Monday, 17 May 2021 03:27 GMT

India- IPL: Decoding Sanju Samson's performance against Amit Mishra

(MENAFN - NewsBytes) Sanju Samson took the cricket world by storm after nearly pulling-off a record run-chase for Rajasthan Royals against Punjab Kings a while ago.

He fired a record-breaking hundred in what turned out to be a final-over thriller.

The newly-appointed skipper now eyes another such performance as the Royals are set to take on Delhi Capitals.

We analyze Samson's performance against DC leg-spinner Amit Mishra.

  • In this article A look at the battle between the two IPL: Samson vs Mishra Samson vs DC, Mishra vs RR Will Mishra outfox Samson in the middle overs? RR vs DC: What to expect?
  • Battle A look at the battle between the two
  • As of now, Samson has racked up 2,703 runs from 108 matches at 28.75.

    On the other hand, Mishra owns 160 wickets in 151 matches, including a best match haul of 5/17.

    Samson has aggregated eight runs off 19 balls by Mishra, while Mishra has dismissed him once.

    This illustrates that MIshra has managed to restrict the flow of runs against Samson.

  • Twitter Post IPL: Samson vs Mishra
  • Information Samson vs DC, Mishra vs RR
  • Till date, Samson has amassed 160 runs from 11 games at a strike-rate of 125.98 against DC. The tally also includes 9 sixes and 7 fours. Meanwhile, Mishra has 30 wickets from 19 matches against RR (Best: 3/17).

  • Middle overs Will Mishra outfox Samson in the middle overs?
  • As seen in the Rajasthan's opening encounter, Samson majorly gets his rhythm in the middle overs (7-15).

    In this phase, he owns 1427 runs at an impressive average of 34.80 (strike-rate of 133.99).

    He could be tested by Mishra, who also has a knack for providing crucial breakthroughs.

    Over the years, Mishra has taken 116 wickets at 25.11 in the middle overs.

  • RR vs DC RR vs DC: What to expect?

  • Wankhede will host the upcoming game between RR and DC.

    In RR's previous game here, Samson wrecked havoc with his 119-run innings.

    However, his scores in the last five games against DC read as 25, 5, 5, 0 and 3.

    Meanwhile, Mishra recorded 3/17 in his last game against RR (2019).

    It remains to be seen how the two stars fare this time.

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