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DC vs RR 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 34th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 saw Delhi Capitals (DC) taking on  (RR) Rajasthan Royals (RR) at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.  The game yet again witnessed Jos Buttler’s masterclass as he scored his third ton of the season. DC were right in the game as every batsman chipped at crucial stages. But in the end, pressure got better off them as RR completed a 15- run victory to go at the top of the table.

Today’s IPL match result

The decision to put Rajasthan Royals into bat first didn’t work for Delhi Capitals as they were at the receiving end of thrashing at the hands of Jos Buttler. The English batsman took DC bowlers to cleaners and smashed his third ton of the season. He was well-accompanied by Devdutt Padikkal, who scored 54 runs, and Sanju Samson, who scored 46 runs in just 19 balls to help their side post a gigantic total of 222 runs on the board.

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Chasing the target, DC openers David Warner (28) and Prithvi Shaw (37) once again took their team off the flyer and scored 43 runs for the partnership. Skipper Rishabh Pant then took the onus on himself and scored a quick fire 44 runs. But it wasn’t enough as RR kept coming back in the crucial stages to take wickets at regular intervals. Lalit Yadav gave the Samson-led side a real scare but he was undone by Prasidh Krishna, who bowled a maiden penultimate over.  With 36 runs needed off the last over, Rovman Powell smashed three sixes on the first three balls but Obed McCoy held his nerve and defended the target to hand DC a 15-run loss.

Man of the match today IPL

Rajasthan Royals’ wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler was awarded the Man of the Match in today’s encounter against Delhi Capitals (DC). Buttler continued his red hot form in the tournament and registered his third ton of the season. The opening batman smashed 116 runs including 9 fours and 9 sixes in his knock. His knock helped his side post a mammoth total of 222 runs on the board and subsequently win the match.

Today IPL highlights

You can catch highlights of today’s IPL 2022 encounter between Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals on official website of IPL. Here’s the link to the same:

IPL schedule

The next match of the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is slated to take place between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Gujarat Titans (GT) at DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai. Whereas the afternoon game is scheduled to be played between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at Brabourne Stadium.

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IPL 2022 Point Table

Teams P W L Pts Nrr
Rajasthan Royals 7 5 2 10 +0.432
Gujarat Titans 6 5 1 10 +0.395
Royal Challengers Bangalore 7 5 2 10 +0.251
Lucknow Super Giants 7 4 3 8 +0.124
Sunrisers Hyderabad 6 4 2 8 -0.077
Delhi Capitals 7 3 4 6 +0.715
Kolkata Knight Riders 7 3 4 6 +0.160
Punjab Kings 7 3 4 6 -0.562
Chennai Super Kings 7 2 5 4 -0.534
Mumbai Indians 7 0 7 0 -0.89

IPL 2022 Orange Cap

POS Player Mat Inns Runs HS Avg SR 100 50
1 Jos Buttler 7 7 491 116 81.83 161.51 3 2
2 KL Rahul 7 7 265 103* 44.17 141.71 1 1
3 Prithvi Shaw 7 7 254 61 36.29 164.93 0 2
4 Faf du Plessis 7 7 250 96 35.71 132.27 0 2
5 Shivam Dube 7 7 239 95* 39.83 161.48 0 2

IPL 2022 Purple Cap

POS Player Mat Inns Runs Wkts BBI Avg Econ SR
1 Yuzvendra Chahal 7 7 204 18 40/5 11.33 7.28 9.33
2 Kuldeep Yadav 7 7 226 13 35/4 17.38 8.47 12.30
3 Dwayne Bravo 7 7 217 12 20/3 18.08 8.45 12.83
4 T Natarajan 6 6 208 12 37/3 17.33 8.66 12.00
5 Khaleel Ahmed 6 6 190 11 25/3 17.27 7.91 13.09

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Ankit Jit Singh

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