Delhi Capitals ended up defeating Chennai Super Kings in a low scoring thriller and they have went to 1st position in the IPL 2021 points table. Chennai team struggled to the bowling trio of Axar Patel, Kagiso Rabada and Ravi Ashwin. Only Ambati Rayudu batted well for CSK and ensured they posted a decent total of 136 runs.
DC in the chase started off very well but faltered in the middle overs. At one stage, Delhi were reduced to 99/6 after 15 overs. Shimron Hetmyer's terrific knock of 28 from 18 balls in the end ensured DC crossed the winning line with 2 balls to spare and 3 wickets in hand.
Numbers and Stats from DC vs CSK game:
100 - Delhi Capitals have won their 100 match in T20s overall. [96 wins came in IPL and 4 wins came in CL T20]
2 - DC have defeated CSK in both league matches in an IPL season for the 2nd time after 2020 season.
3 - Only for the 3rd Delhi Capitals have reached 20 (or) more points in an IPL season. They had 20 points in 2009 season & 22 points in 2012 season.
5 - Shikhar Dhawan smashed more than 500 runs in an IPL season for 5th time overall.
Most time smashing 500 (or) more runs in an IPL season:
David Warner - 6 times
Virat Kohli - 5 times
Shikhar Dhawan - 5 times
KL Rahul - 4 times
6 - Deepak Chahar dismissed Prithvi Shaw for the 6th time in IPL history.
6 - Shikhar Dhawan became 6th Indian player to play 300 T20 matches.
2/13 - Shardul Thakur recorded his best ever bowling figure for CSK in IPL.