Table toppers CSK will face bottom placed SRH today at Sharjah ground. A win for Chennai would mean they will be officially qualified for the playoffs and it would also see Hyderabad having zero chances for entering the IPL 2021 playoffs mathematically. Last time when these two teams faced each other in Delhi, CSK came out on top with the help of Gaikwad’s performance and beat SRH side by a margin of 7 wickets.
In overall head-to-head also, CSK have dominated the Hyderabad side as they have won 11 out of 15 matches against them in the IPL. A quality performance is expected from the Chennai side as they will look to seal the top-2 position in the IPL 2021 points table.
Let us have a look at some of the numbers and stats before start of SRH vs CSK match:
Most runs for CSK [Among current players] vs SRH in IPL – Suresh Raina (348 runs)
Most wickets for CSK vs SRH in IPL – Dwayne Bravo (15 wickets)
Most runs for SRH vs CSK in IPL – David Warner (405 runs)
Most wickets for SRH vs CSK in IPL – Rashid Khan (9 wickets)
200 – Ambati Rayudu needs 4 more sixes to complete smashing 200 sixes in T20 cricket.
59.66 – Ravindra Jadeja averages 59.66 with the bat in IPL 2021 at a strike rate of 146.72. His heroics in the end overs has helped CSK in tough situations and he might be crucial player for his side once again if CSK falters in the death overs
73.33 – CSK have win percentage of 73.33 against SRH, which is most against that team.
Best win % vs SRH in IPL:
CSK – 73.33
KKR – 65
MI – 52.94
41.29 – Kane Williamson averages 41.29 with the bat for SRH which remains to be 3rd highest overall among players who played atleast 10 matches for the franchise. He has been most reliable batsman for SRH over the years since 2016.
Best batting average for SRH in IPL (Min 10 innings batted):
David Warner – 49.55
Jonny Bairstow – 41.52
Kane Williamson – 41.29
27 – Jason Roy needs 27 more runs to smash 1000 T20 runs in 2021 alone
27 – Faf du Plesis & Ruturaj Gaikwad need to add 27 more runs as a batting pair to record most partnership runs in IPL 2021.
Most partnership runs for a batting pair in IPL 2021:
Shikhar Dhawan-Prithvi Shaw : 550 runs
Faf du Plessis-Ruturaj Gaikwad : 524 runs
Virat Kohli-Devdutt Padikkal : 475 runs