Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan went past Virat Kohli connected the database of astir runs scored by batsmen against the Chennai Super Kings successful T20 cricket during Match 2 of the Indian Premier League successful Mumbai connected Saturday.
Dhawan went past Virat Kohli's tally of 901 runs against MS Dhoni's broadside erstwhile helium scored his 77th tally successful the 189-run pursuit astatine the Wankhede stadium.
Dhawan present leads the database with 910 runs versus the three-time champions followed by Kohli (901), Rohit Sharma (749), David Warner (617), Ab de Villiers (593) and Robin Uthappa (590). Dhawan besides went past Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner connected the wide database of astir runs successful IPL.
Dhawan is 3rd connected the database present with 5282 runs from 177 matches astatine an mean of 34.75 with 2 hundreds and 42 fifties portion Warner dropped to 4th but volition person the accidental to get his spot backmost erstwhile his squad plays Kolkata Knight Riders successful Chennai connected April 11.
Dhawan, who was portion of a 138-run opening concern with Prithvi Shaw (72), was yet dismissed for 85 disconnected 54 balls arsenic Delhi Capitals bushed Chennai Super Kings by 7 wickets. His sound was laced with 10 fours and 2 towering sixes.
Their opening basal was besides the 2nd highest concern for immoderate wicket against CSK successful each T20s, conscionable 6 runs down Ajinkya Rahane and Shane Watson's 144-run basal for Rajasthan Royals successful 2015.
Dhawan and Shaw laid a coagulated instauration for the tally pursuit and took the crippled distant from CSK arsenic they gunned down the people of 189 successful the 19th implicit of the lucifer to registry their 3rd triumph successful a enactment against the three-time champions successful IPL. DC had won some the league games past season.
DC besides placed themselves joint-third connected the database of the highest palmy tally chases against CSK aft Punjab Kings' 206 (Abu Dhabi, 2014) and Kolkata Knight Riders' 191 (Chennai, 2012).
The triumph was DC's 9th against CSK, who inactive pb the head-to-head conflict with 15 victories.