Defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) emerged victorious over Delhi Capitals (DC) in the battle of table toppers with a 5-wicket win in an IPL encounter between the in-form teams in thirteenth edition of the league at Abu Dhabi.
Rohit Sharma-led MI displaced DC on top of the IPL points table on the back of their fifth win in the season and a superior run rate over Shreyas Iyer skippered team.
While Mumbai Indians splendid win over DC happened to be their skipper Rohit Sharma’s 150th game for the franchise, Delhi registered an unwanted record in the IPL with their second loss of the season in UAE.
The 5-wicket loss against Mumbai Indians happened to be Delhi Capitals 100th defeat in the IPL. Delhi Capitals became only the second team after Kings Eleven Punjab to attain the unwanted milestone.
Kings Eleven Punjab became the first team to register 100 losses in the IPL after their defeat to Kolkata Knight Riders by 2 runs in the ongoing season of the IPL.
Delhi Capitals have been one among the three teams to have not won an IPL title in the past twelve editions of the league. They have never made it to the finals in the cash rich T20 league. DC’s (formerly Delhi Daredevils) best performance in the IPL happens to be third place finishes in 2009, 2012 and 2019 edition of the league