Today’s Match will be played between RCB vs RR in Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai at 19:30 IST
RCB vs RR
Match 16, IPL 2021, 07:30 PM IST
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
What to expect: Four out of the seven games played here this season so far have been won by the teams batting second. It’s typical of the ground where dew comes into play and chasing is preferred. It will be a high-scorer like most games at the Wankhede.
Head To Head: RCB 10: RR 10; NR – 2
RR lost both their fixtures against RCB last year in the UAE, with Yuzvendra Chahal starring in one and de Villiers taking the chase deep in the second with an unbeaten 55 off 22 balls.
Did you know
- AB de Villiers in 19 innings against RR has scored 648 runs, averaging 46.29 and striking at 146.61.
- De Villiers’s scoring rate in the death overs at Chepauk was 247.50, while all other batsmen combined had 132.71.
- Harshal Patel in overs 14-20 this season has bowled 7.5 overs, has picked 9 wickets and conceded less than five an over.
- RR have had the worst ER in death overs in IPL 2019 (11.34) and 2020 (11.60) and second-worst so far in IPL 2021 (11.07).