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IPL 2019: Match 31, Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore – Statistical Preview

All the key stats and numbers ahead of the big game between MI and RCB in Mumbai.

AB de Villiers
AB de Villiers. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The in-form Mumbai Indians’ streak was halted by the Rajasthan Royals on Saturday as the visiting team chased down 188 in a thrilling game. With four wins from seven matches, MI will be looking to bounce back against Royal Challengers Bangalore and carry the momentum. On the other hand, RCB team have finally broken their losing streak by recording their maiden win of the season in their 7th game. RCB cannot afford any mistakes from here if they want to have a chance of making it to playoffs.

All the key stats and numbers ahead of the big game between MI and RCB in Mumbai:

4Rohit Sharma has scored four fifties in last five IPL matches at the Wankhede against the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Rohit stood out as the player of the match with his scores of 59*, 62, 56* and 94 in 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018 respectively. He scored only 15 in the 2015 season while chasing RCB’s total of 233/1.

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5-1 – Mumbai Indians’ win-loss record in the IPL against the Royal Challengers Bangalore since 2013 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. In the previous six clashes at this venue, RCB lost five of the six they played and won only in 2015 when they posted 233/1 while batting first. MI also won six of the seven IPL matches against RCB since the start of 2016.


16 – Jasprit Bumrah claimed 16 wickets across 12 IPL matches against the Royal Challengers. He picked up those wickets at an average of 22.5 and an S/R of 17.2. RCB’s Yuzvendra Chahal picked up 14 wickets from 10 matches against MI at an average of 21.57.


41.5AB de Villiers has an average of 41.5 with the bat in the IPL against the Mumbai Indians. He scored 581 runs across 19 innings against MI with an unbeaten 133 and two fifties as well.


199 – AB de Villiers is only one six short of becoming the 2nd player to hit 200 sixes in the IPL. Chris Gayle (315) has already crossed 300 sixes in this league while no other player hit even 200 maximums.


322Virat Kohli’s 322 runs in the IPL against MI at the Wankhede are the most by any player. No other player has even scored 300 IPL runs against MI in Mumbai. Kohli scored those 322 runs across 8 innings with help of two fifties.


661 – Rohit Sharma has an aggregate of 661 runs in the IPL against the RCB team which he scored across 24 innings. Rohit averages 30.04 against them with the help of seven half-centuries but also has four ducks. Only MS Dhoni (710), David Warner (669) and Suresh Raina (661) have scored as many or more runs as Rohit against RCB in the IPL.


7960 – Rohit Sharma needs 40 more runs to complete 8000 runs in the Twenty20 format. He will be the 3rd Indian and the 8th player over to aggregate 8000 T20 runs when he scores those 40 runs.

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