Four-time champions Mumbai Indians will play two-time winners Kolkata Knight Riders in the fifth match of this season’s Indian Premier League (IPL) on Wednesday.
The match begins at 7:45 NST at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Kolkata are playing their first match of the campaign, while Mumbai were five-wicket losers to Chennai Super Kings in the curtain raiser.
Kolkata have had a very poor record against Mumbai winning only six out of 25 encounters between the two sides.
Here are some interesting stats between the two teams
Leading Run scorer
Kolkata Knight Riders – Gautam Gambhir, 349 runs
Mumbai Indians – Rohit Sharma, 641 runs
Highest runs in an innings
Kolkata Knight Riders – Manish Pandey, 81 runs
Mumbai Indians – Rohit Sharma, 109 runs
Kolkata Knight Riders – Sunil Narine, 19 wickets
Mumbai Indians – Lasith Malinga, 17 wickets
Best Bowling figures
Kolkata Knight Riders – Sunil Narine, 4-15
Mumbai Indians – Karn Sharma, 4-16
Kolkata Knight Riders – 187-5
Mumbai Indians – 210-6