Picture Credit: BCCI/IPL

Picture Credit: BCCI/IPL

Mumbai Indians will be playing against Punjab Kings in match number 31 of IPL 2023 at Wankhede Stadium in the second game of the doubleheade r today. Mumbai Indians have won three out of five games in this IPL season, while Punjab Kings have won three out of six games so far in this season. Punjab Kings have managed to win only one out of their last three games, while Mumbai Indians have won a hat-trick of games recently after losing the first two matches of this season. This gives MI the momentum in their side in today's game.

Numbers and stats ahead of MI vs PBKS game:

1 -
Arshdeep Singh needs one more wicket to complete the milestone of picking 50 wickets in the IPL.

Most wickets for PBKS in the IPL:
Piyush Chawla - 84
Sandeep Sharma - 73
Axar Patel - 61
Mohammed Shami - 58
Arshdeep Singh - 49

3 -
Rohit Sharma needs three more sixes to complete the milestone of smashing 250 sixes in the IPL.

Most sixes in the IPL:
Chris Gayle - 357
AB de Villiers - 251
Rohit Sharma - 247 

Most sixes for MI in the IPL:

Kieron Pollard - 223
Rohit Sharma - 196
Hardik Pandya - 98

3 - Kagiso Rabada has dismissed Suryakumar Yadav thrice in the IPL.

Suryakumar Yadav vs Kagiso Rabada in IPL:
Inns - 8
Runs - 55
Balls - 39
Outs - 3

8 -
Last eight out of ten IPL games at Wankhede Stadium have been won by the chasing team since 2022.

Last five IPL game results at Wankhede Stadium:
- RCB beat GT by 8 wickets, 2022
- MI beat DC by 5 wickets, 2022
- PBKS beat SRH by 5 wickets, 2022
- CSK beat MI by 7 wickets, 2023
- MI beat KKR by 5 wickets, 2023 

All five recent IPL matches at Wankhede Stadium have been won by chasing teams, so toss might play a crucial role today.

18 - Rohit Sharma needs 18 more runs to surpass Kieron Pollard to become the highest run-scorer for MI against PBKS in the IPL.

Most runs for MI vs PBKS in IPL:
Kieron Pollard - 539
Rohit Sharma - 522
Ambati Rayudu - 276

36 - Suryakumar Yadav needs 36 more runs to complete 6000 runs in T20 cricket. 

86 - Sam Curran needs 86 more runs to complete 2000 runs in T20 cricket.