In the 14th match of the 11th season of Indian Premier League (IPL) on Tuesday, Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 46 runs at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Here is the stats review of the Tuesday’s match:
1- For the second time in the history of IPL, viewers witnessed the dismissal of two batsmen in the first two balls in Mumbai Indians’ Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan. The same had happened in IPL 2011 when Chennai Super Kings lost Aniruddha Srikkanth and Suresh Raina to Kings XI Punjab’s Praveen Kumar in Mohali.
2- After losing two early wickets, MI bounced back and scored 213 runs for six wickets and it is highest ever total by any franchise in the IPL that lost a wicket in the first over.
3- Before Mumbai Indians, the record was under Kings XI Punjab’s belt. KXIP had made 211 for four at Hyderabad in 2014.
4- 213 was also Mumbai Indians’ highest total against Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore. Their previous best was 209 for seven at Bengaluru in IPL 2015.
5- Virat Kohli (4,619 runs) has become the highest run-scorer in the Indian Premier League. The second spot is reserved by Chennai Super Kings all-rounder Suresh Raina (4,558).
6- RCB and MI skipper, Virat Kohli (92 unbeaten) and Rohit Sharma’s 94, shared 186 runs in the 14th match of IPL 2018 and it is the highest by captains in a single IPL match.
8- In Tuesday’s match, 55.08 per cent of Royal Challengers Bangalore’s runs came off Virat Kohli’s (92 out of 167) bat and this is the fourth highest percentage by any captain in the IPL.
9- Mumbai Indians registered their first win on Tuesday after three consecutive losses in IPL 2018.