With 186 points in three matches, Shikhar Dhawan tops the 2021 IPL scorers list and he will have to adapt to a change in conditions as Delhi Capitals (DC) left the batting friendly wickets at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. on more difficult grounds at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Dhawan’s opening partner Prithvi Shaw has also been among the races, returning scores of 72, 2 and 32 so far. Together, the Delhi opener will be a massive first hurdle for the Mumbai Indians, despite seasoned activists Jasprit Bumrah and Trent Boult in the camp. The middle order of Rishabh Pant, Marcus Stoinis and Lalit Yadav has been relatively untested and this is an area Mumbai could look to exploit on Tuesday.
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Dhawan bulldozed the Punjab Kings bowlers as he ran for 92 balls on just 49 balls with 13 fours and 2 sixes, and in the process did a short job of the Punjab 195 for 4 as DC revised this. total with 10 balls in reserve.
Dhawan had scored 85 in DC’s season opener against the Chennai Super Kings and with Shaw he formed one of the most successful opening partnerships of the season.
Shaw is nothing like who he was last season when he struggled to buy a race. He admitted that being kicked out of the India test team had forced him to work hard on his technique, which was exhibited by his DC coach Ricky Ponting moments before Mitchell Starc made it on the pitch in Australia’s first test last year, and the results are there to show it. .
After finishing as the all-time leading scorer in a single Vijay Hazare Trophy season, Shaw started the 2021 IPL with a bang, crushing 106 points in three matches at a 176.66 strike rate.
Avesh Khan has been one of the surprise packages for Delhi this season. Chosen over more experienced stimulators Ishant Sharma and Umesh Yadav, who have yet to reach match fitness, Avesh has picked up six wickets in three matches at an economical rate of 7.33 races per game.
Among his victims are Faf du Plessis, MS Dhoni, David Miller and Nicholas Pooran and he is a follower of the new ball and the old one.
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