KL Rahul holds on to Orange, Purple Cap stays with Shami

Dubai, September 29

Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul and his teammate Mohammad Shami continue to hold Purple and Orange Caps, respectively, following the conclusion of Monday’s Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians, which the Virat Kohli-led side won in the Super Over.

Rahul has so far scored 222 runs in three matches, including one hundred and a half century for Kings XI, and sits at the top of the charts in the list of leading run scorers. He is followed by teammate Mayank Agarwal (221 runs in three games) and Chennai Super Kings’ Faf du Plessis (173 runs in three games).

In the bowlers’ list, Shami leads the bowling chart with seven wickets in three matches. Delhi Capitals’ Kagiso Rabada (five wickets in two games) and CSK pacer Sam Curran (five wickets in three games) are the next two top wicket-takers.

These running caps are presented to the leading run scorer and wicket-taker and keep changing hands throughout the duration of the tournament.

Meanwhile, the Shreyas Iyer-led side currently stands at the top of the points table with four points, having won both their opening games so far in the league. They are followed by Rajasthan Royals (four points from two games) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (four points from three games).

On Tuesday, Delhi Capitals are slated to take on SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. IANS

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