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KKR 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?: Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals were seen in action in the match 47th of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The match went down the wire and it made many go bonkers. But it was the Shreyas Iyer-led side, who after losing 5 games on trot, finally managed a win under belt. They defeated Sanju Samson-led side by 7 wickets to register their fourth win of the season.

Today’s IPL match result

Batting first, RR batsman yet again struggled with their timing and lost wickets too at the regular intervals. Skipper Sanju Samson scored half-century to keep his side in the game. A finish by Shimron Hetymer, who scored 25 runs in just 12 balls helped his side post a total of 152 runs on the board. Jos Buttler (22) and Riyan Parag (17) too contributed with the bat whereas Umesh Yadav was was the pick of the bowlers for his side and returned with the figures of 1/24.

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Chasing the target, KKR lost both the openers Aaron Finch (4) and Baba Indrajith (150 early but skipper Shreyas Iyer (34) and Nitish Rana (48*) played wonderfully for their 60 runs partnership. Rinku Singh stepped in at the crucial stage for his side and played a fiery knock of 42 runs that ensured a win for KKR after five losses by 7 wickets.

Man of the match today IPL

Kolkata Knight Riders batman Rinku Singh was awarded Player of the Match in today’s encounter against Rajasthan Royals in Mumbai. The southpaw came to bat when KKR lost skipper Shreyas Iyer. Rinku played one of his best innings in the IPL as he took charge to the RR bowlers and smashed them all over the park. He scored unbeaten 42 runs in just 23 balls with the help of 6 fours and 1 six and ensured win for his side.

Today IPL highlights

You can catch highlights of today’s IPL 2022 encounter between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) that took place at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai 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 scheduled to take place at DY Patli Stadium in Mumbai between Gujarat Titans (GT) and Punjab Kings (PBKS) on Tuesday (3rd May).

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IPL 2022 Point Table

Teams P W L Pts Nrr
Gujarat Titans 9 8 1 16 +0.377
Lucknow Super Giants 10 7 3 14 +0.397
Rajasthan Royals 10 6 4 12 +0.340
Sunrisers Hyderabad 9 5 4 10 +0.471
Royal Challengers Bangalore 10 5 5 10 -0.558
Delhi Capitals 9 4 5 8 +0.587
Kolkata Knight Riders 10 4 6 8 +0.060
Punjab Kings 9 4 5 8 -0.470
Chennai Super Kings 9 3 6 6 -0.407
Mumbai Indians 9 1 8 2 -0.836

IPL 2022 Orange Cap

POS Player Mat Inns Runs HS Avg SR 100 50
1 Jos Buttler 10 10 588 116 65.33 150.76 3 3
2 KL Rahul 10 10 451 103* 56.38 145.01 2 2
3 Abhishek Sharma 9 9 324 75 36.00 134.43 0 2
4 Shreyas Iyer 10 10 324 85 36.00 133.33 0 2
5 Hardik Pandya 8 8 308 87* 51.33 135.68 0 3

IPL 2022 Purple Cap

POS Player Mat Inns Runs Wkts BBI Avg Econ SR
1 Yuzvendra Chahal 10 10 291 19 40/5 15.31 7.27 12.63
2 Kuldeep Yadav 9 9 269 17 14/4 15.82 8.23 11.52
3 T Natarajan 9 9 303 17 10/3 17.82 8.65 12.35
4 Umesh Yadav 10 10 286 15 23/4 19.06 7.15 16.00
5 Wanindu Hasaranga 10 10 273 15 20/4 18.20 8.02 13.60

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Ankit Jit Singh

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