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IPL 2024 updated points table, Orange Cap & Purple cap after match 52 RCB vs GT

Published at :May 4, 2024 at 11:01 PM
Modified at :May 4, 2024 at 11:08 PM
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RCB kept their hopes alive of reaching the IPL 2024 playoffs after defeating GT.

It was a stunning display from the Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) bowlers as they restricted last year’s runners-up the Gujarat Titans (GT) for a below-par total of 147 in the match No. 52 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 at the M. Chinnaswamy stadium on May 4.

After opting to bowl first, Bengaluru bowlers picked wickets at regular intervals before Gujarat batters M Shahrukh Khan (37) and hard-hitter David Miller (30) stitched a 61-run stand. Soon after their dismissals, visitors never looked comfortable as they were all out for 147. For RCB, Yash Dayal (2/21), Vijaykumar Vyshak (2/23), and Mohammed Siraj (2/29) picked up two wickets each.

While chasing 148, Bengaluru openers Virat Kohli and Faf du Plessis stitched a fiery opening stand of 35-ball 92. However, there was a big-collapse as hosts lost six batters, skipper du Plessis (64), Will Jacks (1), Rajat Patidar (2), Glenn Maxwell (4) and Cameron Green (1) and Kohli (42), as the they crumbled to 117/6 after an impressive opening stand.

However, wicket-keeper batter Dinesh Karthik took responsibility on his shoulders as he scored 18* runs and guided the hosts to a four-wicket win. The Titans displayed a tremendous effort with the ball as pacer Joshua Little picked up a four-wicket haul while leg-spinner Noor Ahmad scalped two wickets. With this win, Bengaluru kept their hopes alive for reaching the IPL 2024 playoffs. 

IPL 2024 Updated Points Table:

IPL 2024 standings after match 52, RCB vs GT
IPL 2024 standings after match 52, RCB vs GT

After winning the match against last year’s runners-up, Bengaluru jumped at the seventh position with eight points and NRR of -0.049. Following a crucial loss, Shubman Gill-led GT slipped down to ninth position with eight points and an NRR of -1.320.

Meanwhile, the Rajasthan Royals continue to stay at the top of the IPL standings with 16 points to their name. They are just win away from reaching the playoffs. Kolkata Knight Riders are placed at the second spot with 14 points and an NRR of +1.041.

KL Rahul-led Lucknow Super Giants and Pat Cummins-led Sunrisers Hyderabad remained firm at third and fourth positions respectively with 12 points each. Lucknow are placed third because of their higher NRR as compared to Hyderabad. Defending champions Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals are placed in the fifth and sixth spots respectively after the end of the RCB vs GT match.

Following Bengaluru’s win, Punjab Kings dropped down at the eighth position with eight points. While the five-time champions Mumbai Indians are languishing at the bottom of the points table with just six points.

IPL 2024: Most Runs (Orange Cap)

IPL 2024 Orange Cap leaderboard after match 52, RCB vs GT
IPL 2024 Orange Cap leaderboard after match 52, RCB vs GT

After Saturday’s RCB vs GT clash, there is just one change in the Orange Cap Leaderboard. Bengaluru opener Virat Kohli, who smashed 42 runs, reclaimed his top spot again. Kohli now has 542 runs to his name.

Meanwhile, GT young batter Sai Sudharsan, who scored six runs against RCB, remained at the third position with 424 runs to his name.

Chennai skipper Ruturaj Gaikwad slipped to second place with 509 runs. On the other hand, Rajasthan’s in-form batter Riyan Parag and Lucknow opener KL Rahul stayed at the fourth and fifth positions respectively with 409 runs and 406 runs to their names.

IPL 2024: Most Wickets (Purple Cap)

IPL 2024 Purple Cap leaderboard after match 52, RCB vs GT
IPL 2024 Purple Cap leaderboard after match 52, RCB vs GT

After the end of thrilling contest between RCB and GT, there were no changes seen in the IPL 2024 Purple Cap Leaderboard. Mumbai pacer Jasprit Bumrah continues to stay at the top with 17 wickets. Following him closely is T Natarajan with 15 scalps to his name.

On the other hand, CSK pacer Mustafizur Rahman and PBKS’ Harshal Patel are slotted at the third and fourth positions respectively with 14 wickets each. KKR’s spinner Sunil Narine stands in fifth spot with 13 scalps to his name after the end of match No. 52 in the ongoing season.

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