IPL points table: Kagiso Rabada is leading the Purple Cap race as Delhi’s capital rises again.BCCI / IPL
Delhi Capital beat Rajasthan Royals by 13 runs in Dubai on Wednesday to top the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 points table. Shikhar Dhawan and Shreyas Iyer’s half-centuries helped Delhi set a target of 1,162 for the Royals. Due to the all-round bowling performance, Rajasthan scored 114 runs for the loss of eight wickets in 20 overs. DC now has 12 points from eight games, while RR is seventh with six points from several games.
DC is now on top of Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Who has 10 points from seven games.
It was a game for fast bowlers, with Purple Archer scoring 1 for 3 in the Purple Cap race. However, DC’s Kagiso Rabada tops the list of wicket-takers this season, as he avoided Archer and improved his number to 1.
England’s fast bowler looks extremely tough in every passing match despite the Royals’ struggles.
Behind Archer, Mumbai Indians’ Jaspreet Bumrah and Trent Boult have taken 11 wickets each, while Anish Nortje has taken 10 wickets with Rashid Khan, Yujvendra Chahal and Mohammad Shami with 10 slaps.
DC captain Shreyas Iyer led his team in terms of runs. He hit 53 off 43 balls to take him to fourth in the Orange Cap race.
Royal Challengers Bangalore will take on bottom-placed Kings XI Punjab in Sharjah on Thursday.