RR vs MI Head to Head: The Sportsrush presents before you the Head to Head statistics for 36th match of IPL 2019.
The 36th match of the ongoing 12th season of the Indian Premier League will be played between Rajashan Royals and Mumbai Indians at Jaipur tomorrow. With a couple of victories in eight matches, Royals are currently at No. 7 in the points table. On the other hand, with six wins in nine matches, Indians are currently at No. 2 in the points table.
There is no hiding to the fact that another loss in IPL 2019 will call for a daunting road ahead for Rajasthan. Having lost three matches and won only one at their home ground this season, RR will have to both improve their home record and remain alive in the season.
RR vs MI Head to Head Statistics
Total number of matches played: 22
Matches won by RR: 10
Matches won by MI: 11
Matches played in Jaipur: 7 (RR 5, MI 2)
Matches played in Mumbai: 9 (RR 3, MI 6)
RR average score against MI: 158
MI average score against RR: 161
Most runs for RR: 397 (Ajinkya Rahane)
Most runs for MI: 341 (Kieron Pollard)
Most wickets for RR: 17 (Dhawan Kulkarni)
Most wickets for MI: 14 (Kieron Pollard)
What will undoubtedly come as a boost for the hosts is the fact that they defeated MI in the first clash between the two teams this season. In what was a stellar chase, RR had chased down a 188-run target in the last over to register victory at Wankhede Stadium.
In the two matches which Mumbai and Rajasthan played against each other in IPL 2019, Rajasthan ended up winning both of them. While batsman Sanju Samson (52) and all-rounder Krishnappa Gowtham (11-ball 33*) aided them to chase 168 runs at home, it was wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler (94*) who helped them chase 169 runs during at away fixture.
How Twitter reacted:
All those who are thinking @KieronPollard55 is wasted, beware all because Polly is now getting hungry! Hunger of runs, now whenever he will come on crease he will do only one act, SMASH!@mipaltan @ImRo45 @ImZaheer @MahelaJay #RRvMI @kartikmurali @GautamGambhir
— ManIsh #MI 🇮🇳 (@IManish66) April 19, 2019
The last time we faced MI, this man picked up 3⃣ important wickets! 🔥
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) April 19, 2019
🎖 For a game-changing spell with the ball last night, @rdchahar1 earned his first badge of honour in the #MI dressing room 👏#OneFamily #CricketMeriJaan #MumbaiIndians #DCvMI pic.twitter.com/nr2eiFb0nD
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) April 19, 2019
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