Points Table, Orange Cap, Purple Cap in IPL 2022 – Updated List April 11: The 11th April Super Sunday saw four teams fighting neck to neck to clinch four crucial points in the ongoing edition of the Tata Indian Premier League (IPL). In the afternoon match, Delhi Capitals (DC) did extremely well to return to the winning ways, defeating Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 44 runs, while in the evening, Rajasthan Royals (RR) successfully thrashed Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) to reclaim the top position in the points table.
During the afternoon fixture, Delhi Capitals (DC) amassed massive runs and put up 215 runs total for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) after being asked to bat first. Prithvi Shaw, as usual, was highly impressive as he scored a quickfire 51 from 29 balls. David Warner also traced back his lost form and scored 61 off 45 deliveries. To finish things off on a high, Axar Patel and Shardul Thakur exploited the slog overs and took DC to a mammoth total of 215 runs.
Kolkata Knight Riders couldn’t get an ideal start as the openers were dismissed pretty early. The players couldn’t stitch any fruitful partnership in between and as a result, lost the match. KKR could only manage to score 171 runs in pursuit of 215 runs total and lost the game by 44 runs.
During the second fixture between RR and LSG, Rajasthan Royals were simply outstanding with their execution. The pink army put up 165 runs total on the board following match-winning efforts from Shimron Hetmyer, who scored 59 runs off 36 balls.
In response to a modest total, Lucknow Super Giants lost two of its most crucial wickets in the first over itself. Trent Boult got rid of KL Rahul and Krishnappa Gowtham in just two balls and forced the opposition into the backfoot.
Quinton de Kock tried to play controlled innings, however, he also lost his wicket after scoring 39 runs. A few players played their little cameos to take Lucknow close to the total. Krunal Pandya helped with 15 balls 22 while Marcus Stoinis remained unbeaten at 17 balls 38.
Lucknow Super Giants fell 3 runs short and lost the match to end their three matches winning streak.
This article will take you through the Updated List of Points Table, Orange Cap, Purple Cap in the Tata Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022.
Updated Points Table in IPL 2022:
With the win, Rajasthan Royals have returned to their 1st position in the points table with three wins from four matches. Lucknow Super Giants have slipped down to the fifth position with three wins in five IPL 2022 matches.
Kolkata Knight Riders remain at two, followed by Gujarat Titans and Royal Challengers Bangalore. The fifth position is acquired by Lucknow Super Giants while the final five teams are – Delhi Capitals (DC), Punjab Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings respectively.
IPL 2022 Orange Cap:
Quinton de Kock has surpassed the likes of Shubman Gill and Ishan Kishan to gain the second position with 188 runs. Meanwhile, Shimron Hetmyer has also entered into top five owing to his sensational hitting.
Purple Cap IPL 2022:
Rajasthan Royals experienced leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has crossed Umesh Yadav to get hold of the Purple Cap. Chahal picked four wickets in the match against Lucknow Super Giants, which helped him climb to the 1st position.
Umesh Yadav slips down to number two with 10 wickets in five matches. He is followed by Delhi Capitals’ Kuldeep Yadav with as many wickets and Wanindu Hasaranga with eight scalps.