Delhi Capitals beats Rajasthan Royals by 13 runs on Wednesday in Dubai to go on top of the IPL 2020 Points Table. Half Centuries from Shikhar Dhawan & Shreyas Iyer helped Delhi Capitals to set 162 runs target for the Royals and an all-round bowling performance by DC has restricted Rajasthan Royals to 148 runs on loss of eight wickets in 20 overs.
Delhi Capitals now have 12 points scored from eight matches while RR stays on seventh spot with six points scored from eight games. Delhi Capitals are now above Mumbai Indians & RCB who have 10 points scored from seven games each. However Kasigo Rabada stays on top of the wicket-takers as he took Archer’s crucial wicket to improve his wicket-taker’s figures to 18.
Jofra Archer with his three wickets stint now has scalped 12 wickets in this entire season as the English pacer looks deadly with each passing match despite of Rajasthan Royals struggle. Behind Archer, Mumbai Indians pacer duo of Jasprit Bumrah & Trent Boult have scalped 11 wickets each in this season while Anrich Nortje joined Rashid Khan, Chahal & Mohammed Shami in the list of bowlers with 10 wickets registered on their name.
Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer continued to lead his team from fore front in terms of scoring runs with his 53 runs stint taking him to fourth position in the race for the Orange Cap. On Thursday RCB will face KXIP as both the teams are placed at the bottom of the Points Table.