IPL 2021, DC vs CSK: Ripal Patel copies Cristiano Ronaldo’s famous celebration.© Twitter
The Delhi Capitals (DC) recorded a stunning victory over the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the 50th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season to be played in Dubai on Monday. South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada won the toss and elected to field. DC won by three wickets with two balls to spare. The win sent Delhi to the top and Chennai to the second. After the match, the Delhi players were ecstatic and celebrated in their dressing room. Rifle Patel, who made his debut in the sport, also followed in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo’s trademark “Chiu” celebration. Here is a video of DC players celebrating in their dressing room:
Ecstatic players and # CR7 Celebrations as DC occupied the table last night
– Delhi Capitals (elDelhiCapitals) October 5, 2021
Delhi, who set a target of 137 for victory, reached 139 for 7 in 19.4 overs with Shimran Hedmeyer unbeaten on 28 off 18 balls. The West Indies batsman received numerous accolades for his performance and revealed after the game that it was his job to finish for Delhi.
Speaking to Host Star Sports, he said, “It’s very important for me to finish games. I tell guys that I pay for it, I try to finish as many games as possible.
First, Chennai scored 136 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs. Ambati Rayudu was the star of the innings, scoring a half-century and was unbeaten (55 off 42 balls). Akshar Patel was Delhi’s best bowler, taking two wickets in four overs and conceding just 18 runs.
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