Shikhar Dhawan anchored Delhi Capitals’ (DC) run chase against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) within the second match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. Dhawan missed out on 100 however took DC to the doorstep of victory. DC registered a complete win over CSK beating them by seven wickets with eight balls to spare. During his (*85*) 85, Man of the Match Dhawan achieved a couple of feats batting at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
# Dhawan is the primary batsman in IPL historical past to hit 600 fours. During his 85-run knock, Dhawan hit 10 fours getting his tally to 601. There is barely anybody nearer to him on the record as David Warner and Virat Kohli comply with him with 510 and 507 fours respectively.
# Dhawan is now the best runs scorer against CSK. He surpassed Kohli’s complete of 901 throughout his match-winning innings. He has 910 against CSK together with a century he scored within the earlier season.
# Dhawan went previous Warner to change into the third-highest run-scorer in IPL. Currently, he has 5,282 runs from 177 innings together with 42 half-centuries and two centuries. Kohli is on the highest of the record with 5,911 runs adopted by Suresh Raina with 5,422 runs.
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# Dhawan’s 138-run opening stand with Prithvi Shaw is now the second-highest partnership against CSK in all T20s. The report is at present held by Ajinkya Rahane and Shane Watson’s 144-run partnership for Rajasthan Royals (RR) in Ahmedabad in IPL 2015. The 138-run stand can also be the third-highest opening partnership for Delhi.
# Dhawan’s 85 additionally helped DC obtain their highest profitable run chase against CSK. This was additionally the third-highest profitable run chase against CSK total.