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IPL 2021: Updated Points Table, Orange Cap, Purple Cap – After Match 26

IPL 2021, Points Table, Orange Cap, Most Runs, Purple Cap, Most Wickets

On Friday (30th April) night, Punjab Kings (PBKS) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) faced each other at Ahmedabad during the 26th match of the IPL 2021 where PBKS thrashed RCB.

RCB captain Virat Kohli chose to field first after winning the toss. While PBKS scored 179/5 (20 overs) in the first innings, RCB replied with 145/8 (20 overs) as PBKS won by 34 runs.

In the first innings, while only three players managed to score double-digit runs, Chris Gayle scored 46 off 24 balls (6 fours and 2 sixes) and Harpreet Brar scored 25 not out off 17 balls (only four and 2 sixes). But captain KL Rahul played the main role in that innings as the opener scored 91 not out off 57 balls (7 fours and 5 sixes) and that innings helped him to snatch away Orange Cap from Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan.

Among RCB bowlers, Kyle Jamieson was the best performer who had bowling figures of 3-0-32-2.

In reply, captain Virat Kohli scored 35 runs while Rajat Patidar scored 31 runs during that chasing. Only two more lower-order batsmen managed to reach the double-digit scores in that innings as Kyle Jamieson scored 16 not out off 11 balls and Harshal Patel scored 31 off just 13 balls (3 fours and 2 sixes).

Harpreet Brar had bowling figures of 4-1-19-3 while Ravi Bishnoi had bowling figures of 4-0-17-2.

IPL 2021: Participating Teams

IPL 2021, Points Table, Orange Cap, Most Runs, Purple Cap, Most Wickets
IPL Trophy (Image Credit: Twitter)

Chennai Super Kings (CSK)Delhi Capitals (DC)Mumbai Indians (MI)Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)Punjab Kings (PBKS)Rajasthan Royals (RR)Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH).

IPL 2021: Updated Points Table

Rank Team Matches Won Lost Tied/No Result Net Run Rate Points
1 CSK 6 5 1 0/0 +1.475 10
2 DC 7 5 2 0/0 +0.466 10
3 RCB 7 5 2 0/0 -0.171 10
4 MI 6 3 3 0/0 +0.071 6
5 PBKS 7 3 4 0/0 -0.264 6
6 KKR 7 2 5 0/0 -0.494 4
7 RR 6 2 4 0/0 -0.690 4
8 SRH 6 1 5 0/0 -0.264 2

Current Orange Cap Holder

KL Rahul, IPL 2021, Points Table, Orange Cap, Most Runs, Purple Cap, Most Wickets
KL Rahul. (Credits: Twitter)

IPL 2021: Top 10 Most Runs

Rank Player (Team) Matches (Innings) Runs Highest Score Average Strike Rate 100s/50s
1 KL Rahul (PBKS) 7 (7) 331 91* 66.20 136.21 0/4
2 Shikhar Dhawan (DC) 7 (7) 311 92 44.42 131.77 0/2
3 Faf du Plessis (CSK) 6 (6) 270 95* 67.50 140.62 0/3
4 Prithvi Shaw (DC) 7 (7) 269 82 38.42 165.03 0/3
5 Sanju Samson (RR) 6 (6) 229 119 45.80 145.85 1/0
6 Glenn Maxwell (RCB) 7 (6) 223 78 37.16 144.80 0/2
7 Jonny Bairstow (SRH) 6 (6) 218 63* 43.60 141.55 0/2
8 Rohit Sharma (MI) 6 (6) 215 63 35.83 125.73 0/1
9 AB de Villiers (RCB) 7 (6) 207 76* 51.75 164.28 0/2
10 Nitish Rana (KKR) 7 (7) 201 80 28.71 122.56 0/2

Current Purple Cap Holder

Harshal Patel, IPL 2021, Points Table, Orange Cap, Most Runs, Purple Cap, Most Wickets
Harshal Patel (Image Credit: Twitter)

IPL 2021: Top 10 Most Wickets

Rank Player (Team) Matches (Innings) Wickets BBI Average Economy Rate 4wks/5wks
1 Harshal Patel (RCB) 7 (7) 17 5/27 15.11 9.17 0/1
2 Avesh Khan (DC) 7 (7) 13 3/32 14.76 7.38 0/0
3 Rahul Chahar (MI) 6 (6) 11 4/27 15.45 7.08 1/0
4 Chris Morris (RR) 6 (6) 11 4/23 17.72 8.86 1/0
5 Rashid Khan (SRH) 6 (6) 9 3/36 16.44 6.16 0/0
6 Pat Cummins (KKR) 7 (7) 9 3/24 26.33 8.83 0/0
7 Kyle Jamieson (RCB) 7 (7) 9 3/41 24.55 9.20 0/0
8 Mohammed Shami (PBKS) 7 (7) 8 2/21 24.62 7.67 0/0
9 Deepak Chahar (CSK) 6 (6) 8 4/13 19.50 7.80 2/0
10 Prasidh Krishna (KKR) 7 (7) 8 3/30 30.37 9.16 0/0
  • Note: BBI – Best bowling in an innings