Shikhar Dhawan was dismissed for five runs off 15 balls in the match played against Lucknow Super Giants at the MCA Stadium in Pune on Friday, but despite this, he has made it to the top-3 in the race for the Orange Cap. Shikhar has overtaken Hardik Pandya. On the other hand, Lucknow Super Giants opener Quinton de Kock has made his place in the list of top-10 contenders for Orange Cap with an innings of 46 runs. Liam Livingstone of Punjab Kings scored 18 runs and he has also reached the top-10. After this match played between Punjab Kings and Lucknow Super Giants, however, there has been no major change in the list of top-10 batsmen involved in the Orange Cap race.
Rajasthan Royals’ Jos Buttler is still in possession of the Orange Cap, the only batsman this season to have crossed the 400 mark and is just one run away from the 500 mark. At number two is the captain of Lucknow Super Giants, KL Rahul, who has 374 runs in his account.
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Kagiso Rabada and Rahul Chahar of Punjab Kings have entered the list of top-10 bowlers for the Purple Cap contenders. No change has been seen in the rest of the top-8 bowlers’ list.