Mumbai: The doubleheader matches on Sunday in IPL 2022 witnessed Gujarat Titans continue to hold onto the top spot following their win over CSK. In the second match of the day, Rajasthan Royals picked up two crucial points after beating Lucknow Super Giants. Gujarat Titans registered a 7 wicket win against Chennai Super Kings after restricting their opponent below 150 runs.
Points Table Update
The victory resulted in exchange of spots as RR replaced LSG at the second spot in the standings. Super Giants dropped down a position to third spot.
Both teams have 16 points each in their kitty and only separated by net run-rate.
Gujarat Titans lead the pack with 20 points from 13 games and have already booked their place in the playoffs.
Royal Challengers Bangalore are placed fourth on the list with 14 points coming from their 13 games.
Delhi Capitals, Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings occupy the fifth, sixth and seventh positions respectively. All three teams have 12 points each and are arranged in accordance with their relative NRRs.
Sunrisers Hyderabad, who have 10 points from 12 games, sit eighth on the table followed by Chennai Super Kings with 8 points from 13 games.
Mumbai Indians occupy the tenth and last spot on the table.
Orange Cap Update
RR’s English batter Jos Buttler continues to head the race for the orange cap with 627 runs, followed by LSG captain KL Rahul who has 469 runs to his name.
DC’s David Warner stands third on the top-scorers list with 427 runs.
Deepak Hooda of LSG climbed to fourth in the run-getters ranking with 406 runs thanks to his half-century against RR.
GT opener Shubman Gill completes the top-five with 402 runs so far.
Purple Cap Update
RR spinner Chahal reclaimed the top spot for wicket-takers as he moved to 24 wickets for the season.
RCB’s Wanindu Hasaranga has slipped to the second spot on the list with 23 scalps so far.
Punjab seamer Kagiso Rabada has 21 dismissals and stands third on the table.
GT pacer Mohammed Shami moved to fourth on the list with his 18 wickets, while RCB fast bowler Harshal Patel, who also has 18 scalps, dropped a place down.