IPL 2020 Orange Cap: Rohit Sharma back in Top 5, KL Rahul still leading the chart

IPL 2020 : Rohit Sharma completes 5000 runs

Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma scored 35 off 23 balls against Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday to return to top 5 in Orange Cap tally. The 33-year-old batsman is currently fourth in the IPL 2020 leading run-scorer list.

Rohit has so far scored 211 runs in six games at a strike rate of 145.51.

Meanwhile, Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul is on the top of the Orange Cap leaderboard having scored 302 runs in five games at a whopping average of 75.50 and a strike rate of 141.78. Rahul has also smashed a century and two fifties in IPL 2020 so far.

CSK opener Faf du Plessis is second in the tally. The South African has 282 runs in his kitty, including three fifties.

Notably, Rahul’s teammate Mayank Agarwal has slipped to third position in the tally after he was dismissed for mere 26 runs against Chennai on Sunday.

DC skipper Shreyas Iyer is on fifth spot with 181 runs to his name in five matches.

IPL 2020 Orange Cap Leaderboard 

POS PLAYER Mat Inns NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 50
1
KL Rahul
5 5 1 302 132* 75.50 213 141.78 1 2
2
Faf du Plessis
5 5 2 282 87* 94.00 188 150.00 0 3
3
Mayank Agarwal
5 5 0 272 106 54.40 167 162.87 1 1
4
Rohit Sharma
6 6 0 211 80 35.16 145 145.51 0 2
5
Shreyas Iyer
5 5 1 181 88* 45.25 126 143.65 0 1

 

On the other hand, Mumbai Indians pacer Jasprit Bumrah has jumped to second position after chipping four wickets on Tuesday against Rajasthan Royals. He is now one wicket behind purple cap table topper Kagiso Rabadda who has 12 wickets to his credit.

Trent Boult, on the other hand, moved to third place. He removed Yashasvi Jaiswal in the very first over of RR’s innings and later he sent Royals’ star batsman Sanju Samson back to pavilion.

Overall, the New Zealand pacer has cliched 10 wickets in IPL 2020 so far, at an economy rate of 7.79 and a strike rate of 10.00.

Notably, RCB spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has now slipped to the fifth position with eight wickets in his kitty.

IPL 2020 Purple Cap Leaderboard

Pos

Player

Team

Matches

Wickets

1

Kagiso Rabada

DC

5

12

2

Jasprit Bumrah

MI

6

11

3

Trent Boult

MI

6

10

4

James Pattinson

MI

6

9

5

Yuzvendra Chahal

RCB

5

8

 

Talking about the points table then, Mumbai Indians thrashed Rajasthan Royals by 57 runs on Tuesday to go on top of the table.

Defending 194-runs target, MI bowled out RR for 136 in 18.1 overs.

The defending champions now have eight points from six games and net run rate of +1.488.

Meanwhile, the defeat saw Rajasthan slip to seventh position in the points table as they have four points from five games.

Notably, Delhi Capitals, who thrashed Royal Challengers Bangalore by 59 runs on Monday, are now second in the points tally. They have won four out of their five games till now and have 8 points in their kitty.

DC are followed by RCB, who despite losing on Monday, remained on the third spot.

Kolkata Knight Riders are fourth, while Chennai Super Kings, who thrashed Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets on Sunday, are at fifth position.

Sunrisers Hyderabad are sixth on the points tally, while KXIP is at the bottom of the table.

IPL 2020 Latest Points Table

Pos        Indian Premier League P W L D NRR Pts
1 Mumbai Indians 6 4 2 0 +1.488 8
2 Delhi Capitals 5 4 1 0 +1.060 8
3 Royal Challengers Bangalore 5 3 2 0 -1.355 6
4 Kolkata Knight Riders 4 2 2 0 -0.121 4
5 Chennai Super Kings 5 2 3 0 -0.342 4
6 Sunrisers Hyderabad 5 2 3 0 -0.417 4
7 Rajasthan Royals 5 2 3 0 -0.826 4
8 Kings XI Punjab 5 1 4 0 +0.178 2

 

Meanwhile, CSK will lock horns with Kolkata Knight Riders in the match no.21 of Indian Premier League 2020 on Wednesday (October 7) at 7:30 PM IST.