In IPL 2022 , along with the competition between the teams, there is a fierce competition going on among the players to score the most runs. By the way, the player who scores the most runs in every season is awarded the Orange Cap.
In this season, this cap is with the Rajasthan Royals batsman so far and looking at his performance, it seems that snatching this cap from his head is going to be very difficult for the rest of the players.
Butler Continues To Dominate The Top
If we take the name of the player who scored the most runs in the Orange Cap in IPL 2022, then the first name comes from Rajasthan Royals opener Jos Buttler. Butler has scored 499 runs in 8 matches at an average of 71.29 in this season with 3 centuries and 2 half-centuries. On the other hand, Lucknow SuperGiants captain KL Rahul remains at the second position with 368 runs.
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At the same time, in the 40th match of IPL 2022 played at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, the captain of Gujarat Titans has come third in the Orange Cap race, beating Shikhar Dhawan of Punjab Kings after scoring 10 runs. Punjab Kings opener Shikhar Dhawan has now slipped down a notch.
Once again, RCB captain Faf du Plessis had to drop out of the top-5 as Sunrisers Hyderabad opener Abhishek Sharma made his place in the Orange Cap list with his half-century against Gujarat Titans today.
Du Plessis Out Of Top-5
Jos Buttler remains on top with 499 runs in the race for the Orange Cap of IPL 2022. On the other hand, Lucknow SuperGiants captain KL Rahul has scored 368 runs in 8 matches which includes 2 centuries and 1 half-century. Gujarat Titans captain Hardik Pandya has moved to third place with 305 runs.
So while Pandya’s move to the third position led Punjab Kings opener Shikhar Dhawan to the fourth spot with 302 runs, Dhawan has scored 2 half-centuries this season so far.
Sunrisers Hyderabad opener Abhishek Sharma managed to break into the top-5 with 285 runs. RCB captain Faf du Plessis had to drop out of the top-5 once again due to his coming in fifth place. After the 40th match of IPL 2022, the same changes have been seen in the Orange Cap. Now in the coming matches, the names of other players can also be seen joining this race.
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