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LSG vs RCB IPL 2022: Who won today’s IPL match? Man of the Match, Point Table, Orange Cap, Purple Cap

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Who won today’s IPL match?: The 31st match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 was an enthralling contest that saw Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at DY Patli Stadium  in Mumbai. Skipper Faf du Plessis led from the front and marshalled his troops to the 5th win of the season. RCB defeated LSG by 19 runs to enter top two in the points table.

Today’s IPL match result

Asked to bat first, it was an horrendous start for the Royal Challengers Bangalore as they lost Anuj Rawat (4) and Virat Kohli (0) in the very first over. Glenn Maxwell played a counter punch of 23 runs but Krunal Pandya got better off him. Suyash Prabhudessai too fell early as they found themselves tumbling at 64/3. Faf du Plessis then stood tall for his side and led from the front and smashed a masterful 96 runs to take his side to the total of 181 runs. Shahbaz Ahmed supported him well with his 26 runs. For LSG, Jason Holder was the pick of the bowlers and returned with the  figures of 2/25.

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Chasing the target, LSG had a similar sort of start as they too found themselves tottering at 64/3 with Quinton de Kock (3), KL Rahul (30) and Manish Pandey (6) back in the hut. Krunal Pandya kept his side in hunt with a knock of 42 runs but Glenn Maxwell removed him in the 14th over.  Josh Hazlewood did the further damage to remove Ayush Badoni and Marcus Stoinis and returned with the figures of 4/25. With 32 runs needed off the last over, Harshal Patel then comfortably closed the game for his side by 19 runs.

Man of the match today IPL

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Faf du Plessis was awarded Player of the Match in today’s encounter against Lucknow Super Giants. Opening the batting, the Proteas batsman registered his highest score in the IPL. The right-hander scored 96 runs in 64 balls with the help of 11 fours and 2 sixes. Despite losing wickets at one end, he held the one end and made sure that scoreboard kept moving. His knock RCB post a total of 181 runs on the board and win the match by 19 runs.

Today IPL highlights

The highlights of the today’s encounter between Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) can be seen here:

IPL schedule

The next match of the IPL 2022 is scheduled to take place between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Punjab Kings (PBKS) at Brabourne Stadium in Pune. Notably, the match was earlier scheduled to take place in Pune but COVID-19 scare in DC’s camp forced the BCCI to stage match in Mumbai.

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IPL 2022 Point Table

Teams P W L Pts Nrr
Gujarat Titans 6 5 1 10 +0.395
Royal Challengers Bangalore 7 5 2 10 +0.251
Rajasthan Royals 6 4 2 8 +0.380
Lucknow Super Giants 7 4 3 8 +0.124
Sunrisers Hyderabad 6 4 2 8 -0.077
Kolkata Knight Riders 7 3 4 6 +0.160
Punjab Kings 6 3 3 6 +0.109
Delhi Capitals 5 2 3 4 +0.219
Chennai Super Kings 6 1 5 2 -0.638
Mumbai Indians 6 0 6 0 -1.048

IPL 2022 Orange Cap

POS Player Mat Inns Runs HS Avg SR 100 50
1 Jos Buttler 6 6 375 103 75.00 156.90 2 2
2 KL Rahul 7 7 265 103* 44.17 141.71 1 1
3 Faf du Plessis 7 7 250 96 35.71 132.27 0 2
4 Shreyas Iyer 7 7 236 85 39.33 148.42 0 2
5 Hardik Pandya 5 5 228 87* 76.00 136.52 0 2

IPL 2022 Purple Cap

POS

Player

Mat

Inns

Runs

Wkts

BBI

Avg

Econ

SR

1

Yuzvendra Chahal 

6

6

176

17

40/5

10.35

7.33

8.47

2

T Natarajan 

6

6

208

12

37/3

17.33

8.66

12.00

3

Kuldeep Yadav 

5

5

162

11

35/4

14.72

8.23

10.72

4

Avesh Khan 

7

7

221

11

24/4

20.09

8.28

14.54

5

Wanindu Hasaranga 

7

7

215

11

20/4

19.54

8.60

13.36 

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Ankit Jit Singh

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