- Match 49 - 29 Oct, ThuMatch Ended172/5(20.0) RR 8.6
CHE178/4(20.0) RR 8.6
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MUM166/5(20.0) RR 8.2
Mumbai beat Bangalore by 5 wickets
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19:30 IST - Abu Dhabi
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15:30 IST - Dubai
IPL 2020: Anrich Nortje Breaks Compatriot Dale Steyn's 8-year Old IPL Record
Anrich Nortje bowled the fastest ball in Indian Premier League (IPL) history during his team Delhi Capitals’ 13-run victory over Rajasthan Royals.
- Updated: October 15, 2020, 12:34 PM IST
South African pace bowler Anrich Nortje bowled the fastest ball in Indian Premier League (IPL) history on Wednesday during his team Delhi Capitals’ 13-run victory over Rajasthan Royals. (IPL 2020 FULL COVERAGE | IPL 2020 SCHEDULE | IPL 2020 POINTS TABLE)
The 26-year-old eclipsed compatriot Dale Steyn’s effort of 154.40 km per hour set in 2012, clocking 154.74 kph and 155.21 kph in the game at Dubai before his best effort of 156.22 kph was scooped for a boundary by Rajasthan’s Jos Buttler.
Rajasthan, who were chasing 162 for victory, fell short of their target making 148-8 in 20 overs with Australian batsman Steve Smith having another disappointing outing managing only one run.
Victory took Delhi to the top of the standings with 12 points after six wins from eight games, while Rajasthan are seventh with only Kings XI Punjab below them.
Nortje responded immediately with another fiery delivery in the third over to bowl out the England batsman. He finished the match with figures of 2-33 from four overs to take his wicket tally for the season to 10 from eight games.
“I didn’t know about it (the fastest ball). I’ve been working really hard to get the pace up ... but obviously you want to land it in the right areas. That’s the most important thing,” Nortje said in an interview.
KOL vs CHE, IPL, 2020, Match 4929 Oct, 2020 DubaiChennai beat Kolkata by 6 wickets
BLR vs MUM, IPL, 2020, Match 4828 Oct, 2020 Abu DhabiMumbai beat Bangalore by 5 wickets
HYD vs DEL, IPL, 2020, Match 4727 Oct, 2020 DubaiHyderabad beat Delhi by 88 runs
KOL vs PUN, IPL, 2020, Match 4626 Oct, 2020 SharjahPunjab beat Kolkata by 8 wickets
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