IPL 2022: RR defeated CSK by five wickets at Brabourne Stadium on Friday© BCCI/IPL
Rajasthan Royals qualified for the IPL 2022 play-offs on Friday after beating Chennai Super Kings by five wickets in Match 68 at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. Chasing a goal of 151, RR lost the wicket to Jos Buttler in the second over. However, Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 59 from 44 balls to put RR in a comfortable position. Ravichandran Ashwin went unbeaten on 40 from only 23 balls while RR chased the total with two balls left. Previously, CSK could only manage a total of only 150 for six, despite Moeen Ali’s 57-ball 93.
IPL 2022 Points Table
Gujarat Titans sit at the top of the table with 10 wins and four defeats (20 points). RR and Lucknow Super Giants are second and third respectively, with nine wins each. Both teams have 18 points, but LSG is behind NRR. Royal Challengers Bangalore is fourth with 16 points, followed by Delhi Capitals in fifth (14 points).
Kolkata Knight Riders took sixth place (14 points), followed by Punjab Kings (12 points) and SunRisers Hyderabad (12 points) in seventh and eighth place respectively. CSK remains ninth (eight points), while Mumbai Indians are bottom of the ranking (6 points).
IPL 2022 Orange Cap Race
Jos Buttler leads the Orange Cap race with 629 runs in 14 games. He is followed by LSG openers KL Rahul (537) and Quinton de Kock (502) in second and third place respectively. RCB skipper Faf du Plessis is fourth with 443 runs and David Warner is fifth (427 runs).
IPL 2022 purple cap race
Yuzvendra Chahal leads the Purple Cap race with 26 wickets in 14 games. He is followed by Wanindu Hasaranga (24) in second place and Kagiso Rabada (22) in third place. Umran Malik (21) and Kuldeep Yadav (20) are fourth and fifth respectively.
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