Both Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings are coming on the back of a loss and they would be looking to improve their decision making skills in the crunch situations for better results. Both these teams heavily rely on their top-order for attacking batting and Punjab might be tempted to bring in Ravi Bishnoi in the game and could also include an extra overseas bowler. Anrich Nortje is expected to join the DC team soon and replace Tom Curran in the side.
Important numbers and milestones before the game:
Most runs for PBKS (Among current players) vs DC – KL Rahul (137 runs)
Most wickets for PBKS vs DC (Among current players) – M.Shami (8 wickets)
Most runs for DC (Among current players) vs PBKS – Shikhar Dhawan (200 runs)
Most wickets for DC vs PBKS – Amit Mishra (10 wickets)
1 – Rishabh Pant needs 56 more runs to become the top-scorer for DC in IPL.
Most runs for DC in IPL
Shreyas Iyer – 2200
Virender Sehwag – 2174
Rishabh Pant – 2145*
1 – Both Chris Gayle and KL Rahul have the chance to top the board for PBKS with most sixes for them in IPL.
Most sixes for PBKS in IPL
David Miller – 87
Chris Gayle – 86*
KL Rahul – 85*
50 – Shikhar Dhawan will be playing his 50th match for DC in IPL. He will become the 8th player to play 50 matches for DC in IPL.
5000 – KL Rahul needs 62 more runs to complete 5000 runs in T20s. So far 11 Indian players have crossed the milestone of 5000 T20 runs.
250 – Ravichandran Ashwin will be playing his 250th T20 match and he needs 1 more wicket to pick his 250th wicket in T20s.
4000 – Ajinkya Rahane needs 59 more runs to complete 4000 runs in IPL. So far only 7 Indian players have crossed the milestone of 4000 IPL runs.
47 – Prithivi Shaw has just scored 47 runs vs PBKS in the 5 innings at a batting average of 9.4 [Shaw’s highest score vs Punjab is just 22].