Orange Cap in IPL 2020

New Delhi So far 9 matches have been played in the Indian Premier League. Almost all batsmen have scored half-centuries in every match. Punjab captain KL Rahul scored his first century of the season and Mayank scored a second century. Every year the batsman who scores the most runs has an orange cap on his head. KL Rahul has been at the forefront of scoring runs after the match between Rajasthan and Punjab and this cap has come back to him right now.

Punjab's team is dominated by the highest scorers in the tournament. In the first place, the captain of the Kings is Rahul and Mayank has secured the second place. Faf du Plessis of Chennai has slipped to number three, while Sanju Samson has finished fourth. At the same time, Steve Smith has now come at number five.  

Orange cap now with KL Rahul

KL Rahul has captured the Orange cap while scoring a half-century against Rajasthan. Rahul has scored a total of 222 runs in 3 matches, including the highest innings of 132 runs. Rahul has hit 23 fours and 9 sixes. 

Mayank at number two

Mayank Agarwal of Punjab is in second place. The batsman, who scored 221 runs in 2 matches, scored a brilliant century against Rajasthan. His strike rate has reached 170 and he is just one run behind captain Rahul. 

Du Plessis at number three 

Du Plessis has slipped to number three, scoring 173 runs in 3 matches with the highest score of 72 runs. The batsman, who has scored more than 149 strike rate, has scored two half-centuries. Du Plessis has hit 11 fours and 7 sixes so far.

Sanju Samson in fourth place

Sanju Samson, running in the best rhythm, is at number three in terms of runs. He has scored a total of 159 runs in 2 matches with the highest score of 85. 
Steve Smith at number five

Rajasthan captain Steve Smith scored a brilliant half-century against Punjab. He has reached number five in this list by scoring 119 runs in two matches

The Abu Dhabi

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batsmen and Delhi Capitals (DC) bowlers have managed to win the Orange and Purple cap respectively after Saturday's match in IPL-13. On Saturday, two-time winners Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by seven wickets.

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Chetan Sharma is an Indian fact-checker and news writer, writing news for Ayupp since 2014.

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