KXIP Players Lead Charts: Mayank Has Orange Cap, Shami Has Purple
Kings XI Punjab opener Mayank Agarwal has taken over the Orange Cap from his captain KL Rahul.
Opener Mayank Agarwal has taken over the Orange Cap from KL Rahul while right-arm fast bowler Mohammad Shami has got hold off the Purple Cap following the end of Kings XI Punjabs last Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Mumbai Indians which they lost by 48 runs.
On Thursday evening, Agarwal scored 25 off 18 balls which took his tournament tally to 246 runs from four games and he is now at the top of the list of leading run scorers. Rahul, who managed 17 against Mumbai during Kings XI's chase of 192 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, is at the second spot with 239 runs from four games. Chennai Super Kings' Faf du Plessis (173 runs in three games) is third at the list.
IPL 2020: Most Runs
- Mayank Agarwal (Kings XI Punjab): 246 runs in 4 matches
- KL Rahul (Kings XI Punjab): 239 runs in 4 matches
- Faf du Plessis (Chennai Super Kings): 173 runs in 3 matches
- Rohit Sharma (Mumbai Indians): 170 runs in 4 matches
- Sanju Samson (Rajasthan Royals): 167 runs in 3 matches
In the bowlers' list, Shami is currently in possession of the Purple Cap with eight wickets in four matches. He is followed by Delhi Capitals' pacer Kagiso Rabada (seven wickets in three games) and Rahul Chahar of Mumbai Indians (six wickets in four games).
These running caps are presented to the leading run scorer and wicket-taker and keep changing hands throughout the duration of the tournament.
IPL 2020: Most Wickets
- Md Shami (Kings XI Punjab): 8 wickets in 4 matches
- Kagiso Rabada (Delhi Capitals): 7 wickets in 3 matches
- Sheldon Cottrell (Kings XI Punjab): 6 wickets in 4 matches
- Rahul Chahar (Mumbai Indians): 6 wickets in 4 matches
- Trent Boult (Mumbai Indians): 6 wickets in 4 matches
In the points table, Mumbai Indians are currently at the numero uno spot with four points from four games. They are followed by Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders, who both have four points but a lower net run-rate.
On Friday, 2 October, Chennai Super Kings are slated to take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in Dubai.
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