DC vs RR in IPL 2021: R Ashwin becomes only third bowler from India to take 250 wickets in T20s

DC vs RR in IPL 2021: R Ashwin becomes only third bowler from India to take 250 wickets in T20s. Others are Amit Mishra and Piyush Chawla
DC vs RR in IPL 2021: R Ashwin becomes only third bowler from India to take 250 wickets in T20s. Others are Amit Mishra and Piyush Chawla

DC vs RR in IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals ace spinner R Ashwin has become only the third bowler from India to take 250 wickets in the T20s. He achieved the special feat while playing against Rajasthan Royals on Saturday. His excellent delivery saw DC getting rid of David Miller with a brilliant stumping from Rishabh Pant. Notably, R Ashwin bowled economical overs during the powerplay overs. He finished with stats of 1/20 in his 4 overs as DC strengthened the stronghold against RR.

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DC vs RR in IPL 2021: Ashwin has now joined teammate Amit Mishra and MI’s Piyush Chawla (262 wickets each) on the elite list. He is one of the highest wicket-taker in the tournament with an excellent economy rate. He needs just 10 wickets to complete 150 wickets in the Indian Premier League. Follow IPL 2021 LIVE Updates on InsideSport.co and live streaming on Star Sports/ Hotstar

POS PLAYER Mat Inns Ov Runs Wkts BBI Avg Econ SR 4w 5w
10  R Ashwin 161 158 563.1 3,888 140 4/34 27.77 6.90 24.13 1 0

 

R Ashwin was recently picked in India’s T20 World Cup squad. The 34-year-old Ashwin last played white-ball cricket for India in 2017. Ashwin had last played a T20I in July 2017 against the West Indies. He captained the Punjab team in the IPL in the 2018 and 2019 seasons, bagging 10 and 15 wickets respectively.

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DC vs RR in IPL 2021: Ashwin shifted base to Delhi Capitals in 2020 and picked up 13 wickets at an average of 30.07 and an economy of 7.66 in his first season for the side. He featured in five of the eight matches that the Capitals played during the first phase of IPL 2021, and managed a solitary wicket while he had an economy of 7.73. He is a vital cog for DC as they aim to achieve the unfinished task in IPL 2021. They will go for glory after ending as runners-up in last edition of IPL in UAE.

R Ashwin in IPL 2021

Bowling Mat Balls Runs WKTS BBM Ave Econ SR 4W 5W
2021 7 155 189 2 1/20 94.50 7.31 77.50 0 0

 

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