IPL 2022: Decoding Rohit Sharma's performance versus KKR
All eyes will be on Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma, when his side takes on Kolkata Knight Riders in match number 14 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season on Wednesday. MI have lost both their games so far. KKR have won two and lost one to collect four points. Ahead of a crunch encounter between the two sides, we decode Rohit's numbers.
As per Cricketpedia, Rohit Sharma has racked up 1,015 runs from 768 balls in 29 games against the Knights. He has a strike rate of 132.16. The tally also includes 100 fours and 36 sixes. Interestingly, Rohit is the only player with 1,000-plus runs versus KKR. The next best scorer versus the Knights is David Warner, who has amassed 915 runs at 43.57.
- Rohit has enjoyed batting against KKR in the IPL and it may not come as a surprise if he manages to get going once again.
- The veteran Indian cricketer will hope to lead his side's batting show versus the Knights.
- MI need a win and they will want their skipper to go long and strong.
- KKR will target Rohit's scalp early on.
Umesh Yadav has been KKR's best performer with the ball this season. He has claimed eight wickets. Meanwhile, Sunil Narine has been highly economical. As per Cricketpedia, Rohit has scored 143 runs off 94 balls by Umesh, while the latter has dismissed him two times. Rohit has amassed 137 runs off 127 balls by Narine, while the latter has dismissed him seven times.
Rohit is the third-highest scorer in the IPL after Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan respectively. He has managed to score 5,662 runs in the IPL at 31.10. Rohit has hammered 40 fifties and a century. He has hit 495 fours and 230 sixes. In IPL 2022, Rohit has 51 runs from two matches. He has a strike rate of 137.84.