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RR vs MI 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 44th game of the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 saw Rajasthan Royals taking on Mumbai Indians in the Mach 44 at DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai. After losing 8 straight matches, there was finally some light at the end of big tunnel for the Rohit Sharma-led side as they registered their first win of the season. Even though, they came under a bit of pressure during the fag end of the match, dominated most part of it to win the match by 5 wickets.

Today’s IPL match result

Put into bat first, it was a day day where almost every RR batsman struggled with his timing. Jos Buttler looked completely out of sorts initially but he held his nerves well and once he got settled, he took MI bowlers to cleaners. The wicketkeeper  batsman scored 67 runs and helped his side post a total of 158 runs on the board. For MI, Riley Meredith was the pick of the bowlers and returned with the figures of 2/24.

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Chasing the target, MI batters came out with a different mood and showed great intent in the power play. Even though they lost Rohit Sharma (2) and Ishan Kishan (26) in the process, but Suryakumar Yadav (51) and Tilak Varma (35) made sure that the scoring rate doesn’t fall behind. But there was a twist in the tale as MI lost both the set batsman within the span of three balls and they found themselves tumbling at 122/4. However, Tim David and Kieron Pollard (10) held their nerves and provided the finishing touch for the team. With 5 runs needed off the last over Pollard was caught but Daniel Sams smashed a six to win the match by 5 wickets. 

Man of the match today IPL

Mumbai Indians (MI) batsman Suryakumar Yadav was awarded Player of the Match in today’s IPL 2022 encounter against Rajasthan Royals (RR). The right-hander came to bat at No.3 and played a staggering innings of 51 runs in 39 balls that helped his side chase that target with ease. His knock was laced with 5 fours and 2 sixes and he also stitched a crucial partnership with Tilak Varma.

Today IPL highlights

You can catch highlights of today’s IPL 2022 encounter between Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Mumbai Indians (MI) that took place at DY Patil 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 slated to take place between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) at Wankhede Stadium in Pune. While the evening game is scheduled to take place between Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at MCA Stadium in Pune.

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IPL 2022 Point Table

Teams

P

W

L

Pts

Nrr

Gujarat Titans

9

8

1

16

+0.377

Rajasthan Royals

9

6

3

12

+0.450

Lucknow Super Giants

9

6

3

12

+0.408

Sunrisers Hyderabad

8

5

3

10

+0.600

Royal Challengers Bangalore

10

5

5

10

-0.558

Delhi Capitals

8

4

4

8

+0.695

Punjab Kings

9

4

5

8

-0.470

Kolkata Knight Riders

9

3

6

6

-0.006

Chennai Super Kings

8

2

6

4

-0.538

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 9 9 566 116 70.75 155.06 3 3
2 KL Rahul 9 9 374 103* 53.43 143.84 2 1
3 Hardik Pandya 8 8 308 87* 51.33 135.68 0 3
4 Tilak Varma 9 9 307 61 43.86 137.05 0 2
5 Shikhar Dhawan 9 9 307 88* 38.38 126.33 0 2

IPL 2022 Purple Cap

POS Player Mat Inns Wkts BBI Avg Econ SR
1 Yuzvendra Chahal 9 9 19 40/5 13.68 7.22 11.36
2 Kuldeep Yadav 8 8 17 14/4 14.11 8.08 10.47
3 Umran Malik 8 8 15 25/5 15.93 7.96 12.00
4 Wanindu Hasranga 10 10 15 20/4 18.20 8.02 13.60
5 T Natarajan 8 8 15 10/3 17.40 8.41 12.4

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Ankit Jit Singh

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