IPL 2021 Orange Cap: CSK’s Ruturaj Gaikwad enters top 5 spot after scintillating 88 runs against MI

IPL 2021 Orange Cap: CSK's Ruturaj Gaikwad enters top 5 spot after scintillating 88 runs against MI in Phase 2 opener- check out
IPL 2021 Orange Cap: CSK's Ruturaj Gaikwad enters top 5 spot after scintillating 88 runs against MI in Phase 2 opener- check out

IPL 2021 Orange Cap-Ruturaj Gaikwad: CSK opener has broken himself in the top 5 of the IPL 2021 Orange Cap. He smashed 88 off just 58 balls that comprised nine fours and 3 sixes. He held the ground for CSK while MI bowlers keep taking wickets from the other end. The 24-year-old dominated the likes of Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah as he took CSK to 156/6 in allotted 20 overs. At one stage, CSK were crumbling at 24/4 after 6 overs.

CSK vs MI in IPL 2021: Brilliant Ruturaj Gaikwad smashes unbeaten 88 runs, saves CSK from blushes

IPL 2021 Orange Cap: CSK’s Ruturaj Gaikwad enters top 5 spot after scintillating 88 runs against MI

Shikhar Dhawan of DC continues to lead the Orange Cap leaderboard. Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul is placed second in the list while Ruturaj Gaikwad’s opening partner Faf du Plessis remained stagnant at No.3. Another DC opener after Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw also features in the top 4 spots with 300+ runs. In the upcoming match between RCB vs KKR on Monday, Glenn Maxwell and AB De Villiers could break into the top 10 of the Orange Cap table.

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Rules for IPL 2021 Orange Cap

  1. The Orange Cap is offered to the leading run-scorer of the season.
  2. The batsman with the most runs in the tournament during the season would wear the Orange Cap while in the field.
  3. In case of a tie, the batsman with a better strike rate is awarded the Orange Cap.
  4. The Orange Cap owner who is fielding is allowed to wear the Orange Cap till the end of the innings even if an opposition batsman has overtaken his runs.

IPL 2021 Orange Cap List: DC’s Shikhar Dhawan on top –

 

POS PLAYER Mat Inns NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 50 4s 6s
1
8 8 1 380 92 54.28 283 134.27 0 3 43 8
2 7 7 2 331 91* 66.20 243 136.21 0 4 27 16
3 8 8 2 320 95* 53.33 223 143.49 0 4 29 13
4 8 8 0 308 82 38.50 185 166.48 0 3 37 12
5
Ruturaj Gaikwad
8 8 1 284 88* 40.57 210 135.23 0 3 34 9
6 7 7 1 277 119 46.16 190 145.78 1 0 26 11
7 7 7 1 260 99* 43.33 184 141.30 0 2 24 11
8 7 7 0 254 124 36.28 166 153.01 1 0 27 13
9 7 7 0 250 63 35.71 195 128.20 0 1 18 11
10 7 7 1 248 63* 41.33 175 141.71 0 2 20 15

 

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