IPL20 -Mumbai Indians still at the top of points table with 14 points

 Delhi capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore at second and third place respectively  

Mumbai Indians kept their place at the top of points table even after losing to Rajasthan Royals. Mumbai Indians is leading the table with 14 points and also has the best run rate in the IPL 20 so far.   

Rajasthan Royals moved up on the points table after registered a clinical win over Mumbai Indians on Sunday night in Abu Dhabi. With this win, RR captured the sixth position on the points table, dethroning Sunrises Hyderabad who currently has 8 points.

RR defeated Mumbai Indians by 8 wickets and earned two more points, taking their tally to 10. Ben Stokes and Sanju Samson’s unbeaten third wicket partnership of 152-runs was enough to guide the Royals to victory with 10 balls remaining.

Earlier on Sunday afternoon, Chennai Super Kings came out winner in the 44th Indian Premier League match against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Dubai. RCB batted first and posted a 145-run total at a loss of six wickets. In reply, Ruturaj Gaikwad’s unbeaten 65-run knock guided CSK to an 8-wicket win with 8 balls remaining.

The defeat didn’t affect RCB’s standing as they continue to be on the third spot with 14 points and NRR of +0.092. CSK, however, earned two more points but remain bottom placed. With 8 losses to their credit, their journey in IPL 2020 has almost come to an end.

Orange Cap

KXIP skipper KL Rahul continues to be the proud owner of the Orange Cap with a tally of 563 runs at a solid average of 63.00. Shikhar Dhawan stands next with 471 runs from 11 games.  Virat Kohli is at number three with 415 runs so far. Faf du Plessis and Mayank Agarwal now hold the 4th and 5th position with 401 and 398 runs respectively.

Purple Cap

Delhi Capitals’ leading fast bowler South African Kagiso Rabada stands top on the Purple Cap. He has 23 wickets to his credit. Rajasthan Royals’ ace pacer Jofra Archer scalped two wickets against Mumbai Indians, taking his tally to 17. Archer has given 320 runs so far in the tournament and stands second.

Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah have as many wickets as Archer but the RR speedster holds the second place due to lesser runs conceded.

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