Faf du Plessis-led RCB will look to bounce back from back-to-back defeats, while David Warner-led DC will aim for their first win of the season after losing four from four so far.
In the recent meetings, RCB lost to Lucknow Super Giants by 1 wicket in a high-scoring thriller at home. RCB set a target of 213, which was chased down by LSG in the last ball with one wicket in hand.
Delhi Capitals, on the other hand, were handed their fourth successive loss by Mumbai Indians, who chased down 173 off the last ball with 6 wickets in hand at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi.
Now, the two sides, who will be keen to get among the wins, will clash for the 29th time in the Indian Premier League. This will also be twelfth meeting between RCB and DC at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
Now, we take a look at the stats and records preview of RCB and DC overall and at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru along with interesting facts and players chasing milestones ahead of RCB vs DC in IPL 2023:
RCB vs DC Head-to-Head
In the 28 meetings between the two sides in IPL so far, RCB has won 17 times, while DC has won 10 times with one other match ending in No Result. However, in the last six meetings DC has won four times. But, RCB has come out on top in the recent two meetings.
In Bengaluru, the two sides have met 11 times so far with RCB has won six times against DC, who have won four times with one match ending in No Result after rain stopped play.
RCB vs DC stats
|Stats||For RCB vs DC||For DC vs RCB|
|Wins Batting 1st||8||5|
|Most Runs||Virat Kohli (949 runs)||Rishabh Pant (421 runs)|
|Highest scorer||Chris Gayle (128*)||Quinton de Kock (108)|
|Most wickets||Yuzvendra Chahal (15)||Kagiso Rabada (13)|
|Best Bowling||Jaydev Unadkat (5/25)||Kagiso Rabada (4/21)|
RCB vs DC record in M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
|Highest Total||191/5 in 2016||192/3 in 2016|
|Lowest Total||149/8 in 2019||137/7 in 2012|
Players Who Can Cross Milestones in RCB vs DC 2023
► Dinesh Karthik (Royal Challengers Bangalore) is 49 runs away from completing 7000 runs in T20 Cricket (overall).
► Virat Kohli (Royal Challengers Bangalore) is 51 runs away from completing 1000 runs against Delhi Capitals.
► Rovman Powell (Delhi Capitals) is 54 runs away from completing 3000 runs in T20 Cricket (overall).
► Mustafizur Rahman (Delhi Capitals) is 3 scalps away from completing 50 wickets in IPL.
► Anrich Nortje (Delhi Capitals) is 5 wickets away from 50 wickets in IPL.
► David Willey (Royal Challengers Bangalore) is 6 wickets away from 250 wickets in T20 cricket (overall).
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