IPL Points Table: Faf du Plessis helped CSK defeat SRH, and climb to high of the standings.© BCCI/IPL
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) cruised to a win towards SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in Match 23 of the continued Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season, on the Feroz Shah Kotla on Wednesday. Winning by seven wickets, CSK additionally climbed to pole place within the league standings. Chasing a goal of 172 runs, Chennai have been 173 for 3 in 18.3 overs. Openers Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis have been in splendid kind, scoring 75 and 56 runs respectively. Du Plessis additionally climbed to high spot within the Orange Cap race together with his knock, which got here off 38 balls. Earlier, SRH wrapped up their innings at 171 for 3 in 20 overs. Lungi Ngidi was in good kind for CSK, taking two wickets in 4 overs, and conceding 35 runs.
IPL 2021 Points Table
With the win over SRH, CSK are on high of the IPL 2021 Points Table, with 5 wins and a defeat. The MS Dhoni-led outfit have registered 10 factors. They are stage on factors with Royal (*23*) Bangalore (RCB), however with a greater web run fee. RCB are adopted by Delhi Capitals (DC) in third place and Mumbai Indians (MI) in fourth.
SRH are bottom-placed within the eight-team desk. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are in fifth place, adopted by Punjab Kings (PBKS) in sixth spot and Rajasthan Royals (RR) in seventh place.
Orange Cap Race
CSK opener Du Plessis has jumped to the highest of the Orange Cap race, with 270 runs from six matches. Shikhar Dhawan (265) is in second spot, adopted by KL Rahul (240), Glenn Maxwell (223) and Jonny Bairstow (218).
Purple Cap Race
RCB’s Harshal Patel remains to be main the Purple Cap race with 17 wickets from six matches. He is adopted by DC’s Avesh Khan (12). Rashid Khan, who took three wickets vs CSK, is at the moment in third place with 9 dismissals. Rahul Chahar (9) is in fourth place, adopted by Chris Morris (9) in fifth.
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