New Delhi. Delhi Capitals and captain Rishabh Pant have performed well in the current season. The team is second in the points table with 16 points. The team is just one win away from securing a place in the playoffs. Pant (Rishabh Pant) scored 39 runs against KKR on Tuesday. With this, he has become the highest run-scorer for Delhi. He left behind former veteran batsman Virender Sehwag. Delhi has scored 127 runs for 9 wickets while playing first.
Rishabh Pant has scored 2390 runs in 79 matches for Delhi Capitals at an average of 36. He has scored one century and 14 half-centuries. The strike rate is 148. He has hit 214 fours and 109 sixes. At the same time, Virender Sehwag has scored 2382 runs for Delhi. This includes runs from IPL and Champions League T20. Sehwag scored 2174 runs in 79 matches of IPL at an average of 29. Scored one century and 15 half-centuries. Strike rate was 160. Apart from this, he scored 208 runs in 7 matches of the Champions League at an average of 35. Also scored 2 half-centuries. However, the Champions League has not been played since 2014.
Only 3 batsmen have been able to score more than 2 thousand runs in IPL.
In the history of IPL, only three batsmen from Delhi have been able to score more than 2 thousand runs so far. It also includes Shreyas Iyer apart from Rishabh Pant and Virender Sehwag. Iyer has so far scored 2291 runs in 82 matches at an average of 32. Has scored 16 fifties. Highest innings of 96 runs. Strike rate is of 126. Has hit 192 fours and 87 fours. No other batsman has been able to touch the 2 thousand run mark.
Playing-11 of both the teams
Kolkata Knight Riders Playing 11– Shubman Gill, Venkatesh Iyer, Rahul Tripathi, Nitish Rana, Eoin Morgan (captain), Dinesh Karthik, Tim Southee, Sunil Narine, Varun Chakraborty, Sandeep Warrier and Lockie Ferguson.
Delhi Capitals’ Playing 11Shikhar Dhawan, Steve Smith, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (captain), Shimron Hetmyer, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Enrique Norkia, Kagiso Rabada and Avesh Khan.