IPL 2024 Updated Points Table, Orange Cap, Purple Cap: How Narrow Win vs PBKS Impacts RR


The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 witnessed another close match on Saturday as Rajasthan Royals defeated Punjab Kings in the last over of a low-scoring thriller. With Punjab Kings scoring just 147/8 in 20 overs, it looked like the task would be easy. However, players like Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh bowled their hearts out and the match went till the last over. RR won with 1 ball to spare. With the favorable result against Punjab Kings, Rajasthan Royals have strengthened their position at the top of the points table.

Read here: IPL 2024 points table

They have achieved five wins in six matches. They are followed by Kolkata Knight Riders, Chennai Super Kings and Lucknow Super Giants. Punjab Kings are currently eighth in the 10-team table with two wins from six matches.

Currently, Royal Challengers Bengaluru is the Orange Cap holder with 319 runs in six matches. Yuzvendra Chahal of Rajasthan Royals is the Purple Cap holder with 11 wickets in six matches.

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Rajasthan Royals defeated Punjab Kings by three wickets in the IPL match on Saturday.

Asked to bat first, Punjab Kings, who played without their injured captain Shikhar Dhawan, lacked any momentum in their innings with lower-order batsmen Ashutosh Sharma (31), Jitesh Sharma (29) and Liam Livingstone (21) Could catch. Take the team closer to the 150 mark.

In reply, RR achieved the victory target of 148 runs with one ball to spare thanks to Shimron Hetmyer's 27 runs in 10 balls after a poor start from Yashasvi Jaiswal (39), Tanush Kotian (24), Riyan Parag (23). have done. ,

Kagiso Rabada (2/18) was the best bowler for Punjab with two wickets.

For RR, Keshav Maharaj (2/23) and Avesh Khan (2/34) took two wickets each, while Trent Boult (1/22), Kuldeep Sen (1/35) and Yuzvendra Chahal (1/31) Got one wicket. Everyone.

Brief scores: PBKS: 147 for 8 in 20 overs (Ashutosh Sharma 31; Keshav Maharaj 2/23).

RR: 152 for 7 in 19.5 overs (Yashaswi Jaiswal 39; Shimron Hetmyer 27; Kagiso Rabada 2/18).

With PTI inputs

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