Indian Premier League 2021: Orange Cap and Purple Cap after RCB vs KKR

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Tue, 12/10/2021
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Royal Challengers Bangalore's campaign in the IPL 2021 came to end with a four-wicket defeat against Kolkata Knight Riders in Eliminator. The Knight Riders chased down a target of 139 in 19.4 overs.

Orange Cap

Glenn Maxwell could only manage 15 runs in the Eliminator. With 513 runs in 15 matches, Maxwell is now fifth in the run-scoring charts, 34 behind Faf du Plessis of the Chennai Super Kings. With 626 runs in 13 games, K.L. Rahul held on to the Orange Cap, but his team Punjab Kings have been eliminated from the tournament.

KL Rahul 13 626 62.6 138.8
Ruturaj Gaikwad 15 603 46.38 137.36
Shikhar Dhawan 15 551 39.36 127.55
Faf du Plessis 15 547 42.08 137.09
Glenn Maxwell 15 513 42.75 144.1

Purple Cap

Although Bangalore lost the game, Harshal Patel had yet another amazing outing, where he returned figures of 4-0-14-2. He finished the season with 32 wickets, the joint most (along with Dwayne Bravo) for a bowler in a single edition of the IPL. Avesh Khan, his nearest competitor, is nine wickets behind, and has a maximum of two matches left.

Harshal Patel 15 32 14.34
Avesh Khan 15 23 18.61
Jasprit Bumrah 14 21 19.52
Mohammed Shami 14 19 20.79
Rashid Khan 14 18 20.83