IPL 2019: Match 3, Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals – Statistical Preview

Here are the key stats and numbers to look out ahead of the game between Mumbai and Delhi.

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Sampath Bandarupalli

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The Delhi franchise will take field for the first time as “Delhi Capitals” when they face Mumbai Indians in their first game of the IPL 2019 at the Wankhede Stadium. Both the teams will have a local boy leading them as the home team MI will play under Rohit Sharma and Delhi under the captaincy of Shreyas Iyer. DD defeated Mumbai in the last league game of 2018 as the 3-time champions failed to make it to the playoffs. The Delhi franchise held the upper hand in the both their meetings with Mumbai during the previous season.

Here are the key stats and numbers to look out ahead of the game between Mumbai and Delhi:

2-6 – Win-loss record of the Delhi franchise (Daredevils/Capitals) in the IPL at the Wankhede. The last ball win in the previous edition was their first at this venue in five games since the start of 2013.

15.42Yuvraj Singh’s batting average in Twenty20 format at Wankhede is the worst for any player who has scored over 200 runs. Yuvraj aggregated 216 runs from 14 innings at this venue with the help of a fifty. No player among the 43 players with 200+ T20 runs have averaged less than 20 at this venue.

20 – Amit Mishra has claimed 20 wickets in the IPL against Mumbai Indians from 20 games. He averages 29.75 against MI and is one of the four players with 20+ IPL wickets against them.

146Amit Mishra needs four more wickets to become the first Indian to claim 150 wickets in the IPL. Only Lasith Malinga (154) has more than 150 wickets in the league’s history.

167 – Average first innings total for the batting first sides across seven matches played in the night at the Wankhede during the 2018 IPL. The chasing teams won four of those seven matches and lost in three.

300 – The first game of this season that Rohit Sharma features in will be his 300th Twenty20 match. Only MS Dhoni (303) and Suresh Raina (303) featured in 300 T20s among Indian players.

586Shikhar Dhawan has scored 586 runs in the IPL against the Mumbai Indians at an average of 41.85 with four fifties. Only Suresh Raina (787) and MS Dhoni (616) have scored more IPL runs against MI than Dhawan.

701 – Rohit Sharma is one of the two players with 700+ runs in the IPL against the Delhi Daredevils/Capitals. Virat Kohli (761) is the other player with 700+ IPL runs against the Delhi franchise. Rohit scored those runs in 23 innings at an average of 35.05 with four fifties.

2979 – Kieron Pollard needs 21 more runs to complete 3000 runs in the Twenty20 format for the Mumbai Indians. Only Rohit Sharma (3596) has scored more T20 runs for MI thus far.

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