DC vs RR in Abu Dhabi will be a crucial match for Rajasthan Royals as they are in contention for playoffs spot along with KKR and MI. DC have looked very consistent throughout IPL 2021 while RR have had a topsy-turvy ride in 2021 season but have managed to keep themselves in good position with their magical win against PBKS earlier in the tournament.
With a well-balanced side, DC will look to win the match against RR and try to go to top of table once again by displacing CSK. Last time when these two teams faced each other, RR defeated DC in a last over thriller by 3 wickets with the help of David Miller's 62 run knock and Chris Morris cameo of 36 runs in the death overs.
Let us have a look at some of the numbers and stats before start of DC vs RR match:
Most runs for DC [Among Current Players] vs RR in IPL: Rishabh Pant (276 runs)
Most wickets for DC vs RR in IPL: Amit Mishra (20 wickets)
Most runs for RR [Among Current Players] vs DC in IPL: Sanju Samson (164 runs)
Most wickets for RR vs DC in IPL: Jaydev Unadkat (9 wickets)
1 - Ravi Ashwin needs 1 more wicket to become 3rd Indian after Amit Mishra and Piyush Chawla to pick 250 wickets in T20 cricket.
1 - Sanju Samson needs 1 more six to become 2nd player after Shane Watson to smash 100 sixes for RR in IPL.
56 - Rishabh Pant needs 56 more runs to surpass Virender Sehwag and become leading run-scorer for DC in T20 Cricket [IPL + CL T20].
556 - Shikhar Dhawan has scored 556 runs vs RR in IPL which remains to be 3rd highest overall.
Most runs vs RR in IPL:
AB de Villiers - 648
Suresh Raina - 627
Shikhar Dhawan - 556
16.40 - Sanju Samson averages only 16.4 with the bat against DC in IPL.
Least batting average vs DC in IPL (Min 100 runs):
Hardik Pandya / Eoin Morgan - 16.10
Sanju Samson - 16.40
Dwayne Bravo - 17.12
Deepak Hooda - 18.42
Mandeep Singh - 19.62
2 - DC and RR have met each other twice in UAE and on both the occasions, DC have ended up defeating RR.