IPL 2018: Match 28, Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad – Statistical Preview

IPL 2018: Match 28, Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad – Statistical Preview

Key stats and numbers to be looked out ahead of the game between RR and SRH.

Jofra Archer
Jofra Archer of Rajasthan Royals. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Rajasthan Royals got a one week off after a thrilling win against the Mumbai Indians at home and will now face the inform Sunrisers. The Royals’ bowling attack attained strength with the inclusion of Jofra Archer who was deadly against MI batsmen on his debut. Their batsmen will need to be at their best while facing the SRH bowlers who just defended 118 and 132 despite the absence of their spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

Key stats and numbers to be looked out ahead of the game between RR and SRH:

4-4 – Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad have faced eight times in the IPL with both the teams winning four matches apiece. Royals won the only meeting between the two teams in Jaipur.


10Rajasthan Royals won each of their last ten Twenty20 matches in Jaipur while chasing. Royals did win 15 of their last 16 T20 matches Jaipur with the only loss coming against KKR.


12 – Number of wickets Bhuvneshwar Kumar picked up in the IPL against RR. He took those 12 wickets in nine matches at an average of 21.91. Jaydev Unadkat took nine wickets in six matches against Sunrisers at an average of 21.66.


16.41 – Ajinkya Rahane’s batting average of 16.41 against Sunrisers Hyderabad is his lowest against any opponent in the Twenty20 format. Rahane scored 198 runs in 12 innings against SRH with two fifties and three ducks.

Sanju Samson too scored only 233 runs in 11 IPL innings against SRH at an average of 25.88 with the best score of 49.


409Shikhar Dhawan is one of the six players to score 400+ runs in the IPL against Rajasthan Royals. Dhawan scored 409 runs against RR at an average of 34.08 with four fifties.


988 – Runs Sanju Samson scored in the IPL for Rajasthan Royals. He needs 12 more runs to become the 5th player with 1000 IPL runs for RR.


3980 – Runs Manish Pandey scored in his Twenty20 career so far. He needs 20 more runs to complete 4000 runs in this format. Shakib Al Hasan needs 63 more runs to complete 16000 runs in his professional career.