With yesterday's game result of KKR vs RR, it has been certain that KKR would be the fourth team to reach IPL 2021 playoffs but with MI having a very small opportunity of entering playoffs would like to go all guns blazing against the bottom placed SRH side. MI should defeat SRH by 170-plus run margin to enter the playoffs, while batting second would ensure that they would be out of the tournament officially even before a ball is being bowled.
Last time when these two sides faced each other in UAE, Hyderabad defeated the Mumbai side by a margin of 10 wickets since they rested their main players during the final league stage of IPL 2020. SRH have nothing to lose as they have been eliminated from this season long back and will be wishing to end this season on high with a win in their final game.
Let us have a look at some of the stats and numbers before start of SRH vs MI game:
Most runs for MI vs SRH in IPL - Kieron Pollard (418 runs)
Most wickets for MI vs SRH in IPL - Jasprit Bumrah (13 wickets)
Most runs for SRH vs MI in IPL - David Warner (524 runs)
Most wickets for SRH vs MI in IPL - Bhuvneshwar Kumar (16 wickets)
3 - If SRH lose their final game in IPL 2021 then they will end their IPL campaign with just 3 wins.
Least number of wins in an IPL season:
Deccan Chargers - 2 in 2008
Delhi Capitals - 2 in 2014
Kolkata Knight Riders - 3 in 2009
Delhi Capitals - 3 in 2013
Punjab Kings - 3 in 2015
Royal Challengers Bangalore - 3 in 2017
Sunrisers Hyderabad(So far) - 3 in 2021
3 - Hardik Pandya needs 3 more fours and 3 more sixes to complete 100 fours and 100 sixes in IPL overall.
53 - Ishan Kishan has smashed 53 runs against Rashid Khan without getting dismissed in IPL.
Most runs against Rashid Khan in IPL without getting dismissed:
Shane Watson - 82 runs of 47 balls
Ambati Rayudu - 61 runs of 54 balls
Ishan Kishan - 53 runs of 45 balls
200 - Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be playing his 200th game in T20 cricket.
8.60 - SRH skipper Kane Williamson has a very poor batting average (8.60) against Mumbai Indians in the IPL history. He has smashed only 43 runs in the 5 innings that he played against MI in IPL at a strike rate of 102.38
47.05 - SRH has win percentage of 47.05 against MI in IPL.
Highest win% against MI in IPL (among current teams):
SRH - 47.05%
DC - 46.66%
PBKS - 46.42%