IPL 2021, MI vs DC: Delhi Capitals advanced to second place on the IPL 2021 Points Table with their third win of the season.On Tuesday, the Delhi Capitals beat the Mumbai Indians by six wickets at Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium.
After a convincing result, Delhi Capitals, who had lost to Mumbai Indians in the title match last year, came out on top. The Delhi Capitals bowlers, led by leg-spinner Amit Mishra, bowled brilliantly to limit the defending champions to 137 for nine in 20 overs.
Mumbai Indians, who had won their previous two matches at the same venue by defending low totals, fell short this time as Delhi Capitals chased down the total with five balls to spare, thanks to Shikhar Dhawan’s 45-run knock.
Points table for the IPL 2021
Delhi Capitals advanced to second place on the IPL 2021 Points Table after their third win of the season, with six points from four games.
Royal Challengers Bangalore are ahead of them, having won all three of their matches so far. The last two playoff slots are occupied by the Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians, who both have four points.
The Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, and Punjab Kings have each won one game and are currently in the second, third, and fourth places, respectively.
The only team without a win is the 2016 champions SunRisers Hyderabad, who are currently at the bottom of the points table.
The Fight for the Orange Cap
After another vital knock, Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan consolidated his place at the top of the batting order
With 231 runs from four games this season, he became the first batsman to reach the 200-run mark. With 176 runs, RCB all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, who has two fifties this season, is second on the list.
KL Rahul (157) of the Punjab Kings and KKR opener Nitish Rana (155) of the Kolkata Knight Riders are the next two players on the list, separated by just two runs.
The Fight for the Purple Cap
Harshal Patel of the Royal Challengers Bangalore is still the proud owner of the Purple Cap, having taken nine wickets so far.
After another impressive result, Delhi Capitals fast bowler Avesh Khan was promoted to second, moving Rahul Chahar to seventh. Both bowlers have eight wickets between them.Trent Boult and Chetan Sakariya round out the top five with six wickets each.