Latest IPL points table, orange and purple cap holders list

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IPL 2021 latest points table, orange and purple cap holders list after RCB vs CSK battle on Friday. Shikhar Dhawan from DC leads the orange cap race while RCB’s Harshal Patel is currently holding the purple cap.

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) cruised an easy victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in match 35 of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Friday.

Chasing the target of 157, CSK reached the target with 11 balls and 6 wickets to spare. CSK openers, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis scored 38 and 31 respectively.

However, Suresh Raina (17*) and MS Dhoni (11*) finished the game for CSK. 

Earlier, RCB posted a total of 156 in 20 overs with Devdutt Padikkal 70 (50) as the top scorer for RCB. The skipper, Virat Kohli also registered his half-century. 

Dwayne Bravo and Shrdul Thakur were the top wicket-takers from CSK, picked up three and two wickets each.

IPL Points Table 

CSK after beating RCB in their recent encounter has occupied the top spot in the points table. The Chennai-based franchise has earned 14 points in the 9 games they have played so far. 

However, the run rate of CSK is inferior at this stage. RCB is at third in the race with 10 points just above KKR, who are positioned fourth with 8 points.

Rajasthan Royals are fifth on the table with 8 points following Mumbai Indians who also have eight points. 

Punjab Kings are seventh while SunRisers Hyderabad is at the bottom of the points table with only one victory in 8 games.

Orange Cap Holder

PlayerTeam Matches Runs
Shikhar DhawanDelhi Capitals9422
KL RahulPunjab Kings8380
Faf du PlessisChennai Super Kings9380
Mayank AgarwalPunjab Kings8327
Ruturaj GaikwadChennai Super Kings9322

Shikhar Dhawan is currently leading the orange cap race with 422 points in the nine games. PBKS skipper, KL Rahul is right behind him with 380 runs.

Faf du Plessis scored 31 runs against RCB and is standing in the third spot with 380 runs. 

Mayank Agarwal is fourth with 327 runs while Ruturaj Gaikwad from CSK is fifth with 322 runs.

Purple Cap Holder

Harshal PatelRoyal Challengers Bangalore919
Avesh KhanDelhi Capitals914
Chris MorrisRajasthan Royals814
Arshdeep SinghPunjab Kings712
Rashid KhanSunRisers Hyderabad811

Harshal Patel from RCB keeps holding the purple cap after picking up two wickets against CSK to make a total of 19 wickets in the tournament so far.

He is followed by DC’s Avesh Khan in the second spot with 14 dismissals. 

RR’s Chris Morris stands in the third position with 14 wickets while PBKS’ Arshdeep Singh is in fourth place with 12 wickets, followed by SRH’s Rashid Khan who also has 11 wickets in his account.

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