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IPL 2021 Points Table And Orange Cap: Who Has The Orange Cap In IPL 2021?

IPL 2021 Points Table And Orange Cap stats are updated every game. The orange cap is awarded to the batsmen with the highest number of runs in the season. Read this article to get all the info about IPL 2021 Points Table and Orange cap.

by Vishwesh Rajan P | Updated Apr 21, 2021 05:46 AM

IPL 2021 Points Table And Orange Cap: Who Has The Orange Cap In IPL 2021?

IPL 2021 Points Table And Orange Cap

The new season of IPl kicked off recently and it has been a riveting season so far. The competition has been intense and many close encounters have happened already. The latest encounter to take place was between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals. In a low scoring affair, it was Delhi Capitals who emerged victorious in the end. Scroll down to learn more about the updated Points Table and Orange Cap standings.

IPL Orange Cap 2021

DC opener Shikhar Dhawan who is looking like a serious contender for the Orange Cap this season put up another solid performance. He played a crucial inning that laid the foundation for the DC run chase. He also became the first batsman to cross the 200-run mark in this edition of the IPL. With 231 runs he is currently the highest run-scorer of the season. Read on to learn more about the other contestants.

Most Runs in IPL 2021

Listed below are the top run scores until April 21 in IPL 2021.

No. Player Matches Innings Runs HS Avg SR
1 Shikhar Dhawan 4 4 231 92 57.75 148.07
2 Glenn Maxwell  3 3 176 78 58.66 149.15
3 KL Rahul 3 3 157 91 52.33 145.37
4 Nitish Rana 3 3 155 80 51.66 135.96
5 Rohit Sharma 4 4 138 44 34.50 135.29

IPL 2021 Points Table

With three wins out of three, Royal Challengers Bangalore are yet to record their first loss of the season. With Glenn Maxwell in form RCB are title favourites for this season of the IPL. Listed below is the IPL 2021 points table as of April 21, 2021

No. Teams Played Won Lost N/R Points NRR
1 Royal Challengers Bangalore  3 3 0 0 6 +0.750
2 Delhi Capitals 4 3 1 0 6 +0.426
3 Chennai Super Kings 3 2 1 0 4 +1.194
4 Mumbai Indias 2 1 1 0 2 +0.367
5 Rajasthan Royals 2 1 1 0 2 +0.052
6 Kolkata Knight Riders 3 1 2 0 2 -0.633
7 Punjab Kings 3 1 2 0 2 -0.967
8 Sunrisers Hyderabad 3 0 3 0 0 -0.483

IPL 2021 Purple Cap

Similar to the Orange Cap, the Purple Cap is awarded to the highest wicket-keeper. In the last season, it was Kagiso Rabada who finished at the top with a total of thirty wickets. You can get this season’s standings as of April 21, 2021, below,

No. Player Matches Innings Overs Runs Wkts Avg Econ SR
1 Harshal Patel 3 3 12 69 9 7.66 5.75 8.00
2 Avesh Khan 4 4 16 103 8 12.87 7.35 10.50
3 Rahul Chahar 4 4 16 118 8 14.75 7.37 12.00
4 Trent Boult 4 4 15.4 114 6 19.00 7.27 15.66
5 Chetan Sakariya 3 3 12 100 6 16.66 8.33 7.00

Most Wickets in IPL 2021

RCB medium pacer Harshal Patel is at the top of the leaderboard with a total of nine wickets so far. He has been impressive so far this season and has played a crucial role for the team. Following him closely is Delhi Capitals Pacer Avesh Khan. He has bagged eight wickets so far and is another youngster to look out for in the future. Trailing them closely are Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult and Chetan Sakariya.

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IPL 2021 Points Table and Orange Cap: FAQs

1. When did IPL 2021 start?

IPL 2021 started on April 9, 2021.

2. Which batsman currently holds the Orange Cap?

Shikhar Dhawan from Delhi Capitals currently holds the Orange Cap.

3. Which bowler currently holds the Purple Cap?

Harshal Patel currently holds the Purple Cap.

4. Which is team is at the top of the points table in IPL 2021?

Royal Challengers Bangalore is currently at the top of the Leaderboard. 

5. Who won the purple cap in IPL 2020?

The Purple Cap was won by Kagiso Rabada. 

6. When does IPL 2021 end?

IPL 2021 final will be played on 30 May 2021. 

7. Where is the IPL 2021 final being held?

The final will be held in Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad.