CSK vs SRH in IPL 2021: Faf du Plessis smashes quickfire fifty, overtakes Shikhar Dhawan in Orange Cap race – Chennai Super Kings opening batsman Faf du Plessis has overtaken Shikhar Dhawan in the Orange Cap table. He achieved the feat while playing against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi. During his stellar knock, he also overtook KL Rahul and Jonny Bairstow in the top 5 list. He also smashed a fifty to continue his consistent run in the tournament. The right-handed batsman completed his fifty off just 32 balls with the help of six and 6 boundaries. He has smashed over 250 runs across six innings in the IPL.
In the match, du Plessis also shared a century partnership with Ruturaj Gaikwad. His contribution helped CSK clinch their 5th consecutive win in the IPL 2021.
CSK vs SRH in IPL 2021: Faf du Plessis smashes quickfire fifty, overtakes Shikhar Dhawan in Orange Cap race
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It is notable that Faf du Plessis had scored maximum runs for CSK in the previous season. He scored 449 runs in 14 innings at an average of 40+ with 4 half-centuries.
Faf du Plessis has scored over 2500 runs in the IPL. He plays at an average of 35+ and has smashed as many as 19 fifties in the cash-rich league.
Besides batting, du Plessis is an excellent fielder and known to take scintillating catches near the boundary ropes. On Wednesday, he took an amazing catch to dismiss Manish Pandey who was in prime form with the bat.