IPL 2020 | Shikhar Dhawan slams first century after 167 innings; breaks this file

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Shikhar Dhawan breached the three-figure mark in T20s on Saturday as his 100-run knock helped Delhi beat CSK by 5 wickets.

Shikhar Dhawan scored a splendid century in opposition to Chennai Tremendous Kings on Saturday which helped Delhi Capitals beat MS Dhoni‘s males by 5 wickets. The win additionally steered DC to the highest of the desk in IPL 2020.

It was Dhawan’s first T20 century in an extended profession, and as he breached the three-figure mark, he additionally registered his title within the Indian Premier League file books.

Dhawan has now taken the longest innings to attain 100 within the IPL.

It took the DC opener 167 innings to attain his first century — going previous Virat Kohli, who had scored his first IPL hundred after 120 innings.

Curiously, Dhawan would’ve been devoid of one other century yesterday had he not taken the DRS to overturn a caught-behind resolution when he was at 99. Dhawan has three scores within the 90s to date.

Here is the record of gamers who took essentially the most innings for his or her IPL a whole bunch:

  1. Shikhar Dhawan (Delhi Capitals) – 167 innings
  2. Virat Kohli (Royal Challengers Bangalore) – 120 innings
  3. Ambati Rayudu (Chennai Tremendous Kings) – 119 innings
  4. Suresh Raina (Chennai Tremendous Kings) – 88 innings

With this win, Delhi Capitals have inched one step nearer to a spot within the playoff phases of the event. For CSK, nonetheless, the duty has now change into much more troublesome. The aspect has 5 video games remaining and must win all 5 of them to maintain a chance of playoff qualification.

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