CSK vs MI: Quinton de Kock's IPL numbers against pacers
Mumbai Indians' wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock is having a solid Indian Premier League 2020 campaign. He is the highest scorer for MI this season and had also finished as their top run-getter in IPL 2019 as well. MI, who face Chennai Super Kings on Friday, will be wanting De Kock to score immensely. Here we analyze his IPL numbers against pacers.
CSK have Chahar, Thakur, Curran and Hazlewood as pacers
CSK are likely to go with a four-man pace attack. Sam Curran and Deepak Chahar have been the mainstays of the side. Meanwhile, Shardul Thakur and Josh Hazlewood will hope to add support. These four pacers have collected 30 wickets between them in IPL 2020. Chahar and Curran lead the line with 10 wickets apiece. Their decision-making against De Kock will be key.
Key numbers: De Kock against pacers
Across IPL seasons, Quinton de Kock has scored 1,195 runs against fast bowlers. The tally includes 53 sixes and 129 fours. On the other hand, De Kock has been dismissed 29 times by pacers till now. In IPL 2020, he has scored 197 runs against pacers. The tally includes eight sixes and 23 fours. On the other hand, he has been dismissed five times.
De Kock's overall show and his performance in IPL 2020
In 59 matches, Faf has managed to amass 1,778 runs at an average of 31.75. The South African has registered one ton and 14 fifties, including 184 fours and 68 sixes. He has a strike rate of 133.78. Meanwhile, in the IPL 2020 season, De Kock has been fluent so far. In nine games, he has scored 322 runs at 40.25.
How has De Kock fared against CSK?
Till date, against Chennai Super Kings, the southpaw has racked up 173 runs from nine games at a strike rate of 135.16. The tally also includes 11 sixes and 14 fours.