Best Economy Rate Against DC
Economy rates in T20 cricket is always expected to be on the higher side and the bowlers feel the heat when a batsman in his complete rhythm. But still, some world-class bowlers showcase their talent by bowling economically and not giving much more runs.
Anything under 7 is considered to be a good day for the bowlers because people have seen the economies going to 14 or 15 too. But there have been many bowlers who have managed to stop the Delhi batsmen from opening their arms.
Let us take a look at the list of bowlers who have the Best Bowling Economy against DC in the Indian Premier League. Three out of five in the list are spinners.
Top 5 Bowlers with Best Economy Rate Against DC
#5 Harbhajan Singh
Known as one of India’s greatest spinners, Harbhajan Singh has proved himself in the shortest format of the game too. Whether it was the ICC T20 World Cup in 2007 or it is the Indian Premier League (IPL), the “turbanator” has taken more than 100 wickets to his name in the prestigious tournament during his time at the Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings. The cricketer from Punjab has an economy rate of 6.90 against Delhi and has taken 24 wickets in the 23 innings he has played.
The best bowling figures for Harbhajan against Delhi is 4/17 and it is the only four wicket-haul he has while playing against the same opposition. Singh has actually redeemed himself after being picked up by the Chennai Super Kings and always delivered when he was asked to in the last year’s edition.
He will hope to continue his golden run in the tournament.
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Best Economy Rate Against DC: The Sri Lankan ace seamer has been spearheading the Mumbai Indians’ bowling line-up since 2009 and the way he has responded is something truly magical. With over 170 wickets to his name in the tournament, he has bamboozled a lot of opposition with his pace and accuracy. This pace and accuracy have been quite economical as well, especially against Delhi Capitals. In 13 games played against Delhi, the right-arm fast bowler has picked up 22 wickets at an economy rate of just 6.65.
Most importantly, he has the best strike-rate for picking up the wickets in the entire list (12.8) and also has five wicket-haul against the Delhi Capitals.
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#3 Sunil Narine
Best Bowling Economy against DC: If there was one bowler who caused a stir after his debut, then it has to be Sunil Narine. His bowling action and the variety of deliveries made him one of the most lethal bowlers in the world. Playing the Indian Premier League (IPL) has only helped him in his career. Being a part of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) since 2012, Narine has been a part of 13 games against Delhi and has bowled 49 overs as a whole. He has 17 wickets in those 13 games at an amazing economy-rate of 6.48, including a four wicket-haul.
The KKR veteran will look to better the E/R in the upcoming season.
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#2 Dale Steyn
Best Economy Rate Against DC: Second seamer in the list who claims the number two spot on the list is Dale Steyn. The legendary South African pacer has been a force to be reckoned with since the inception of his career. He has conquered every single batting line-up in his international career and did the same against Delhi Capitals in the world’s most-coveted premier league. He has scalped 16 wickets in 11 games at an economy rate of 6.27 in the tournament against Delhi. Surprisingly, he does not a four or a five wicket-haul to his name.
The former World Number one bowler will be hoping to take more wickets and give less amount of runs in the forthcoming season.
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#1 Ravichandran Ashwin
After being one of the most economical bowlers for India in the international circuit, Ravichandran Ashwin has maintained the reputation of being the most economical bowler in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The right-arm off-spinner has taken 20 wickets in 68.1 overs he has bowled against Delhi. The bowler is the economical one against the Delhi side with 6.13.
The off-spinner has 125 wickets to his name and is on the seventh position in the all-time wicket-taking list. He has 2 four wicket-hauls and 1 five wicket-haul to his name in the tournament’s history.
Ashwin will try to do even better in the 2020 edition and continue to maintain his numero-uno position in the list.
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