The 13th edition has began and the batsmen are back to business. The battle for orange cap has already began. Here is the Top 10.
Chennai Super Kings opener Faf du Plessis currently leads the orange cap table after Week 1 of IPL 2020. The Proteas has amassed 173 runs in just 3 matches, that include two fifties as well.
Faf hit a 43 off 35 balls against Delhi Capitals on Friday to go on top of the list of leading run-scorers in IPL 2020.
Also, in the opening match of the season against Mumbai Indians on Saturday, he played a crucial 58 off 44 balls innings to help the team secure a five-wicket win.
Faf continued his good form in the second match too. On Tuesday, against RR, the South African batsman scored 71 runs and was the highest scorer of the night.
Faf is followed by KXIP skipper KL Rahul, who was on fire on Thursday as he smashed an unbeaten century and a host of records against Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore.
The 28-year-old batsman smashed 132* off just 69 balls to register his second century in IPL.
Meanwhile, Kings XI Punjab batsman Mayank Agarwal is placed at the 3rd spot with 115 runs from two games. MI skipper Rohit Sharma is fourth on the IPL 2020 Orange Cap list after hitting 80 off 54 balls against Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday. The opener now has 92 runs from two matches at an average of 46 including one half-century.
Complete list of Top 10 batsman with most runs after Week 1 of IPL 2020.
|Position||Player, team||Matches||Innings||Runs||Highest score||100s||50s|
|1||Faf du Plessis (CSK)||3||3||173||72||0||2|
|2||KL Rahul (KXIP)||2||2||153||132*||1||0|
|3||Mayank Agarwal (KXIP)||2||2||115||89||0||1|
|4||Rohit Sharma (MI)||2||2||92||80||0||1|
|5||AB de Villiers (RCB)||2||2||79||51||0||1|
|6||Sanju Samson (RR)||1||1||74||74||0||1|
|7||Ambati Rayudu (CSK)||1||1||71||71||0||1|
|8||Rishabh Pant (DC)||2||3||70||37*||0||0|
|9||Steve Smith (RR)||1||1||69||69||0||1|
|10||Prithvi Shaw (DC)||2||2||69||64||0||1|