Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 Delhi Capitals vs Chennai SuperKings (DC vs CSK): Delhi Capitals have secured the top position in the points table with a thrilling win against Chennai Super Kings (CSK). With this, CSK has slipped to the second position. It was the 13th match of the league round for both the teams. After 12-12 matches, both the teams had 18-18 points in their account, but on the basis of better net run rate, CSK were on top of the points table. After this win, there are now 20 points in the account of Delhi Capitals. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have 16 points in their account and have two more matches left. If RCB wins both their remaining matches and CSK loses their last match, then they can slip to the third position. The top-2 teams get two chances to reach the final, while the third and fourth ranked teams have no room for error.
Check here the latest point table of IPL 2021
|Team||match game||live||losers||Tie||no result||net runrate||Points|
|Chennai Super Kings||13||9||4||0||0||+0.739||18|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||12||8||4||0||0||-0.157||16|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||13||6||7||0||0||+0.294||12|
The top 3 teams in the points table have qualified for the playoffs, while any other team from Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders or Rajasthan Royals will advance to the playoffs. Sunrisers Hyderabad are already out of the race for the playoffs and the path of Punjab Kings is also almost closed. Talking about the match played on October 4, CSK had set a target of 137 runs for the victory in front of Delhi Capitals. Ambati Rayudu scored 55 not out.
Axar Patel took two wickets for 18 runs for Delhi Capitals. After this, in reply, Delhi Capitals won the match by scoring 139 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 19.4 overs. Shikhar Dhawan contributed 39 runs for Delhi Capitals. Shardul Thakur and Ravindra Jadeja took two wickets each for CSK.