IPL 2021: Delhi beat Chennai to top the points table (AFP)
Delhi Capitals registered their 10th win this season by defeating Chennai Super Kings by 3 wickets. Delhi Capitals has now reached the top with 20 points.
New Delhi. In the 50th match of IPL 2021, Delhi Capitals defeated Chennai Super Kings. In the match played at Dubai International Stadium, Delhi won by 3 wickets. This is Delhi’s 10th win in the tournament and now she has reached the top of the points table with 20 points. Let us tell you that while batting first, Chennai Super Kings scored 136 runs for 5 wickets in 20 overs but this score proved to be low for Delhi Capitals and the team won.
Earlier, Ambati Rayudu scored 55 not out off 43 balls for Chennai Super Kings. Robin Uthappa scored 19 runs. Dhoni played 27 balls to make 18 runs. There was a half-century partnership between these two but its run rate was very low, due to which Chennai Super Kings had to bear the loss. Ravindra Jadeja, who was in form, got a chance to play just 2 balls. Rituraj Gaikwad, who scored a century in the last match, could only score 13 runs.
Delhi bowlers shine
In the match played in Dubai, the bowlers of Delhi showed their flair. This time not the fast bowlers but the spin bowlers showed their edge. Norkhia, Avesh Khan proved to be expensive but both these players took the wickets of Rituraj Gaikwad and Dhoni. Axar Patel and R Ashwin caused maximum damage to Chennai. Akshar Patel took 2 wickets for just 18 runs in 4 overs. Ashwin took 1 wicket for 20 runs in 4 overs.