Delhi Capitals defeated Rajasthan Royals by 46 runs in the 23rd match of the 13th season of IPL played in Sharjah on Friday, 9 October. Batting first, Delhi scored a score of 185 runs, following which the Rajasthan team was all out for 138 runs in 19.4 overs. In this match, Delhi fast bowler Kagiso Rabada took 3 wickets while bowling 3.4 overs and took a unique record.
In fact, Kagiso Rabada has joined the club of select bowlers who have taken at least one wicket in most consecutive innings in the IPL. This is the 20th consecutive innings in the IPL when Rabada took at least one wicket.
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In this way, Rabada beat Vinay Kumar (at least 1 wicket in 19 consecutive innings) to become the second bowler to take at least one wicket in the most consecutive innings in the IPL. Rabada has played 20 innings in the IPL since 2017 and has taken at least one wicket in all.
It is worth noting that Kagiso Rabada has played 15 wickets in 6 matches so far in the IPL 2020 being played in UAE and is on top in terms of taking more wickets in the tournament. Last season too, Rabada took 25 wickets and missed just 1 wicket to capture the Orange Cap.
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