Delhi Capitals speedster Kagiso Rabada on Saturday turn out to be the fastest-ever bowler to succeed in the milestone of 50 wickets within the Indian Premier League, pipping the likes of Lasith Malinga and Sunil Narine. He achieved the feat through the IPL 2020 match between Chennai Suoer Kings and Delhi in Sharjah.
Rabada picked up only one wicket in his three overs on Saturday with the dismissal of Faf du Plessis for 58 within the 15th over. With the dismissal, Rabada grew to become the quickest to 50 wickets in IPL historical past, each when it comes to matches and the variety of deliveries.
Rabada surpassed Kolkata Knight Riders bowler Narine when it comes to matches having reached the milestone in simply 27 appearances as in opposition to the spinner who took 32 matches to the feat. Mumbai Indians pacer Lasith Malinga stands third with an look greater than Narine. Rabada additionally surpassed Malinga when it comes to the fewest balls to 50 IPL wickets. The South African speedster took 616 deliveries to the feat in opposition to the veteran Sri Lankan who took 749 balls. Narine stands third on that checklist with 760 balls to the milestone.
Speaking in regards to the match, opting to bat first Chennai discovered themselves in hassle as Tushar Deshpande dismissed Sam Curran within the very first over of the sport for a duck earlier than the CSK’s standard suspects picked it from there en path to a gentle 87-run stand. Du Plessis scored one more fifty whereas Watson laced six boundaries to attain 36 off 28 balls.
Chennai then misplaced two fast wickets shedding Du Plessis and captain MS Dhoni for simply three of 5 earlier than Ambati Rayudu regarded to resurrect the innings together with his 25-ball 45 whereas being ably supported by Ravindra Jadeja who scored 33 off 13.
The fifty-run stand between Rayudu and Jadeja guided Chennai to 179 for 4.