IPL 2020: Match 23, RR v DC - Statistical Preview of the Match

All the major stats and facts ahead of the 23rd match between Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals in Sharjah.

Delhi Capitals' captain Shreyas Iyer (Photo - IANS)

Rajasthan Royals will take on Delhi Capitals in their sixth match of IPL 2020 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah tonight. 

Rajasthan Royals have two wins from five matches and are on a three match's losing streak. In these losses their batting, as well as bowling, was disappointing. Captain Steven Smith and Samson couldn't carry their Sharjah form to Dubai and Abu Dhabi and now they're back to Sharjah so that will give them some confidence. Jos Buttler played 70 runs knock in the last match and he will look to continue his good form. In bowling Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Tom Curran, and young Kartik Tyagi who impressed on debut need to do well especially in death overs.

On the other hand, Delhi Capitals with four wins from five matches is in top form. Both their batsmen and bowlers are doing well and at present, they have no weakness. Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Marcus Stoinis, and Shikhar Dhawan all are among runs and they will look to continue their good run. In the bowling, Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje have been excellent in the power play as well as in death overs. In the middle overs R Ashwin, Axar Patel and Marcus Stoinis are doing their job so Delhi is looking a complete inform side. 

All the major stats and facts ahead of the 23rd match between Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals in Sharjah :

Head to Head in IPL -

Matches - 20

Rajasthan Royals won - 11

Delhi Capitals won - 9

3 - Rishabh Pant has scored the fifties in each of his last three innings against the Rajasthan Royals in IPL. His scores against Rajasthan Royals are - 53*, 78*, 69, and 20. 

9.1 - The economy rate of Rajasthan Royals' spinners in this IPL season. They have been the most expensive than any other team's spinners. 

12 - Shikhar Dhawan needs 12 more runs to complete 1000 runs for Delhi Capitals in IPL while Ajinkya Rahane needs these many runs to achieve the milestone of 5000 T20 runs. 

24 - Jos Buttler needs 24 more runs to become the sixth batsman to score 1000 or more runs for Rajasthan Royals in IPL.

50 - Jos Buttler will play his 50th match in IPL. He has 1503 runs in 49 matches with 10 fifties. 

100 - Both Rishabh Pant and Shikhar Dhawan need to hit one more six to complete 100 sixes in the Indian Premier League. 

2000 - Rishabh Pant needs 93 more runs to become the second batsman after Virender Sehwag to score 2000 or more runs for Delhi Capitals in IPL.


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 09 Oct, 2020

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