IPL 2021, Match 20: SRH vs DC, Stats Review: Rishabh Pant reaches new milestone, Jonny Bairstow’s record and more stats
Rishabh Pant became the highest run-getter for Delhi Capitals surpassing Shreyas Iyer and Virender Sehwag.
Updated - Apr 26, 2021 12:27 am
Delhi Capitals registered their fourth win of IPL 2021 with a thrilling victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Both teams ended up on the same score after the completion of two innings, and Delhi Capitals emerged as a winner in the super over. This was the fourth loss for the SRH team in the 5 matches played till now.
Earlier in the game, Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant won the toss and elected to bat first. Openers Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw gave the team a perfect start adding 81 runs for the first wicket. Prithvi Shaw played a brilliant knock of 53 runs off 39 balls including 7 fours and 1 six. DC posted a total of 159/4 with valuable contributions coming from Rishabh Pant and Steve Smith as well.
Chasing this target, Kane Williamson was the lone warrior for SRH scoring 66 runs off 51 balls. Jonny Bairstow also played a quickfire knock of 38 runs off 19 balls. Among the bowlers, Avesh Khan picked up 3 wickets for 34 runs in his 4 overs.
Let’s look at important stats and numbers after the end of the IPL clash between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals:
1000 – Jonny Bairstow completed his 1000 IPL runs during the innings. He took 26 innings to reach the landmark and became the fourth quickest to achieve the milestone. He also became the fifth player to complete 1000 IPL runs while playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad.
2204 – Rishabh Pant has now scored 2204 runs in IPL for Delhi Capitals. He became the highest run-getter for the Delhi franchise surpassing Shreyas Iyer and Virender Sehwag.
28.57 – Virat Singh scored only 4 runs off 14 balls he faced playing at a strike rate of 28.57. This is the lowest strike rate for an SRH player in IPL history while playing more than 10 balls in an innings.
4 – This was the fourth 50+ score by Kane Williamson against Delhi Capitals. He now has joint-most fifty+ scores for SRH against DC.
7- This was the seventh loss for the Sunrisers Hyderabad team at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. They have won just 1 out of 8 games played at this venue.
3 – Rashid Khan bowled a super over for the third time in IPL. Only Jasprit Bumrah has bowled more super overs (4) than Rashid in the tournament. Unfortunately, Rashid has ended up on the losing side on all three occasions.