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

Mi, RCB
Image Credit: IPL

Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will meet on Monday (15th April) night at Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai).

Both teams have played seven matches in the ongoing IPL 2019. While MI has earned eight points with four victories, RCB has just opened their points’ column with their first victory in this season. The upcoming match will be the fifth home game for MI and fifth away game for RCB in this season.

Teams’ Stats

MI

IPL 2019 form (in last five matches; oldest to latest): Lost, Won, Won, Won and Lost

RCB

IPL 2019 form (in last five matches; oldest to latest): Lost, Lost, Lost, Lost and Won

 

Head-to-Head records

Overall (26 matches): MI won 17 matches; RCB won 9 matches

In IPL (24 matches): MI won 16 matches; RCB won 8 matches

At Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai (8 matches): MI won 5 matches; RCB won 3 matches

In last five matches: MI won 4 matches; RCB won 1 match

  • They have already met once in the ongoing IPL season. They faced each other on 28th March 2019 at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium (Bengaluru) when MI beat the host side RCB by six runs.
  • MI won all their last three encounters against RCB at Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai). RCB last time beat MI at this venue on 10th May 2015.

 

Players’ stats

(MI)

Rohit Sharma

MI, RCB

Rohit Sharma (Image Credit: BCCI)

i) The right-handed batsman has scored 3,488 IPL runs for MI. He is 12 runs away to become the first batsman to score 3,500 IPL runs for this side.

ii) The Indian cricketer has scored 7,960 runs in T20 career. With 40 more runs, he will become the third Indian batsman to score 8,000 T20 runs. Among the Indian cricketers, only Suresh Raina and Virat Kohli have scored 8,000+ T20 runs.

  

Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh (Image Credit: IPL)

i) The left-handed batsman has hit 149 sixes in IPL career. He is one six away to complete his 150 IPL sixes. The Indian cricketer will be the 12th batsman to hit 150 IPL sixes.

 

Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah

i) The right-arm pacer has taken 71 IPL wickets for MI. With one more wicket, he will become the third most IPL wicket-taker for the Mumbai franchise. At present, Jasprit Bumrah is the joint third most IPL wicket-taker for this side along with Mitchell McClenaghan (71 wickets).

 

(RCB)

AB de Villiers

MI, RCB

AB de Villiers (Image Credit: IPL)

i) The former South African cricketer has hit 348 sixes in his T20 career. With two more sixes, the right-handed batsman will become the seventh batsman to hit 350 or more T20 sixes.

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