IPL 2020: Axar Patel’s big hits in the final over helped the Delhi Capitals beat Chennai Super Kings.© Delhi Capitals / Twitter
Axar Patel hit three sixes in the final over of the Delhi Capital match Against chennai super kingOn Saturday to help his team score the required 17 runs to win the over and climb Topped the score table. However, prior to this achievement, the all-rounder took to Instagram to respond to teammate Ishant Sharma’s comment on ‘The Nostradamus’, in which Ishant asked Axar to hit more sixes, Axar replied “Your time will come (My time will come)
– Delhi Capitals (from tweet) (@ Delhi) October 18, 2020
Axar posted on Instagram after Delhi’s win over Rajasthan Royals last Wednesday – celebrating the wicket with team player Shikhar Dhawan.
Ishant cleverly commented: “You need some sixes Bapu. “
Axar may have jokingly responded, but he had a chance to put his predictions to the fore when he went on to bat to face Jadeja in Saturday’s clash.
When Dhawan gave Axar The strike required 15 runs off five balls. Axar hit sixes off the second and third balls of this over to seal the game for Delhi and then end things by hitting another four off the fifth ball.
Delhi have accumulated 14 points from nine matches and are in a good position to make it to the final four.
Chennai set Delhi up for 180 to win on a batting-friendly Sharjah wicket and helped the Capitals with Dhawan’s unbeaten century (101 not out) and contributions from Shreyas Iyer (23) and Marcus Stoinis (24).
Delhi played the next match of Kings XI Punjab on Tuesday, October 20.
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