IPL Points Table: Kagiso Rabada continues to guide Purple Cap race as Delhi Capitals went on prime once more.© BCCI/IPL
Delhi Capitals beat Rajasthan Royals by 13 runs on Wednesday in Dubai to go on prime of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 factors desk. Half-centuries from Shikhar Dhawan and Shreyas Iyer helped Delhi set a 162-run goal for the Royals, earlier than an all-round bowling efficiency noticed them limit Rajasthan to 148 for the lack of eight wickets in 20 overs. DC now have 12 factors from eight matches, whereas RR keep seventh with six factors from as many video games.
DC at the moment are above Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore, who’ve 10 factors from seven video games every.
It was a sport for the quick bowlers, as Jofra Archer took three for 19 to maneuver as much as second within the race for the Purple Cap. However, DC’s Kagiso Rabada stays on prime of the wicket-takers’ record this season, as he took Archer’s scalp to enhance his tally to 18.
Archer, together with his three-wicket haul, now has 12 scalps within the season, because the English pacer appears to be like deadlier with every passing match, regardless of the Royals’ struggles.
Behind Archer, Mumbai Indians’ tempo duo of Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult have 11 wickets apiece, whereas Anrich Nortje joined Rashid Khan, Yuzvendra Chahal and Mohammed Shami within the record of bowlers with 10 scalps to their names.
DC captain Shreyas Iyer continued to guide his workforce from the entrance by way of runs, together with his 43-ball 53 taking him to fourth within the race for the Orange Cap.
Thursday will see Royal Challengers Bangalore tackle bottom-placed Kings XI Punjab in Sharjah.
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