MI vs PBKS: Shikhar Dhawan Just 24 Runs Away From Overtaking 'Mr. IPL' Suresh Raina's Record Against Mumbai Indians

Updated - 13 Apr 2022, 01:05 PM

Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan. Image: BCCI

With an inconsistent Punjab Kings searching for their third win in the 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL), team ace opener batter Shikhar Dhawan will be aiming for a personal best against Mumbai Indians on Wednesday, as he is on the edge of surpassing ‘Mr. IPL’ Suresh Raina.

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Dhawan has scored 801 runs at 38.14 in 26 IPL innings against the league’s most dominant team, including five half-centuries.

Shikhar Dhawan
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Shikhar Dhawan would surpass former Chennai Super Kings batsman Raina as the highest run-getter against Mumbai Indians if he gets 24 runs more on Wednesday. Raina is now in first place with 824 runs in 834 games and seven half-centuries.

Shikhar Dhawan, who is the tournament’s second-highest run-scorer, is also 89 runs short of being the second man to reach 6000 runs in the IPL, following former Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli, who has 6389 runs in 203 innings.

Shikhar Dhawan PBKS is looking for consistency in the IPL: 

Mayank Agarwal’s PBKS, have alternated victories and losses in IPL 2022, winning against RCB and Chennai Super Kings and losing to KKR and Gujarat Titans.

Punjab have who won two and lost as many games in IPL 2022 so far and will be coming off a disappointing loss to Gujarat Titans, in which Rahul Tewatia hammered two straight sixes against Odean Smith in the final over of the chase.

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma. (Photo: Twitter)

MI, headed by Rohit Sharma, has lost all four of its matches so far this season, including losses to Delhi Capitals, Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders, and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Mumbai Indians (MI) will face Punjab Kings (PBKS) in match 23 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 at the MCA Stadium in Pune on Wednesday, both desperate for a win (April 13).

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