PBKS batting first went on to post a big total off 195/4 with the help of big opening partnership from Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul. However DC in the chase won it comfortably by a margin of 6 wickets with the help of Dhawan’s classy knock off 92 from 49 balls. Delhi ended up winning the 2nd game in this IPL 2021 by chasing a big total again. However, in both games Dhawan’s contribution played as a key factor to win those matches for DC along with Prithivi Shaw’s sparking innings in the powerplay.
Let us look at some of the numbers from this game
21: KL Rahul has most fifty-plus scores(21) for PBKS in IPL joint-with Shaun Marsh.
122: KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal’s partnership of 122 runs is the highest ever for an opening partnership against DC in IPL.
Highest opening partnership vs DC in IPL
KL Rahul & M. Agarwal – 122 for PBKS in 2021*
Dwayne Smith & B. McCullum – 112 for GL in 2016
R. Dravid & A. Rahane – 108 for RR in 2013
Warner & W. Saha – 107 for SRH in 2020
Uthappa & Gambhir – 106 for KKR in 2014
87: Both KL Rahul and Chris Gayle have smashed 87 sixes for PBKS alone, which is the joint most with David Miller.
824: Shikhar Dhawan has smashed most runs for an Indian player against PBKS in IPL overall.
Most runs by an Indian batsman vs PBKS in IPL
Shikhar Dhawan – 824*
Suresh Raina – 822
Robbie Uthappa – 756
Gautam Gambhir – 730
Virat Kohli – 681
196: DC chasing 196 is only their 2nd joint-highest successful chase in IPL overall.
Highest target chased down by DC in IPL
209 vs GL in 2017
196 vs DC in 2021*
196 vs GL in 2017
195 vs MI in 2018
192 vs RR in 2019
192 vs RCB in 2016
150: Kagiso Rabada completed 150 T20 wickets.
45: Shikhar Dhawan has most fifty-plus score for an Indian player in IPL