DC beat CSK Highlights IPL 2021: Apprentice Pant trumps Master Dhoni as Delhi Capitals reclaim top spot after 3-wicket win over CSK

DC vs CSK Highlights IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals reclaim top spot – Shimron Hetmyer smashed 28 runs off 18 balls to help…

DC beat CSK Highlights IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals beat Chennai Super Kings by 3 wickets in thrilling encounter, reclaims top spot in points table
DC beat CSK Highlights IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals beat Chennai Super Kings by 3 wickets in thrilling encounter, reclaims top spot in points table

DC vs CSK Highlights IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals reclaim top spot – Shimron Hetmyer smashed 28 runs off 18 balls to help Rishabh Pant-led Delhi Capitals register a thrilling three-wicket win over MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Dubai International Stadium on Monday.

DC beat CSK Highlights IPL 2021: Apprentice Pant trumps Master Dhoni as Delhi Capitals reclaim top spot after 3-wicket win over CSK

Despite CSK scoring 136 in the allotted 20 overs, the match went down the wire both teams fighting hard for the win in the last over. With this win, Delhi Capitals now has 20 points and are at the top of the table. In the last two overs, Delhi Capitals needed 16 runs to win and Hetmyer smashed 10 from the 19th. Moreover, Dwayne Bravo removed Axar Patel in the final over but Kagiso Rabada hit a four to finally seal the game for Delhi Capitals.

IPL 2021 Teams Points Table

No. Teams Played Won Lost N/R Points NRR
1 Delhi Capitals 13 10 3 0 20 +0.526
2 Chennai Super Kings 13 9 4 0 18 +0.739
3 Royal Challengers Bangalore 12 8 4 0 16 -0.157
4 Kolkata Knight Riders 13 6 7 0 12 +0.294
5 Punjab Kings 13 5 8 0 10 -0.241
6 Rajasthan Royals 12 5 7 0 10 -0.337
7 Mumbai Indians 12 5 7 0 10 -0.453
8 Sunrisers Hyderabad 12 2 10 0 4 -0.475

 

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DC vs CSK Highlights IPL 2021: Apprentice Pant trumps Master Dhoni as Delhi Capitals reclaim top spot after 3-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings

DC vs CSK Highlights IPL 2021: Chasing 137, Delhi Capitals got off to a bad start as the side lost Prithvi Shaw in the third over. However, Shikhar Dhawan launched a counter-attack as he hammered 21 runs in Deepak Chahar’s over. Dhawan took Delhi Capitals over the 50-run mark inside six over before Josh Hazlewood removed Shreyas Iyer.

Three overs later Ravindra Jadeja dismissed Delhi Capitals skipper Rishabh Pant to put the side on backfoot. Wickets kept falling at regular intervals and Delhi Capitals were soon found reeling at 99/6. Shardul dismissed Dhawan and R Ashwin in the same over as CSK came back in the game. Delhi Capitals needed 33 runs in the last four overs.

DC vs CSK Highlights IPL 2021: Shimron Hetmyer along with Axar Patel smashed 17 in the 17th and 18th over respectively as Delhi Capitals moved towards victory. Bravo dismissed Axar Patel in the last over but a flick by Kagiso Rabada sealed a thrilling win for Delhi Capitals.

DC vs CSK Highlights IPL 2021: Apprentice Pant trumps Master Dhoni as Delhi Capitals reclaim top spot after 3-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings

Earlier, Ambati Rayudu smashed a fighting half-century but Delhi Capitals restricted CSK to 136/5. CSK were 88/4 after the 14 overs but Rayudu exploits with the bat in the death helped the MS Dhoni-led side post 136 in the allotted 20 overs. For Delhi Capitals, Axar Patel picked two while Anrich Nortje, Avesh Khan and Ravichandran Ashwin took a wicket each.

DC vs CSK Highlights IPL 2021: Apprentice Pant trumps Master Dhoni as Delhi Capitals reclaim top spot after 3-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings Innings 136/5 (20 ov)
Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Ruturaj Gaikwad c Ravichandran Ashwin b A Nortje 13 13 2 0 100.00
Faf du Plessis c SS Iyer b Axar Patel 10 8 2 0 125.00
Robin Uthappa c & b Ravichandran Ashwin 19 19 1 0 100.00
Moeen Ali c SS Iyer b Axar Patel 5 8 0 0 62.50
Ambati Rayudu Not out 55 43 5 2 127.91
MS Dhoni (WK/C) c Rishabh Pant b Avesh Khan 18 27 0 0 66.67
Ravindra Jadeja Not out 1 2 0 0 50.00
Extra 15 (b 0, w 10, nb 0, lb 5)
Total 136/5 (20)
Yet To Bat DJ BravoShardul ThakurDL ChaharJosh Hazlewood
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Anrich Nortje 4 0 37 1 9.25
Avesh Khan 4 0 35 1 8.75
Axar Patel 4 0 18 2 4.50
Kagiso Rabada 4 0 21 0 5.25
Ravichandran Ashwin 4 0 20 1 5.00
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
F du Plessis 1-28 2.4
RD Gaikwad 2-39 4.4
MM Ali 3-59 7.4
RV Uthappa 4-62 8.3
MS Dhoni 5-132 19.1
Delhi Capitals Innings 139/7 (19.4 ov)
Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Prithvi Shaw c F du Plessis b DL Chahar 18 12 3 0 150.00
Shikhar Dhawan c MM Ali b Shardul Thakur 39 35 3 2 111.43
Shreyas Iyer c RD Gaikwad b Josh Hazlewood 2 7 0 0 28.57
Rishabh Pant (WK/C) c MM Ali b RA Jadeja 15 12 1 1 125.00
Ripal Patel c DL Chahar b RA Jadeja 18 20 2 0 90.00
Ravichandran Ashwin b Shardul Thakur 2 3 0 0 66.67
Shimron Hetmyer Not out 28 18 2 1 155.56
Axar Patel c MM Ali b DJ Bravo 5 10 0 0 50.00
Kagiso Rabada Not out 4 1 1 0 400.00
Extra 8 (b 0, w 7, nb 0, lb 1)
Total 139/7 (19.4)
Yet To Bat Avesh KhanA Nortje
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Deepak Chahar 3 0 34 1 11.33
Josh Hazlewood 4 0 27 1 6.75
Ravindra Jadeja 4 0 28 2 7.00
Moeen Ali 3 0 16 0 5.33
Shardul Thakur 4 0 13 2 3.25
Dwayne Bravo 1.4 0 20 1 12.00
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
PP Shaw 1-24 2.3
SS Iyer 2-51 5.5
Rishabh Pant 3-71 8.5
Ripal Patel 4-93 12.5
Ravichandran Ashwin 5-98 14.1
Shikhar Dhawan 6-99 14.6
Axar Patel 7-135 19.3
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