Delhi Capitals, who are in a very comfortable position in points table, will be facing SunRisers Hyderabad who have been placed at bottom of the points table. For SRH it will be a do or die situation as one more loss will mathematically push them out of playoff race. Meanwhile Delhi Capitals will look to get back to top of the points table with a win.
Notably, David Warner got sacked from SRH's captaincy in the first phase of IPL 2021. On the other hand, Rishabh Pant will continue to lead Delhi Capitals despite the return of regular skipper Shreyas Iyer in the team. When these two teams met the last time, it featured a roller-coaster ride with Delhi ending on a winning note in the Super Over.
Stats from DC vs SRH matches:
Most runs for DC against SRH in IPL - Rishabh Pant (431 runs)
Most wickets for DC against SRH in IPL - Kagiso Rabada (11 wickets)
Most runs for SRH against DC in IPL - Kane Williamson (471 runs)
Most wickets for SRH against DC in IPL - Rashid Khan (14 wickets)
2 - DC and SRH have met each other twice in Dubai and in both matches SRH ended up defeating Delhi.
67.28 - Kane Williamson has a batting average of 67.28 against DC which is highest for any batsman (Min. 10 innings) against the Delhi side. He is expected to play a solid role for his team.
Highest batting average against DC in IPL overall (Min. 10 innings) :
Kane Williamson - 67.28
Ajinkya Rahane - 65.33
AB de Villiers - 61
100 - If Amit Mishra plays then he will become the 1st player to play 100 matches for Delhi Capitals in IPL. Currently, he has 262 wickets in T20 cricket and remains joint-most with Piyush Chawla. Amit Mishra will need 1 more to become the leading wicket-taker for India in T20 cricket.
250 - Ravichandran Ashwin needs 1 more wicket to become only the 3rd Indian player to take 250 wickets in T20 cricket after Amit Mishra and Piyush Chawla.
2000 - Wriddhiman Saha needs 13 more runs to smash 2000 runs in IPL. Saha is likely to get a place in the playing XI in absence of Jonny Bairstow.
50 - Shahbaz Nadeem needs 2 more wickets to complete 50 wickets in IPL and Siddharth Kaul needs 2 more wickets to take 50 IPL wickets for SRH alone.
128* - Rishabh Pant's unbeaten 128 is the highest score for any opponent against SRH in IPL. The southpaw remains to be the only Delhi Capitals player to smash a century against SRH in IPL.