IPL 2020 Purple Cap: Kagiso Rabada replaces Yuzvendra Chahal on top of the table

Delhi Capitals pacer Kagiso Rabada climb to the top of the leading wicket-taker list after he pocketed four wickets against Royal Challengers Bangalore during the match no.19 of IPL 2020 on Sunday.

Rabada removed RCB skipper Virat Kohli, Washington Sundar, Shivam Dube and Isuru Udana in the match.

The South African now has 12 wickets to his name in five games and an economy rate of 7.61.

Meanwhile, RCB spinner Yuzvendra Chahal slipped to second position. He failed to clinch a wicket against DC on Monday and prior to that the leggie bagged three wickets against Rajasthan Royals on Saturday.

Overall, Chahal has bagged 8 wickets in five matches of IPL 2020 at an economy of 7.57.
Notably, Mumbai Indian pacers Trent Boult and James Pattinson acquired third and fifth positions in the table respectively after they clinched two wickets each against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday.

Meanwhile, KXIP pacer Mohammad Shami slipped to fourth position after he failed to pick a single wicket against CSK on Sunday.

IPL 2020 Purple Cap Leaderboard 

POS PLAYER Mat Inns Ov Runs Wkts BBI Avg Econ SR
1
Kagiso Rabada
5 5 20 150 12 4/24 12.50 7.50 10.00
2
Yuzvendra Chahal
5 5 19 144 8 3/18 18.00 7.57 14.25
3
Trent Boult
5 5 19.2 157 8 2/28 19.62 8.12 14.50
4
Mohammad Shami
5 5 18.4 153 8 3/15 19.12 8.19 14.00
5
James Pattinson
5 5 20 160 7 2/25 22.85 8.00 17.14

On the other hand, Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer and opener Prithvi Shaw broke into top five of the leading run-scorers list after they scored 11 and 42 respectively against RCB on Monday.

Iyer now has 181 runs to his name in five matches, while Shaw has scored 179 runs in five innings. Both the players acquire fourth and fifth spot respectively in the Orange Cap chart.

Meanwhile, Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul return to the top of the Orange Cap leaderboard after he scored 63 off 52 balls in the IPL 2020 match against Chennai Super Kings on Sunday.

The batsman has scored 302* runs so far 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 moved to second spot in the tally after he smashed unbeaten 87 against KXIP. The South African now 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.

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
Shreyas Iyer
5 5 1 181 88* 45.25 126 143.65 0 1
5
Prithvi Shaw
5 5 0 179 66 35.80 121 147.93 0 2

 

Talking about the points table then, Delhi Capitals defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 59 runs in the match no.19 of IPL 2020 on Monday to climb to the top of the points table. DC have won four out of their five games till now and have 8 points in their kitty.

Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians slipped to second position.

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

Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals are fourth and fifth at the points table respectively, while Chennai Super Kings, who thrashed Kings XI Punjab by 10 wickets on Sunday, is at sixth position.

Sunrisers Hyderabad are seventh 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  Delhi Capitals 5 4 1 0 1.060 8
2  Mumbai Indians 5 3 2 0 1.214 6
3  Royal Challengers Bangalore 5 3 2 0 -1.355 6
4  Kolkata Knight Riders 4 2 2 0 -0.121 4
5  Rajasthan Royals 4 2 2 0 -0.317 4
6  Chennai Super Kings 5 2 3 0 -0.342 4
7  Sunrisers Hyderabad 5 2 3 0 -0.417 4
8  Kings XI Punjab 5 1 4 0 0.178 2

 

Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians will take on Rajasthan Royals in the match no.20 of IPL 2020 on Tuesday (October 6) at 7:30 PM IST.