IPL 2023: Updated Points table, Orange cap and Purple cap after Match 63, LSG vs MI
Lucknow Super Giants defeated Mumbai Indians by 5 runs to stay alive in the IPL 2023 playoffs race.
After a good number of low-scoring thrillers, finally Ekana hosted a game where batters had something to offer. Lucknow Super Giants have defeated Mumbai Indians by 5 runs in a thriller at Ekana. Lucknow successfully defended their 178-run target. With this win, they have also kept their hopes alive for playoffs. Mohsin Khan and Naveen ul Haq kept themselves calm against Tim David (32) and Cameron Green. Mohsin Khan conceded just 5 runs in the final over and defended 11 runs in the last over.
Batting first, Lucknow put up 177 runs with the help of Marcus Stoinis 89 runs inning. Captain Krunal Pandya (49) also chipped in with the bat. Mumbai had a brilliant start to their chase as Rohit (37) and Ishan Kishan (59) added 90 runs for the first. After this, they failed to carry the momentum and lost 5 wickets in the next 7 overs. Tim David and Cameron Green struggled to fetch boundaries in the final overs.
IPL 2023 Updated Points Table
Lucknow Super Giants with a thrilling win over Mumbai Indians have jumped up to 3rd place in the table and they brought Mumbai down to 4th. Lucknow have earned 15 points so far in the league and they have made the playoff wide open amongst Rajasthan, Bangalore, Mumbai, Punjab, and Kolkata. Lucknow have 15 points now in the points table, while Mumbai Indians have got 14 points. Gujarat, Mumbai, Chennai, and Lucknow are the top 4 teams right now. Delhi Capitals are 10th with only 8 points and 4 wins.
IPL 2023 Updated Orange cap
Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Faf du Plessis is currently the orange cap holder. Faf du Plessis is number one in the orange cap race with 631 runs in 12 innings. Faf has smashed 7 fifties in the IPL 2023. He batted with a strike rate of 154.27. Gujarat Titans opener Shubhman Gill scored his first-ever IPL century against Hyderabad on Monday night. Gill with his century has come up to 2nd place with 576 runs in 13 innings. Rajasthan’s Yashaswi is 3rd in the race with 575 runs. Chennai’s opener Devon Conway is 4th in the leading run scorer list with 498 runs. Mumbai’s Suryakumar Yadav scored only 3 runs against Lucknow, hence he is still 5th in the race with 482 runs.
IPL 2023 Updated Purple cap
The Purple cap race remains unchanged after the Mumbai vs Lucknow encounter. Gujarat Titans pacer Mohammed Shami is currently the purple cap holder with 23 wickets in 13 games. His teammate Rashid Khan is 2nd on the list with 23 wickets in 13 games. Rajasthan Royals leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has 21 wickets in 13 games and he is 3rd in the race. Chahal was the winner of the purple cap in the IPL 2022. Mumbai’s Piyush Chawla added one more wicket to his tally. Chawla is 4th in the purple cap race with 20 wickets in 13 games. Kolkata’s Varun Chakravarthy is 5th on the list with 19 wickets in 13 games.
What’s in IPL on Wednesday?
IPL Action will shift to Dharamshala where Punjab Kings will take on Delhi Capitals. Punjab Kings are still active in the race for playoffs, while Delhi Capitals are the only side that is eliminated from the race. Punjab, Rajasthan, Mumbai, Lucknow, Bangalore, and Kolkata are fighting hard for the 2 remaining places. Dharamshala will support the pace bowling team that resists pace early in the power play. Delhi’s batting has been a failure in almost every second game of this season. They will have to be extra cautious against Punjab. There are signs that Punjab Kings will unleash Kagiso Rabada against Capitals. This will be a must-win game for Punjab Kings and Delhi might become a party spoiler for them.
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