IPL Points Table: Kolkata Knight Riders are third after their 2-run win in opposition to Kings XI Punjab.© BCCI/IPL
Saturday’s double-header noticed Kolkata Knight Riders steal an exciting win in opposition to Kings XI Punjab and Royal Challengers Bangalore return to successful methods as the 2 groups climbed above a resurgent SunRisers Hyderabad to go third and fourth respectively within the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) factors desk. KKR, days after an unlikely win in opposition to CSK, beat KXIP by two runs to disclaim them their second win the season. RCB, in the meantime, beat CSK extra comfortably on the again of a Virat Kohli batting masterclass.
KXIP keep backside of the desk, with simply two factors from seven video games, whereas Chennai Super Kings additionally stay sixth after their fifth defeat of the season.
While KXIP could also be struggling as a workforce, their captain KL Rahul and his opening accomplice Mayank Agarwal have been racking up the runs.
Rahul saved the Orange Cap and consolidated his place on prime of the run-getters’ record along with his knock of 74, whereas Agarwal reclaimed the second spot from Faf du Plessis with a 39-ball 56.
KL Rahul now has 387 runs this season, whereas Agarwal has collected 337.
However, their efforts did not bear fruit, as a late collapse noticed them fluff what appeared like a cushty chase.
Virat Kohli lastly entered the highest 10 within the scoring charts along with his match-winning 90. He is sixth within the record with 223 runs.
Kagiso Rabada nonetheless has the Purple Cap along with his 15 wickets. Yuzvendra Chahal moved to fifth place within the wicket-takers’ record, as he dismissed MS Dhoni to assert his ninth scalp of the season. He is tied on 9 wickets with Mumbai Indians’ James Pattinson, however has a greater financial system price than the Australian pacer.
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