IPL 2018: Match 55, Delhi Daredevils vs Mumbai Indians – Statistical Preview

IPL 2018: Match 55, Delhi Daredevils vs Mumbai Indians – Statistical Preview

Key stats and numbers ahead of the Mumbai Indians’ virtual knockout against the Daredevils.

Mumbai Indians
Mumbai Indians. (Photo by IANS)

The defending champions Mumbai Indians will face Daredevils in their last league game which is a do-or-die match for them to be able to make it to the playoffs. All the Mumbai franchise needs from here on is a win irrespective of the margin given their high NRR.

They will not rely on the outcome of the last league game if MI grab the two points from this match. The 3-time champions should not take Delhi lightly given what they did to the Chennai Super Kings at home on Friday.

Key stats and numbers ahead of the Mumbai Indians’ virtual knockout against the Daredevils:

5-3 – Delhi Daredevils have a superior win-loss record over the Mumbai Indians at the Feroz Shah Kotla winning five of the eight matches they played. MI lost four consecutive matches against DD at this venue between 2012 and 2016 before a 146-run record win in the previous season.


33.88 – Amit Mishra has a bowling average of 33.88 against Mumbai Indians in the IPL. He has taken 17 wickets in 19 IPL matches against MI. Mishra bagged seven wickets in 5 IPL games in Delhi against them.


146.85Kieron Pollard has a batting strike-rate of 146.85 against DD in the IPL. He has scored 304 runs in 16 innings against them at an average of 30.40.


172.65 – Glenn Maxwell’s batting strike-rate against Mumbai Indians in the IPL. He has scored 221 runs against them in 9 IPL innings at an average of 24.55.


688 – Rohit Sharma has scored 688 runs in the IPL against Delhi Daredevils in 22 innings at an average of 36.21 with help of four fifties. Only Virat Kohli (761) has accumulated more IPL runs against DD thus far.

Rohit has 263 runs in 8 IPL innings against Daredevils at the Feroz Shah Kotla at an average of 37.57 with the help of two fifties.


1061Rishabh Pant is the only player to have aggregated 1000 runs in the Twenty20 format in 2018. He has scored 1061 T20 runs in 2018 having played 25 innings at an average of 46.13 and a strike-rate of 179.52. Pant scored two centuries and eight fifties in T20s in 2018 and has struck 58 sixes thus far.


2972 – Kieron Pollard has scored 2972 runs in the Twenty20 format for Mumbai Indians. He needs 28 more runs to become the 2nd player after Rohit Sharma to complete 3000 T20 runs for MI.