RR vs DC Head to Head

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RR vs DC head-to-head
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Out of 27 encounters so far, Rajasthan Royals have won 14 while Delhi Capitals have also won 13.


The Rajasthan Royals had a terrific start to their IPL Career after bringing home the first Indian Premier League trophy in 2008. They were successfully led by skipper Shane Warne. Following this, the franchise saw ups and downs. They were expelled from IPL for two years after the 2015 season due to the Lodha Committee inquiry. The team strengthened their lineup during the 2022 mega auction by adding top players including Trent Boult, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, and Yuzvendra Chahal. As a result, the team had an amazing season but eventually finished as runners up. The debuting Gujrat Titans, captained by Hardik Pandya, defeated RR in the finals to clench their maiden league title.


Previously known as the Delhi Daredevils (DD), the Capitals have only made it to the knockout stages four times in sixteen seasons of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The Delhi Capitals have a powerful line-up for the upcoming 2024 Indian Premier League season. The 2020 Indian Premier League runners-up, were beaten by the Mumbai Indians in the only IPL final they have played.


In this 2024 edition, Sanju Samson is the captain of the Royals, while Rishabh Pant is making a comeback as the captain of DC.


RR vs DC Head-to-Head Stats


PlayedWon by RRWon by DCTieNo Result
27141300

Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals Head-to-Head


DateWinnerWon byVenue
8-Apr-2023Rajasthan Royals57 RunsGuwahati
11-May-2022Delhi Capitals8 WicketsMumbai
22-Apr-2022Rajasthan Royals15 RunsMumbai
25-Sept-2021Delhi Capitals33 RunsAbu Dhabi
15-Apr-2021Rajasthan Royals3 WicketsMumbai
14-Oct-2020Delhi Capitals13 RunsDubai
9-Oct-2020Delhi Capitals46 RunsSharjah
4-May-2019Delhi Capitals5 WicketsDelhi
22-Apr-2019Delhi Capitals6 WicketsJaipur
2-May-2018Delhi Daredevils50 RunsDelhi
11-Apr-2018Rajasthan Royals10 Runs (D/L)Jaipur
2-May-2015Rajasthan Royals14 RunsMumbai (BS)
11-Apr-2015Rajasthan Royals3 WicketsDelhi
14-May-2014Rajasthan Royals62 RunsAhmedabad
2-May-2014Rajasthan Royals7 WicketsDelhi
6-May-2013Rajasthan Royals9 WicketsJaipur
5-Apr-2013Rajasthan Royals5 RunsDelhi
30-Apr-2012Delhi Daredevils6 WicketsJaipur
28-Apr-2012Delhi Daredevils1 RunDelhi
11-Apr-2011Rajasthan Royals6 WicketsJaipur
30-Mar-2010Delhi Daredevils67 RunsDelhi
14-Mar-2010Delhi Daredevils6 WicketsAhmedabad
16-May-2009Delhi Daredevils14 RunsBloemfontein
27-Apr-2009Rajasthan Royals5 WicketsCenturion
29-May-2008Rajasthan Royals109 RunsMumbai
10-May-2008Rajasthan Royals3 WicketsJaipur
18-Apr-2008Delhi Daredevils9 WicketsDelhi


The Indian Premier League is all set to begin from the 22nd of March, 2024. Fans all over are excited for one of the most awaited cricket tournaments of the year. Let's take a look at the Head-to-Head statistics of RR and DC.


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RR vs DC head-to-head in RR’s Home Ground, Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur

Out of the 6 head-to-head matches between RR and DC till now, RR have used their home ground advantage to seal 4 victories and dominate DC, who have managed to seal just 2 victories.


Matches PlayedMatches won by RRMatches won by DCPrevious Meeting
642DC won by 6 wickets

RR vs DC Head to Head in DC’s Home Ground, Arun Jaitley Stadium

8 matches have been played between RR and DC so far on the home ground of DC, Arun Jaitley Stadium. DC too has used their home ground advantage and sealed 8 victories against RR. RR has managed to win just 3 games. In their last encounter at the Arun Jaitley Stadium on 4 May 2019, DC won by 5 wickets.


Matches PlayedMatches won by RRMatches won by DCPrevious Meeting
835DC won by 5 wickets

RR vs DC head-to-head in Neutral Venues

RR slightly has an upper hand against DC in matches played at neutral venues across India as well as Overseas Stadiums. Out of the 13 matches played at neutral venues, RR have won 7 and DC have managed to seal 6 victories.


Matches PlayedMatches won by RRMatches won by DCPrevious Meeting
1376RR won by 57 runs (Guwahati)

RR vs DC head-to-head Interesting Facts


  • In the first encounter between Delhi Capitals (then Delhi Daredevils) on the 19th of April 2008, Delhi Daredevils won by nine wickets.


  • In the head-to-head between RR and DC till now, veteran Ajinkya Rahane has scored the most runs, with 611 runs to his name. Explosive left-handed batsman Rishabh Pant has scored 357 runs followed by RR's Jos Buttler with 335 runs.


  • Amit Mishra, a veteran spinner, tops the bowling unit with 20 wickets, followed by Farveez Maharoof with 11 wickets. Trent Boult, Kagiso Rabada, Jaydev Unadkat and Shane Watson follow with 9 wickets each


  • Ajinkya Rahane and Jos Buttler of RR have scored a century each against DC.


FAQs on RR vs DC head-to-head

Q. Who has the most wins DC vs RR?

A. Out of the 27 matches so far, DC have won 13 whereas RR has sealed 14 victories.

Q. Has RR ever won IPL?

A. The inaugural IPL season was won by Rajasthan Royals.

Q. Who is the first RR captain?

A. The team won the inaugural edition of the IPL under the captaincy of Shane Warne, despite being written off as a title contender by the media and fans.

Q. Who has the most number of wickets in RR vs DC head-to-head?

A. Amit Mishra, the veteran DC spinner has the most wickets against RR, with 20 wickets up his sleeve.

Q. Who has scored the most runs in the RR vs DC head-to-head?

A. Ajinkya Rahane has scored the most runs in the RR vs DC head-to-head, with 611 runs to his name

Q. How many centuries have been scored in the RR vs DC head-to-head?

A. Ajinkya Rahane and Jos Buttler have both scored a century against DC.

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