IPL 2022, Orange Cap: Faf du Plessis suffered losses due to Andre Russell’s storm, away from Orange Cap
IPL 2022, Orange Cap: The Orange Cap is given at the end of every league to the batsman who has scored the most runs. Last year this cap was given to Rituraj Gaikwad.
Andre Russell played a stormy innings against Punjab. (IPL Photo)
IPL 2022 (IPL 2022) Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders on Friday (Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders) The match was played between In this match, Kolkata won unilaterally and defeated Punjab by six wickets. Orange cap after this match (Orange Cap) Changes have been seen in the race. West Indies’ Andre Russell, who played a stormy innings for Kolkata, has captured the Orange Cap. He thrashed the Punjab bowlers and scored an unbeaten 70 off 31 balls. Russell showed the form for which he is known in this match. He hit eight sixes in his innings and hit fours in just two balls.
Orange cap is very important for fans and players in every season. It is a dream for every batsman to get this cap during the league, for which he keeps working hard throughout the league. Orange Camp is the biggest award for his ability. Throughout the league, the Orange Cap is adorned on the heads of different batsmen and in the end the batsman who has scored the most runs with the bat. He is given the Orange Cap.
Last year, Rituraj Gaikwad became the hero
Talking about the last season, this cap was adorned by the young star of Chennai Super Kings, Rituraj Gaikwad. He captured this cap by scoring 635 runs in 16 matches of the season. However, his teammate in the last season, Faf du Plessis, gave him a tough fight till the final match. Du Plessis had scored 633 runs and by a margin of two runs, he missed the opportunity to grab this cap. This year also Faf du Plessis is in this race although Gaikwad is still far behind. The league is still in the initial stage but gradually there are going to be many contenders in this race.
Who is ahead in the race for the Orange Cap?
In IPL 2022, the match was played between Chennai Super Kings and Lucknow Super Giants on Thursday. After this match, Faf du Plessis was at the forefront of the Orange Cap race, who has scored 93 runs in two matches so far, but in the match played on Friday, Russell overtook him in a single innings. Russe removed Khel du Plessis from the first place with an innings of 70 runs. Russell now has a total of 95 runs in three matches. RCB captain du Plessis is at number two. Ishan Kishan of Mumbai Indians is at number three. Ishan has played one match and scored 81 runs. At number four is Robin Uthappa of Chennai, who has 78 runs in two matches. It is at number five. Bhanuka Rajapaksa of Punjab. 74 runs to his name.
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