Delhi Capitals beat Chennai Super Kings by 3 wickets in the 50th match of the tournament to regain the top spot on the IPL 2021 points table on Monday. Delhi Capitals have now 20 points to their name, while CSK slips to number two with 18 points. Batting first, Chennai Super Kings posted a below-par total of 136 runs in the first innings.
Ambati Rayudu top-scored for them, scoring 55 runs off 43 deliveries. In pursuit of the total, Delhi Capitals lost wickets at regular intervals but eventually chased down the score in 19.4 overs. Shimron Hetmyer remained unbeaten at 28 off 18 deliveries to take his team home.
Here’s a look at the updated IPL 2021 points table, orange cap, purple cap, most wickets, and most runs after yesterday’s match
IPL 2021 Points Table
Delhi Capitals have reached the top of the points table with 10 wins in 13 matches, while Chennai Super Kings slips to number two with 9 wins in 13 games. Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders are at third and fourth spot with 16 and 12 points respectively.
Both Sikhar Dhawan and Ruturaj Gaikwad had the chance to reach the number one position on the IPL 2021 Orange Cap leaderboard. However, both of them got out cheaply. Currently, KL Rahul leads the chart with 528 runs in 12 matches at an average of 52.28. Ruturaj Gaikwad is at second with 521 runs, followed by Shikhar Dhawan with 501 runs.
Delhi Capitals seamer, Avesh Khan picked 1 wicket in the match to take his tally to 22 wickets in IPL 2021. He currently sits at number two in the 2021 Purple Cap Leaderboard. Harshal Patel leads the table with 26 wickets. Shardul Thakur has reached 8th position after picked 2 wickets in the last game. He currently has 15 wickets in 13 matches.
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