In the 50th game of IPL 2018, hosts Mumbai Indians (MI) will take on Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai) on Wednesday night. In the latest points table (updated till May 15), KXIP is at the fifth position with 12 points while MI is at the sixth position with 10 points.
Both teams have played 12 games in the ongoing IPL season where KXIP has won six games and MI has won five games. The Wednesday game is very important for both teams in this season which will be the seventh home game for MI and the sixth away game for KXIP.
Earlier in this season, they met once at Indore on May 4 where MI beat KXIP by 6 wickets (with 6 balls to spare).
Before the beginning of the game, we are looking at some important stats of MI and KXIP, which are related to the upcoming match.
Form in the IPL 2018
MI (in last five matches) – Lost, Won, Won, Won and Lost
KXIP (in last five matches) – Lost, Won, Lost, Lost and Lost
Early meeting in this season: Mi won by 6 wickets (with 6 balls remaining) at Indore on May 4
(Teams’ run-rate in the different phases)
(Notes: excluded the over-reduction innings. For KXIP: excluded their away game against Kolkata Knight Riders.)
(Total wickets taken with different bowling styles)
Head-to-head IPL records between MI and KXIP
Important IPL stats at Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai)
Important IPL stats between MI and KXIP
Other important stats
- MI cricketer JP Duminy (5,964 runs) needs to score 36 more runs to complete 6,000 runs in T20 cricket. After AB de Villiers (6,527 runs), Duminy will be second South African batsman to achieve this feat.
- KXIP batsman Chris Gayle (3,976 runs) needs to score 24 more runs to complete 4,000 IPL runs. If he gets this in this game, he will be the seventh IPL player to achieve this feat.
- KXIP batsman Yuvraj Singh (958 runs) needs to score 42 more runs to become the 6th KXIP batsman to complete 1,000 IPL runs for the franchise. He will be the second Indian batsman to achieve this feat for KXIP after Wriddhiman Saha (1,115 runs).