RR vs DC will be an enthralling contest to see as both teams will be led by a new captain. Ben Stokes missing out IPL 2021 will be a key concern for RR and in his absence Jos Buttler is expected to open the innings. Delhi looks like stable side as far as batting is concerned however their bowling has some issues and they are expected to play without Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje again.
Before the games pans out let us have a look at some of the important numbers and stats
Most runs for RR [Among current players] vs DC – Sanju Samson (160 runs)
Most runs for DC [Among current players] vs RR – Rishabh Pant (225 runs)
Most wickets for RR [Among current players] vs DC – Shreyas Gopal (7 wickets) [Note :- Jofra Archer also has 7 wickets against DC but he is unlikely to play]
Most wickets for DC [Among current players] vs RR – Amit Mishra (20 wickets)
2: Sanju Samson needs 5 more sixes to become only the 2nd player to smash 100 sixes for RR in IPL.
3: Ravichandran Ashwin needs only more wicket to become the 3rd Indian player after Amit Mishra and Piyush Chawla to have 250 wickets in T20s.
8: Ajinkya Rahane needs 67 more runs to become only the 8th Indian player to smash 4000 runs in IPL overall.
50: Shreyas Gopal needs two more wickets to pick 50 wickets in IPL
190.43: Jos Buttler has a S.R off 190.43 vs DC in IPL history. He has played 7 innings against DC and has scored 179 runs at a batting average of 29.83. He can be the key player to be looked forward in this clash.
547: Shikhar Dhawan has scored 547 runs vs RR in IPL history, 3rd highest for any player.
Most runs vs RR in IPL
AB de Villiers – 648
Suresh Raina – 609
Shikhar Dhawan – 547*
1000: Rahul Tewatia needs 33 more runs to achieve 1000 runs in T20 cricket