CSK vs RR in IPL 2021: Chetan Sakariya continues to impress, gets big wicket of MS Dhoni; enters top 5 of Purple Cap race

IPL 2021: राजस्थान रॉयल्स ने चेतन के मरहूम भाई के नाम की जर्सी सकारिया को गिफ्ट की
IPL 2021: राजस्थान रॉयल्स ने चेतन के मरहूम भाई के नाम की जर्सी सकारिया को गिफ्ट की

CSK vs RR in IPL 2021: Chetan Sakariya continues to impress, gets big wicket of MS Dhoni; enters Purple Cap race- Rajasthan Royals youngster Chetan Sakariya has continued his top run in IPL 2021. He took three wickets for 36 runs in his quota of 4 overs. In his spell, he also took the crucial wicket of MS Dhoni who could have been dangerous for RR in the last few overs. The latter got him caught out in the 18th over. He also took the crucial wickets of Suresh Raina and Ambati Rayudu in the contest.

With three more wickets to his name, Sakariya has jumped to third place in the Purple Cap race. He has now taken 6 wickets in 3 matches.

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Most Wickets in IPL 2021

POS PLAYER Mat Inns Ov Runs Wkts BBI Avg Econ SR 4w 5w
1
HarshalPatel
3 3 12 69 9 5/27 7.66 5.75 8.00 0 1
2
Rahul Chahar
3 3 12 89 7 4/27 12.71 7.41 10.28 1 0
3
Avesh Khan
3 3 12 88 6 3/32 14.66 7.33 12.00 0 0
4
Trent Boult
3 3 11.4 91 6 3/28 15.16 7.80 11.66 0 0
5
Chetan Sakariya
3 3 12 100 6 3/31 16.66 8.33 12.00 0 0

 

IPL 2021 Purple Cap: Chetan Sakariya continues to impress, gets big wicket of MS Dhoni; enters Purple Cap race

Earlier Sakariya had picked 3 wickets for just 31 runs on his IPL debut against Punjab Kings. He had also got rid off KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal in the match.

The 23-year-old plays for Saurashtra in domestic cricket and proved his mettle in domestic cricket in the Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy while had a decent outing in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. He bagged 12 wickets in five matches in the T20 tournament while scalped 8 in Vijay Hazare Trophy.

Chetan Sakariya was part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in UAE as a net bowler in IPL 2020. He trialled with Mumbai Indians (MI) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) ahead of the IPL 2021 auction.

IPL 2021 Purple Cap: Chetan Sakariya continues to impress, gets big wicket of MS Dhoni; enters Purple Cap race