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IPL 2021 points table update: list of orange cap and purple cap to KKR vs SRH Match 49

IPL 2021, KKR vs SRH: Shubman Gill hits SunRisers Hyderabad on Sunday.© BCCI / IPL

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) beat SunRisers Hyderabad by six wickets in match 49 of the Continuing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 in Dubai on Sunday to keep their hopes alive in the play-off rounds. With the win, KKR consolidated their fourth place on the standings and now have 12 points from 13 games. Royal Challengers Bangalore qualified for the play-offs earlier in the day with a six-run victory over Punjab Kings. KL Rahul, with a beat of 39, claimed the Orange Cap from Ruturaj Gaikwad. The Punjab Kings captain has now scored 528 runs from 12 matches, 26 more than Ruturaj (502).

IPL 2021 points table

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Delhi Capitals both have 18 points from 12 games, but CSK leads the standings thanks to an excellent net run rate.

RCB, with a win over Punjab Kings on Sunday, clinched a playoff spot and are third with 16 points after 12 games.

KKR, which defeated SRH on Sunday, is fourth with 12 points. Fifth place is tied with the Indians of Mumbai, Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals on 10 points.

SRH, with only two wins so far this season, is languishing at the bottom of the table.

Orange cap

KL Rahul’s 39-run defeat to RCB overtook Ruturaj Gaikwad in the Orange Cap race.

Behind them is the captain of Rajasthan Royals, Sanju Samson, with 480 runs. Delhi Capitals’ Shikhar Dhawan is fourth on the list with 462 runs next to his name.

CSK opener Faf du Plessis is fifth on the list of leading run-scorers in IPL 2021 with 460 runs.

Press cap

Harshal Patel failed to score wickets against the Punjab Kings, but the seam bowler is still far ahead in the race for Purple Cap by 26 wickets from 12 games.


Delhi Capitals’ Avesh Khan is second with 21 wickets on the list of leading wickets.

Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah occupy third and fourth place with 18 and 17 wickets respectively.

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