IPL 2021: All-round Delhi Capitals thrash Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets; reclaims top spot in points table

Delhi Capitals all-round performance thrashed Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets here at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai on Wednesday in the 33rd match of the IPL 2021. Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje were heroes with the ball while Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer and Captain Rishabh Pant dominated with the bat. With this win, DC has jumped up the points table while SRH has almost confirmed that they will not be able to qualify.

Teams losing 7 out of the first eight games

  • KKR in 2009
  • PBKS in 2010
  • DC in 2013
  • RCB in 2019
  • SRH in 2021

Needing 135 runs to win, DC were quick off the blocks, courtesy Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw. But SRH had their first success with the ball in the third over as captain Kane Williamson took a stunning running-catch off Khaleel Ahmed to dismiss Shaw.