New Delhi: Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant has done wonders in IPL 2021. Delhi’s performance this season has been excellent. Pant has achieved many milestones at a young age. This time also he has done something similar.
Pant breaks Sehwag’s record
Captain Rishabh Pant achieved the feat for Delhi Capitals by breaking Virender Sehwag’s record during the IPL 2021 match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Sharjah. Pant scored 38 runs during the match on Tuesday and broke the record of former Delhi captain Sehwag. Sehwag has scored 2382 runs in 85 innings while playing for the franchise. But Pant broke Sehwag’s record by scoring 2390 runs in 75 innings.
In this list, this player is behind Pant.
Former Delhi captain Shreyas Iyer is at number three with 2291 runs in 82 innings while Shikhar Dhawan is at number four in this list with 1933 runs in 58 innings. Delhi’s team management is hopeful that Dhawan, Iyer and Pant will continue to play this season and help the team to make it the winner for the first time.
Delhi lost to KKR
Nitish Rana became the hero of this victory for KKR. Rana scored an unbeaten 36 runs in 27 balls with the help of 2 fours and 2 sixes. Apart from this, Shubman Gill played an innings of 30 runs. The performance of KKR’s bowlers in this match was excellent and they allowed Delhi to score only 127 runs for the loss of 9 wickets. But while chasing the target, his team was in a bit of trouble. However, with 3 wickets remaining in the end, KKR won the match. Avosh Khan took 3 wickets for Delhi.
In the league table, this is the condition of both the teams.
Talking about the league table, at this time Delhi’s team is on the second position after 8 wins in 10 matches and they have 16 points so far. On the other hand, talking about KKR, they are at the fourth position with 8 points after winning 4 in 10 matches. If Delhi wins today’s match, their place in the playoffs will be almost confirmed. On the other hand, if KKR loses today, it will be in danger of being out.
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