Kagiso Rabada’s purple patch continues as he took 4 wickets to assist the Delhi Capitals (DC) beat the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 59 runs in Match 19 of IPL 2020 on the Dubai Worldwide Stadium on Monday. The win took DC to the highest of the desk whereas RCB stays in third place.
After Virat Kohli opted to bowl first, DC hit prime gear from the outset as openers Prithvi Shaw (42 off 23 balls) and Shikhar Dhawan (32 off 28 balls) took the RCB bowlers to the cleaners and cast a 68-run opening stand.
Mohammad Siraj and Washington Sundar stemmed the movement of runs for some time earlier than an 89-run fourth-wicket partnership off simply 41 balls between Rishabh Pant (37 off 25 balls), and Marcus Stoinis (53 off 26 balls) helped the Shreyas Iyer-led publish an above-par complete of 196 for 4.
In reply, RCB by no means acquired going as an all-round bowling efficiency from DC ensured they misplaced wickets at common intervals. Solely a 39-ball 43 from captain Virat Kohli helped the Bangalore-based aspect cripple their strategy to 137 for 9.
Whereas Anrich Nortje (2 for 22) and Axar Patel (2 for 18) pulled the strings within the center interval, Kagiso Rabada took wickets at each ends of the innings to return figures of 4 for twenty-four and wrest the IPL 2020 Purple Cap from RCB’s Yuzvendra Chahal.
3 DC batsmen in prime 3; Kagiso Rabada is the brand new chief of the IPL 2020 bowling charts
Constant performances noticed each Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant break into the highest 10 of the IPL 2020 Orange Cap checklist. Whereas 20-year-old Shaw adopted up his 66 in opposition to the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Sunday with a brisk 42 off 23 balls tonight to occupy fifth place with an mixture of 179 runs, Pant is ninth on the checklist with 171 runs below his belt.
Regardless of getting out for a meek 13-ball 11, Shreyas Iyer’s 88 off 38 balls in opposition to KKR retains him in fourth place. From the dropping crew, AB de Villiers dropped out of the highest 10 of the IPL 2020 Orange Cap checklist, whereas 20-year-old Devdutt Padikkal is one place beneath Shaw with a complete of 178 runs.
There wasn’t any change on the prime of the tree as Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) skipper KL Rahul continues to be the main run-scorer of IPL 2020 with 302 runs from 5 matches.
On the IPL 2020 Purple Cap checklist, the South African duo of Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje moved quickly up the rungs in an in any other case congested desk.
Whereas Rabada’s second-best IPL figures took him to a tally of 12 wickets and helped him set up a lead of 4 wickets over second-placed Yuzvendra Chahal, Nortje – Rabada’s new-ball accomplice – climbed as much as the fifth place with seven wickets in his bucket after returning spectacular figures of two for 22 tonight.
The main target, nevertheless, will shift to Abu Dhabi tomorrow because the Mumbai Indians (MI) tackle the Rajasthan Royals (RR). Whereas Rohit Sharma and Sanju Samson would purpose to maneuver nearer to the highest 3 within the batting charts, MI have 4 bowlers on the IPL 2020 Purple Cap checklist who would look to take care of their dominance.
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Printed 06 Oct 2020, 00:29 IST