On Tuesday (2nd April) night, Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will meet at Sawai Mansingh Stadium (Jaipur). Both will play their fourth match in this season, but RR will play their second home match in IPL 2019, and RCB will play their third away match in IPL 2019.
Both teams haven’t won a match this season yet. RR and RCB both have lost their first three games in this season.
Teams’ forms in IPL 2019
RR (oldest to latest) – Lost, Lost and Lost
RCB (oldest to latest) – Lost, Lost and Lost
Teams’ performances in different stages of a match
|Different stages of a match (Overs)||RR||RCB|
|Run-rate||Average wicket (s) fall in a match||Run-rate||Average wicket (s) fall in a match|
|Middle overs (7-15)||8.30||1.33||5.78||3.67|
|Death overs (16-20)||11.13||3.67||7.08||2.67|
|Top run-scorer||Sanju Samson (140 runs)||AB de Villiers (80 runs)|
|Top wicket-taker||Ben Stokes (4 wickets)||Yuzvendra Chahal (6 wickets)|
Head-to-head records between RR and RCB
|Stats||Matches||RR won||RCB won||Tied/No Result|
|At Sawai Mansingh Stadium (Jaipur)||6||3||3||0/0|
|In the last 10 matches||10||6||4||0/0|
- Since April 2012, RCB hasn’t beat RR at Sawai Mansingh Stadium (Jaipur). Last time, they beat RR at this venue was on 23rd April 2012. Since then, RR has beaten them twice at this venue.
Important stats between RR and RCB
|Stats||RR (vs RCB)||RCB (vs RR)|
|Highest total||217/4 (20 overs) at Bengaluru on 15th April 2018||200/7 (20 overs) at Bengaluru on 29th April 2015|
|Lowest completed total||58 (15.1 overs) at Cape Town on 18th April 2009||70 (15 overs) at Abu Dhabi on 26th April 2014|
|Largest victory (by runs)||65 runs at Jaipur on 17th May 2008||75 runs at Cape Town on 18th April 2009|
|Largest victory (by wickets)||7 wickets for twice||10 wickets at Bengaluru on 18th March 2010|
|Stats||RR (vs RCB)||RCB (vs RR)|
|Highest individual score||103* by Ajinkya Rahane at Bengaluru on 15th April 2012||83 by Yuvraj Singh at Bengaluru on 11th May 2014|
|Best bowling figures||4/16 by Shreyas Gopal at Jaipur on 19th May 2018||5/5 by Anil Kumble at Cape Town on 18th April 2009|
|Most runs scored||325 runs by Ajinkya Rahane||394 runs by AB de Villiers|
|Most wickets||9 wickets by Siddarth Trivedi and Shane Watson||9 wickets by Anil Kumble|
Other important stats
- Jaydev Unadkat (148 wickets) is two wickets away to complete his 150 T20 wickets.
- Ajinkya Rahane (47 sixes) needs to hit three more sixes to complete his 50 IPL sixes for RR. He will be the fourth RR batsman to hit 50 or more IPL sixes.
- It will be the 100th time Virat Kohli will lead RCB in IPL. After MS Dhoni and Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli will be the third IPL captain to lead 100 or more matches.
- Virat Kohli (7,960 runs) is 40 runs away to become the second Indian cricketer to complete 8,000 T20 runs. Suresh Raina was the first Indian batsman to achieve this feat. Meanwhile, Virat Kohli also will be the third Asian cricketer and seventh overall batsman to complete 8,000 T20 runs.
- AB de Villiers (3,393 runs) is 28 runs away to become the second most T20 run-scorer for RCB. The former RCB cricketer Chris Gayle (3,420 runs) is currently the second most T20 run-scorer for RCB. Meanwhile, Virat Kohli is leading the table who has scored 5,427 T20 runs for RCB.
- Parthiv Patel (3,943 runs) needs to score 57 more runs to complete his 4,000 T20 runs.