IPL 2020, Match 48: Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) - Stats Preview
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IPL 2020, Match 48: Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) – Stats Preview

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On Wednesday (28th October) evening, the reigning champions Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will compete at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium (Abu Dhabi) during the 48th match of the IPL 2020.

It will be the 12th match for both these teams in the ongoing IPL season. In the IPL 2020 points table, while both teams have already earned 14 points each (7 wins and 4 loses), MI are on the top position and RCB are in the second spot.

It will be their second meeting this season. They met for the first time this season during the 10th match of the IPL 2020 at Dubai on 28th September 2020. It had the tie result, where RCB finally claimed victory in the one-over eliminator.

Also Read: IPL 2020, Match 48: Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) – Head To Head Records

IPL 2020, Match 48: Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (MI vs RCB) – Stats Preview

Teams’ forms in IPL 2020

Recent results (in last 5 matches)

MI (oldest to latest) – Won, Won, Lost (Super Over), Won and Lost

RCB (oldest to latest) – Won, Lost, Won, Won and Lost

Men-in-form

Stats MI RCB
Top run-scorers Quinton de Kock (374 runs) Virat Kohli (415 runs)
Ishan Kishan (298 runs) Devdutt Padikkal (343 runs)
Suryakumar Yadav (283 runs) AB de Villiers (324 runs)
Top wicket-takers Jasprit Bumrah (17 wickets) Yuzvendra Chahal (16 wickets)
Trent Boult (16 wickets) Chris Morris (10 wickets)
Rahul Chahar (13 wickets) Isuru Udana (7 wickets)

 

Records of MI and RCB in UAE

Team Matches Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
MI 16 7 7 2 (0/2) 0
RCB 16 8 7 1 (1/0) 0

 

Records of MI and RCB at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium (Abu Dhabi)

Team Matches Won Lost Tied (W/L) No Result
MI 8 5 3 0 (0/0) 0
RCB 3 2 1 0 (0/0) 0

 

Crucial personal stats

Mumbai Indians (MI)

Rohit Sharma

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Rohit Sharma (Image Credit: BCCI/IPL)

i) Rohit Sharma (3988 runs) is 12 runs away to complete his 4000 IPL runs for Mumbai Indians. He will be the first batsman to score 4000 IPL runs for Mumbai Indians and the fifth batsman to score 4000 IPL runs for a team.

ii) Rohit Sharma (8902 runs) is 98 runs away to complete his 9000 T20 runs. After Virat Kohli (9315 runs), Rohit will be second Indian to score 9000 T20 runs.

Jasprit Bumrah

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Jasprit Bumrah (Image Credit: IPL)

i) Indian right-arm pacer Jasprit Bumrah (99 wickets) is only one wicket away to complete his 100 IPL wickets for Mumbai Indians. He will be the third bowler to complete 100 IPL wickets for this team. The first two bowlers in this list are Lasith Malinga (170 wickets) and Harbhajan Singh (127 wickets).

ii) Right-arm pacer Jasprit Bumrah has already collected 199 T20 wickets. With one more wicket, Bumrah will be the first Indian pacer and sixth Indian bowler to take 200 T20 wickets.

Krunal Pandya

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Krunal Pandya (Image Credit: IPL)

i) The left-handed batsman Krunal Pandya (976 runs) in 24 runs away to complete his 1000 T20 runs for Mumbai Indians. He will be the first left-handed batsman to score 1000 T20 runs for this team.

Kieron Pollard

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Kieron Pollard (Image Credit: IPL)

i) West Indies cricketer Kieron Pollard (3472 runs) needs to score 28 more runs to complete his 3500 T20 runs for MI. After Rohit Sharma, Pollard will be the second batsman to score 3500 T20 runs for this team.

ii) Kieron Pollard has already scored 2969 T20 runs for Mumbai Indians. Adding 31 more runs, Pollard will become the second batsman to score 3000 IPL runs for this team.

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

Virat Kohli

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Virat Kohli (Image Credit: IPL)

i) The right-handed batsman Virat Kohli has hit 296 T20 sixes. With four more sixes, he will become the fourth Indian to hit 300 T20 sixes. The other three Indians in this list are Rohit Sharma (376 sixes), Suresh Raina (311 sixes) and MS Dhoni (302 sixes).

AB de Villiers

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AB de Villiers (Image Credit: IPL)

i) AB de Villiers has scored 8981 runs in T20 career. The right-handed batsman is 19 runs away to complete his 9000 T20 runs and become the first South African cricketer to score 9000 T20 runs.

Aaron Finch

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Aaron Finch (Image Credit: IPL)

i) Australian cricketer Aaron Finch (1973 runs) is 27 runs away to complete his 2000 IPL runs. He will be seventh Australian to score 2000 IPL runs.

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