IPL 2022, Orange Cap: Shreyas Iyer reaches top 5, leaving Hardik Pandya behind, Jos Buttler still at the fore

Shreyas Iyer is the captain of KKR and this season has been responsible for his team with the bat as well (PTI Photo)

IPL 2022 Orange Cap in Hindi: In the match played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals, the captains of both the teams played important innings, which has benefited them.

Looking at the explosive style in which the players are batting in IPL 2022, it is clear that many more big records are yet to be broken in this season. Rajasthan Royals are the biggest contenders to break the record (Rajasthan Royals) Opener Jos Buttler, who has been sitting on the Orange Cap for the last several weeks. His reign is such that there is a difference of 137 runs between him and second-ranked KL Rahul. Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders on Monday (Kolkata Knight Riders) KKR captain in the match played between Shreyas Iyer (Shreyas Iyer) He has also hit an entry in the top five of the Orange Cap list.

Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets to win five consecutive losses. In this match, apart from the half-century of Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson, KKR’s Nitish Rana and Rinku Singh’s brilliant innings were seen. This match was also very important in terms of Orange Cap.

Iyer and Sanju Samson gain

Orange cap holder Jos Buttler scored 22 runs in this match. Due to this short innings, the difference of runs between him and KL Rahul increased. Rajasthan captain Sanju Samson scored 54 runs in 49 balls with the help of seven fours and one six. With this, his name became 298 in 10 matches and he managed to enter the top 10. At the same time, KKR captain Shreyas Iyer also played an important innings here and scored 34 runs in 32 balls. On the strength of his innings, he has now overtaken Gujarat captain Hardik Pandya and Mumbai Indians’ young star Tilak Verma to reach the fourth position.

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Butler’s dominance

Jos Buttler is leading the race for the Orange Cap. He has scored 588 runs in 10 matches. Which includes three centuries and three half-centuries. He is the player to score the most centuries and half-centuries in this season. Butler is also in the forefront of hitting sixes. He has hit 36 ​​sixes in 10 matches. After him, Russell is in second place, who has hit 22 sixes in the same number of matches. The difference between the two is enough to show how great Butler is in this season. For a long time no batsman has been able to take the Orange Cap from him. KL Rahul is definitely challenging him but Butler has retained possession of the Orange Cap.