Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals
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The match between RR and DC is the thirty-sixth meeting of the IPL 2021, which is going to be played at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi on September 25th 2021.
RR vs DC History:
The teams competed against each other 23 times, till date. Out of them, RR won 12 times and lost 11 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results of RR against DC are WLLLL.
The teams faced each other 6 times at the home ground of RR. The host won 4 times. On the other hand, the visitors won just twice.
Last 5 (completed) match results of RR against DC are LWWLW.
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.
The teams met 9 times at the neutral venue. RR won 5 times, whereas DC won 4 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results of RR against DC are WLLWW.
Points and Ranks:
In the group stage, the winner will earn 2 points and the defeating team will earn 0 points.
RR is in the fifth position in the table currently, and will come in third position by earning 2 points after winning the match. The team may stay at the same position of down by a (1) rank in defeat.
Last 5 (completed) match results of RR are WWLWL.
DC is in the second position in the table and will become the table topper by earning 2 points after winning the match. The team will be unaffected in the position in defeat.
Last 5 (completed) match results of DC are WWWLW*.
Weather forecast for Abu Dhabi shows the weather would be mostly sunny in the beginning of the game and then sunny and clear till the end of the match. The precipitation percentage would be between 0% to 1% as of now, so there would be almost no chance of rain during the match. The temperature would be 34 to 36 Celsius. The wind would be between 14 to 19 km/h. The speed of wind would fluctuate and the temperature would decrease gradually.
Toss and Pitch (Record of IPL Matches):
Teams prefer to bat first 16 times in 31 matches. The selection didn’t favor the teams, as the team won 7 times, though one of them was tied, but the team, with batting first, managed to win by boundary counts (as, the super over was also tied), and lost 9 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are LWLLL.
On the other hand, the team chose to field first after winning the toss, which happened 15 times out of 31 matches. The selection favors the teams, and the teams won 9 times, and lost also 6 times, though one of the defeats was in a super over in a tied game.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are WWWWW.
Over all, the teams, who won the toss, won the matches 16 times and lost 15 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WLWWW.
The first batting team won the matches 13 times including two ties, in one game the first batting team won by boundary counts (as the super over was also tied) and the other one was decided by super over. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won 18 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are LLWLL.
The lowest successful defended total was 132 on the venue. On the other hand, the highest successful chase is 206 on the ground.
The first inning lowest total was 70, and the highest total was 205 runs. For the second inning, the lowest total was 84 runs (completed innings), whereas the highest was 206 runs.
The batting average of the first innings is 26.24 and 27.80 is for the second innings.
T20 History Between the Teams at the Venue:
Both the teams never faced each other at the venue. The upcoming encounter will be the first between the teams.
Last 5 (completed) match results of RR against DC at the venue are – – – – -.
Teams’ T20 History at the Venue:
RR had 8 opportunities to play at the venue, and the team has an excellent record, as the team won 6 times, though one of the victories was by boundary count due to tied super over in the tied game, and lost twice.
Last 5 (completed) match results of RR at the venue are WWWLL.
DC got 6 chances to play the match at the venue, the team has an extremely poor record, as the team won twice, and lost 4 times.
Last 5 (completed) match results of DC at the venue are WWLLL.
Tentative XI for both the Teams:
The team would like to go with the winning combination.
Rajasthan Royals: E. Lewis, Y. Jaiswal, S. Samson, L. Livingstone, M. Lomror, R. Parag, C. Morris, R. Tewatia, C. Sakariya, K. Tyagi, M. Rahman
The team may go with the winning combination, if M. Stoinis will be fit for the play.
Delhi Capitals Eleven: P. Shaw, S. Dhawan, S. Iyer, R. Pant, M. Stoinis, S. Hetmyer, A. Patel, R. Ashwin, K. Rabada, A. Nortje, A. Khan
*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.