Indian Premier League 2021: Orange Cap, Purple Cap after Qualifier 1

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Mon, 11/10/2021
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Chennai Super Kings became the first finalist of the IPL 2021 after defeating Delhi Capitals by four wickets. They chased down 173 in 19.4 overs.

Orange Cap

Having scored 626 runs in 13 matches, K.L. Rahul continues to hold on to the Orange Cap. Ruturaj Gaikwad also breached the 600-run mark with his 50-ball 70 during Qualifier 1. He is followed by Shikhar Dhawan (551 runs) and Faf du Plessis (547).

PLAYER MATCHES RUNS AVG SR
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 14 498 45.27 147.34

Purple Cap

With 30 wickets in 14 matches, Harshal Patel of Royal Challengers Bangalore holds on to the Purple Cap, by some distance. Avesh Khan did not have have a great game against Chennai, conceding 47 runs and picking just one wicket, but he remains at second place. With 21 wickets in 14 matches, Jasprit Bumrah is positioned third in the list.

PLAYER MATCHES WKTS AVG
Harshal Patel 14 30 14.67
Avesh Khan 15 23 18.61
Jasprit Bumrah 14 21 19.52
Mohammed Shami 14 19 20.79
Rashid Khan 14 18 20.83