IPL 2022: Points Table, Orange Cap, Purple Cap - Updated on April 30th

IPL 2022: Points Table, Orange Cap, Purple Cap: The KL Rahul-led Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) were up against Mayank Agarwal’s Punjab Kings (PBKS) in match number 42 of the Tata Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 at the Maharashtra Cricket Association International Stadium, Pune. The contest between the friends turned foes was won by Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) as they defeated Punjab by 20 runs.

After winning the flip of the coin, Punjab decently managed to keep Lucknow Super Giants quiet throughout the first innings. KL Rahul was dismissed early by pacer Sandeep Sharma, however, Quinton de Kock and Deepak Hooda kept the scoreboard ticking. 

De Kock managed 46 runs while Hooda played a crucial inning of 34 runs for Lucknow. Following these two wickets, Punjab didn’t let other LSG batters settle in and score runs as they picked successive wickets. 

In 20 overs, Lucknow could only get 153 runs in the loss of eight wickets.

Once again, the opening combination for Punjab Kings failed to fire. While Mayank Agarwal looked dominating at one end, Shikhar Dhawan couldn’t time the ball at another. Southpaw Shikhar Dhawan could score just five runs off his 15 deliveries. 

Consistent wickets falling at one end created pressure on the set Punjab batter and the Mohali based franchise eventually lost the match by 20 runs. Their batting unit succumbed against the potent bowling lineup of Lucknow Super Giants.

This article will lead you through IPL 2022: Points Table, Orange Cap, Purple Cap – Updated on 30th April.

IPL 2022 Points Table:

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With the win over Punjab Kings, Lucknow strengthened its position to seal the playoff berth. KL Rahul and Co are currently sitting at the number three position and giving a tough fight to the top two, Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals. LSG has six wins in nine matches.

Punjab Kings’ slump form in the Tata IPL 2022 continued as the batters couldn’t produce match-winning performances. PBKS now has just four wins and five losses in the and is sitting at number seven.

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IPL 2022 Orange Cap:

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KL Rahul maintained his second position despite not being able to score substantial runs. The LSG batter was dismissed at a score of 6 by Kagiso Rabada. KL Rahul has 374 total runs in nine IPL 2022 matches. 

Similarly, Shikhar Dhawan also kept his position intact despite his horrible outing against Lucknow. Dhawan was dismissed for just five runs. The southpaw has a total of 307 runs in nine outings.

Meanwhile, Jos Buttler continues to dominate the run-getters chart in the IPL 2022.

IPL 2022 Purple Cap:

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No substantial disturbance in the purple cap chart was recorded after LSG vs PBKS encounter last night. Kagiso Rabada scalped four wickets, owing to which he jumped to the ninth place, right above his teammate Rahul Chahar. Rabada now has 13 wickets from eight outings.

Rajasthan Royals’ Yuzvendra Chahal remains at the helm with 18 crucial scalps in just eight matches in the Indian Premier League 2022. He is followed by DC’s Kuldeep Yadav, SRH’s Umran Malik and T Natarajan respectively.

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