Since 2020, PBKS vs RR have been providing entertaining matches for cricket fans. There have been so many memorable moments in the past 1 year like Rahul Tewatia smashing 30 runs off an over, Chris Gayle getting out on 99, Sanju Samson's 119 going in vain and much more. Both PBKS and RR badly needed a win to stay in contention for playoffs race. RR have lost their star players in the form of Buttler, Stokes and Archer. As a result, PBKS will look to take advantage with the help of batting depth in their side, which consists of KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran and Deepak Hooda.
Let us have a look at some of the numbers before the game:
Most runs for RR vs PBKS in IPL - Sanju Samson (525 runs)
Most wickets for RR [Among current players] vs PBKS in IPL - Chetan Sakariya & Chris Morris (3 wickets)
Most runs for PBKS vs RR in IPL - KL Rahul (441 runs)
Most wickets for PBKS [Among current players] vs RR in IPL - Mohammed Shami (7 wickets)
3000 - KL Rahul needs 22 more runs to become the 13th Indian Player to smash 3000 runs in IPL.
5000 - Chris Gayle needs 50 more runs to become the 3rd overseas player to smash 5000 runs in IPL.
100 - KL Rahul needs 4 more sixes to become the first player to smash 100 sixes for PBKS in IPL.
2000 - Mayank Agarwal needs 50 more runs to smash 2000 runs in IPL.
50 - Mohammed Shami needs 3 more wickets to take 50 wickets for PBKS alone in IPL. Shreyas Gopal needs 2 more wickets to pick 50 wickets in IPL.
15 - Chris Morris has taken 15 wickets against PBKS in IPL overall at a very impressive bowling average of 21.06 and bowling S.R of 17.6. He is expected to play crucial role for RR with the ball.
43 - Mustafizur Rahman has taken 43 wickets in T20 in the year 2021, which is 2nd most after Rashid Khan(49). Tabraiz Shamsi has 41 wickets in T20s so far in this year which is 3rd highest as well.
Most wickets in T20s in the year 2021 :
Rashid Khan - 49
Mustafizur Rahman - 43
Tabraiz Shamsi - 41
Carlos Brathwaite / Shoriful Islam- 39
Imran Tahir / Mohammad Saifuddin - 38