Picture Credit: BCCI/IPL

Picture Credit: BCCI/IPL

Today's match between RCB and CSK will be crucial in the context of the IPL 2023 points table, as both teams are at a very similar stage as they have won two out of four games overall. RCB started their IPL 2023 season with a big eight-wicket win against MI but went on to lose two consecutive games against KKR and LSG. The Faf du Plessis-led side then made a comeback by beating DC with a margin of 23 runs.

CSK, on the other hand, started IPL 2023 with a loss against GT by five wickets but later made a comeback into this tournament by winning two consecutive matches against LSG and MI, but have lost their recent game to RR by three runs. Considering the team balance of RCB & CSK, it will be a high-scoring thrilling contest between these two sides.

Numbers and stats ahead of RCB vs CSK game:

2 -
Ravindra Jadeja needs 2 more wickets to surpass Harbhajan Singh and become leading wicket-taker against RCB in T20 cricket.

Most wickets vs RCB in T20s:
Harbhajan Singh - 27
Ravindra Jadeja - 26
Jasprit Bumrah - 24

2 - MS Dhoni needs 2 more runs to surpass David Warner and become the highest run-scorer against RCB in the IPL.

Most runs vs RCB in IPL:
David Warner - 839
MS Dhoni - 838
Rohit Sharma - 786

6 - Ravindra Jadeja has dismissed Glenn Maxwell six times in IPL overall.

Glenn Maxwell vs Ravindra Jadeja in IPL:
Inns - 10
Runs - 49
Balls - 40
Outs - 6

Bowlers to dismiss Glenn Maxwell most times in IPL:
Ravindra Jadeja - 6

Jasprit Bumrah / Amit Mishra - 5
Kuldeep Yadav - 4

7 - Virat Kohli needs 7 more runs to become the second batsman to complete 1000 runs against CSK in T20 cricket.

Most runs vs CSK in T20s:
Shikhar Dhawan - 1077
Virat Kohli - 993
Rohit Sharma - 823

Most runs vs CSK in IPL:
Shikhar Dhawan - 1029
Virat Kohli - 979
Rohit Sharma - 791

19 - CSK has won 19 out of 30 matches (NR-1) against RCB in IPL.

Most wins against an opponent in the IPL:
MI - 23 vs KKR
KKR - 20 vs PBKS
MI - 20 vs CSK
CSK - 19 vs RCB

41 -
Moeen Ali needs 41 more runs to complete 1000 runs in IPL.

49 - Dinesh Karthik needs 49 more runs to complete 7000 runs in T20 cricket.

70 - Ambati Rayudu needs 70 more runs to complete 6000 runs in T20 cricket.