Delhi Capitals star opener batsman Shikhar Dhawan becomes the 2nd highest run-scorer in Indian Premier League (IPL) history
In the 25th match of IPL 2021, Delhi Capitals defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets. This is Delhi’s fifth win in seven matches this season. With this, Shikhar Dhawan has reached the second number in the points table. Also, Shikhar Dhawan, who played an innings of 46 runs in this match, made a big achievement in his name. In fact, now Shikhar Dhawan has becomes the 2nd highest run-scorer in the history of IPL.
Dhawan left Raina behind
As Dhawan reached 30 runs against Kolkata, this became a big record in his name. Dhawan now has 5508 runs in 183 matches of IPL at an average of 34.86. He has now come in second place in the list of batsmen who have scored the most runs in IPL. Dhawan has two centuries and 43 half-centuries in the IPL.
Earlier, Suresh Raina was number two on this list. Raina has 5489 runs in 199 matches of IPL at an average of 33.26. At the same time, Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli is the highest run-scorer in the IPL. King Kohli has 6041 runs in 198 matches of IPL at an average of 37.99
Dhawan regained orange cap
With this, Shikhar Dhawan has once again named himself Orange Cap. Dhawan’s name has been 311 runs in seven matches of this season at an average of 44.43. In this list, Faf du Plessis of Chennai Super Kings is number two. Plessis has 270 runs in six matches. At the same time, Prithvi Shaw, who played a stormy inning of 82 against Kolkata, is third on this list with 269 runs.