Both Rajasthan and Gujarat have won 3 out of 4 games they have played in IPL 2022 and winner of today’s game will end up as table topper. Gujarat after winning their first 3 matches, lost the last to Hyderabad meanwhile RR are coming after a thrilling win against LSG. Both Rajasthan and Gujarat have very good bowling attack but Gujarat’s batting hasn’t been as good as RR’s top heavy batting line-up which comprises of Devdutt Padikkal, Jos Buttler and Sanju Samson.
Gujarat have solid opener in form of Shubman Gill, meanwhile their skipper Hardik Pandya’s all-round ability would play a key role against this Rajasthan side. Youngsters like Sai Sudharsan and Abhinav Sadarangani will be key to their team’s success while Miller who hasn’t been so good with the bat should prove his potential.
Gujarat have won only 1 out of 2 games meanwhile Rajasthan have won 3 out of 4 games while batting first in this IPL so far. It will be interesting to see whether toss can play a crucial role in this game or not.
Numbers and stats before start of RR vs GT game:
1 – Rashid Khan needs 1 more wicket to take 100 wickets in IPL.
Fastest to 100 IPL wickets:
Lasith Malinga – 70 matches
Bhuvneshwar Kumar – 81 matches
Amit Mishra / Ashish Nehra – 83 matches
Rashid Khan has taken 99 wickets from 80 IPL matches
1 – Yuzvendra Chahal needs 1 more wicket to surpass Harbhajan Singh and become 5th highest wicket-taker overall in IPL.
2 – Devdutt Padikkal needs 2 more runs to smash 1000 runs in IPL.
Fastest Indian to smash 1000 runs in IPL (by innings):
Sachin Tendulkar – 31 innings
Suresh Raina – 34 innings
Rishabh Pant – 35 innings
Gautam Gambhir – 36 innings
Devdutt Padikkal has smashed 998 runs from 33 innings in IPL.
3 – Sanju Samson needs 3 more runs to smash 2500 runs for RR in IPL.
Most runs for RR in IPL:
Ajinkya Rahane – 2810
Sanju Samson – 2497
Shane Watson – 2372
3 – Jos Buttler has been dismissed thrice by Rashid Khan in IPL.
Jos Buttler vs Rashid Khan in IPL:
57 – Devdutt Padikkal needs 57 more runs to smash 2000 runs in T20 cricket.
60 – Sanju Samson needs 60 more runs to smash 5000 runs in T20 cricket.
62 – Hardik Pandya needs 62 more runs to smash 3000 runs in T20 cricket.