IPL: Rahul holds on to Orange Cap, Purple stays with Shami
Dubai, September 29, 2020
Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul and his teammate Mohammad Shami continue to hold the 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 one 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 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 stand 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.