Table toppers Delhi Capitals are taking on bottom side Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.
Delhi have won both of their first two matches while Hyderabad are yet to win a game. Delhi defeated Kings XI Punjab in Super Over and last year’s runners-up Chennai Super Kings by 44 runs. Hyderabad had lost their opening match to Royal Challengers Bangalore by 10 runs before surrendering to Kolkata Knight Riders in a seven-wicket defeat.
Delhi and Hyderabad have played 15 matches against each other so far in IPL with the latter on edge winning nine matches. Out of the last five encounters Hyderabad lead 3-2.
In 2019 season of IPL, Delhi won both the games against Hyderabad.
Ahead of Tuesday’s encounter, let’s take a look at some interesting stats between the two teams.
Leading Run scorer
Delhi Capitals : Shikhar Dhawan, 393 runs
Sunrisers Hyderabad : David Warner, 337 runs
Highest runs in an innings
Delhi Capitals : Rishabh Pant, 128 not out
Sunrisers Hyderabad : Shikhar Dhawan, 92 not out
Delhi Capitals : Amit Mishra, 10 wickets
Sunrisers Hyderabad : Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 11 wickets
Best Bowling figures
Delhi Capitals : JP Duminy, 4-17
Sunrisers Hyderabad : Khaleel Ahmed, 3-30
Delhi Capitals : 189-4
Sunrisers Hyderabad : 191-1