IPL 2022 Jos Buttler leads the race for Orange Cap by scoring fourth century can break Kohli record


IPL 2022 Orange Cap Purple Cap Latest Update: In IPL 2022, Rajasthan Royals’ star opener Jos Buttler has scored his fourth century. With 4 centuries and as many fifties, Butler has scored 824 runs in 16 matches played at a strike rate of 151. Butler’s bat had been quiet in a few matches before the playoffs. But in the last two matches, Jos Buttler has played match-winning innings.

Jos Buttler became the third highest run-scorer in an IPL season. Butler scored 106 runs in 60 balls in the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Butler hit 10 fours and 6 sixes in this match. Virat Kohli (973 runs in 2016) and David Warner (738 runs in 2016) hold the record for the most runs in a single season of IPL. Butler needs 149 runs to break Virat’s record for most runs in a season and Butler is yet to play the final match. Lucknow Super Giants captain KL Rahul is second in the Orange Cap list with 616 runs.

Rajasthan Royals beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by seven wickets in the second qualifier of the Indian Premier League at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Friday with opener Jos Buttler (106 not out) to reach the final to be held on May 29. He will face debutant Gujarat Titans.

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This was Butler’s fourth century this season, for which he hit 10 fours and five sixes in 59 balls. Then hit another six to take the team to the final to be held on Sunday.














player match Run average strike rate 100 50
joss butler 16 824 58.66 151.47 4 4
KL Rahul 15 616 51.33 135.38 2 4
quinton decock 15 508 36.29 148.97 1 3
Faf du Plessis 16 468 31.20 127.52 0 3
Shikhar Dhawan 14 460 38.33 122.60 0 3
Hardik Pandya 14 453 45.30 132.84 0 4
Deepak Hooda 15 451 32.21 133.61 0 4
David Miller 15 449 64.14 141.19 0 2
Sanju Samson 16 444 29.60 147.50 0 2
Shubman Gill 15 438 31.29 136.02 0 4

Rajasthan Royals had earlier restricted RCB to 157 for eight with the famous Krishna (3 for 22) and Obed McCoy (3 for 23) in a packed stadium. Then Butler’s 60-ball unbeaten innings of 10 fours and six sixes scored 161 runs for three wickets in 18.1 overs.

 

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