After suffering a 7-wicket defeat in their 1st encounter with Sunrisers Hyderabad, Delhi Daredevils will now be welcoming the 2016 IPL champions to the Feroz Shah Kotla on 10th May in New Delhi. Delhi Daredevils are currently languishing in the bottom half of the table with just 3 wins from 10 matches, while, on the other hand, SRH are flying high at the top of the points table with 7 wins from their 9 matches. The SRH bowling line-up has played a key role in the season so far but slowly and steadily even the batting contingent is starting to perform as a unit, something that will please Kane Williamson a lot prior to reaching the playoff stage. Even though the franchise lost David Warner early prior to the start of the tournament, Williamson has done exceedingly well both the leading the side on the field and also with his bat. IPL 2018 DD vs SRH will be focused around on some key battles between the SRH bowlers and DD Batsmen, the task will not be an easy one for the likes or Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer, given how lethal the SRH bowling unit has been this season, especially now that they have Bhuvneshwar Kumar back in the SRH Playing 11. Ahead of this crucial home match for Delhi Daredevils, we look at key stats from IPL 2018 SRH vs DD match, we bring you the IPL 2018 DD vs SRH statistical preview, including the SRH vs DD Head to Head record. The DD vs SRH Head to Head or SRH vs DD head to head record has also been analysed in detail below.
DD vs SRH Head to Head Record
No statistical preview will be complete without looking at the IPL DD vs SRH head to head record as it’s the perfect factor to compare the performance of two teams against each other. Remember SRH joined the IPL bandwagon only in 2013, hence these two teams have met only 11 times in the tournament’s history but there is complete clarity over ho had dominated IPL SRH vs DD fixture over the years. Out of the 11 matches played between the two teams, SRH have won 7, while DD have won 4. However, in the last 5 encounters between SRH and DD, the 2016 IPL winners have just won 2 matches, while Delhi Daredevils, who have not even reached an IPL Final till date have won 3.
DD vs SRH head to head record at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground also makes for an interesting read. Kane Williamson‘s team will be facing of against Delhi Daredevils for the fourth time at this ground and from the previous 3 encounters, they hold a slight advantage with 2 wins. We must also note that this is the second meeting between the two sides in 5 days, hence they would have properly assessed each other by now.
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Ahead of the IPL DD vs SRH encounter on Thursday (May 10), we have compiled a list of relevant stats revolving around both these teams, the IPL 2018 SRH vs DD statistical preview:
1 – Number of IPL titles won by Sunrisers Hyderabad
3 – Number of matches won by Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2018 so far
354 – The number of runs SRH captain Kane Williamson has scored in IPL 2018 so far. He is 7th on the highest run-scorer list. (As of 6th May)
12 – The number of wickets taken by Rashid Khan and Siddarth Kaul in IPL 2018 so far. Only 4 bowlers have taken more wickets than this duo. (As of 6th May)
4 – Number of half-centuries recorded by Kane Williamson and Shreyas Iyer in IPL 2018, the highest tally so far. Suryakumar Yadav is the only other batsman to hit 4 half-centuries this season. (As of 6th May)
393 – The number of runs scored by Rishabh Pant in IPL 2018. He is the highest run-scorer for DD currently and is 3rd on the overall list. (As of 6th May)
36 – The number of half-centuries scored by Gautam Gambhir in IPL history. He needs to score just one more to surpass David Warner on the list of most fifties in the history of IPL. With one more he will become the batsman with most IPL fifties.
6 – The number of sixes Yusuf Pathan needs to surpass David Warner on the list of batsman with most IPL sixes. David Warner has hit 160, while Pathan is at 155. (As of 6th May)
5.32 – Sandeep Sharma’s economy rate in IPL 2018, least among all bowlers
117 – The number of wickets Bhuvneshwar Kumar has taken in IPL history. He is currently 6th in the highest wicket-takers list.
13 – Number of wickets picked up by Trent Boult in IPL 2018, joint second highest by any bowler in the tournament.
140 – Wickets picked up Amit Mishra in IPL, second highest tally in the history of this tournament. He needs 15 more to surpass Lasith Malinga as the tournaments highest wicket-taker.
491 – Number of fours hit by Gautam Gambhir in the IPL, highest tally in the history of this tournament
232 – The number of runs scored by Shikhar Dhawan in IPL DD vs SRH fixtures, the most by any batsman from the current two squads.
1 – Amit Mishra, Rashid Khan and Trent Bould have all bowled 1 maiden over each in IPL 2018. 4 other bowlers have recorded the same feat this season.