Orange Cap IPL 2024 Update: Kohli Retains Top Spot; Jasprit Bumrah Bags Purple Cap; Check Updated List After MI vs RCB – News18

Hardik Pandya (c) of Mumbai Indians and Virat Kohli of Royal Challengers Bangalore after the match 25 of the Indian Premier League season 17 (IPL 2024) between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore held at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on the 11th April 2024. (Sportzpics)

Hardik Pandya (c) of Mumbai Indians and Virat Kohli of Royal Challengers Bangalore after the match 25 of the Indian Premier League season 17 (IPL 2024) between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore held at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on the 11th April 2024. (Sportzpics)

Bumrah’s five-wicket haul against RCB catapulted him to the top of the wicket-takers rankings with 10 scalps to his name at an average of 11.9 and an economy of 5.95. MI seamer Gerald Coetzee, who added a wicket to his tally with the dismissal of Rajat Patidar, climbed to the sixth spot.

Mumbai Indians registered a massive 7-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bengaluru at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Thursday in the ongoing season of the Indian Premier League.

RCB set MI a target of 197 thanks to half-centuries from Faf du Plessis, Rajat Patidar and Dinesh Karthik, while Jaspirt Bumrah starred with a fifer. The hosts managed to chase it down with 27 balls to spare as Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav produced swashbuckling innings to take their side over the line with ease.

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Points Table:

The win lifted MI to seventh in the standings with four points and a net run rate of -0.073 as they leapfrogged Punjab Kings, who were pushed to the eighth spot due to an inferior NRR despite having amassed the same number of points.

Rajasthan Royals retained the top spot with 8 points to their name in 5 outings. Kolkata Knight Riders and Lucknow Super Giants stand second and third on the points table with 6 points to their name each, with KKR ranked higher due to their superior net run rate of +1.528 as compared to LSG’s +0.775. Both teams have played four games each.

Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad, who have played 5 games each, are placed fourth and fifth respectively despite having 6 points each to their name, due to their NRRs of +0.666 and +0.344.

Gujarat Titans also have 6 points to their name, from as many outings, and rank sixth with a NRR of -0. 637.

RCB remained 9th on the grid with just 2 points after 6 outings, but the defeat to MI further hampered their NRR which slipped to -1.124.

Delhi Capitals polish off the table, standing tenth, with 2 points and a NRR of -1.370.

POSITION TEAM NAME PLAYED WON LOST TIED NRR POINTS
1 Rajasthan Royals 5 4 1 0 0.871 8
2 Kolkata Knight Riders 4 3 1 0 1.528 6
3 Lucknow Super Giants 4 3 1 0 0.775 6
4 Chennai Super Kings 5 3 2 0 0.666 6
5 Sunrisers Hyderabad 5 3 2 0 0.344 6
6 Gujarat Titans 6 3 3 0 -0.637 6
7 Mumbai Indians 5 2 3 0 -0.073 4
8 Punjab Kings 5 2 3 0 -0.196 4
9 Royal Challengers Bangalore 5 1 4 0 -0.843 2
10 Delhi Capitals 5 1 4 0 -1.37 2

Orange Cap:

Kohli remained top of the run-getters list despite his poor showing against MI, in which he could only manage 3 runs. The RCB batter has amassed 319 runs in 6 games and stands ahead of RR’s Riyan Parag, who has 261 runs in 5 games.

GT skipper Shubman Gill stands third with 255 runs from 6 fixtures, followed by fourth-placed RR captain Sanju Samson with 246 runs in five games. GT opener Sai Sudharsan stands fifth with 226 runs in 6 outings.

1 Virat Kohli (RCB) 6 319 79.75 141.77
2 Riyan Parag (RR) 4 261 87 158.18
3 Shubman Gill (GT) 5 255 51 151.78
4 Sanju Samson (RR) 4 246 82 157.69
5 Sai Sudharsan (GT) 5 226 37.67 127.68
6 Heinrich Klaasen (SRH) 5 186 62 194.75
7 Nicholas Pooran (LSG) 4 178 178 169.53
8 Abhishek Sahrma (SRH) 5 177 35.4 208.23
9 Shivam Dube (CSK) 5 176 44 160
10 Tristan Stubbs (DC) 5 174 58 193.33

Purple Cap:

Bumrah’s five-wicket haul against RCB catapulted him to the top of the wicket-takers rankings with 10 scalps to his name at an average of 11.9 and an economy of 5.95.

RR’s Yuzvendra Chahal, who also has 10 points to his name, drops to second in the table with an average and economy of 13.2 and 7.33. CSK’s Mustafizure Rahman comes in third with 9 wickets to his name, followed by PBKS’ Arshdeep Singh with 8 dismissals this season.

GT pacer Mohit Sharma, who also has 8 dismissals, stands fifth with a bowling average of 27 and an economy of 9.39 compared to Arshdeep’s readings of 20 and 8.72.

MI seamer Gerald Coetzee, who added a wicket to his tally with the dismissal of Rajat Patidar, climbed to the sixth spot with 8 wickets and an average of 24.5,  and an economy of 10.59.

POSITION PLAYER NAME MATCHES OVERS WICKETS ECONOMY RUNS AVERAGE
1 Jasprit Bumrah (MI) 5 20 10 5.95 119 11.9
2 Yuzuvendra Chahal (RR) 5 18 10 7.33 132 13.2
3 Mustafizur Rahman (CSK) 4 16 9 8 128 14.22
4 Arshdeep Singh (PBKS) 5 18.2 8 8.72 160 20
5 Mohit Sharma (GT) 6 23 8 9.39 216 27
6 Gerald Coetzee (MI) 5 18.3 8 10.59 196 24.5
7 Khaleel Ahmed (DC) 5 20 7 8.5 170 24.28
8 Kagiso Rabada (PBKS) 5 20 7 8.65 173 24.71
9 Umesh Yadav (GT) 6 18 7 10.55 190 27.14
10 Mayank Yadav (LSG) 3 16 5 6 54 9