Shikhar Dhawan scored a best century in opposition to Chennai Tremendous Kings on Saturday which helped Delhi Capitals beat MS Dhoni‘s males through 5 wickets. The win additionally suggested DC to the highest of the desk in IPL 2020.
It used to be Dhawan’s first T20 century in an extended profession, and as he breached the three-figure mark, he additionally registered his identify within the Indian Premier League file books.
Dhawan has now taken the longest innings to attain 100 within the IPL.
It took the DC opener 167 innings to attain his first century — going previous Virat Kohli, who had scored his first IPL hundred after 120 innings.
Curiously, Dhawan would’ve been devoid of every other century the day past had he now not taken the DRS to overturn a caught-behind determination when he used to be at 99. Dhawan has 3 ratings within the 90s thus far.
Here is the record of gamers who took essentially the most innings for his or her IPL masses:
- Shikhar Dhawan (Delhi Capitals) – 167 innings
- Virat Kohli (Royal Challengers Bangalore) – 120 innings
- Ambati Rayudu (Chennai Tremendous Kings) – 119 innings
- Suresh Raina (Chennai Tremendous Kings) – 88 innings
With this win, Delhi Capitals have inched one step nearer to a spot within the playoff phases of the event. For CSK, then again, the duty has now change into much more tough. The aspect has 5 video games final and must win all 5 of them to maintain a chance of playoff qualification.