IPL 2022 Points Table, Orange Cap, Purple Cap: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) convincingly destroyed Mumbai Indians (MI) by 52 runs in match number 56 of the Tata Indian Premier League (IPL) in the DY Patil Stadium, last night.
After being forced to bat first, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) were off to a flier. Openers Venkatesh Iyer and Ajinkya Rahane provided a solid opening stand and maintained a run rate of 10 per over throughout. The team in purple were cruising nicely until the 12th over.
However, Mumbai Indians returned back on track following Jasprit Bumrah’s magical spell. The pace spearhead scalped five wickets in no time and pushed KKR to the backfoot. Shreyas Iyer and Co could only score 165 runs in 20 overs despite getting a fabulous start.
Mumbai Indians (MI) kicked off their innings with the wicket of skipper Rohit Sharma. Though it was a controversial umpiring decision, however, a dismissal is a dismissal. Ishan Kishan looked in good touch but failed to receive support from another end.
Kishan scored 51 runs in 43 deliveries and was the only lone performer in the batting lineup. KKR bowled out Mumbai Indians in just 113 runs and sealed the game for themselves by 52 runs.
This very article will take you through IPL 2022 Points Table, Orange Cap, Purple Cap – Updated on 10th May.
IPL 2022 Points Table:
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) jumped to seventh place from the penultimate position following a crucial win against Mumbai Indians. With the victory, their playoff hopes are still alive. KKR have five wins from their 12 outings and needs to win two more matches to give a tough competition for the playoffs.
Meanwhile, Mumbai continued its poor run with another defeat. The five-time IPL champions are at the bottom of the points table with two wins from 11 matches. They are already out of the playoffs.
IPL 2022 Orange Cap:
Shreyas Iyer has retained his seventh position after getting dismissed for an 8-ball six against Mumbai Indians. Iyer has a total of 336 runs in 12 innings at an average of 30.55.
Young Mumbai batter Tilak Verma also could contribute much in his last match as he returned back after his 5-ball six against KKR. Verma is placed eighth in the orange cap race with 334 runs in 11 matches.
IPL 2022 Purple Cap:
No movement could be recorded in the purple cap chart after Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) clash.
Pacer Umesh Yadav remained in his eighth position despite missing his last few matches for KKR. Yadav has scalped 15 wickets from 10 matches in the ongoing IPL 2022.
Jasprit Bumrah has covered some distance following his five-wicket spell, however, he still is miles away from the top ten chart.