In the 34th match of IPL 2020, Delhi Capitals team had a great performance and lost to Chennai Super Kings by 5 wickets. The hero of Delhi’s victory was veteran opener Shikhar Dhawan, who batted brilliantly and scored an unbeaten 101 off 57 balls for nine runs. Shikhar scored his first century in his 13-year IPL career. Despite Dhawan’s century, he has an embarrassing record and Virat Kohli is on the list.
In fact, Shikhar Dhawan has taken the most innings to score his first century in the IPL and 17 in the 16th innings, the first century of the Indian Premier League. Virat Kohli is the second highest run scorer in the IPL in this list, he took 120 innings to score his first century in the IPL. Ambati Rayudu (119) is at number three and Suresh Raina (7) is at number four. Manish Pandey is the first Indian batsman to play for Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Dhawan has performed very well in the IPL so far, scoring 359 runs in nine matches at a strike rate of 143.02 for the Delhi capital. This time, he has also scored a century and two half-centuries with his bat. With the win over Chennai, Delhi have reached the top of the points table with nine wins in nine matches. The team’s next match will be against Kings XI Punjab in Dubai on Tuesday (October 20).