IPL 2024: Rohit Sharma Climbs Orange Cap Rankings, Bumrah Cedes Purple Cap

IPL 2024 Orange and Purple Cap Standings Following MI vs CSK Match: Top 5: Run-Getters and Wicket-TakersThe Chennai Super Kings upset the Mumbai Indians by 20 runs on Sunday, despite Rohit Sharma’s unbeaten 105 at Wankhede. MS Dhoni hit three consecutive sixes in the penultimate over against Hardik Pandya, propelling CSK to a massive 206 for four. Later, Matheesha Pathirana went 4 for 28 to end MI’s chase at 186 for six.

Rohit scored his only second IPL century, and first since 2012, with 11 fours and five sixes in 63 balls. Despite the fact that the surface at the Wankhede Stadium was still suitable for batting, his amazing effort was not matched by the rest of the team.

Defending champion CSK’s first away win of the season also marked Mumbai Indians’ fourth defeat in six matches, keeping them ninth.

Stay up to date on the newest IPL 2024 news, including the main candidates for the IPL 2024 Orange and Purple caps. Explore the whole IPL 2024 Schedule, IPL 2024 Points Table, and players with the most sixes, fours, and fifty in IPL 2024.

Earlier in the day, the Kolkata Knight Riders won by eight wickets over the Lucknow Super Giants to kick off their five-match home series. LSG posted a below-par 161/7 after KKR decided to bowl. Salt hammered three sixes and 14 fours in his 47-ball 89 not out, while skipper Shreyas Iyer overcame a shaky start to finish undefeated on a run-a-ball 38 as KKR chased down the goal of 162 with 26 balls to spare.

Top 5 batsmen in the IPL 2024 Orange Cap Standings

Top 5 batsmen in the IPL 2024 Orange Cap Standings
Top 5 batsmen in the IPL 2024 Orange Cap Standings

Virat Kohli: The former RCB skipper leads the list of top run scorers with 319 runs in six games, averaging 79.75 and striking at 141.77.

Riyan Parag: The RR all-rounder remains in second place after scoring 18 runs off 23 balls against Punjab on Saturday night. In six games, he has scored 284 runs with an average of 71 and a strike rate of 155.18.

Sanju Samson: The Rajasthan captain moved up a spot after scoring 18 runs against PBKS on Saturday. He has already scored 264 runs in six matches, including three half-centuries.

Rohit Sharma: The Mumbai Indians opener soared into the top four following his brave century against CSK on Sunday. Rohit has 261 runs, an average 52.20.

Shubman Gill: The Gujarat Titans captain is sixth on the list with 255 runs in six games, averaging 51. He scores at a strike rate of 157.69.

1Virat Kohli (RCB)631979.75141.77
2Riyan Parag (RR)428471155.19
3Sanju Samson (RR)426466155.29
4Rohit Sharma (MI)626152.2169.3
5Shubman Gill (GT)525551151.78
6Shivam Dube (CSK)624260.5163.51
7Sai Sudharsan (GT)522637.67127.68
8Ruturaj Gaikwad (CSK)622444.8130.23
9Nicholas Pooran (LSG)417874.33169.53
10KL Rahul (LSG)620434138.77

Top 5 bowlers in the IPL 2024 Purple Cap Standings

Yuzuvendra Chahal: The RR leg-spinner won the Purple Cap on Saturday, collecting one wicket against PBKS and bringing his season tally to 11 wickets.

Jasprit Bumrah: Despite going wicketless against CSK, the MI bowler maintained his second-best tally of 10 wickets in six games.

Mustafizur Rahman: The CSK left-arm pacer returned 1/55 in 4 overs, bringing his total to 10 wickets in 5 games and securing third place. He has the same number of wickets as Bumrah, but is ranked lower due to a greater economy rate.

Kagiso Rabada: The South African quick bowler was instrumental in PBKS’ recovery in the second innings against RR, taking critical wickets Yashasvi Jaiswal and Sanju Samson. He now has 9 wickets from 6 games.

Khaleel Ahmed: The Delhi Capitals’ left-arm fast bowler is now ranked fifth with 9 wickets in 6 matches.

1Yuzuvendra Chahal (RR)6111637.4
2Jasprit Bumrah (MI)6101465.95
3Mustafizur Rahman (CSK)5101839.15
4Kagiso Rabada (PBKS)691917.95
5Khaleel Ahmed (DC)692118.79
6Arshdeep Singh (PBKS)692059.24
7Gerald Coetzee (MI)6923110.26
8Matheesha Pathirana38887.33
9Sam Curran (PBKS)681528.44
10Mohit Sharma (GT)682169.39

Points Table Updated Following MIvs CSK Clash

KKR and CSK retained their respective positions after overcoming LSG and MI on Sunday. Both teams have 8 points and are ranked second and third based on a higher Net Run Rate. Following their defeats, LSG slipped to fifth place and MI to eighth.

1Rajasthan Royals651100.767
2Kolkata Knight Riders54181.688
3Chennai Super Kings64280.726
4Sunrisers Hyderabad53260.344
5Lucknow Super Giants63360.038
6Gujarat Titans6336-0.637
7Punjab Kings6244-0.218
8Mumbai Indians6244-0.234
9Delhi Capitals6244-0.975
10Royal Challengers Bengaluru6152-1.124

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