The big fight of IPL 2021 between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore ended in favor of MS Dhoni’s team. Chasing 157 to win, the Super Kings reached the target with six wickets and 11 balls in hand.
Faf du Plessis of CSK became the third batsman to complete 350 runs in the 2021 Indian Premier League season during the match against RCB. The South African star scored 311 runs in 2 deliveries and took his total to 151 runs.
His opening partner ut Turaj Gaikwad scored runs in 2 deliveries and finished fifth on the IPL 2021 Orange Cap leaderboard. Rohit Sharma, Sanju Samson and Rahul Tripathi are behind RCB’s Devdatta Paddikal Rohit0 in the Orange Cap race. Paddikal now has 287 runs in eight innings.
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IPL 2021 Purple Cap holder Hershel Patel holds the top spot and adds two wickets to his list. In the match against CSK, Patel blew up the pair of Main Ali and Ambati Rayudu.
Meanwhile, Deepak Chahar of CSK has moved up to eighth position with one wicket against Bangalore. Chahar has now taken the same number of wickets (11) in IPL 2021 as Jaspreet Bumrah, Mohammad Shami, Kagiso Rabada, Rashid Khan, Rahul Chahar and Prasid Krishna.
Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul will be in action during the first double header of IPL 2021
The top two batsmen in the IPL 2021 Orange Cap leaderboard, KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan, will be in action during the double header from today onwards. Dhawan will represent Delhi Capitals against Rajasthan Royals.
In the second match of the day, KL Rahul will lead Punjab Kings against Sunrisers Hyderabad. It will be interesting to see which player owns the orange cap at the end of the night.