Faf du Plessis played a brilliant innings against Chennai. (IPL Photo)
IPL 2022 Orange Cap: Orange Cap is given to the batsman who scores the most runs in the season and Jos Buttler is leading the race in this race. So far no one seems to compete with them.
IPL-2022 (IPL 2022) On Thursday, there was a match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings in which Bangalore team won by 13 runs. Batting first, Bangalore scored 173 runs for the loss of eight wickets. Team Virat Kohli and Captain Faf du Plessis (Faf Du Plessis) Gave a strong start and laid the foundation for a big score. Du Plessis has overtaken Hardik Pandya in the list of highest run-scorers after this match. Orange Cap though Duplesey (Orange Cap) He has not been able to make it to the top-5 in the race and is still away from it.
Du Plessis scored 38 runs against Chennai and now he has 316 runs in 11 matches. Du Plessis has hit two half-centuries so far this season. He occupies number-6. He has removed Gujarat Titans captain Hardik Pandya from this position, who has now come at number seven.
Kohli also showed form
Virat Kohli, the star player of Bangalore’s team, was not seen in this season’s form. However, he scored a half-century in the last match and indicated a return to form. Against Chennai too, Kohli batted well and hit great shots. Kohli scored 30 runs against Chennai. He has come at number 31 in the list of highest run scorers. He has 216 runs in 11 matches.
Such is the position of top-5
On the other hand, if the list of top-5 batsmen is seen in the Orange Cap race, it has not changed after the match between Chennai and Bangalore. England batsman Jos Buttler, playing for Rajasthan Royals, is at number-1. He has 588 runs in 10 matches on the basis of three centuries and three half-centuries. On the other hand, KL Rahul of Lucknow Super Giants is at number two. Rahul has 451 runs in 10 matches. So far this season he has scored two centuries and two half-centuries. Shikhar Dhawan of Punjab Kings is at number three with 369 runs in 10 matches. Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Abhishek Sharma is fourth with 324 runs in nine matches and Kolkata Knight Riders captain Shreyas Iyer is at number five with 324 runs in 10 matches.