IPL 2021, Match 7: RR vs DC, Stats Review: David Miller's milestone, First ever innings without a six at Wankhede and more stats

IPL 2021, Match 7: RR vs DC, Stats Review: David Miller’s milestone, First ever innings without a six at Wankhede and more stats

This was the first time when Rishabh Pant scored an IPL fifty without hitting a single six.

David Miller
David Miller. (Photo Source: IPL/BCCI)

Rajasthan Royals have registered a thrilling victory against Delhi Capitals in the IPL clash played at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. The match kept turning like a see-saw but Rajasthan held their nerves to win the game in the end. Earlier in the day, Delhi posted a total of 147/8 after they were asked to bat first. Capitan Rishabh Pant was the top scorer for them with 51 runs coming off his bat in 32 balls.

For Rajasthan, Jaydev Unadkat showed his magic with the ball picking up 3 wickets upfront and breaking the backbone of Delhi batting top order. Mustafizur Rahman also contributed well by taking 2 wickets for 29 runs. Debutant Lalit Yadav scored 20 runs off 24 balls with the help of 3 fours.

Chasing this target, Rajasthan kept losing wickets at regular intervals but David Miller held one end. He scored 62 runs off 43 balls to take his team close to a victory. Chris Morris smacked 36 runs in only 18 balls to ensure a 3 wicket victory in the last over.

Let’s look at important stats and numbers after the end of the IPL clash between Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals:

5 – After 5 consecutive losses against Delhi in IPL, the Rajasthan team broke the streak and won this game.

0 – Not a single six was hit in the first innings by Delhi Capitals today. This was the first such instance at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai in IPL.

1– This was also the first time when Rishabh Pant scored an IPL fifty without hitting a single six.

18- This was the 18th time Prithvi Shaw got out for a single-digit score. No other player has bagged more single-digit scores than Prithvi after his IPL debut.

20 – The Delhi innings saw a total of 20 fours being hit, which is second-most in an IPL inning without a single six.

2018- This was the first time since the 2018 season that Jaydev Unadkat was able to pick up a three-wicket haul in an IPL inning.

0 – Chris Morris did not hit a single four in his 36-run knock. This was his highest individual score in an IPL inning without a four.

10 – This was the 10th fifty+ score for David Miller while batting at number 5 in IPL. Only MS Dhoni has more 50+ scores (11) at this batting position in the league.