IPL 2021, SRH vs DC: Rishabh Pant elects to bat
Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals are locking horns in the 20th match of Indian Premier League 2021 at Chepauk. Rishabh pant has won the toss and elected to bat in second encounter of double-header Sunday. The Orange Army aim to move up in the points table, while Delhi Capitals eye another win after beating Mumbai Indians. Here is more.
Another low-scoring encounter on the cards
The MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai is set to host its final match this season. Although the teams prefer batting first here, the last three games at this venue have been been won while chasing. As seen recently, the incumbent match is also expected to be low-scoring. The spinners will be in action throughout the match.
A look at the head-to-head record
As far as the head-to-head record is concerned, Sunrisers Hyderabad have the edge over Delhi Capitals in the IPL. In 18 meetings, Hyderabad have managed to win 11 matches with a win percentage of 61.11. Meanwhile, Delhi have claimed seven victories against SRH (win percentage: 38.89). Notably, SRH won two out of three matches against DC in the IPL 2020.
SRH vs DC: Interesting stats
DC skipper Rishabh Pant has a terrific record against Bhuvneshwar Kumar. He has managed to score 70 runs off 29 balls against Bhuvneshwar, while the fast bowler has dismiss Pant once. Pant carries a strike-rate of 241 against the latter. Leg-spinner Rashid Khan has taken 13 wickets from 10 games against Delhi at an impressive economy-rate of 5.42.