Updated Orange Cap List IPL 2022 After MI vs LSG Match KL Rahul reach 2nd place jos buttler on top

Lucknow Super Giants defeated Mumbai Indians by 18 runs in the 26th match of IPL 2022. Captain KL Rahul played an important role in this victory of Lucknow. On the basis of KL Rahul’s century, Lucknow managed to make a huge score of 199 runs in the first innings, in front of which Mumbai Indians scored only 181 runs. KL Rahul also hit 9 fours and 5 skyscraper sixes during his unbeaten innings of 103 runs. Rahul has made his place among the top 5 players involved in the Orange Cap race with his stellar innings. KL Rahul has now got 235 runs in his name and only Jos Buttler of Rajasthan Royals is ahead of him.

KL Rahul is 37 runs behind Jos Buttler

Rajasthan Royals opener Jos Buttler still has the Orange Cap. This English player 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.

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Top 5 batsmen included in the race for Orange Cap


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 de kock 6 212 80 35.33 136.77 0 2
Shivam Dubey 5 207 95* 51.75 176.92 0 2

If we talk about the competition, KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock gave a quick start to Lucknow Super Giants who came out to bat after losing the toss. The team got the first blow in the form of Quinton de Kock (24) on the score of 52. After this, Rahul got the support of Manish Pandey (38) and there was a partnership of 72 runs between the two. KL Rahul played an unbeaten innings of 103 runs in 60 balls with the help of 9 fours and 5 sixes. Lucknow scored 199 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 20 overs.

Chasing this target, Mumbai’s start was not good. Rohit Sharma got out for 6 and Ishan Kishan scored 13 runs. After this, Dewald Brevis scored 31 runs off 13 balls to get the team out of the game. Avesh Khan to Brevis. After this there was a half-century partnership between Suryakumar (37) Yadav and Tilak Verma (26), but the run rate had increased significantly. Pollard scored 25 runs in the end but he could not win the team. Avesh Khan took the highest three wickets for Lucknow.

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