IPL 2021 Match 19 CSK vs RCB Preview: AB de Villiers on brink of achieving the 5000 runs milestone in IPL

In-form Glenn Maxwell needs 1 more six to record 100 sixes while Shardul Thakur needs 1 more wicket to register 50 wickets in IPL.

Sudharshan Sridharan Author

Updated - 25 April 2021 10:27 am

CSK vs RCB clash has lot of expectation from fans as top two teams face against each other. This rivalry has been the one to watch since IPL started, although CSK have dominated RCB over the years but considering the recent form of RCB, it looks they will be a real threat to the CSK side. RCB seem to have covered all the bases and it will be exciting to see how their bowlers perform on Wankhade surface. MS Dhoni's men have really adapted well to those conditions and they will hope to come up with a good performance on Sunday afternoon.

Let us have a look at some of the important numbers before this game:

Most runs for CSK vs RCB - MS Dhoni (724 runs)

Most wickets for CSK [Among current players] vs RCB – Dwayne Bravo (13 wickets)

Most runs for RCB vs CSK – Virat Kohli (887 runs)

Most wickets for RCB [Among current players] vs CSK – Yuzvendra Chahal (12 wickets)

1- Suresh Raina needs 1 more six to smash 200 IPL sixes.

2 - AB de Villiers needs 26 more runs to become only the 2nd overseas player to score 5000 runs in IPL.

3 - Ravindra Jadeja needs 2 more wickets to become only the 3rd player to pick 100 wickets for CSK in T20s.

4 - MS Dhoni needs 4 more sixes to smash 50 sixes vs RCB in IPL.

Most sixes against a single team in IPL

Chris Gayle - 61 vs PBKS
Chris Gayle - 54 vs KKR
MS Dhoni - 46 vs RCB*
Chris Gayle - 44 vs MI
AB de Villiers - 42 vs PBKS

50 - Shardul Thakur needs 1 more wicket to pick 50 wickets in IPL. Ambati Rayudu will be playing his 50th match for CSK in IPL.

100 - Glenn Maxwell needs 1 more six to record 100 sixes in IPL.

20 - Ravindra Jadeja has picked 20 wickets vs RCB in IPL.

Most wickets vs RCB in IPL for spin bowlers

Harbhajan Singh - 23
Ravindra Jadeja - 20*
Piyush Chawla - 19
Ravichandran Ashwin - 17
Sunil Narine - 16