Mumbai: Veteran Ravichandran Ashwin is just a wicket away from a completing 250 T20 wickets. Ashwin has a chance to make a big record. If R Ashwin manages to take a wicket in the IPL for Delhi Capitals, he will create a history for India. All eyes will be on the bowling of R Ashwin as he is very close to taking 250 wickets in T20 cricket.
While Ajinkya Rahane finds himself 67 runs away from becoming the 11th batsman in IPL history to hit the 4000-run mark. Kagiso Rabada, South African player is also 3 scalps away from 150 T20 wickets.
The 34-year-old Ashwin has 139 wickets to his name in his IPL career, while he has taken 52 wickets for India in 46 T20 matches. The rest of his wickets have come in the domestic cricket. He is the sixth highest wicket-taker in the IPL. Lasith Malinga topped the list, taking 170 wickets.
If he achieves this success, he will become the first bowler in India to have taken 250 wickets in T20 cricket. Talking about the IPL 2021 campaign of Delhi Capitals, the team is ready to take on the Rajasthan Royals on Thursday. Delhi Capitals have won their last five matches against Rajasthan Royals. A win in the first game against CSK would serve as a confidence boost for the team.
Rishabh Pant showed a winning performance in his first match as captain of Delhi Capital, as his team defeated MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings by seven wickets at the Wankhede Stadium. The Delhi Capitals had chased down the target of 188 runs. In the last game, the batsmen have been in top form. Delhi Capitals batting duo of Shikhar and Prithvi were showing off their batting skills and hit the ball to the boundary ropes. Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan gave Delhi a brilliant start against CSK, on which the Delhi Capitals won.