IPL 2021: 7th Match Between DC and RR

Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals

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7th Match:

The match between DC and RR is the seventh meeting of the IPL 2021, which is going to be played at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on April 15th 2021.

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DC vs RR History:

The teams competed against each other 22 times, till date. Out of them, DC won 11 times and lost 11 times, as well.

DC Home:

The teams competed 8 times at the home ground of DC. The home team won 5 times and lost thrice.

Last 5 (completed) match results of DC against RR are WWLLL.

RR Home:

The teams faced each other 6 times at the home ground of RR. The host won 4 times. On the other hand, visitors won just twice.

Last 5 (completed) match results of RR against DC are LWWLW.

Neutral Venue:

The teams met 8 times at the neutral venue. DC won 4 times, whereas RR also won 4 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of DC against RR WWLLW.

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Points and Ranks:

In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.

Delhi Capitals:

DC is on the second position in the table and may become the table topper with earning 2 points after winning the match.

Last 5 (completed) match results of DC are WLWLW.

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Rajasthan Royals:

RR is on the sixth position in the table, currently, and may come at any position among top six after earning 2 points after winning the match.

Last 5 (completed) match results of RR are LLWWL.

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Venue Weather:

Weather forecast for Mumbai shows the weather would be pretty clear throughout the match. The precipitation percentage would be 1% to 3% as of now, so there would be no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 30 to 31 Celsius. The wind would be between 8 to 16 km/h. The speed of wind and the temperature would decrease with the match progress.

Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Toss and Pitch:

Record of Last IPL (2019):

Teams prefer to field first 6 times in 7 matches. The selection favored the teams, as the team won 4 times and lost twice.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are WWWWL.

On the other hand, the team chose to bat first after winning the toss, which happened just once out of 7 matches, won once, though through one over eliminator in tied game, and never lost.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are W* – – – -.

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 5 times and lost twice.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WW*WWW.

The first batting team won the matches 3 times including a tie. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won also 4 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LW*LLL.

Score:

The lowest defended score was 162 runs and successful defended total was 170 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 198 on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 133, and the highest total was 213 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 133 runs, whereas the highest was 198 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 31.62 and 27.05 is for the second innings.

Record of IPL 2021:

Teams prefer to field first in both the played games. The selection behaved neutral to the team, as the team won once and lost once.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are LW – – -.

On the other hand, the team chose to bat first never happened, yet.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are – – – – -.

Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 1 times and lost once.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are LW – – -.

The first batting team won the matches once. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the outing.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are WL – – -.

Score:

The lowest successful defended total was 221 runs and the highest successful chase is 189 run on the ground.

The first inning lowest total was 188 runs and the highest was 221 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 190 runs (chased down the target) and the highest was 217 runs.

The batting average of the first innings is 31.46 and 40.70 is for the second innings.

T20 History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other just once at the venue. RR won the outing.

Last 5 (completed) match results of RR against DC at the venue are W – – – -.

Teams’ T20 History at the Venue:

DC got 10 chances to play the match at the venue, the team has a below average record, as the team won 4 times, and lost 6 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of DC at the venue are WWWLL.

RR had 9 opportunities to play at the venue, and the team has a below average record, as the team won 4 times and lost 5 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results of RR at the venue are LWWLL.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Delhi Capitals:

The team may go with K. Rabada and ask T. Curran to sit out.

Delhi Capitals Eleven: P. Shaw, S. Dhawan, A. Rahane, R. Pant, M. Stoinis, S. Hetmyer, C. Woakes, R. Ashwin, K. Rabada, A. Mishra, A. Khan

Rajasthan Royals:

The team may face a forced change of injured B. Stokes and the team may give the vacant place to D. Miller and A. Tye may get the place of M. Rahman.

Rajasthan Royals Eleven: J. Buttler, M. Vohra, S. Samson, R. Parag, D. Miller, S. Dube, C. Morris, R. Tewatia, S. Gopal, C. Sakariya, A. Tye

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.
*Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.