Delhi Capitals powered its way to the top of the IPL points table after decimating Chennai Super Kings by 44 runs at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

Asked to bat first, Delhi rode on Prithvi Shaw’s brilliant 43-ball 64 and handy contributions from Shikhar Dhawan and Rishabh Pant to post a challenging 175 for the loss of three wickets in 20 overs.

In reply, Chennai, deprived of a healthy start once again, managed to garner 131 for the loss of seven wickets.

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Winning skipper Shreyas Iyer credited his openers, Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan, for the win and also heaped praise on his fast bowlers – Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje.

Rabada, the Purple Cap holder with five wickets in the tournament so far, took a three-wicket haul, while Nortje picked two to choke Chennai.

 

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