IPL 2021 Match 7: RR vs DC – Head-to-Head Record, Top Players, Top Wickets

Indian Premier League (IPL) debut champion Rajasthan Royals (RR) will face last season runner-up Delhi Capitals (DC), formerly known as Delhi Daredevils, in the seventh match of the 2021 IPL at the stadium Wankhede from Mumbai on Thursday.

HEAD TO HEAD: (22 MATCHS – RR 11 | DC 11)

Rajasthan have faced Delhi 22 times in the IPL since 2008, holding an 11-11 win-loss record. RR was not part of the tournament in 2016 and 2017.

RECENT SHAPE:

In the last five meetings between the two teams, the Capitals have completely dominated the Royals, winning all five times. DC won both games against RR quite comfortably last season.

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In IPL 2020 Game 23 in Sharjah, contributions from Shimron Hetmyer (45 off 24), Marcus Stoinis (39 off 30 & 2/17), Kagiso Rabada (3/35) and Ravichandran Ashwin (2/22) guided Delhi to a 46-point victory after scoring 184/8, despite the valiant efforts of Jofra Archer (3/24) and Rahul Tewatia (38 of 29 and 1/20) for Rajasthan.

In the reverse match in Dubai, half centuries of Shikhar Dhawan and Shreyas Iyer helped the Capitals show 161/7 in 20 overs. Archer’s 3/19 wasn’t enough for the Royals as DC won the game by 13 points thanks to a brilliant bowling from Player of the Match Anrich Nortje.

BEST PERFORMANCE IN THIS FIXTURE (2008-15, 2018-20)

Rank Best drummers Team Points scored
1. Ajinkya Rahane RR: 2011-15 and 2018-19, now playing for DC 601
2. Virender Sehwag DC: 2008-13 295
3. Rahul dravid RR: 2011-13 253
Rank Best bowlers Team Counters taken
1. Amit Mishra DC: 2008-10, 2015-present 20
2. Farveez Maharoof DC: 2008-10 11
3. Shane watson RR: 2008-15 9

STARS OF THE LAST SEASON (IPL 2020)

Rank Best drummers Team Points scored
1. Shikhar dhawan DC 618
2. Shreyas Iyer DC 519
3. Sanju Samson RR 375
Rank Best bowlers Team Counters taken
1. Kagiso Rabada DC 30
2. Anrich Nortje DC 22
3. Jofra Archer RR 20

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