Know in IPL 2023, these are the main contenders for Purple Cap and Orange Cap, foreign players dominate
Indian Premier League is being organized successfully. In the IPL, the match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals is to be held on the home ground of Hyderabad on 24th April. With the progress of IPL, now the race for Purple Cap and Orange Cap is also getting very spectacular and interesting.
The race for Orange and Purple Cap is getting very interesting in the 16th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). After the double-decker matches played on Sunday, the battle for these two special caps is becoming increasingly exciting. In one match, the cap adorns the head of a player, while in the second match, the cap reaches the other player.
According to the information, this time more foreign players are making a splash in IPL than Indian players. Talking about the Orange Cap, three of the top five players in the list of highest run-scorers are foreign players. At the same time, four Indian players are included in the list of top five players for Purple Cap (highest wicket taker). Let us tell you that in this season of IPL, out of five players, four foreign players have scored maximum half-centuries.
Orange Cap Candidates in IPL
Royal Challengers Bangalore’s opening player Faf Duplessis is the first among the candidates to get the Orange Cap in IPL. He has so far scored 405 runs in this season of IPL after playing seven innings. The second number includes the name of Chennai Super Kings opener Devon Conway, who has scored 314 runs after playing seven matches. Delhi Capitals batsman David Warner, who is in a bad condition at number three, has scored 285 runs after six matches. On the other hand, at number four is Virat Kohli of Royal Challengers Bangalore, who has scored 279 runs after playing seven matches. At the fifth place is the name of Chennai Super Kings opener Ruturaj Gaikwad, who has scored 270 runs.
Purple Cap Candidates in IPL
As important as the Orange Cap title is in IPL, equally important is the Purple Cap title. Currently, the Purple Cap is adorned on the head of Royal Challengers Bangalore player Mohammad Siraj. After playing seven matches, he has taken 13 wickets. At the same time, Arshdeep Singh, the fast bowler of Punjab Kings, is also on par with Mohammad Siraj. Rajasthan Royals spinner Yuzvendra Chahal is also in blazing form who has got 12 wickets after playing seven matches. Rashid Khan, part of the Gujarat Titans team, has also taken 12 wickets after playing seven matches. Pacer Tushar Deshpande of Chennai Super Kings has taken 12 wickets in seven matches.
Faf du Plessis (RCB) – 405 runs
Devon Conway (CSK) – 314 runs
David Warner (Delhi Capitals) – 285 runs
Virat Kohli (RCB) – 279 runs
Ruturaj Gaikwad (CSK) – 270 runs
Mohammad Siraj (RCB) – 13 wickets
Arshdeep Singh (Punjab Kings) – 13 wickets
Yuzvendra Chahal (Rajasthan Royals) – 12 wickets
Rashid Khan (Gujarat Titans) – 12 wickets
Tushar Deshpande (CSK) – 12 wickets
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