IPL 2022 Orange Cap: Jos Buttler retains possession of Orange Cap, not giving anyone a chance to wander around
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IPL 2022 Orange Cap: The Orange Cap is awarded to the batsman who scores the most runs at the end of the season. Its entitlements keep changing even in the middle of the season
England star batsman joss butler (Jos Buttler) Has created a storm in IPL 2022. One after the other, aggressive innings are coming out of his bat. This is the reason that even if someone comes close to competing with him in the Orange Cap race, he leaves everyone behind with a single innings. Kolkata Knight Riders (Kolkata Knight Riders) Butler played a century against him, due to which he has further strengthened his hold on the Orange Cap. Apart from him, KKR captain Shreyas Iyer in this match. (Shreyas Iyer) He also played a brilliant innings, on the basis of which he could not win the team but has definitely reached the second place in the Orange Cap race.
This time many new names are included in the Orange Cap. Rituraj Gaikwad, who captured the Orange Cap last year, is struggling with poor form this year and has not been able to make it to the top 5 even once. Jos Buttler of Rajasthan Royals has been holding the Orange Cap for quite some time now. Thanks to him, the team of Rajasthan Royals is also performing well in the season and has reached the second place in the points table.
Joss Butler came out ahead
Before the match played between KKR and Rajasthan on Monday, Jos Buttler’s name was 272 runs in five matches. KL Rahul was second after him and had 235 runs to his name. However, Butler played an innings of 103 runs on Monday and went ahead. Now Butler has 375 runs in six matches. Shreyas Iyer, who scored 85 runs for KKR, has 236 runs in 7 matches and has moved past KL Rahul to second place. In fourth place is Gujarat Titans captain Hardik Pandya, who has 228 runs to his name, while Shivam Dubey has scored 226 runs in six matches.
Butler is number one in terms of hitting sixes
Jos Buttler is number one not only in terms of runs but also in terms of hitting sixes. He has hit 23 sixes in six innings of six matches. At the same time, his partner Shimron Hetmyer is in second place, who has 17 sixes to his name. Punjab Kings’ explosive batsman Liam Livingston is in third place with 16 sixes. KKR’s Andre Russell also has 16 sixes to his name. At the same time, Dinesh Karthik of RCB is in fifth place with 14 sixes to his name.