IPL 2021 Points Table: After the match played on Tuesday in the Indian Premier League Season 14, there has been a big change in the points table. With the victory, Rajasthan Royals have made a strong claim towards the playoffs. At the same time, there is a danger of being out of the playoff race for Punjab Kings this time too. Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings, however, remains at number one.
In a very exciting match, Rajasthan Royals defeated Punjab Kings by two runs. Rajasthan Royals has 8 points with this win and has reached fifth place in the points table. Rajasthan Royals has played 8 matches so far, out of which it has won four while it has lost four.
Punjab Kings’ troubles escalated
Punjab Kings has played the maximum number of 9 matches in the tournament. Punjab Kings have lost 6 out of 9 matches and won three. Punjab Kings are at the seventh position in the points table with 6 points. Punjab Kings will have to win the remaining five matches to reach the playoffs.
With 12-12 points, Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals remain in the first place. Royal Challengers Bangalore are in third place with 10 points, while Mumbai Indians are in fourth place with eight points. KKR’s team is at the sixth position with 6 points in 8 matches. Sunrisers Hyderabad have won just one match and are at the last position.
KL Rahul becomes orange cap holder
Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul has become the Orange Cap holder by scoring 380 runs in 8 matches. Dhawan is in second place with 380 runs. Mayank Agarwal has reached the third position with 327 runs. Du Plessis is fourth and Prithvi Shaw remains in fifth place.
Harshal Patel is retaining the Purple Cap by taking 17 wickets in 8 matches. Avesh Khan has taken 14 wickets and is in second place. Chris Morris has reached third place with 14 wickets. Arshdeep Singh is fourth and Rahul Chahar is in fifth place.
Mithali Raj achieved another big milestone, becoming the first woman cricketer to do so