- The Rajasthan Royals have won 11 and lost 11 of their 22 games against the Delhi Capitals.
- The Delhi Capitals have dominated the last five matches between the two teams.
- In this particular fixture, Rishabh Pant has the most runs among the current players.
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On Thursday, April 15, the Rajasthan Royals will face the Delhi Capitals in the sixth game of the IPL 2021 at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium. So far in the tournament, the two teams have had completely different fortunes. Although DC defeated CSK in their previous match, RR lost to PBKS.
Currently, they’re both struggling with multiple absentees. Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer, two of Rajasthan’s overseas pillars, are both injured whereas Shreyas Iyer, Delhi’s captain, sustained a shoulder injury while playing for his country. Now, their fast bowler Anrich Nortje has tested positive for COVID-19 and will, at the very least, miss a few crucial games. Delhi would have a small advantage heading into this match because they began their season with a victory.
RR Vs DC Head To Head
When it comes to their past records against each other, RR and DC are neck to neck. So far, they’ve played 22 games, with each team winning 11 games. However, Delhi Capitals have won all four of their matches against Rajasthan Royals since 2019.
Having said this, let us take a closer look at their past 5 meetings
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RR Vs DC Last 5 Encounters
14th October 2020: Delhi Capitals won by 13 runs
9th October 2020: Delhi Capitals won by 46 runs
4th May 2019: Delhi Capitals won by 5 wickets
22nd April 2019: Delhi Capitals won by 6 wickets
2nd May 2018: Delhi Daredevils won by 4 runs (DLS Method)
Additional Stats Of RR and DC
RR highest score against DC: 201
DC highest score against RR: 196
Most runs for RR: 1,212 (Jos Buttler)
Most runs for DC: 2,094 (Rishabh Pant)
Most wickets for RR: 41 wickets (S. Gopal)
Most wickets for DC: 61 wickets (Kagiso Rabada)
Lowest total defended by RR against DC: 153
Lowest total defended by DC against RR: 150
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In front of the Rajasthan Royals, the Delhi Capitals are stronger and more confident squad. Furthermore, Delhi Capitals have won all five of their previous matches against Rajasthan Royals.
Therefore, Delhi Capitals will start as the favourite in this upcoming match. However, since the IPL 2021 is just getting started, Rajasthan Royals also have a great chance to break their losing streak against this franchise. But, in all probability, DC will defeat RR on Thursday to take the lead in the IPL 2021 standings.