The fifth match of IPL 2021 sees Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) taking on Mumbai Indians on Tuesday. KKR have registered a win in their first game and would look to keep the winning momentum going. They beat SRH by 10 wickets in the first game on Sunday.
On the other hand, Mumbai Indians lost against RCB in the IPL opener on Friday. The defending champions would be hungry to come out all guns blazing in the next game at Chepauk.
On that note, here’s a look at the statistical review of the game between MI and KKR:
Head to Head
Both the teams have locked horns with each other on 27 occasions in IPL. Mumbai Indians have dominated the rivalry, winning 21 games. KKR, on the other hand, have only managed to win it on 6 occasions.
KKR vs MI Highest run-getters
Rohit Sharma has scored the most runs against KKR in IPL. He has hit 939 runs against KKR at an average of 46.95 and a strike rate of 133.
Dinesh Karthik has been KKR’s most successful batsman against KKR. He has aggregated 330 runs in 22 games.
KKR vs MI Highest Wicket-takers
Jasprit Bumrah has picked the most wickets for MI against KKR in IPL. He has taken 12 wickets at an average of 29.41.
Sunil Narine has picked most wickets for KKR against MI in IPL. He has 22 wickets to his name at an average of 20.72.