SRH vs DC in IPL 2021: Shikhar Dhawan ends up with Orange Cap after first leg matches

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SRH vs DC in IPL 2021: Shikhar Dhawan ends up with Orange Cap after first leg matches- Delhi Capitals opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has bagged the Orange Cap in the first leg of IPL 2021. He slammed as many as 259 runs in the first five matches. His top batting performance helped Delhi Capitals register victories in 3 out of the opening four matches. He brought up two fifties in the opening leg matches and slammed as many as 32 boundaries and 5 sixes. It is notable that Shikhar Dhawan leads the race of boundary getters with over 600 fours in the history of IPL.

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Dhawan in IPL 2021

vs Sunrisers Hyderabad: 28 runs off 26 balls

vs Chennai Super Kings: 85 runs off 54 balls

vs Rajasthan Royals: 8 runs off 8 deliveries

vs Punjab Kings: 92 runs off 49 balls

vs Mumbai Indians: 45 off 42 balls

SRH vs DC in IPL 2021: Shikhar Dhawan ends up with Orange Cap after first leg matches

IPL 2021 most runs

POS PLAYER Mat Inns NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 50 4s 6s
1
5 5 1 259 92 64.75 181 143.09 0 2 32 5
2 5 5 1 221 91 55.25 166 133.13 0 3 18 10
3 5 5 2 214 95* 71.33 154 138.96 0 2 21 8
4 5 5 0 201 63 40.20 154 130.51 0 1 14 9
5 5 4 0 198 78 49.50 133 148.87 0 2 20 8

 

Shikhar Dhawan had ended the previous season on top 2 of Orange Cap. He had smashed 618 runs in 17 matches at an average of 44.14. It featured 4 fifties and a couple of centuries.

The 35-year-old is the 3rd highest run-scorer in the Indian Premier League.

Batting and Fielding Mat No Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s CT ST
Career 181 24 5456 106* 34.97 4,278 127.53 2 43 623 113 81 0

 

Shikhar Dhawan IPL salary

Total IPL salary: Rs 75.3 crore

IPL 2021 salary: Rs 5.2 crore

The left-handed batsman won his first IPL trophy with Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2016. He is a vital cog in the DC lineup in DC’s bid to DC in their bid to IPL 2021.

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