In the 13th season of the Indian Premier League, double header matches were played for the first time on Saturday. RCB clashed with Rajasthan Royals in the first match, while Kolkata Knight Riders competed against Delhi Capitals in the second match. The points table has changed with Delhi Capitals and RCB’s third win in the tournament. With this, Chahal has now become a Purple Cap holder in this tournament. Mayank Agarwal, however, remains an orange cap holder as before.
Delhi Capitals have won three out of four matches. The Delhi Capitals team remains at number one because of +0.588 net run rate. On the other hand, RCB have also won three out of four matches, but due to a net rate of -0.954, they are in second place.
Mumbai Indians are third in the points table with a net run rate of +1.094, winning two out of four matches. Hyderabad is fourth with -0.084 net run rate and KKR is at fifth position with -0.121 run rate. Rajasthan Royals are still in sixth position with a net run rate of -0.317 after winning two out of four matches.
There are two teams in the Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings tournaments which have won only one out of four matches. Kings XI Punjab are seventh with a +0.521 net run rate and CSK -0.719 with a net run rate of last in the points table.
Purple cap holder changed
Purple cap holder has changed after double header matches on Saturday. RCB’s star spinner Chahal, who is in great form in this tournament, has become a Purple Cap holder with 8 wickets in four matches. Shami has also taken 8 wickets, but his economy rate is higher than Chahal.
At the same time, Mayank Agarwal has retained the orange cap. Mayank Agarwal has scored 246 runs in four matches and he is facing a tough fight with KL Rahul. Rahul has scored 239 runs in four matches.
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