IPL 2022 Points Table, Orange Cap, Purple Cap: Match number 67 of the Tata Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 was played between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and table topper Gujarat Titans (GT) at the Wankhede Stadium which is won by the side in red and black by eight wickets.
After opting to bat first, Hardik Pandya-led Gujarat Titans (GT) couldn’t get a blazing start. Opener Shubman Gill departed at the score of 1 while the franchise could only score 38 runs in the powerplay. Skipper Hardik Pandya notched up an unbeaten 47-ball 62 and helped his side post 168 runs total in 20 overs.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) got off to a rare solid start this season with Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis both firing together. Virat bounced with his 54-ball 73 which was rightly complemented by the innings of Faf du Plessis at the other end, who was playing second fiddle.
Du Plessis scored 44 runs off 38 deliveries. For the final push, all-rounder Glenn Maxwell came all guns blazing and muscled 40 runs in just 18 deliveries and took his side home.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) won the match by 8 wickets and kept their playoff hopes alive.
This article will lead you through IPL 2022 Points Table, Orange Cap, Purple Cap – Updated on May 20th after the RCB vs GT match.
IPL 2022 Points Table:
Gujrat Titans reached to Final.
A solid win has once again put Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the driver’s seat. RCB is now placed fourth in the points table with 16 points from their 14 league stage matches. Even after the win, RCB doesn’t have its fate in its hands.
Delhi Capitals is placed fifth in the points table and has one match left which they will play against bottom-placed Mumbai Indians. If Delhi manages to secure a victory against Mumbai Indians, they will pip RCB and straightaway qualify for the playoffs due to its superior net run rate, however, if the fixture between MI and DC goes other way around then Delhi will be eliminated from the tournament.
IPL 2022 Orange Cap:
RCB skipper Faf du Plessis gained four places to reach fourth after his magnificent 44 runs from 38 deliveries. De Plessis has now amassed 443 runs from 14 matches in the IPL 2022.
Gujarat skipper Hardik Pandya also saw little gains in his rankings following his sensational 62 runs knock in 47 deliveries. Pandya stormed into the top ten, currently placed seventh, with an overall score of 413 in 13 matches.
IPL 2022 Purple Cap:
RCB spinner Wanindu Hasaranga once again toppled Yuzvendra Chahal from the number 1 position in the purple cap rankings. Hasaranga scalped one wicket against Gujarat Titans which helped him reach 24 wickets in 14 IPL 2022 matches.
Meanwhile, Yuzvendra Chahal also has 24 IPL 2022 wickets in 13 matches, however, his economy rate is slightly higher than that of Wanindu Hasaranga.