Delhi Capitals winning the toss opted to field first and restricted Rajasthan Royals for 160/6 with the help of brilliant bowling performance from Chetan Sakariya and Mitchell Marsh. Ravichandran Ashwin came into bat at number 3 position and scored a brilliant fifty while his partner at the other end Devdutt Padikkal also looked promising and smashed 48 from 30 balls.
Delhi despite losing their opener KS Bharat for a duck, had a 144-run partnership between David Warner and Mitchell Marsh. Mitchell Marsh’s brilliant 89 with the bat ensured the game went out of hands for Rajasthan while Warner played beautiful anchor role and the skipper Rishabh Pant came in at number 4 position to finish off things in style for DC.
Numbers and stats from RR vs DC game:
3 – Prasidh Krishna became the first bowler to bowl 3 maiden overs in IPL 2022 overall.
5 – David Warner has recorded five fifties in IPL 2022 which is most for any player in this season (Only fifties have been taken into account and not centuries).
Most fifty-plus score by a DC batsman in an IPL season:
Rishabh Pant – 6 in 2018
Shikhar Dhawan – 6 in 2020
Gautam Gambhir – 5 in 2008
Virender Sehwag – 5 in 2012
Shikhar Dhawan – 5 in 2019
David Warner – 5 in 2022
11 – Sanju Samson has lost 11 out of 12 tosses as captain in IPL 2022.
Most tosses lost as captain in an IPL season:
MS Dhoni – 12 in 2012
MS Dhoni – 11 in 2008
Virat Kohli – 11 in 2013
Sanju Samson – 11 in 2022
13 – DC have won their 13th match against RR in IPL.
Most wins vs RR in IPL:
CSK – 15
MI / KKR – 14
RCB / DC -13
17 – David Warner has recorded 17 fifty-plus score for DC in IPL.
Most fifty-plus scores for DC in IPL:
Shikhar Dhawan – 18
David Warner – 17
Virender Sehwag / Shreyas Iyer / Rishabh Pant – 16
50 – Ravichandran Ashwin recorded his maiden fifty in T20 cricket
Ravichandran Ashwin’s highest score in T20s:
50 vs Delhi Capitals in Navi Mumbai (2022)
46 vs Rajasthan Royals in Jaipur (2013)
45 vs Kolkata Knight Riders in Indore (2018)
Most innings taken by a batsman to record his maiden fifty in IPL:
Ravindra Jadeja – 132
Ravichandran Ashwin – 71
Harbhajan Singh – 61
89 – Mitchell Marsh smashed 89 runs in the match vs RR.
Mitchell Marsh’s highest score in T20s:
100* vs Hobart Hurricanes in Hobart, 2021
93* vs Brisbane Heat in Perth, 2020
89 vs Rajasthan Royals in Navi Mumbai, 2022
144 – David Warner & Mitchell Marsh had 144 runs partnership for second wicket.
Highest second wicket partnership for DC in IPL:
Naman Ojha-David Warner: 189* vs Deccan Chargers, Hyderabad (2012)
JP Duminy-Shreyas Iyer: 154 vs Mumbai Indians, Delhi (2015)
Mitchell Marsh-David Warner: 144 vs Rajasthan Royals, Navi Mumbai (2022)