| On Oct 4, 2021 7:02 PM IST

Who is Ripal Patel IPL? Quick Stats & Facts About Delhi Capitals Debutant


Ripal Patel IPL: In a massive news coming in from today’s Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 match, Gujrat all-rounder Ripal Patel is all set to make his debut for the Delhi Capitals (DC) against the Chennai Super Kings (CSK). The 50th match of the ongoing edition of the tournament is scheduled to be played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai. The Delhi Capitals skipper Rishabh Pant has won the toss and opted to bowl first.

Ripal Patel IPL: Quick Stats and Facts

While playing domestic cricket for Gujrat, all-rounder Ripal Patel performed impressively well in the shortest format with the bat in the recent while. One of the most brilliant facts about the swashbuckling right-handed batsman is his incredible strike-rate of 189.10 in T20 cricket. Ripal has represented Gujrat in 9 T20 innings scoring a total of 191 runs  at an average of 31.83. He has also played 9 List A games where the 26-year-old has smashed 111 runs. He is an explosive middle-order batsman who can contribute also as a right-arm medium pacer.

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DC vs CSK, IPL 2021 Match 50

The Delhi Capitals have brought in Ripal Patel for Steve Smith and thus, they are playing in this match with just three overseas players namely Kagiso Rabada, Shimron Hetmyer and Anrich Nortje.

DC Playing 11 (Confirmed)
Shikhar Dhawan
Prithvi Shaw
Shreyas Iyer
Rishabh Pant
Shimron Hetmyer
Ripal Patel
Axar Patel
Ravichandran Ashwin
Kagiso Rabada
Anrich Nortje
Avesh Khan

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On the other hand, the Chennai Super Kings have made quite a few changes to their playing 11 from the previous match. The trio of Robin Uthappa, Deepak Chahar and Dwayne Bravo have been included in place of Suresh Raina, KM Asif and Sam Curran.

CSK Playing 11 (Confirmed)
Ruturaj Gaikwad
Faf du Plessis
Moeen Ali
Robin Uthappa
Ambati Rayudu
MS Dhoni
Ravindra Jadeja
Dwayne Bravo
Shardul Thakur
Deepak Chahar
Josh Hazlewood

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Kuljyot Singh

A cricket maniac who lives his life like a T20 match, time is short so make the most of it. Always thriving to learn more about cricket writing and obviously being an Indian, a big cricket expert.