IPL 2018: Match 19, Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Daredevils – Statistical Preview
Key stats and numbers to be looked out ahead of the game between teams at the bottom.
Updated - Apr 20, 2018 8:43 pm
Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Daredevils began the 2018 IPL season with three losses in their first four matches and are placed at the bottom of the table. Both the teams are coming off from huge defeats as DD lost to KKR by 71 runs while MI crushed RCB by 46 runs to register their first win. Both the teams conceded 200+ totals in their previous outing and failed to get closer to the target. Bangalore could once again witness a high scoring game as both RCB and DD lack bowling depths and filled with big hitters.
Key stats and numbers to be looked out ahead of the game between teams at the bottom:
1 – Only once since 2011 Delhi Daredevils managed to defeat Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL. DD lost ten out of their last 13 IPL games against RCB while other two matches ended in a Tie and without a result.
73.44 – Virat Kohli’s batting average in the IPL against Delhi Daredevils. He is one of the three players to score 600+ runs against DD in the IPL. Kohli scored 661 runs against them in just 16 innings with help of seven fifties. AB de Villiers scored 234 runs against DD in seven innings at an average of 46.80 with two fifties.
98 – Number of wickets for Umesh Yadav in the 98 IPL matches he played so far. He needs two more wickets to become the 12th player to bag 100 wickets in the IPL.
250 – The game between RCB and DD will be the 250th Twenty20 game for Gautam Gambhir. He scored 6395 runs in his T20 career so far with 53 fifties.
644 – Gautam Gambhir holds the record for the most number of runs against RCB in the IPL. He scored 644 runs in 19 innings against RCB in the IPL at an average of 33.89 with six fifties.
2924 – Runs AB de Villiers scored in the IPL for the Royal Challengers Bangalore. He needs 76 more runs to complete 3000 IPL runs for RCB. De Villiers needs 45 more runs to complete 3000 T20 runs for RCB as he scored 31 runs for them in the CLT20.
He also needs four more runs to become the 11th player to score 1500 runs at a single venue in the T20 format. ABD scored 1496 T20 runs in 52 matches in Bangalore so far.