IPL 2019: Match 47, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians – Statistical Highlights

IPL 2019: Match 47, Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians – Statistical Highlights

All the major stats and numbers recorded during the high-scoring game at the Eden Gardens.

Andre Russell
Andre Russell. (Photo: Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS)

The Kolkata Knight Riders brought an end to their losing streak that too by defeating the Mumbai Indians against whom they did not win since 2015. The opening pair of Shubman Gill and Chris Lynn batted aggressively before Andre Russell gave them proper finishing with an unbeaten 40-ball 80. Chasing a target of 233, the Mumbai Indians slumped to 58/4 by 9th over. However, Hardik Pandya came to their rescue with blistering 34-ball 91 that included nine sixes and six fours. His knock could only bring down the victory margin as they finished with only 198/7.

All the major stats and numbers recorded during the high-scoring game at the Eden Gardens:

A record win for KKR:

1 – With this win, the Kolkata Knight Riders brought an end to their longest losing streak of four matches at the Eden Gardens and their 2nd longest losing streak in the IPL of six matches.

8 – For the first time in nine matches the KKR team have defeated the Mumbai Indians in the IPL. Kolkata franchise’s last win in the IPL came during the opening game of the 2015 edition also played in Kolkata.

100 – The Knight Riders registered their 100th win in the Twenty20 format. They are the 6th team and the 3rd IPL franchise to win as many as 100 T20s. Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Lancashire, Nottinghamshire and Warwickshire are the other five teams with 100+ Twenty20 victories.

A record total:

232/2 – KKR’s total of 232/2 is their 2nd highest in the IPL and also the 2nd highest for any team against MI in the IPL. Their highest of 245/6 came during the previous season against Kings XI Punjab. The highest MI conceded is 235/1 to RCB during the 2015 edition.

232/2 – The total of 232/2 is the highest IPL total at the Eden Gardens surpassing KKR’s 218/4 this season against Kings XI. This is also the 2nd highest T20 total at this venue behind the 235/3 by Uttar Pradesh against Bengal in 2018.

KKR’s top three shine:

3 – Only the 3rd time in the IPL history that three different players have scored fifty and more in an innings in the IPL. Openers Shubman Gill and Chris Lynn scored 76 and 54 respectively while Andre Russell scored an unbeaten 80.

Delhi Daredevils (Now Delhi Capitals) during the 2012 season against MI in Delhi and the Sunrisers Hyderabad against Kings XI Punjab during the 2017 edition in Mohali had three individuals scoring fifties.

Pandya and Russell smash records:

50 – Number of sixes Andre Russell has hit during the ongoing 2019 IPL; the 3rd most by any player in a single edition of the IPL. Chris Gayle smashed 59 and 51 maximums respectively in 2012 and 2013.

91 – Hardik Pandya’s 91-run knock is the highest individual score while batting at No.6 and lower position in the IPL. Andre Russell’s unbeaten 88 during the previous season against the Chennai Super Kings is the previous highest individual score for any player while batting at No.6 or a lower position.

267.64 – Hardik’s batting strike-rate of 267.64 during his 34-ball 91 is the 3rd highest batting strike-rate in an innings of 30+. Yusuf Pathan had an S/R of 270.27 during his 37-ball 100 against MI in 2010 while Kieron Pollard struck at 267.74 during his 31-ball 83 during a chase against Kings XI earlier this season.

MI’s fastest ever:

17 – The 17-ball fifty by Hardik Pandya is the joint-fastest by an MI player in the IPL. Kieron Pollard in 2016 and Ishan Kishan in 2018 also got fifties in 17 balls while playing against KKR only.

Double milestone for Pandya:

2 – Shubman Gill’s wicket was the 100th scalp of Hardik Pandya’s Twenty20 career. Hardik also completed 2000 runs in the Twenty20 format with the six he hit on the 2nd ball he faced today. He is now only the 2nd Indian to complete the double of 2000 runs and 100 wickets in the Twenty20 format after Ravindra Jadeja.

Rohit @ 100:

100 – Rohit Sharma became only the 4th player to lead in 100 matches in the IPL. MS Dhoni, Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli are the other three players with 100+ matches as captain in the IPL.

Rohit Sharma’s glorious timeline at the Eden Gardens in the IPL

Chawla gets to 150:

150 – Piyush Chawla became the 2nd Indian and the 3rd player overall to claim 150 wickets in the IPL. The leg-spinner dismissed Krunal Pandya “caught and bowled” to complete the milestone.

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