IPL 2022 The third week of the day ended with a great finish and many runs were scored. On Saturday 16 April, weeks three of the current season ended and the tournament proceeded with a double-header. With 27 matches played this season, the Orange Cap (IPL 2022 Orange Cap) The race is heating up. However, like the last several days, Rajasthan Royals opener Jos Buttler is still at number one. On the other hand, Lucknow Super Giants captain KL Rahul, who is still struggling to regain full momentum this season, has finally returned to his old colors and is in the race again. Apart from them, Royal Challengers Bangalore Dinesh Karthik has also shown his mettle by playing a tremendous innings.
Batsmen scored a lot of runs in IPL on Saturday. Earlier, with the help of KL Rahul’s century, Lucknow scored 199 against Mumbai Indians. Mumbai also scored 181 runs in reply and lost by 18 runs. In the evening’s match, Bangalore scored 189 runs against Delhi Capitals with the help of fifties from Dinesh Karthik and Glenn Maxwell, while Delhi also responded with 173 runs. That is, it rained runs and the innings of Rahul and Karthik attracted the most attention.
Rahul came closer by acting like a butler
Lucknow captain Rahul scored a century in his 100th match and scored an unbeaten 103. He became the first batsman to do so in IPL. The special thing is that this was only the second century of this season. The first century was scored by Jos Buttler of Rajasthan Royals. Incidentally, both their centuries came against Mumbai Indians and now both the batsmen are in the first and second place in the race for the Orange Cap. Butler has been at the top for a long time. He has scored 272 runs in 5 innings. At the same time, with the help of this century, Rahul has now scored 235 runs in 6 innings. He overtook his close friend and Gujarat Titans captain Hardik Pandya (228) in third place.
Karthik is Bangalore’s number one batsman
Dinesh Karthik also played an astonishing knock of 66 runs in just 34 balls (not out), which helped Bangalore get out of the difficult situation and beat Delhi. The veteran Indian batsman, who has scored consistently for Bangalore since the first match of the season, scored his highest score this season and is now the highest run-scorer for Bangalore, well ahead of the likes of Faf du Plessis and Virat Kohli. and Glenn Maxwell. Producers have become batsmen. He has scored 197 runs in 6 innings and has reached the eighth position.