IPL points table: Delhi Capital have won seven of their nine matches this season.. Twitter
Two exciting games with Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capital in the double top on Saturday took two points against Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings respectively. In the afternoon match, AB de Villiers’ masterclass helped RCB chase 178 off two balls. RCB is third under Virat Kohli. In the second game of the day, Shikhar Dhawan smashed his first IPL century to guide Delhi’s capital to their seventh win of the season. With this victory, Delhi Capital displaced Mumbai Indians who were at the top of the points table.
Sunrisers Hyderabad, who are set to take action against fourth-ranked Kolkata Knight Riders on Sunday, are fifth in the squad.
CSK are sixth in the points table after losing five wickets in Sharjah.
Rajasthan Royals are seventh and Kings XI Punjab will take on Mumbai Indians on Sunday.
Kagiso Rabada picked up the wicket against CSK as he strengthened his position at the top of the race for the Purple Cap on Saturday.
There was little movement in the Orange Cap race during Saturday’s double header. KL Rahul is leading with 8-44 runs in eight matches this season, while Kings XI Punjab opener Mayank Agarwal is trailing by 3834 runs.
Faf du Plessis (5 365) and Shikhar Dhawan (35) are the third and fourth highest run scorers this season.