IPL 2020: Delhi Capitals once again regained the top spot in Indian Premier League Points Table 2020 after beating CSK in match 34 played Yesterday. In Delhi's win, Shikhar Dhawan scored his maiden IPL Hundred and entered the race to win Orange Cap this season. Kagiso Rabada maintained his lead in IPL 2020 Purple Cap race.
In an intense nail-biting encounter at Sharjah Delhi earned a hard-fought victory against MS Dhoni's side. Chasing 180 the match went into last over. Delhi needed 16 runs from the 20th over. Axar Patel stood up to the occasion and clobbered three sixes off Jadeja balls to seal the deal in Delhi Capitals favour.
Courtesy of the win, Delhi Captials once again regained the top position. DC have now 14 points in nine matches. Rohit Sharma's Mumbai Indians descended to the second Position, However, they are yet to play their ninth match. On other match played yesterday, Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets. Although RCB remained at the same position in the points table.
|Player and Team Name||Runs||S/R|
|KL Rahul (KXIP)||488||134.84|
|Mayank Agarwal (KXIP)||382||158.96|
|Faf du Plessis (CSK)||365||142.57|
|Shikhar Dhawan (DC)||359||143.02|
|Virat Kohli (RCB)||347||127.57|
Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan makes his way into top five run-scorer of IPL 2020 after scoring his maiden IPL century against CSK yesterday. Dhawan has now 359 runs in nine matches with a strike rate of 143.02. He is now a probable contender of Orange Cap this season.
Royal Challengers Bangalore captain slipped one position down to the fifth position despite victory against Rajasthan Royals in yesterday's match. Virat Kohli has scored 347 runs in nine match at an average of 57.83.
|Player and Team Name||Wickets||E/R|
|Kagiso Rabada (DC)||18||7.61|
|Yuzvendra Chahal (RCB)||13||7.64|
|Jofra Archer (RR)||12||6.95|
|Jasprit Bumrah (MI)||12||7.62|
|Anrich Nortje (DC)||12||7.75|
Delhi Capitals seamer Kagiso Rabada is still leading the Purple Cap race this season. Rabada managed to take just one wicket in yesterday match to increase his tally from 18 to 19 wickets. Yuzvendra Chahal overtook the second position from Jofra Archer.
Chahal took two wickets against RR, he has now 13 wickets in nine matches. Third-placed Jofra Archa has 12 wickets. Anrich Nortje also enters the Purple Cap race. He is now the 5th highest wicket-taker in IPL 2020.
Today also two matches will be played. Mumbai Indians can once again recalim the top spot in IPL Points table. KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal can further stretch their lead in Onrage Cap race. Least changes are expected in Purple Cap race after today's matches.