With yesterday’s gigantic victory over KXIP, SRH climbs to 3rd position in the IPL 2020 Points table. Jonny Bairstow & David Warner together stitched an outstanding partnership of 160 runs. But their stint was cut short by Rashid Khan who made a solid comeback by grabbing three wickets & ensured that KXIP doesn’t get a huge target to chase.
SRH who were sixth in the points table jumped up over CSK, RCB & KKR after yesterday’s win. However, RCB & KKR have played one game less than SRH meanwhile KXIP are still lacking at the bottom of the Points table with just one win in six matches being played. KXIP’s Captain KL Rahul who is leading the race for the Orange Cap had a poor stint with the bat in yesterday’s clash scoring just 11 runs to his total score. CSK’s FAF Du Plessis is just 14 runs behind the KXIP captain.
Mayank Agarwal who is third in the run scorers chart also failed to score big runs on Thursday’s clash against SRH. Jonny Bairstow, smashed 97 runs off 55 balls to climb to the fourth position in the list with 241 runs scored in this IPL season. David Warner who hit 52 runs is behind him at a fifth position by scoring 227 runs. Nicholas Pooran who hit the fastest fifty of this IPL season during his 37 balls- 77 runs stint also entered into the top 10 run scorer’s list & is currently at the seventh spot.
Rashid Khan moved up to eight wickets in this season with his three wicket haul to level up with Yuzvendra Chahal. Rabada currently leads the race for Purple Cap with 12 wickets registered on his name & behind him are Mumbai Indians pacer trio of Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult & James Pattinson. Mohammed Shami picked up one more wicket against SRH & took his wicket count to nine in the ongoing IPL season.