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IPL 2021, Match 5: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians (KKR vs MI) – Stats Preview

Sandipan Ghosh
·3-min read
IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, KKR vs MI, Stats
IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, KKR vs MI, Stats

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Mumbai Indians (MI) will meet for the first time in the IPL 2021 when they will face each other at MA Chidambaram Stadium (Chepauk, Chennai) this Tuesday (13th April) evening.

Both teams have played one match each in the IPL 2021. While Mumbai Indians lost their tournament opener by two wickets against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the last ball thriller, KKR beat SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 10 runs in their first match of this season.

IPL 2021, Match 5: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians (KKR vs MI) – Stats Preview

Venue Stats (MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai)

Match records of Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians at this venue

Team

Matches

Won

Lost

Tied (W/L)

No Result

KKR

9

2

7

0 (0/0)

0

MI

13

8

5

0 (0/0)

0

Players’ stats

(Kolkata Knight Riders)

  • Sunil Narine – 2nd most T20 wicket-taker

Sunil Narine, IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, KKR vs MI, Stats
Sunil Narine (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) Currently, Caribbean cricketer Sunil Narine and Sri Lankan cricketer Lasith Malinga are jointly standing in the second position of the most T20 wickets with 390 T20 wickets while another Caribbean cricketer Dwayne Bravo is leading this list with 516 T20 wickets. So, Narine needs to pick up one more wicket to surpass Malinga and become the lone second most wicket-taker in T20 cricket history.

  • Eoin Morgan – 7000 T20 runs

IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, KKR vs MI, Stats
Eoin Morgan (Photo- BCCI/IPL)

i) While Eoin Morgan has already scored 6914 T20 runs, he needs to add 86 more runs to complete 7000 T20 runs.

  • Shubman Gill – 1000 T20 runs for KKR

Shubman Gill, IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, KKR vs MI, Stats
Shubman Gill (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) Shubman Gill (954 runs) needs to score 46 more runs to complete his 1000 T20 runs for Kolkata Knight Riders.

  • Dinesh Karthik – 1000 T20 runs for KKR

Dinesh Karthik, IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, KKR vs MI, Stats
Dinesh Karthik (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) Dinesh Karthik (942 runs) will have to score 58 more runs to complete his 1000 T20 runs for Kolkata Knight Riders.

  • Andre Russell – 1500 IPL runs for KKR

Andre Russell, IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, KKR vs MI, Stats
Andre Russell (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) Caribbean all-rounder Andre Russell (1464 runs) can become the fourth overall batsman and first overseas cricketer to score 1500 IPL runs for Kolkata Knight Riders by adding 36 more runs.

(Mumbai Indians)

  • Rohit Sharma – Most IPL sixes as an Indian batsman

Rohit Sharma, IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, KKR vs MI, Stats
Rohit Sharma (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) While MS Dhoni is leading the list of most IPL sixes as an Indian batsman with 216 IPL sixes, Rohit Sharma is currently in the second position with 214 IPL sixes as he needs to hit three more IPL sixes to surpass MS Dhoni and become the Indian batsman with most IPL sixes.

  • Kieron Pollard – 200 IPL sixes

Kieron Pollard, IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, KKR vs MI, Stats
Kieron Pollard (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) Caribbean cricketer Kieron Pollard has already smashed 198 IPL sixes and he is two more sixes away to become the sixth batsman to hit 200 IPL sixes. While he has played only for Mumbai Indians in his IPL career, Pollard will become the first non-RCB cricketer to hit 200 IPL sixes for a team.

  • Suryakumar Yadav – 1500 T20 runs for MI

Suryakumar Yadav, IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, KKR vs MI, Stats
Suryakumar Yadav (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) Suryakumar Yadav (1494 runs) is six runs away to complete his 1500 T20 runs for Mumbai Indians. A total of four batsmen, including three Indians, have already managed to score 1500 T20 for Mumbai Indians.

  • Quinton de Kock – 2000 IPL runs

Quinton de Kock, IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, KKR vs MI, Stats
Quinton de Kock (Image Credit: Twitter)

i) South African cricketer Quinton de Kock (1959 runs) is 41 runs away to complete his 2000 IPL runs. He will be the fifth South African batsman to score 2000 IPL runs as the other four names in this list are AB de Villiers (4897 runs), Jacques Kallis (2427 runs), Faf du Plessis (2302 runs) and JP Duminy (2029 runs).

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