- DC is fifth in the points table, having won five of their eleven games.
- With seven victories in eleven games, the Rajasthan Royals are in a more comfortable third place.
- DC is on the verge of being eliminated from the IPL 2022 playoffs, while the Rajasthan Royals are only one win away.
The Rajasthan Royals will face the Delhi Capitals in IPL 2022 Match 58 on May 11 at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. Rajasthan will be aiming for another win to boost their chances of reaching the playoffs. They’ve won seven games so far and have 14 points on the table. The Royals had also defeated the Capitals by 15 runs in high scoring thriller in Wankhede.
DC has a lot of work to do if they want to reach the playoffs for the fourth time in a row. After losing by 91 runs to the reigning champions Chennai Super Kings, all the Rishabh Pant-led team can do now is ensure that they do not slip further and win all of their remaining games. The players will now be hoping to click as a unit after experiencing an off-day in the last game where they were completely outplayed in every aspect.
RR Vs DC Head To Head
Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals have played 25 IPL games against one other. Rajasthan Royals have won 13 of the 25 matches so far, while Delhi Capitals have also won 12. Therefore, Rajasthan Royals (RR) has a dominating record against Delhi Capitals (DC) in the Indian Premier League.
Having said that, let us take a closer look at their past 5 meetings.
RR Vs DC Last 5 Encounters
22nd April 2022: Rajasthan Royals won by 15 runs
25th September 2021: Delhi Capitals won by 33 runs
15th April 2020: Rajasthan Royals won by 3 wickets
14th October 2020: Delhi Capitals won by 13 runs
9th October 2020: Delhi Capitals won by 46 runs
Additional Stats Of RR and DC
RR highest score against DC: 222
DC highest score against RR: 207
Most runs for RR: 3,389 (Sanju Samson)
Most runs for DC: 5,824 (David Warner)
Most wickets for RR: 161 wickets (Yuzvendra Chahal)
Most wickets for DC: 166 wickets (Amit Mishra)
Lowest total defended by RR against DC: 153
Lowest total defended by DC against RR: 150
Rajasthan Royals have the stars aligned in their favour against the Delhi Capitals and so remain the favourites to win the Wednesday match.
Therefore, Rajasthan Royals (RR) is expected to win the match.