IPL 2019: Match 27, Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals – Statistical Preview

All the key stats and numbers ahead of an interesting clash between Mumbai and Rajasthan.

Rajasthan Royals
Rajasthan Royals. (Photo Source: Twitter)

After a couple of early defeats, the Mumbai Indians are cruising through with a hat-trick of wins against the teams on the top of the table. Their skipper Rohit Sharma will return for the game against the Rajasthan Royals. Kieron Pollard led them in the previous match against Kings XI Punjab with a match-winning knock. The Rajasthan franchise, on the other hand, has lost five of their six matches this season. To stay alive in the season, RR needs to defeat Mumbai in the game to be played at the Wankhede.

All the key stats and numbers ahead of an interesting clash between Mumbai and Rajasthan:

2Rajasthan Royals won both their meetings against the Mumbai Indians in the previous edition. RR chased down the targets on both instances against MI in 2018.


2-4 – Mumbai Indians’ win in the previous game against the Kings XI Punjab was only their 2nd win from the last six matches while chasing at the Wankhede. Prior to the game against KXIP, MI lost their previous three games while chasing and had four defeats in their last five games when they batted second in Mumbai.

22.38 – Rohit Sharma averages only 22.38 in the IPL against the Rajasthan Royals. The MI skipper scored only 403 runs from 18 innings which he scored with help of two fifties.

40.53Ajinkya Rahane has a batting average of 40.53 in the IPL against the Mumbai Indians. In the 15 innings against MI, Rahane scored 527 runs with help of four fifties.

Rahane scored 257 runs from only seven innings against MI at the Wankhede at an average of 42.83 with two fifties. Only Virat Kohli (322) has scored more runs in the IPL against MI in Mumbai.

51Kieron Pollard is one of the two players to hit 50+ sixes in Twenty20 cricket in 2019. Pollard hit 51 sixes while another Caribbean all-rounder, Andre Russell hit 60 maximums in T20s this year. Pollard played 31 T20s in 2019 and scored 685 runs with four fifties.

498 – Suryakumar Yadav has scored 498 runs in Twenty20s in 2019; the 3rd most by an Indian. The MI No.3 batsman scored those runs from 16 innings at an average of 38.3 with help of three fifties.

7913 – Rohit Sharma needs 87 more runs to complete 8000 runs in the Twenty20 format. He will be the 8th player and the 3rd from India to reach this milestone when he scores those remaining 87 runs.

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