Picture Credit: BCCI/IPL

Picture Credit: BCCI/IPL

Mumbai Indians have registered their second win of IPL 2023 by defeating Kolkata Knight Riders with a margin of five wickets with the help of a brilliant opening partnership between Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan and a solid knock from stand-in skipper Suryakumar Yadav. KKR posted a humongous score of 185/6 onboard with the help of a fabulous 49-ball century from Venkatesh Iyer. Among Mumbai bowlers, debutant Arjun Tendulkar did a decent job, but Piyush Chawla was the real star for his side.

Numbers and stats from MI vs KKR game:

1 -
Sachin Tendulkar and Arjun Tendulkar became the first father-son pair to play in IPL.

2 - Venkatesh Iyer became only the second batsman to score a century for KKR in IPL history.

Batsman to score a century for KKR in the IPL:
Brendon McCullum vs RCB in Bengaluru, 2008
Venkatesh Iyer vs MI in Mumbai (Wankhede Stadium), 2023

7 -
Mumbai Indians have defeated Kolkata Knight Riders at Wankhede Stadium for the seventh time in a row.

IPL results of MI vs KKR games at Wankhede Stadium:
- MI win by 8 wickets, 2008
- MI win by 4 wickets, 2011
- KKR win by 32 runs, 2012
- MI win by 65 runs, 2013
- MI win by 5 runs, 2015
- MI win by 6 wickets, 2016
- MI win by 4 wickets, 2017
- MI win by 13 runs, 2018
- MI win by 9 wickets, 2019
- MI win by 5 wickets, 2023 

Teams to win most matches against a team in the IPL:
MI - 23 vs KKR
KKR - 20 vs PBKS
MI - 20 vs CSK
CSK - 19 vs RCB

8 - Suryakumar Yadav became the eighth player to lead Mumbai Indians in the IPL.

Players to lead Mumbai Indians in the IPL:
Harbhajan Singh (2008; 2012)
Shaun Pollock (2008)
Sachin Tendulkar (2008-2011)
Dwayne Bravo (2010)
Ricky Ponting (2013)
Rohit Sharma (2013-2023)
Kieron Pollard (2019-2021)
Suryakumar Yadav (2023)

9 -
Venkatesh Iyer smashed 9 sixes in an inning against MI in this game.

Most sixes smashed by a batsman for KKR in an IPL inning:
Brendon McCullum - 13 vs RCB in Bengaluru, 2008
Andre Russell - 11 vs CSK in Chennai, 2018
Andre Russell - 9 vs RCB in Kolkata, 2019
Dinesh Karthik - 9 vs RR in Kolkata, 2019
Venkatesh Iyer - 9 vs MI in Mumbai (Wankhede Stadium), 2023

Most sixes smashed by a batsman against MI in an IPL inning:

Adam Gilchrist - 10 for Deccan in Navi Mumbai, 2008
Venkatesh Iyer - 9 for KKR in Mumbai (Wankhede Stadium), 2023
Yusuf Pathan - 8 for RR in Mumbai (Brabourne Stadium), 2010
Andre Russell - 8 for KKR in Kolkata, 2019

126 - Suryakumar Yadav captained an IPL side for the first time after playing 126 matches.

Most matches played before captaining a side in the IPL:
Ravindra Jadeja - 200
Manish Pandey - 153
Kieron Pollard - 137
Suryakumar Yadav - 126
Ravichandran Ashwin - 111

1040 - Rohit Sharma holds the record for scoring the most runs against an opponent in the IPL.

Most runs against an opponent in the IPL:
Rohit Sharma - 1040 vs KKR
Shikhar Dhawan - 1029 vs CSK
David Warner - 1018 vs KKR 

Important milestones and records in LSG vs PBKS game:

- Sam Curran became the 15th player to captain PBKS in the IPL history.

- Harpreet Singh Bhatia ended up playing an IPL game after 10 years & 331 days which is longest gap for any player in this T20 league history

- KL Rahul became fastest to reach 4000 runs as batsman in IPL (from just 105 innings). He also completed 2000 runs as captain in IPL.