IPL 2019: Match 8, Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals – Statistical Preview

IPL 2019: Match 8, Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals – Statistical Preview

All the key stats and numbers ahead of the crucial game between the Sunrisers and the Royals in Hyderabad.

David Warner Sunrisers Hyderabad
David Warner. (Photo Source: Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS)

The Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals began their IPL 2019 campaigns with close defeats in their respective first matches. The SRH team had good command over the Kolkata Knight Riders until an Andre Russell’s blitz in Eden Gardens. The home team chased down 53 runs in the last three overs with two deliveries to spare. On the other hand, the Royals were dominating their game against the Kings XI Punjab before Jos Buttler’s “mankad” dismissal turned the game upside down.

All the key stats and numbers ahead of the crucial game between the Sunrisers and the Royals in Hyderabad:

3 – Sunrisers Hyderabad won each of their previous three IPL matches against the Rajasthan Royals. The SRH team won both the games in Hyderabad against the Royals.


6 – Number of times Ajinkya Rahane has been dismissed off Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the IPL; the most times Rahane has been dismissed by any bowler in the league. Only Ravichandran Ashwin (4) has dismissed Rahane more than three instances in the IPL. Rahane scored 71 runs off 78 deliveries with help of 11 fours against Bhuvi.


6 – Jos Buttler has six scores of fifty-plus from his last seven IPL innings. Since turning as an opener in the middle of the previous season, Buttler has 30+ scores in all the seven innings.


12 – Bhuvneshwar Kumar claimed 12 wickets from the nine matches in the IPL against Rajasthan Royals at an average of 21.91 including a 4-wicket haul.


12 – Jayden Unadkat bagged 12 wickets from six T20 innings at the RGI Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad. He has an average of 12.16 and picked up a 5-wicket haul against SRH during the 2017 season.


21.83 – Ajinkya Rahane has a lowly average of 21.83 in the IPL against the Sunrisers. The RR skipper scored 262 runs from 13 innings against SRH scoring three fifties and bagged three ducks.


28.87 – David Warner has a batting average of 28.87 in the IPL against Royals. He scored only 231 runs from 8 IPL innings against them but has two fifties.


84.61 – David Warner’s batting strike-rate against Dhawal Kulkarni in the IPL. The left-hander scored 44 off 52 deliveries against Kulkarni in the IPL and has been dismissed twice.

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