IPL 2022 Updated Orange Cap And Purple Cap After Match 27 Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

In the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022, two matches were played on Saturday 16 April. In the first match, Lucknow Super Giants beat Mumbai Indians by 18 runs while in the second match, Delhi Capitals lost to Royal Challengers Bangalore by 16 runs. Lucknow captain KL Rahul scored a brilliant century in the first match of the day. During his unbeaten innings of 103 runs, Rahul hit 9 fours and 5 high-rise sixes.

Rahul has now reached number two among the top 5 players in the Orange Cap race. Rahul has now got 235 runs in his name and only Jos Buttler of Rajasthan Royals is ahead of him, who currently has the Orange Cap on his head.

By defeating Delhi, Bangalore made it to the top-3 in the points table.

batsman match Run Best score average strike rate 100 50
joss butler 5 272 100 68.00 152.80 1 2
KL Rahul 6 235 103* 47.00 144.17 1 1
Hardik Pandya 5 228 87* 76.00 136.52 0 2
quinton decock 6 212 80 35.33 136.77 0 2
Shivam Dubey 5 207 95* 51.75 176.92 0 2

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Butler has scored 272 runs in 5 matches at an average of 68, while KL Rahul has 235 runs in 6 matches at an average of 47. Rahul is now 37 runs behind Butler in the list of highest run-scorers in IPL 2022. Gujarat Titans captain Hardik Pandraya is at number four with 228 runs in five matches and Quinton de Kock of Lucknow Super Giants with 212 runs in six matches. Shivam Dubey of Chennai Super Kings is at number five with 207 runs in five matches.

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Four bowlers behind Chahal to get Purple Cap

Delhi Capitals spinner Kuldeep Yadav took a wicket against Bangalore, after which he has now reached number two in the Purple Cap race. Kuldeep has 11 wickets from five matches and is only one wicket away from the 12 wickets of Yulvendra Chahal of Rajasthan Royals, who currently holds the Purple Cap.

bowler match wicket best figure economy 4 Wicket Hall
Yuzvendra Chahal 5 12 41/4 6.80 1
Kuldeep Yadav 5 11 35/4 8.23 1
Avesh Khan 6 11 24/4 8.29 1
Vanindu Hasranga 6 11 20/4 8.47 1
T Natarajan 5 11 37/3 8.50 0

Apart from Kuldeep, Avesh Khan of Lucknow Super Giants, Wanindu Hasaranga of Bangalore and T Natarajan of Sunrisers Hyderabad also have 11-11 wickets. These bowlers are also in the top-5 and are very close to the Purple Cap.

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