IPL 2022 Points Table, Orange Cap, Purple Cap: Five times IPL winner, Mumbai Indians (MI) brutally harassed Delhi Capitals (DC) in match number 69 of the Tata Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 as they defeated the Capitals by 5 wickets in their home ground Wankhede Stadium.
After winning the flip of the coin, Rohit Sharma decided to bowl first. Mumbai Indians were off to a fantastic start straightaway with dangerous David Warner and Mitchell Marsh departing in just four overs. Mumbai bowlers continued building pressure and picked up the wicket of Prithvi Shaw and Sarfaraz Khan as well, reducing Delhi to 50/4 in the 9th over.
A fine partnership between skipper Rishabh Pant and Rovman Powell helped in Delhi’s resurgence in the match, however, a brilliant bowling performance from Mumbai restricted Delhi to just 159 runs in 20 overs.
Delhi too got the ideal start with the early dismissal of Mumbai skipper Rohit Sharma. But young Ishan Kishan and Dewald Bravis cautiously kept the scoreboard ticking.
Wicketkeeper batter Ishan Kishan lost his wicket just two short of his well-made half-century while Dewald Brevis couldn’t resist much and lost his wicket too at a score of 37 runs.
Tilak Verma and Tim David played match-winning knocks for Mumbai. While Verma played a second fiddle to rotate the strike, David’s aggression wreaked havoc and blew Delhi away from the contest. David scored blazing 34 runs in just 11 deliveries. To sum things up for the five-time winners, Ramandeep Singh played a few shots and helped Mumbai achieve the target in 19.1 overs.
This article will lead you through IPL 2022 Points Table, Orange Cap, Purple Cap – Updated on May 22nd after MI vs DC fixture.
IPL 2022 Points Table:
Gujrat Titans reached to Final.
Delhi Capitals required to win against Mumbai Indians to qualify for the IPL 2022 playoffs, however, Mumbai blocked their entry to the top four with their impressive performance in the final match of the tournament.
On the other side, Mumbai’s campaign ended on a high. In fact, Mumbai Indians have been impressive in the second half of the IPL 2022, winning four out of the last six matches. Their squad looks settled for the next season, and hopefully, the franchise will be able to do what it’s known for in the IPL 2023.
IPL 2022 Orange Cap:
The costliest player of the Tata IPL 2022, Ishan Kishan somehow managed to be Mumbai’s top run-scorer in the season. Kishan scored a well crafted 48 runs against Delhi Capitals and helped his side chase the total. His fine innings rocketed him to the seventh spot in the IPL 2022 orange cap rankings.
Ishan has overall scored 418 runs in 14 outings of the Tata IPL 2022 at an average of 32.15. He surpassed young Tilak Verma who remained 3 runs short of 400 in his debut season.
For Delhi Capitals, David Warner remained the highest run-getter. Even though Warner could only score 5 runs against Mumbai, his past heroics has kept him in fifth place in the orange cap rankings. Warner has ended his season with 432 runs in 12 outings.
IPL 2022 Purple Cap:
Delhi’s Kuldeep Yadav scalped a solitary wicket which took his overall tally to 21 wickets in 14 matches. Yadav ended his IPL 2022 campaign in fourth place in the purple cap ranking.
On the other side, none of Mumbai’s bowlers features in the top ten, in fact in the top fifteen. Jasprit Bumrah is the highest-ranked MI bowler with 15 wickets from 14 matches and is placed in the 16th spot.