Orange Cap IPL 2024: Kohli becomes new entry in top spot after KKR vs DC match

Following Tuesday’s match between the Delhi Capitals (DC) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the VVS Rajasekhar Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, there was a notable shift in the IPL’s top run-scorers list. Sunil Narine of the Kolkata Knight Riders and captain Rishabh Pant of the Delhi Capitals have both entered the top 10 list after yesterday’s game.

Pant scored 55 runs yesterday off of just 25 balls. Furthermore, Pant reached his 18th half-century for DC, making him, along with Shikhar Dhawan, the captain of the Punjab Kings, the team’s second-highest half-century maker. However, because to 85 runs from Sunil Narine, Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Delhi Capitals handily Wednesday, amassing the second-best IPL score ever, 272-7.

The One of the most coveted prizes in the IPL competition is the Orange Cap, given to the player who scores the most runs during the competition. Players display their batting prowess and rack up runs to win the Orange Cap during the season. Following the match between KKR and DC, these players scored the most runs.

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Despite their lack of success, Royal Challengers Bangalore‘s former skipper Virat Kohli tops the Orange Cap standings. In the four games he has played so far, Kohli has amassed an incredible 203 runs at a strike rate of 140 and an average of 67.

With an impressive strike rate of 160 and 181 runs scored, Rajasthan Royals’ Riyan Parag comes in second. 181 on average throughout three games. Henrik Klaasen of Sunrisers Hyderabad has been a key component of SRH’s success in the middle overs of 2017 IPL season. In three games, he has amassed 167 runs with an amazing strike rate of 219 and an average of 83.

Let’s now examine the leading wicket-takers following the KKR vs. DC match:

Rishabh Pant, the captain of the Delhi Capitals, has entered the top 10 list of candidates for the Orange Cap. Pant had a fantastic innings of 55 runs off just 25 balls, despite the fact that the club lost yesterday’s game. With 152 runs, a strike rate of 158, and an average of 38, he is presently ranked fourth. An additional DC player who has established himself in the David Warner is in the top 5. Warner, who was ranked seventh previously, is now ranked fifth after scoring 148 runs in four games at an average of 37 and a strike rate of 143.

From fourth place, Nicholas Pooran of the Lucknow Super Giants has dropped to sixth. In the encounter against RCSB on April 2, the left-handed batter produced an amazing 40 runs in just 21 balls with the aid of five sixes and one four. In three games, he has amassed 146 runs at a 175 strike rate and an average of 146.

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Quinton de Kock, another RCSB player, has dropped from fifth to seventh place. His outstanding opening 81-run innings ranked him among the top 5. With a 140 strike rate and 46 average, he has amassed 139 runs in three games.

Shikhar Dhawan, the skipper of the Punjab Kings, is now ranked eighth among scorers. With his club off to a strong start, the PBKS captain is playing well this season. Dhawan has amassed 137 runs at a 5.67 average and a 133 strike rate in three games.

Sunil Narine deserves all the credit for the important win that the Kolkata Knight Riders had over the Delhi Capitals. With seven fours and seven sixes in just 39 balls, he scored an outstanding 85 runs during an outstanding innings. He has scored 134 runs with and is now in the top 10 list.206 strikes per cent and 44 on average. Gujarat Titans’ Sai Sudarsan, who has amassed 127 runs with a strike rate of 119 and an average of 42, is ranked tenth.

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