Orange Cap in IPL 2024, DC vs RR: Sanju Samson's Fiery 86 pushes him to 3rd place in race score tables; Kuldeep moves to 8th place

Delhi Capitals managed to secure victory over Rajasthan Royals by 20 runs at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi to stay in contention for a playoff spot.

Chasing a target of 222, Sanju Samson showcased his class under pressure as the opening pair were dismissed cheaply. He scored a blistering 86 with Riyan Parag backing him up with a steady 27 to steady the run chase.

However, Kuldeep Yadav managed to weave his web, picking up 2 wickets for just 25 runs in his quota of four overs along with Mukesh Kumar's double to help DC secure victory.

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Top 5 batsmen in IPL 2024 Orange Cap rankings

Virat Kohli: The RCB legend continues to shine for the top-of-the-table Bengaluru franchise and will look to build on his consistency as they aim to maintain their slim chances of a playoff spot.

Ruturaj Gaikwad: Despite having the responsibility of leading reigning champions CSK, Gaikwad has managed to maintain his consistent form with the bat and the champions will be expecting the skipper to score the big runs at the top of the order for CSK's remaining matches.


Sanju Samson: The RR skipper once again showcased his class under pressure and almost single-handedly put RR in contention for a victory with a blistering knock of 86. The wicket-keeper batter delivers his season's best runs with the bat and will look to continue for the rest of the season.

Sunil Narine: Having found his rhythm with the bat at the top of the batting order, Narine has been able to make a consistent contribution with the bat to the current league leaders and hopes to end the league stages on a positive note and eventually make a run for the title.

Travis' head: The explosive opening batter showed his class for the Sunrisers and built a reputation for scoring big runs and helping the team in their bid for a top-four finish. The Australian international will play a key role for the Hyderabad unit if they want to qualify for the next stage of the tournament.

1 Virat Kohli RCB 11 542 67.75 148.08
2 Ruturaj Gaikwad CSK 11 541 60.11 147.01
3 Sanju Samson FR 11 471 67.29 163.54
4 Sunil Narine KKR 11 461 41.91 183.66
5 Travis head SSR ten 444 44.4 189.74
6 Riyan Parag FR 11 436 54.5 156.27
7 KL Rahul KJV 11 431 39.18 141.31
8 Phil Salt KKR 11 429 42.9 183.33
9 Sai Sudharshan GT 11 424 42.4 131.67
ten Rishabh pants CC 12 413 41.3 156.43

Top 5 Bowlers in IPL 2024 Purple Cap Rankings

Jasprit Bumrah: Mumbai Indians' ace in the hole is the shining light for the franchise in what has been a disastrous season for the five-time champions. His ability to bowl in all three stages of the innings along with his wicket-taking skills while keeping the run rate to a minimum make him arguably the best bowler in the tournament.

Harshal Patel: Punjab Kings' leading mid-table wicket-taker has managed to regain his form with the ball after a poor start to the season. His ability to take wickets, especially at the death over, makes him a crucial asset to the Punjab bowling unit.

Varun Chakraborty: The mystery spinner was certainly one of the weak spots in KKR's bowling unit during the initial stages of the tournament, but his perseverance eventually paid off and now finds himself among the top wicket-takers in IPL 2024 .

T Natarajan: Despite the injuries that held him back in previous years, he has now been able to return to his best form with the ball and remains the ace of SRH's bowling unit by being able to bowl in all phases of the innings and also take wickets regularly.

Archdeep Singh: The best part of the left-arm pacer is his ability to bowl with both the new and old ball and also pick up wickets regularly. Despite his runs, his wicket-taking skills will prove vital if PBKS are to qualify for the playoffs.

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    1 Jasprit Bumrah MID 18 12 297 16.5 6.2
    2 Harshal Patel BKS 17 11 362 21.29 9.78
    3 Varun Chakraborty KKR 16 11 350 21.87 8:75 a.m.
    4 T Natarajan SSR 15 9 318 21.2 9
    5 Arshdeep Singh BKS 15 11 396 26.4 10.06
    6 Mukesh Kumar CC 15 8 312 20.8 10.94
    7 Sunil Narine KKR 14 11 291 20.78 6.61
    8 Kuldeep Yadav CC 14 9 289 20.64 8:25 a.m.
    9 Mustafizur Rahman CSK 14 9 318 22.71 9.26
    ten Harshit Rana KKR 14 9 298 21.28 9.56

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    first publication: 08 May 2024, 00:45 IST

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