New Delhi: Shikhar Dhawan of Delhi Capitals (DC) is in excellent form in the current season of IPL. Shikhar has played a key role in the five wins the Delhi team has won so far. Dhawan scored 46 runs in the match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Thursday. With this innings, he has surpassed Chennai Super Kings (CSK) star batsman Suresh Raina to set a big record for IPL.
DC won the toss and bowled first to restrict Kolkata to 154 for six and then easily achieved the target by losing three wickets in 16.3 overs. Shikhar Dhawan scored 46 off 47 balls with the help of 5 fours. He is also currently leading the race for the Orange Cap. Dhawan has scored 311 runs in seven matches of the season at an average of 44.43. As soon as Dhawan reached 30 against KKR, he recorded this big record.
Dhawan now has 5508 runs in 183 IPL matches at an average of 34.86. He has now moved up to the second spot in the list of highest run scorers in IPL. Dhawan has two centuries and 43 fifties to his name in the IPL. Suresh Raina was earlier second in the list. Suresh Raina has scored 5489 runs in 199 matches. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli is the most unscored batsman in IPL. King Kohli has 6041 runs in 198 matches of IPL at an average of 37.99.