With an almost impractical task at hand, Mumbai Indians will meet Sunrisers Hyderabad in the joint-last league-stage game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. The encounter takes place at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on October 7. As SRH are already out of the playoff race, they’ll have nothing but pride to play for. Rohit Sharma’s meet to win this clash by a jaw-dropping margin. If MI bat first, they must win the game by at least 170 runs, which is not realistic by any means.
Meanwhile, let’s look at important stats and numbers ahead of the 56th game of the Indian Premier League 2021:
1– Wriddhiman Saha needs one catch to complete 100 catches as a wicketkeeper in T20 cricket.
115 – Kane Williamson is 115 runs shy of completing 2000 runs in IPL.
3 – Hardik Pandya needs to clear the fence thrice to complete 100 sixes in the IPL.
6 – Saurabh Tiwary is six runs away from completing 1500 runs in IPL.
9 – Manish Pandey is 9 runs away from completing 3,500 runs in IPL.
26 – Pandey also needs 26 runs to complete 6000 runs in T20 cricket.
2– Shahbaz Nadeem needs just two wickets to complete 50 wickets in IPL.
152.95 – Umran Malik clocked a delivery of 152.95 kmph against RCB, the fastest for any bowler in IPL 2021.
75 – Mumbai Indians’ Chris Lynn, who has not played a single game after the season resumption, is 75 runs away from completing 6000 runs in T20 cricket.
2 – Rashid Khan (389) needs two wickets to replace Lasith Malinga (390) as the third-highest-wicket-taker in T20s.
3 – Jimmy Neesham needs three wickets to complete 150 wickets in T20 cricket.
4 – Nathan Coulter-Nile, who recorded a four-wicket haul in his last outing, need four more scalps to complete 50 wickets in IPL.