Published: Sun, October 18, 2020
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IPL 2020: Kagiso Rabada Becomes Fastest Bowler To Complete 50 IPL Wickets

IPL 2020: Kagiso Rabada Becomes Fastest Bowler To Complete 50 IPL Wickets

Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake, who is the second fastest man in the world after compatriot Usain Bolt, has criticised MS Dhoni's decision of giving Ravindra Jadeja the responsibility to bowl the final over during the match between Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals. Jadeja almost pulled it off when Dhawan top-edged a slog sweep, but Chahar couldn't get under it at fine leg. He danced down to a full ball and hit it straight down the ground, and forced Karn to shorten his length.

Here's how the Chennai Super Kings can qualify for the playoffs of IPL 2020? The England all-rounder did all that he could have done as he had Alex Carey caught in the deep and conceded just four from the over. The southpaw eventually ended up with 33* (13) with the help of four sixes. Meanwhile, Dhawan moved closer to 80, hitting two fours in the next two overs.

Dropped on 25 and 79, apart from surviving a half chance and a run-out opportunity, Dhawan made full use of the lives given to him to raise his best IPL knock as the Capitals overhauled a stiff 180-run target with one to spare.

What will be the timings of the DC vs CSK IPL match? Skipper Shreyas Iyer's injury will be a concern for Delhi.

However, by the time Dhawan completed his century, Delhi Capitals needed 17 runs in the last over.

It all happened in the last over of powerplay when Du Plessis guided the ball towards mid-on and ran for a single.

Earlier, after electing to bat, CSK lost their first wicket early after Sam Curran got out for zero in the first over bowled Tushar Deshpande.


Kagiso Rabada (4-33-1) and Anrich Nortje (4-44-2) did reasonably well for the Capitals.

And Kagiso Rabada (Delhi Capitals) took to Instagram to record the moment, posting a picture showing himself, Anrich Nortje (Delhi Capitals), Faf du Plessis (CSK), Eric Simons (CSK bowling consultant), Greg King (CSK fitness consultant), Imran Tahir (CSK) and Lungi Ngidi (CSK) after the match.

Du Plessis and Rabada had an ugly crash during the game on Saturday.

Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis then steadied the ship for CSK and put on 87 runs for the second wicket.

Du Plessis was then dropped by Dhawan on 51 off Axar but the the Delhi man quickly made amends by taking a far more hard chance to remove the CSK opener, diving forward at long on to give Kagiso Rabada his 50th IPL wicket.

RCB, chasing 178, had fallen to 102-3 and needed 64 from the final 30 balls to register an unlikely win.

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