IPL 2020 Points Table: RCB go on top after defeating RR, CSK still at bottom

Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore went on top of the IPL 2020 points table after they defeated Rajasthan Royals on Saturday in the match no.15 of Indian Premier League 2020.

Chasing a modest 155-runs target, RCB never face any difficulty as they crossed the finishing line with eight wickets in hand.

Kohli scored unbeaten 72, while Devdutt Padikkal smashed 63 off 45 balls to help their side register an easy win.

RCB have played four games so far and emerged victorious in three of them, while losing one. They currently have six points and a net run rate of -0.954.

Meanwhile, defending champions Mumbai Indians move to second place in the IPL 2020 points table with 4 points. Delhi Capital which plays Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday evening is at the No.3 position followed by Dinesh Karthik’s KKR.

On the other hand KingsXI Punjab which showed huge amount of promise at the start of the tournament has now lost 3 out of 4 games in the IPL 2020. KXIP is currently languishing at number 7th on the points table.

Check out the LATEST IPL 2020 Points table:

Indian Premier League P W L D NRR Pts
1  Royal Challengers Bangalore 4 3 1 0 -0.954 6
2  Mumbai Indians 4 2 2 0 1.094 4
3  Delhi Capitals 3 2 1 0 0.483 4
4  Kolkata Knight Riders 3 2 1 0 0.117 4
5  Sunrisers Hyderabad 4 2 2 0 -0.084 4
6  Rajasthan Royals 4 2 2 0 -0.317 4
7  Kings XI Punjab 4 1 3 0 0.521 2
8  Chennai Super Kings 4 1 3 0 -0.719 2

 

In the IPL 2020 Orange Cap leaderboard, Mayank Agarwal continues to occupy the first position followed by his captain KL Rahul. Kings XI Punjab duo has scored 246 & 239 runs respectively after the first 4 games of IPL 2020.

Du Plessis stays at No.3 with 195 runs followed by new entrant Devdutt Padikkal.

Padikkal smashed his third century of IPL 2020 against RR to move to 4th place in the Orange Cap Race with 174 runs with an average of 43.50.

RR’s Sanju Samson remains at fifth place in the Orange Cap table having scored 171 runs in four matches.

Check out the LATEST IPL 2020 Orange Cap Leaderboard:

POS PLAYER Mat Inns NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 50 4s 6s
1
Mayank Agarwal
4 4 0 246 106 61.50 148 166.21 1 1 24 11
2
KL Rahul
4 4 1 239 132* 79.66 161 148.44 1 1 24 9
3
Faf du Plessis
4 4 1 195 72 65.00 135 144.44 0 2 15 7
4
Devdutt Padikkal
4 4 0 174 63 43.50 129 134.88 0 3 19 3
5
Sanju Samson
4 4 0 171 85 42.75 86 198.83 0 2 7 16

 

Meanwhile, RCB spinner Yuzvendra Chahal became the latest Purple Cap holder on Saturday as he bagged three wickets against Rajasthan Royals in the Match no.15 of Indian Premier League 2020.

Chahal dismissed RR batsmen Sanju Samson, Robin Uthappa and Mahipal Lomror in his allotted four overs of the game.

Overall, the wrist spinner has bagged 8 wickets in four matches of IPL 2020 and he is on top of the Purple Cap holder list with an economy of 7.18.

Chahal is followed by Kings XI Punjab spinner Mohammad Shami, who also has 8 wickets in his kitty and an economy rate of 7.86.

IPL 2020 Purple Cap Leaderboard 

POS PLAYER Mat Ov Runs Wkts Avg Econ
1 YuzvendraChahal 4 16 115 8 14.37 7.18
2 Mohammad Shami 4 15 118 8 14.75 7.86
3 Kagiso Rabada 3 12 75 7 10.71 6.25
4 Rahul Chahar 4 16 119 6 19.83 7.43
5 Sheldon Cottrell 4 14 113 6 18.83 8.07