IPL 2022, Match 58 Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals, Stats Preview: Players records and approaching milestones
Jos Buttler scored a scintillating century against Delhi Capitals when both the sides met earlier in the season as Rajasthan Royals won the encounter by 15 runs at the Wankhede Stadium.
Updated - May 11, 2022 1:51 pm
Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals will be facing each other in the 58th match of IPL 2022, to be played at DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai. During the previous season, Delhi Capitals finished third, while Rajasthan Royals finished seventh. So far in this IPL season, RR has won seven matches and lost four, while DC has won five matches and lost six. RR have won once and lost twice at DY Patil Stadium this season, while DC have lost both their matches. When the teams faced each other earlier in the season, Rajasthan Royals were victorious, winning a high-scoring match by 15 runs.
Yashasvi Jaiswal returning to the team after a month had scored a 41-ball 68 last match. His opening partner Jos Buttler is right at the top of the Orange Cap race, with 618 runs this season. Their captain Sanju Samson as well as Shimron Hetmyer were brilliant so far. Along with the Orange Cap, RR also has the Purple Cap leader in Yuzvendra Chahal. R Ashwin and Prasidh Krishna have also bowled well for the team.
David Warner continues to prove that he is one of the best batters in the league, despite a change in the franchise. Their captain Rishabh Pant has been playing some useful cameos with a high strike rate, though he never reached a fifty this season. Rovman Powell was also impressive, further lower in the batting order. Kuldeep Yadav and Khaleel Ahmed have been the top bowlers for the team.
Meanwhile, here are some of the important stats and numbers ahead of Match 58 between Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League 2022:
Head to head: Both teams have faced each other 25 times in the IPL, where RR won 13 and DC won 12 of these encounters.
1 – Axar Patel needs one more wicket to reach 100 scalps in the IPL. He will become the second left-arm spinner to take 100 IPL wickets, after Ravindra Jadeja.
344 – Runs scored by Rishabh Pant against Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League, at an average of 57.33 and a strike-rate of 166.99. His average is the highest among all the Indian cricketers who scored 300+ runs against RR in the league.
2 – Khaleel Ahmed needs to take two more wickets to reach 50 wickets in the IPL. If he reaches there in the upcoming match, he will become the fastest Indian bowler to take 50 IPL wickets, in just 33 matches.
1 – Jos Buttler needs to hit one more four to reach 200 fours for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL. He will become the fourth player after Shane Watson, Ajinkya Rahane and Sanju Samson.
1 – Jos Buttler needs to hit one four to reach 250 fours in the IPL.
5 – Yashasvi Jaiswal needs to hit five more fours to reach 50 fours in the IPL.
6 – Jos Buttler needs to hit six more fours to reach 700 fours in T20 cricket. He will become the fifth England cricketer to reach the milestone after Alex Hales, Luke Wright, James Vince and Jason Roy.
35 – Riyan Parag needs to score 35 runs to reach 500 runs in the IPL.
116 – When the two teams faced each other earlier, Jos Buttler registered a score of 116, which is the highest individual score in IPL 2022. Also RR’s total of 222/2 in that match was the highest so far in the season.
4 – R Ashwin (154) requires four scalps to surpass Piyush Chawla (157) and become the fifth-highest wicket-taker in the history of the league.
47 – Jos Buttler (7953) is 47 runs away from completing 8000 runs in T20 cricket.
8 – David Warner (192) requires eight fours to complete 200 fours for DC in the IPL.
4 – Buttler (346) needs four sixes to get to 350 maximums in T20 cricket.
9 – Rishabh Pant (3991) needs nine runs to get to 4000 runs in T20 cricket.
4 – Mustafizur Rahman (46) needs four wickets to get to 50 wickets in the IPL.
1 – Mustafizur Rahman (249) needs just one scalp to get to 250 wickets in T20 cricket.