Royal Challengers Bangalore would like to continue their winning run as they take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in their next fixture. The encounter takes place at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Having already secured a place in IPL 2021 playoffs, RCB are now aiming to grab one of the top two spots. After all, it will give them an additional chance of getting into the finals.
Important stats and numbers ahead of the 52nd game of the IPL 2021:
Head to Head record: SRH are ahead of RCB in terms of head-to-head record in IPL. In 19 clashes, SRH have won 10 games while RCB emerged winners 8 times. One of their encounters got washed out
1 – AB de Villiers is just one hit away from becoming the second player after Chris Gayle to smash 250 sixes in the IPL.
2 – Harshal Patel needs two wickets to become Indian with the most wickets in an IPL season. While he has scalped 26 wickets in IPL 2021, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (27) is above him.
2– Wriddhiman Saha needs 2 catches to reach 100 catches as a wicketkeeper in T20 cricket.
15 – Jason Roy is 15 runs shy of completing 1000 T20 runs in 2021.
9 – Manish Pandey is 9 runs away from completing 3,500 runs in IPL.
26 – Pandey also needs 26 runs to complete 6000 runs in T20 cricket.
2– Shahbaz Nadeem needs just two wickets to complete 50 wickets in IPL.
4 – Mohammed Siraj needs four wickets to complete 50 wickets in the IPL. He currently has 46 wickets in 47 appearances.
3 – Rashid Khan has been troubling AB de Villiers in IPL. The leg-spinner has dismissed him as many as three times in 37 deliveries.
151.03 – Umran Malik clocked a delivery of 151.03 kmph against KKR, the fastest for any Indian bowler in IPL 2021.