IPL 2024: Rohit desperate to snatch orange cap from Virat, Bumrah wins purple cap, equation changed with one match

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale - Senior Editor
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New Delhi. After just one match in the IPL, there is rarely as much change in the race for Orange Cap and Purple Cap as it was after the victory of Mumbai Indians. Mumbai Indians defeated Punjab Kings by 9 runs in a very exciting match in IPL 2024 on Thursday. Jasprit Bumrah, who won the Player of the Match award, has become the leader in the race for Purple Cap after this match. Rohit Sharma has also taken a big leap in the race for Orange Cap.

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The 32nd match of IPL 2024 took place between Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings on Thursday. Batting first, Mumbai team scored 192 runs for 7 wickets. From his side, Suryakumar Yadav scored the most runs. He played an innings of 78 runs in 53 balls. Rohit Sharma was the second top scorer of the team. He scored 36 runs on 25 balls.

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Due to this innings, Rohit Sharma jumped 3 places in the Orange Cap race and reached the top-3. In this list of scoring the most runs, Virat Kohli is at number one with 361 runs. Rajasthan Royals' 22-year-old batsman Riyan Parag (318) is at second place. After these two, there is Rohit Sharma, who has scored a total of 297 runs in the tournament. Sunil Narine (276) and Shubman Gill (276) are at fourth and fifth position in the Orange Cap race.

Bumrah snatches purple cap from Yuji
After this match, the race for Purple Cap has completely changed. Jasprit Bumrah suffered 3 setbacks against Punjab Kings. With this he snatched the purple cap from Yuzvendra Chahal. Bumrah now has a total of 13 wickets in the tournament. Now he is at the forefront among the bowlers taking the most wickets. Yuzvendra Chahal (12) has now slipped from first to second position. Gerald Coetzee, who sent 3 batsmen of Punjab to the pavilion, has also taken his number of wickets to 12. In this way, in the list of taking the most wickets, two bowlers are from Mumbai Indians.

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