Shubman Gill overtakes Virat Kohli, Rashid Khan equals Shami, Orange-Purple Cap race becomes interesting


Shubman Gill left Virat behind in Orange Cap race
Rashid Khan equals Mohammed Shami
Gujarat Titans inching closer to the playoffs

New Delhi. The 48th match of IPL 2023 was played between the defending champions Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals (RR vs GT). In this match, Gujarat defeated Rajasthan by 9 wickets with 37 balls remaining and made a strong move towards the playoffs. Gujarat opener Shubman Gill has left Virat Kohli behind in the Orange Cap race in his innings of 36 runs, while veteran leg-spinner Rashid Khan took 3 wickets. Has equaled Mohammed Shami. Virat has slipped from fourth to fifth position.

Shubman Gill has scored 375 runs
Shubman Gill has so far scored 375 runs in 10 matches in this IPL, which includes 3 half-centuries. He has reached number four in the Orange Cap list while Virat has slipped to number five with 364 runs in 9 matches. In this list, RCB captain Faf Duplesey continues to top with 466 runs in 9 matches while Rajasthan Royals’ young opener Yashasvi Jaiswal is on the second spot with 442 runs in 10 matches. Chennai Super Kings opener Devon Conway is at number three with 414 runs in 10 matches.

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Shami and Rashid have 18-18 wickets
Veteran pacer Mohammed Shami and leg-spinner Rashid Khan of Gujarat Titans have identical 18-18 wickets. Due to better economy, Mohammed Shami is at number one in the list of Purple Cap while Rashid Khan has reached at number two. CSK bowler Tushar Deshpande is at number three in this list. Tushar has taken 17 wickets in 10 matches while Punjab Kings fast bowler Arshdeep Singh has 16 wickets in the same number of matches and Mumbai Indians veteran spinner Piyush Chawla has 15 wickets in 9 matches.

Gujarat Titans at number one with 14 points
Gujarat Titans are leading the points table with 7 wins from 10 matches with 14 points while Lucknow Super Giants are at the second position with 11 points from 10 matches with 5 wins and Chennai Super Kings with 5 wins from 10 matches. He is at number three in terms of points. Rajasthan has 10 points in 10 matches and is at number four.

Tags: IPL 2023, Mohammed Shami, Rashid khan, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli

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