IPL 2020 points table: Delhi Capitals took first place after a 46-point win on Friday.© Twitter
Delhi Capitals delivered a clinical all-round performance against Rajasthan Royals at the iconic Sharjah Cricket Ground on Friday to record a comfortable 46-run victory. The win helped Delhi Capitals take first place from Mumbai Indians on the Indian Premier League 2020 points table. Marcus Stoinis was the star of both bat and ball and Kagiso Rabada closed the match for the Delhi-based franchise with a three wicket swipe. After their fourth consecutive loss, Rajasthan Royals are now seventh on the points table. Mumbai Indians, who are in second place, will take on Delhi Capitals on Sunday in a battle between the best teams.
SunRisers Hyderabad, who have taken three wins from six races, is in third place, while Kolkata Knight Riders are fourth on the points table with three wins after five races.
Royal Challengers Bangalore, who are in fifth place, will take on Chennai Super Kings, sixth at the table on Saturday.
The Orange Cap stays with KL Rahul, who has 313 runs from six games, but Shreyas Iyer and Prithvi Shaw climbed their way to take sixth and seventh on the top runner list.
Iyer scored 22 points while Shaw played a 19-point cameo on Friday.
Chennai Super Kings’ Faf du Plessis is 14 points behind him and is second on the list with 299 runs from six games.
Mayank Agarwal is in third place with 281 runs, while SunRisers Hyderabad’s duo Jonny Bairstow and David Warner are next with 241 and 227 runs respectively.
Kagiso Rabada, who leads the race for the Purple Cap, increased his wickets to 15 with a three-wicket swipe against Rajasthan Royals at the Sharjah Cricket Ground.
The Mumbai Indians’ tempo trio of Jasprit Bumrah (11 wickets), Trent Boult (10 wickets) and James Pattinson (9 wickets) are the next three bowlers on the list with the most wickets this season.
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