Lucknow Super Giants will be facing Mumbai Indians for second time in this IPL season. During the previous meeting between these two sides Lucknow skipper KL Rahul smashed a brilliant hundred while batting first to take his team past the winning line as Mumbai failed to chase 200 runs despite a stunning innings from Dewald Brevis and Kieron Pollard last time.
Mumbai Indians are going through a very bad patch as they’ve become the first team to start an IPL season with 7 consecutive losses. MI have lot of issues to be addressed right from top order batting failure to poor bowling attack and also several times they ended up in losing side unfortunately despite coming too close to the victory line.
Numbers and stats from LSG vs MI game:
2 – Rohit Sharma needs 2 more sixes to complete 200 sixes for MI overall (including CL T20).
2 – Kieron Pollard needs 2 more catches to complete 100 catches as fielder in IPL after Suresh Raina.
2 – LSG have lost both the matches that they have played at Wankhede Stadium so far. MI will be playing their 1st match of this IPL season in that venue today.
3 – Ravi Bishnoi has dismissed Suryakumar Yadav three times in IPL overall.
Suryakumar Yadav vs Ravi Bishnoi in IPL:
Inns – 4
Runs – 18
Balls Faced – 17
Outs – 3
5 – KL Rahul needs 5 more sixes to complete 150 sixes in IPL.
5 – Suryakumar Yadav needs 35 more runs to become 5th batsman to complete 2000 runs for MI in IPL.
76.40 – Lucknow skipper KL Rahul has a batting average of 76.4 against MI in IPL.
Highest batting average against a team in IPL (min. 10 innings batted):
KL Rahul – 76.40 vs MI
KL Rahul – 75.85 vs RCB
Faf du Plessis – 63.81 vs PBKS
JP Duminy – 61.5 vs KKR
Kane Williamson – 61.12 vs DC
1000 – Marcus Stoinis needs 14 more runs and Deepak Hooda needs 32 more runs to complete 1000 runs in IPL.