IPL 2021: DC celebrate a wicket during Match 50 vs CSK on Monday.© BCCI/IPL
Delhi Capitals claimed the top spot in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 points table after beating Chennai Super Kings in a thrilling encounter at the Dubai International Stadium on Monday. With this win, Delhi now have 20 points from 13 matches while CSK have 18 points from the same number of matches. Shikhar Dhawan was the top scorer for Delhi chasing 137 but it was Shimron Hetmyer who put them on the line with some big hits towards the backend of the innings. Shardul Thakur was the bowler’s choice for CSK, taking two for 13 in his four-over spell.
IPL 2021 Points Table
Rishabh Pant-led Delhi Capitals have climbed to the top of the points table with a three-wicket win over CSK. RCB are in third place with 16 points from 12 matches.
KKR are fourth in the points table with 12 points after 13 matches while three teams of Punjab Kings, Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals are with 10 points each.
SRH, who failed to click as a unit this season, are ranked last in the table.
Rituraj Gaikwad scored just 13 runs and is still seven runs behind KL Rahul in the race for the Orange Cap. The Punjab Kings captain has scored 528 runs in 12 matches while Ruturaj has 522 runs in 13 matches.
Shikhar Dhawan missed out on a half-century but he became the third player to score 500 runs this season with a knock of 39 runs.
Avesh Khan took one wicket against CSK and took 22 wickets this season. He is still four wickets behind Purple Cap holder Harshal Patel, who has taken 26 wickets in 12 matches for RCB.
The Indian pair of Mohammed Shami (18) and Jasprit Bumrah (17) are third and fourth in the list.
Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah are at the third and fourth positions with 18 and 17 wickets respectively.
Topics mentioned in this article