IPL 2022, Match 41 DC vs KKR, Stats Preview: Players records and approaching milestones

Delhi Capitals. (Photo Source: IPL/BCCI)

Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders will be facing each other in the 41st match of IPL 2022, to be played at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. During the last season, while Delhi Capitals have finished third place after losing both their playoffs, the Kolkata Knight Riders finished as the runners-up. So far in IPL 2022, both teams are tied with three wins and six points. However, KKR has lost one more match compared to DC. Both teams have played two matches at Wankhede Stadium this season with a contrasting results. DC lost both their matches, while KKR won both their matches.

The opening pair of Prithvi Shaw and David Warner for Delhi Capitals looks formidable, and are in top form. Captain Rishabh Pant is finding his form back, playing useful knocks in the middle order. Khaleel Ahmed, Lalit Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, and Mustafizur Rahman have all bowled well for the team. However, they would like Shardul Thakur to come back to form.

Captain Shreyas Iyer and finisher Andre Russell have been in serious form for the Knight Riders. The rest of their batters need to be more consistent. Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, and Sunil Narine have been the top bowlers for the team, along with Andre Russell who can never be underestimated with the ball.

Meanwhile, here are some of the important stats and numbers ahead of Match 41 between Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League 2022:

Head to head: KKR and DC have faced each other in 30 IPL matches, with KKR winning 16 and DC winning 13. One game between the two sides ended in no result.

1 – David Warner needs one more fifty to overtake Chris Gayle and occupy the top place in the record of most fifties in T20 cricket.

1 – Sunil Narine needs one more wicket to reach 150 wickets in the IPL and become the first overseas spinner to the landmark.

1Rishabh Pant (149) is one game away from appearing in 150 matches in T20 cricket.

2 – Axar Patel needs two more wickets to reach 100 wickets in the IPL. He will become the second left-arm spinner to take 100 wickets in the league, after Ravindra Jadeja.

2 – Axar Patel also needs 2 more sixes to reach 50 sixes in the IPL.

19 – Sunil Narine needs 19 runs to reach 1000 runs in the IPL. He will become the third player with 1000+ runs and 100+ wickets in the league, after Dwayne Bravo and Ravindra Jadeja.

37 – Nitish Rana needs 37 more runs to reach 2000 runs in the IPL.

50 – Shreyas Iyer will be captaining his 50th IPL match, becoming the tenth captain to achieve this feat. He will become the first player to captain in 50 IPL matches without captaining in an international match.

400 – Sunil Narine will be playing his 400th T20 match, becoming the seventh player to reach the milestone. The other six players are Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo, Shoaib Malik, Chris Gayle, Ravi Bopara and Andre Russell.

792 – Runs scored by Ajinkya Rahane against Delhi Capitals in the IPL, at a tremendous average of 60.92. He averages under 40 against all other current teams. His strike-rate of 131.56 against DC is also the highest amongst all oppositions.

5 – Shreyas Iyer (95) needs five sixes to complete 100 maximums in the IPL.

2 – Rana (98) also requires two maximums to complete 100 sixes in the cash-rich league.

4 – Venkatesh Iyer (496) is four runs short of reaching 500 runs in the IPL.

2 – Khaleel Ahmed (98) is two scalps away from reaching the landmark of 100 wickets in the T20 games.

2 – David Warner (976) needs 24 runs to reach 1000 runs against KKR in the tournament.

4 – Mustafizur Rahman (246) needs four scalps to get to 250 wickets in T20 cricket.

1 – Axar (149) needs just one scalp to get to 150 wickets in the T20 matches.

6 – Andre Russell (544) needs six sixes to get to 550 maximums in the T20 games.

2 – Pant (348) needs two fours to get to 350 fours in the T20 matches.

10 – Shreyas Iyer (390) needs 10 fours to complete 400 fours in the T20 games.

2 – Warner (398) also requires just two sixes to get to 400 maximums in T20 cricket.

67 – Rovman Powell (1933) needs 67 runs to complete 2000 runs in T20 cricket.

6 – Pant (244) requires six fours to get to 250 fours in the league.

73 – Russell (1927) is 73 runs away from reaching 2000 runs in the tournament.

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