IPL 2019: Match 40, Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals – Statistical Preview
All the key stats and numbers ahead of the key battle between the Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals.
Updated - Apr 21, 2019 5:58 pm
The Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals warmed up ahead of the big week where they will be playing crucial matches deciding their playoffs chances. Both the teams won their respective games on Saturday by 5-wicket margins at home with their skippers ending up as the player of the match with unbeaten fifties. These two sides will lock horns in the game on Monday at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. DC, with six wins from ten matches, need at least two wins hereon to finish in the top four for the first time in seven seasons.
All the key stats and numbers ahead of the key battle between the Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals:
1 – The 4-run win for Delhi Capitals (then Delhi Daredevils) during a rain-affected game against the Rajasthan Royals in 2018 is the only win for the Delhi franchise against RR since 2013. The Delhi team lost to the Royals in seven consecutive matches until that fixture.
4 – Shikhar Dhawan is one of the four players to score four or more fifty-plus scores against the Rajasthan Royals. He has scored 415 runs across 15 innings against RR at an average of 31.92 with four half-centuries. However, Dhawan only has 61 runs from four innings against RR in Jaipur with the best score of 52.
27 – Amit Mishra has picked up 27 wickets in the IPL against the Rajasthan Royals which are ten wickets more than any other player against RR. Mishra bagged those 27 wickets in only 17 matches at an average of 16.22 and a S/R of 14.
60.50 – Steve Smith has a batting average of 60.50 in the IPL at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur. In the six innings at this venue, Smith has scored 242 runs with the help of two unbeaten fifties.
677 – Ajinkya Rahane’s 677 runs in the IPL against the Delhi Capitals/Daredevils are the 3rd most by any player. Only Virat Kohli (802) and Rohit Sharma (745) scored more runs than Rahane against the Delhi franchise in the IPL. He scored those 677 runs across 16 innings at an average of 61.54 with six fifties. Skipper Steve Smith also averages 49.5 against Delhi in the IPL having scoring 98 runs in four innings.
956 – Ajinkya Rahane needs 44 more runs to become the 1st player to aggregate 1000 runs in the IPL at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium. When Rahane gets those 44 runs, he will be the 13th player to score 1000 IPL runs at a venue. He scored those 956 runs in 32 innings at an average of 35.41 with seven fifties.
Rahane also needs 82 more runs to complete 3000 runs in the Twenty20 format for Rajasthan Royals. He scored 2918 runs in T20s for RR across 101 matches thus far.