition and Ishan Kishan in the ongoing season are the other MI players to have bagged three ducks in an IPL season.

4 – Kings XI Punjab have the best winning record against the Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium. They won four out of seven IPL matches vs MI at this venue. However, MI leads the overall IPL head to head record by 11-10 against KXIP.

22 – Mohit Sharma bagged 22 wickets in the IPL against Mumbai Indians. Only Dwayne Bravo (27) and Piyush Chawla (23) have more wickets against Mumbai than Mohit. He has picked 22 wickets in 14 IPL matches at an average of 13.9.

29.21Ravichandran Ashwin’s bowling average against MI in the IPL. He has only 14 wickets in the 21 IPL matches against them with a strike rate of 27.4.

43.25 – Chris Gayle has a batting average of 43.25 against Mumbai Indians in the IPL. He has scored 519 runs in 14 innings which includes five half-centuries.

522 – Rohit Sharma has scored 522 runs in the IPL against Kings XI Punjab thus far. He has scored those runs in 20 innings at an average of 34.5 including five fifties.

958 – Runs Yuvraj Singh has scored while playing for the Kings XI Punjab in the IPL. He needs 42 more runs to become the 6th KXIP player with 1000 IPL runs.

3976 – Chris Gayle needs 24 more runs to complete 4000 runs in the IPL. Only six players have scored over 4000 runs in the IPL thus far.

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.