Sports Desk: Delhi Capitals won by 7 wickets in the 29th match of IPL 2021 played against Punjab Kings. Delhi opener Shikhar Dhawan played a half-century innings (69) and contributed to the team's victory. With this, Dhawan left behind Virat Kohli while making 2 big records, while Shreyas Iyer has been equaled.
Dhawan has become the player of the most number of fifties innings for Delhi Capitals in IPL. He has equaled Iyer, who has scored 16 fifties for Delhi, scoring 16 half-centuries for Delhi Capitals. At the same time, in this case, the third number comes the number of former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag, who has scored 15 half-centuries. Rishabh Pant, the current captain of Delhi at number four, has scored 14 half-centuries so far.
Highest number of fifties for Delhi Capitals in IPL:
16 - Shikhar Dhawan
16 - Shreyas Iyer
15 - Virender Sehwag
14 - Rishabh Pant
At the same time, Dhawan has also become the second player to score 50+ (half-century) runs in IPL. He has reached a total of 46 half-centuries in the IPL as soon as he hit a half-century against Punjab. In this case, Kohli is in third place with a total of 45 half-centuries. Talking about the first number, there comes the name of David Warner, who has scored the most 54 fifties in the IPL.
Highest 50+ (half-century) score in IPL:
54: David Warner
46: Shikhar Dhawan *
45: Virat Kohli
43: AB de Villiers
41: Rohit Sharma
40: Suresh Raina