IPL 2021, Match 31: SRH vs MI, Stats Preview, Player Stats and Approaching Milestones

IPL 2021, Match 31: SRH vs MI, Stats Preview: Player Records and Approaching Milestones

Jasprit Bumrah will be playing his 100th IPL game when he takes the field against SRH.

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The fourteenth season of the Indian Premier League has already completed its first half and every match from now on is going to be crucial for the teams to be in the race for playoffs. Sunrisers Hyderabad who have had a terrible season so far will clash against Mumbai Indians on 4th May at Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi.

SRH handed captaincy reigns to Kane Williamson in the last game, and also took an unprecedented decision of dropping David Warner from the playing XI. On the other hand, Mumbai Indians are coming into this game with a thrilling victory against CSK. They have won 4 out of 7 games till now and would like to continue their winning momentum.

Let’s look at important stats and numbers before the start of the IPL clash between Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad:

Head to Head: Both teams have clashed in 17 IPL games so far in which 9 have been won by the MI team while SRH have won 8 matches.

56 – Manish Pandey has accumulated 5944 T20 runs in 239 innings. He needs 56 more runs to complete 6000 T20 runs, and become the ninth Indian player to achieve the milestone.

3 – Rohit Sharma has smashed 397 sixes in T20 cricket so far. He needs 3 more maximums to become the first Indian to complete 400 T20 sixes.

35 – Ishan Kishan has scored 965 IPL runs for Mumbai Indians, and is only 35 runs away from reaching the 1000-run mark.

100 – Jasprit Bumrah will be playing his 100th IPL game when he takes the field against SRH. He will be the sixth player to reach the landmark for Mumbai Indians in IPL.

1 – Krunal Pandya needs 1 more wicket to complete 50 wickets for Mumbai Indians in IPL. He will become the second MI player to score 1000+ runs and take 50+ wickets for the team, after Kieron Pollard.

208 – Manish Pandey who opened the innings for SRH in the last game has a great record against MI’s prime bowler Jasprit Bumrah. He has scored 52 runs off 25 balls against the pacer at a strike rate of 208.

54.55 – Hardik Pandya is yet to play a big knock in IPL 2021, and he will have a serious challenge of facing Rashid Khan in this fixture. He has scored only 18 runs off 33 balls against the spinner at a strike rate of 54.55 and has been dismissed twice by the bowler.

418 – Among the current MI players, Kieron Pollard has scored the most runs against SRH. He has accumulated 418 runs in 15 innings at an average of 46.44 and a strike rate of 148.22.

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