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IPL 2021 points table, Orange and Purple Cap list after DC’s win over PBKS

Shikhar Dhawan hit his third half-century of IPL 2021 as DC chased down PBKS’ target of 166 with ease.

Delhi Capitals continued to churn out wins in the Indian Premier League 2021. DC has now moved to the top of the IPL 2021 points table after convincingly defeating Punjab Kings by seven wickets on Sunday at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Shikhar Dhawan hit his third half-century of IPL 2021 as DC chased down PBKS’ target of 167 with ease.

DC now has six wins and is on top in the IPL 2021 points table. With 12 points, DC has one more win than second-placed Chennai Super Kings. Royal Challengers Bangalore is third with 10 points from seven games. Mumbai Indians round off the top-four with four wins from seven matches.

In the bottom half of the IPL table, Rajasthan Royals have moved up the fifth position after beating Sunrisers Hyderabad. Punjab Kings move down to sixth with 6 points while Kolkata Knight Riders are seventh. SRH lost their sixth game of the season to stay rooted at the bottom with two points from seven matches..

Indian Premier League 2021 Points Table

The 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) is being played in India. The BCCI decided to host this edition of the tournament in India, after successfully hosting the 2020 edition in the UAE. All the eight teams will play against each other and two points will be awarded to the winner of each match while one point is awarded to either team in case of no result. Matches will go into a ‘Super Over’ in case of a tie. The top four teams in the points table qualify for the knock-outs. The top two teams on the points table lock horns in the ‘Play-off’ and the winner qualifies for the Final. The teams which finish third and fourth on the points table fight it out in ‘Eliminator 1’. The winner moves into ‘Eliminator 2’ where they face the losing team from ‘Play-off’ for a place in the final.

Teams M W L T NR PTS NRR
DC

Delhi Capitals

8 6 2 0 0 12 +0.547
CSK

Chennai Super Kings

7 5 2 0 0 10 +1.263
RCB

Royal Challengers Bangalore

7 5 2 0 0 10 -0.171
MI

Mumbai Indians

7 4 3 0 0 8 +0.062
RR

Rajasthan Royals

7 3 4 0 0 6 -0.190
PBKS

Punjab Kings

8 3 5 0 0 6 -0.368
KKR

Kolkata Knight Riders

7 2 5 0 0 4 -0.494
SRH

Sunrisers Hyderabad

7 1 6 0 0 2 -0.623

ORANGE CAP

In the Orange Cap list, Shikhar Dhawan regained his top in the list with another fifty on Sunday. Dhawan has 380 runs in eight matches. Second, on the list is KL Rahul with 331 runs at an average of 66.20 in the tournament but he is likely to be sidelined after being diagnosed with acute appendicitis. Behind him, there is CSK’s Faf du Plessis who has 320 runs in seven matches. DC’s Prithvi Shaw is fourth with 308 runs. RR captain Sanju Samson completes the top five with 277 runs in 7 games.

PURPLE CAP

RCB’s Harshal Patel continues to hold the Purple Cap currently. He has 17 wickets in 7 games. DC’s young pacer Avesh Khan has continued to rise in stature as he has picked up 13 wickets. RR’s Chris Morris also has 14 scalps to give competition to Khan and Patel.

Mumbai Indians’ Rahul Chahar with 11 wickets is fourth while Rashid Khan is fifth with 10 wickets.

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