IPL 2021, Match 6: SRH vs RCB, Stats Preview: Player records and approaching milestones
Yuzvendra Chahal will be playing his 100th IPL game for RCB.
Updated - Apr 13, 2021 9:07 pm
Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore are set to lock horns for their second league game of this season on 14th April 2021. This match will be played at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. This is the same venue where both teams played their initial game of the tournament.
RCB registered a commanding victory against Mumbai Indians in the opening match of the tournament. On the other hand, SRH faced a 10-run defeat against KKR during their first game. Devdutt Padikkal is expected to pair up with Virat Kohli if he makes a comeback in this match against SRH.
Let’s look at important stats and numbers before the clash between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2021:
Head to Head record: Both teams have clashed in 18 IPL games so far in which 10 have been won by the SRH team while RCB have emerged victorious in 7 matches. Both these sides clashed in the final of IPL 2016 where SRH registered a thrilling win to clinch their maiden title in the tournament.
89 – Virat Kohli has scored 5911 runs in IPL and needs 89 more runs to become the first player to complete 6000 runs in IPL history.
96 – Manish Pandey has scored 3329 runs in IPL in 136 innings including 96 sixes. He needs 4 more sixes to complete 100 sixes in the tournament.
7 – The battle between Virat Kohli and Sandeep Sharma will be the one to watch in this game. The SRH pacer has dismissed Virat Kohli 7 times in IPL, the joint-most any player has got out to a particular bowler in the IPL history.
26 – David Warner has accumulated 5257 runs in 143 innings he has played in IPL. He needs 36 more runs to surpass Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma in the runs tally, and reach the third spot.
5 – Warner has hit 510 fours and 195 sixes in the tournament, and needs to hit 5 more maximums to complete become 200 sixes. He will become the third overseas player after Chris Gayle (349) and AB de Villiers (237) to complete a double century of maximums in the cash-rich league.
50 – Harshal Patel who picked up a five-wicket haul in the first game against Mumbai Indians will be playing his 50th IPL match. He also completed his 50 IPL wickets in the last game.
93 – RCB middle-order batsman Glenn Maxwell has aggregated 1544 runs in 80 IPL innings. He has smacked 93 sixes in the league and is only 6 maximums away from reaching the 100-mark.
100 – This will be the 100th IPL game for Yuzvendra Chahal while playing for RCB in the tournament. He has featured in 100 IPL matches so far, among which 1 match was for Mumbai Indians while the rest 99 are for the Bangalore franchise.