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Indian Premier League, DC vs RR: Anrich Nortje Bowls Fastest Delivery In History Of IPL

DC vs RR: Anrich Nortje bowled a fiery spell in opposition to Rajasthan Royals on Wednesday.© BCCI/IPL

Delhi Capitals’ Anrich Nortje on Wednesday bowled the quickest supply within the historical past of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The pacer clocked a velocity of 156.22 km/h. He achieved the feat throughout his staff’s match in opposition to Rajasthan Royals. Interestingly, he bowled the second and third-fastest supply on this season of IPL as nicely after recording a tempo of 155.21 and 154.74 respectively. Earlier, Delhi Capitals completed on 161/7 of their 20 overs in opposition to Rajasthan Royals on the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. And the person who helped them get there was opener Shikhar Dhawan, who hit a 33-ball 57.

But the batsman mentioned that the staff ought to have hit a number of extra in the direction of the top. Dhawan mentioned that the Delhi Capitals unit has high quality bowlers, however the batsmen ought to have placed on one other 10-15 runs. The final 4 overs noticed solely 29 runs being scored as DC misplaced three wickets.

“It’s (the wicket) on the slower side and it had a good bounce early on, but I feel we should have got 10-15 more. We got a good bowling side and looking forward to sealing the game as our bowlers are in good form,” he advised the host broadcasters through the mid-innings break.

Unfortunately, Dhawan solely had skipper Shreyas Iyer for firm on the rating sheet as he hit one other fifty on a day when he crossed 1,00zero runs as DC skipper.

While Dhawan did not look too convincing enjoying the reverse sweep, he did say that he has been engaged on the shot for some time now.

“I was enjoying my batting in the middle and it felt good. I was practicing that shot (reverse sweep) for a few months but unfortunately, it didn’t go my way today,” he smiled.


Once Dhawan and Iyer had been dismissed, the remainder of the DC batsmen did not hold the momentum going and RR clawed their approach again into the sport however Dhawan believes that Delhi has the bowlers who can rise up and take the staff house in these circumstances.

“We got great spinners and fast bowling attack as well,” he mentioned.

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