Friday, July 1, 2022

IPL 2022 Purple Cap Race Yujvendra Chahal and Vanindu Hasaranga Orange Cap Jose Butler

IPL 2022 Orange and Purple Cap: The Purple Cap race in IPL 2022 has been very interesting. The race is between Rajasthan Royals spinner Yujvendra Chahal and Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Vanindu Hasaranga. Both the spinners have taken 26-26 wickets this season. Now that RCB’s journey is over, Chahal has a chance to win the Purple Cap by taking a wicket in the final.

If he can’t take a wicket in this match, then based on his excellent bowling average, Vanindu Hasaranga will have a purple cap on his head.

Top 5 bowlers to take the most wickets this season

Status Bowler Match Wicket Bowling average Economy rate
1 Vanind Hasaranga 16 26 16.53 7.54
2 Yuzvendra Chahal 16 26 19.50 7.92
3 Kagiso Rabada 13 23 17.65 8.45
4 Umran Malik 14 22 20.18 9.03
5 Kuldeep Yadav 14 21 19.95 8. 43

Jose Butler is set to win the Orange Cap
Butler has scored 824 runs in 16 matches so far this season with a batting average of 58.86 and a strike rate of 151.47. He is far ahead of other batsmen in terms of runs scored. Butler is followed by Lucknow Super Giants captain KL Rahul and opener Quinton de Kock. Both of these players have scored over 500 runs. But both the batsmen have already been knocked out of the LSG tournament.

Status Batsman Match Run Batting average Strike rate
1 Joss Butler 16 824 58.86 151.47
2 KL Rahul 15 616 51.33 135.38
3 Quinton de Kock 15 508 36.29 148.97
4 Faf du Plessis 16 468 31.20 127.52
5 Shikhar Dhawan 14 460 38.33 122.66

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