IPL 2020 : Rabada leaves Shami behind to lead IPL 2020 Purple Cap race

As always the race to IPL 2020 Orange and Purple Cap is getting exciting with every passing match. Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Delhi Capitals by 15 runs to register their first win of Indian Premier League 2020. The win saw SRH move to sixth spot on the points table, while DC slipped to the second position.

IPL 2020 : Latest Purple Cap Table, Rabada leaves Shami behind
 

In the race for Purple Cap i.e the bowling department, DC pacer Kagiso Rabada became the latest holder of Purple Cap on Tuesday after he bagged two wickets against Sunrisers Hyderabad to become the leading wicket-taker in IPL 2020. The South African has picked seven wickets so far in IPL 2013. Rabada is followed by KXIP pacer Mohammed Shami who also has seven wickets to his name. Better average has taken Rabada to top of the IPL 2020 Purple Cap Leaderboard. 

IPL 2020 Purple Cap Leaderboard 

No. Player M Ins Ov Runs Wkts BBI Avg Econ SR 4w/5w
1 Kagiso Rabada 3 3 12 75 7 3/26 10.71 6.25 10.28 0/0
2 Mohammad Shami 3 3 11.2 85 7 3/15 12.14 7.5 9.71 0/0
3 Sam Curran 3 3 12 88 5 3/33 17.60 7.33 14.4 0/0
4 Yuzvendra Chahal  3 3 12 91 5 3/18 18.20 7.58 14.40 0/0
5 Trent Boult 3 3 11.2 87 5 2/30 17.40 7.67 13.60 0/0

IPL 2020 : KL Rahul leading Orange Cap Race for the most runs scored in IPL 2020
 

Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul remains the leading run-scorer and holds the Orange Cap. He is closely followed by his teammate Mayank Agarwal who is just one run behind his captain in the leading run-scorer leaderboard of IPL 2020.

Interestingly, RCB batsman AB de Villiers was in his elements against MI on Monday as he scored an unbeaten 55 runs off just 24 balls against Mumbai Indians and his innings consisted of 4 fours and 4 sixes. Overall, he has scored 134 runs so far this season and is currently the fifth-highest scorer in IPL 13.

IPL 2020 Orange Cap Leaderboard 

 No. Player M Ins NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100/50 4s/6s
1 KL Rahul 3 3 1 222 132* 111 142 156.33 1 7/7
2 Mayank Agarwal 3 3 0 221 106 73.66 130 170 1 11/4
3 Faf du Plessis 3 3 1 173 72 86.50 116 149.13 0/2 16/8
4 Sanju Samson 2 2 0 159 185 79.50 74 214.86 0/2 5/6
5 AB De  Villiers 3 3 1  140 55* 70.00 72 184.21 0/2 13/7

IPL 2020 Points Table : Rajasthan Royals on top, Delhi Capitals drop to number 2

Talking about the points table then, Rajasthan Royals are leading the chart, while Delhi Capitals are now second on the points table. RR are unbeaten in this season so far as they have played 2 games and have registered two victories.

Pos                   TEAMS P W L D NRR Pts
1  Rajasthan Royals 2 2 0 0 0.615 4
2  Delhi Capitals 3 2 1 0 0.483 4
3  Royal Challengers Bangalore 3 2 1 0 -1.450 4
4  Kings XI Punjab 3 1 2 0 1.498 2
5  Mumbai Indians 3 1 2 0 0.654 2
6  Sunrisers Hyderabad 3 1 2 0 -0.228 2
7  Kolkata Knight Riders 2 1 1 0 -0.767 2
8  Chennai Super Kings 3 1 2 0 -0.840 2

In the 12th game of IPL 2020, Rajasthan Royals will take on Kolkata Knight Riders on 30th Sept at 7:30 pm IST.