Rajasthan are occupying the top spot after four wins and just two defeats in six games. The side have won three of their last four matches. They suffered a 10-run defeat against Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) in their last match.
As the two teams gear up to clash against each other for the first time in the IPL 2023, let’s have a look at four bowlers who can take most wickets in the match.
Mohammed Siraj: No bowler has been as lethal as RCB pacer Mohammed Siraj in the powerplay. He has picked wickets at an average of 18.83 and an economy rate of 7.06 in the powerplay overs of the six matches he has bowled in IPL 2023.
Overall, he is the joint highest wicket-taker in the IPL 2023 with 12 scalps at an average of 13.31 and an economy rate of 6.70. He has picked seven wickets in seven matches against Rajasthan Royals.
Wanindu Hasaranga: The 25-year-old RCB leg-spinner has played three IPL 2023 matches so far and picked four wickets at an average of 24.25. In his last outing against Punjab Kings, he picked two wickets for 39 runs.
He picked the crucial wickets of Matthew Short and Shahrukh khan. In the IPL 2022, he finished as the second-highest wicket-taker with 26 scalps in 16 matches at an average of 16.53.
Yuzvendra Chahal: Rajasthan Royals (RR) spinner Yuzvendra Chahal is the joint second-highest wicket-taker in the IPL 2023. He has picked 11 wickets in six matches at an average of 18 and an economy rate of 8.25.
Chahal was the Purple Cap winner in the IPL 2022 and he has continued from where he left last lesson. He has played three matches against his former side and picked two wickets at an economy rate of 6.91.
Trent Boult: The Rajasthan Royals left-arm quick has picked seven wickets in five IPL 2023 at an average of 21.42 and an economy rate of 7.50. In the last match against LSG, he picked one wicket for 16 runs in four overs.
In 10 matches against RCB, he has taken 14 wickets at an average of 22.71 and 8.15. Overall, he has 83 IPL matches and picked 99 wickets at an average of 26.52 and an economy rate of 8.25.
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