Indian Premier League 2021: Orange Cap, Purple Cap after Qualifier 2

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Thu, 14/10/2021
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Delhi Capitals succumbed to their second straight defeat in the Playoffs after failing to defend 135/5 against Kolkata Knight Riders in Qualifier 2. Kolkata rode on a 96-run opening partnership between Venkatesh Iyer and Shubman Gill before Rahul Tripathi slammed a six on the penultimate ball to take them to the final.

Orange Cap

Punjab Kings captain K.L. Rahul held on to the Orange Cap, aggregating 626 runs in 13 matches. Ruturaj Gaikwad has a chance to dethrone him, if he scores more than 23 runs in the final against Kolkata. Shikhar Dhawan, with 587 runs in 16 games, is on third.

PLAYER MATCHES RUNS AVG SR
KL Rahul 13 626 62.6 138.8
Ruturaj Gaikwad 15 603 46.38 137.36
Shikhar Dhawan 16 587 39.36 124.64
Faf du Plessis 15 547 42.08 137.09
Glenn Maxwell 15 513 42.75 144.1

Purple Cap

Avesh Khan claimed one wicket against Kolkata to finish the season with 24 wickets to his name. He is followed by Jasprit Bumrah, with 21 wickets. Varun Chakravarthy had another brilliant outing, picking two wickets, and he has now 18 wickets in 16 games.

PLAYER MATCHES WKTS AVG
Harshal Patel 15 32 14.34
Avesh Khan 16 24 18.75
Jasprit Bumrah 14 21 19.52
Mohammed Shami 14 19 20.79
Varun Chakravarthy 16 18 22.78