Cricket

IPL 2020 Points Table, Orange Cap and Purple Cap Latest Table Today: RR end KXIP's winning run, keep playoff hopes going

  • FirstCricket Staff
  • October 30th, 2020
  • 23:52:21 IST

Rajasthan Royals once again chased down a target and picked up their second straight win to beat Kings XI Punjab by 7-wickets in Match 50 of the 2020 Indian Premier League. The two points meant RR stay in with a chance of qualifying for the playoffs. KXIP can still make it up but need things to go their way and a win in their last game of the league stages to make it forward.

KXIP, RR and KKR are all on 12 points and the result means either of RCB or DC will finish in the top two. MI are the only team to have qualified for the playoffs so far.

Asking KXIP to bat first, Chris Gayle and KL Rahul put together a 100-run stand for the second wicket. Nicholas Pooran chipped in with some meaty hits to help the score along. In the end, Gayle went for 99 as KXIP put 186 to chase.

In reply, Ben Stokes provided the launchpad with 26-ball 50. Sanju Samson picked up next with a 25-ball 48. Steve Smith and Jos Buttler drove the team home comfortably to stay in the thick of things in this closing stages of the league.

Here's the IPL 2020 points table in detail:

Position Team Matches Won Lost NR Net RR Points
1 MI (Q) 12 8 4 0 +1.186 16
2 RCB  12 7 5 0 +0.048 14
3 DC 12 7 5 0 +0.030 14
4 KXIP 13 6 7 0  -0.133 12
5 RR 13 6 7 0 -0.377 12
5 KKR  13 6 7 0 -0.467 12
6 SRH 12 5 7 0  +0.396 10
8 CSK 13 5 8 0 -0.532 10

Here's a look at the current Orange and Purple Cap holders in the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League:

Orange Cap: KL Rahul (KXIP), 641 runs

Purple Cap: Kagiso Rabada (DC), 23 wickets

Also Read: 

Click here to read factboxes of all IPL teams

Click here for full IPL 2020 Schedule

Click here to read all IPL team previews

Click here to read IPL FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) 

Click here to view the updated IPL points table

Click here to view the updated Orange Cap holder standings

Click here to view the updated Purple Cap standings 

Updated Date: October 30, 2020 23:52:21 IST

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

IPL 2020: RCB skipper Virat Kohli says MI bowled in right areas during last five overs, admits his team was 20 runs short
First Cricket News

IPL 2020: RCB skipper Virat Kohli says MI bowled in right areas during last five overs, admits his team was 20 runs short

According to Kohli, his team was in the game till the 17th over of Mumbai's chase, but the opposition batted well and finished the game in a professional manner.

IPL on Pod: Discussing crazy night of Super Overs, Dinesh Karthik leaving KKR's captaincy, predicting playoff teams and more
First Cricket News

IPL on Pod: Discussing crazy night of Super Overs, Dinesh Karthik leaving KKR's captaincy, predicting playoff teams and more

In the fourth episode of IPL on Pod, Firstpost's Anish Anand, Shubham Pandey, and Ujwal Singh discuss the crazy night when two matches had three Super Overs, Dinesh Karthik's decision to handover captaincy to Eoin Morgan, predict playoff candidates, and more.

IPL 2020: KXIP skipper KL Rahul says dew factor in second half made it tough for bowlers to defend total against RR
First Cricket News

IPL 2020: KXIP skipper KL Rahul says dew factor in second half made it tough for bowlers to defend total against RR

Sent in to bat, KXIP posted a decent 185 for four but RR overhauled the target without much ado, scoring 186 for three in 17.3 overs.