IPL 2022 Points Table, Orange Cap and Purple Cap: RR No.1, Buttler leads run list, Chahal tops bowling chart

IPL 2022 Points Table, Orange Cap and Purple Cap: Rajasthan Royals climbed to the top of the points table with a net run rate (NRR) of +0.951, while Jos Buttler continued to lead the Orange Cap list and Yuzvendra Chahal took hold of the Purple Cap.

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Jos Buttler, the Rajasthan Royals opener, continues to lead the run-scorers list. (Image: BCCI)

Rajasthan Royals continued their winning run in the Indian Premier League as the Sanju Samson-led side edged past Lucknow Super Giants in a last-over thriller on Sunday at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. With the 3-run win over LSG, Rajasthan Royals have moved up to the top of the IPL 2022 points table.

IPL 2021 runners-up Kolkata Knight Riders have slipped to the 2nd spot after suffering a massive 44-run loss to Delhi Capitals in the first game of the day on Sunday. The KKR run-rate has dipped to 0.446 with three wins and two losses in their first five games of the season. Lucknow Super Giants slid down to fifth with an NRR of +0.174. while Delhi Capitals are at sixth with an NRR of +0.476.

IPL 2022 Orange Cap Race

Jos Buttler, the Rajasthan Royals opener, continues to lead the run-scorers list. Buttler has extended his lead at the top and has 218 runs in 4 matches with 1 hundred and 1 fifty. The England wicketkeeper had a rare failure against LSG, scoring 13 off 11 balls.

1. Jos Buttler (218)

2. Quinton de Kock (188)

3. Shubman Gill (180)

4. Ishan Kishan (175)

5. Shimron Hetmyer

IPL 2022 Purple Cap Race

Jos Buttler’s Rajasthan Royals teammate Yuzvendra Chahal is now the new holder of the Purple Cap. The Royals leg-spinner picked up 4/41 against LSG to move into the top spot with 11 wickets in 4 matches at an average of just 9.45.

1. Yuzvendra Chahal (11 wickets)

2. Umesh Yadav (10)

3. Kuldeep Yadav (10)

4. Wanindu Hasaranga (8)

5. Avesh Khan (8)