MI ended up losing two matches in a row after a long period of time and once again their batting has been a big let-down for them. PBKS restricted Mumbai to a modest total of just 131 runs. Punjab then chased the total comfortably and won the game by 9 wickets with 14 balls left to spare. KL Rahul and Chris Gayle’s solid partnership saw PBKS cross the winning line easily.
Let us have a look at some of the numbers from this game:
21– MI registered their 2nd joint-lowest powerplay score in IPL.
MI’s lowest score in powerplay during IPL games:
17/3 vs PBKS, 2015
21/2 vs PBKS, 2016
21/4 vs RCB, 2017
21/1 vs PBKS, 2021*
71.11 – KL Rahul has the highest batting average of 71.11 vs MI, which is the most against any particular team in IPL.
Highest batting average against a particular team in IPL:
KL Rahul – 71.11 vs MI*
A.Rahane – 65.33 vs DC
JP Duminy – 61.5 vs KKR
JP Duminy – 60.85 vs RCB
KL Rahul – 60.12 vs RR
2 – MI have lost 2 games in a row with a defeat to DC and PBKS in this season. Last time this happened was in 2018 edition, when they lost two consecutive games to RR (22nd April 2018) and SRH (24th April 2018)
4 – Mayank Agarwal became only the 4th Indian player to complete 1000 runs for PBKS in IPL
Indian Players who completed 1000 runs for PBKS in IPL:
13 – PBKS have won joint-most (13) games against MI in IPL history.
Most wins vs MI in IPL:
PBKS – 13*
DC – 13
MI – 12
RR / RCB -11
22 – KL Rahul has smashed most fifty-plus (22) scores for PBKS in IPL.
Most fifty-plus scores for PBKS in IPL
KL Rahul – 22*
Shaun Marsh – 21
Chris Gayle – 11
David Miller – 10
Kumar Sangakkara – 8
23 – Rohit Sharma has 23 fifty-plus scores in IPL as captain.
Most fifty-plus scores as captain in IPL:
Virat Kohli – 38
Gautam Gambhir – 31
David Warner – 26
Rohit Sharma – 23*
MS Dhoni – 22