Orange Cap: Punjab Kings opener Shikhar Dhawan has reached number three in the Orange Cap race. Dhawan scored 88 runs in 59 balls in the match played against Chennai.

Orange Cap-Purple Cap Holder List IPL 2022: The 38th match in IPL 2022 was played between Punjab Kings and Chennai Super Kings. After this match, a lot of changes have been seen in the Orange Cap race. Jos Buttler is still in the first place, but a new player has been entered in the top-5. Punjab Kings’ star opener Shikhar Dhawan played a scintillating innings. This was Dhawan’s 200th IPL match, he made many records in this match and made a bang in the Orange Cap race.

Shikhar Dhawan’s entry in Top-5

Shikhar Dhawan scored 88 runs in 59 balls with the help of 9 fours and 2 sixes in this match against Chennai Super Kings. During this innings, Shikhar Dhawan completed his 6000 runs in the IPL. Dhawan has 302 runs in 8 matches so far in IPL 2022. Dhawan is scoring runs at an average of 43.14 this season and the strike rate is also 132.45. Dhawan has now come at number three in the Orange Cap race with 302 runs. Now only Jos Buttler and KL Rahul are ahead of them.

Top 5 batsmen in Orange Cap race

batsman match run
jose butler 7 491
KL Rahul 8 368
Shikhar Dhawan 8 302
Hardik Pandya 6 295
Tilak Verma 8 272

Dwayne Bravo shines with Purple Cap

Chennai Super Kings may have suffered a defeat in the match, but the experienced bowler of the team, Dwayne Bravo, has gained a lot in the Purple Cap race. Bravo took 2 wickets for 42 runs in 4 overs against Punjab Kings. After this performance, Bravo has come at number three in the list of Purple Cap. Bravo now has 14 wickets in 8 matches.

Top 5 bowlers in the Purple Cap race

bowler match wicket
Yuzvendra Chahal 7 18
T Natarajan 7 15
dwayne bravo 8 14
Kuldeep Yadav 7 13
Umesh Yadav 8 11

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