KATHMANDU: Delhi Capitals topped the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket table by defeating Chennai Super Kings.
Delhi beat Chennai by 3 wickets in a match played in Dubai last night. Delhi reached the target of 137 runs set by Chennai by losing 7 wickets in 19 overs. Shikhar Dhawan scored 39 runs and Simran Hitmeyer added an unbeaten 28 runs in Delhi’s victory.
Ravindra Jadeja and Shardul Thakur of Chennai took 2/2 wickets each. Earlier, batting first, Chennai lost 5 wickets in 20 overs and scored 136 runs.
Chennai’s Ambati Rayudu played an unbeaten 55-run half-century innings. Akshar Patel of Delhi took 2 wickets.
Delhi has 20 points in 13 games. Chennai is in second place with 18 points in the same game.