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Orange cap IPL 2024: Virat Kohli back on first rank on highest-run scorer list. Check Top 10 highest scorers

Orange Cap IPL 2024: Royal Challengers Bengaluru batter Virat Kohli is the highest run scorer with 661 runs in IPL 2024 so far.

Orange cap IPL 2024: Royal Challengers Bengaluru's Virat Kohli walks off the field after losing his wicket during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Royal Challengers Bengaluru (AP)Premium
Orange cap IPL 2024: Royal Challengers Bengaluru's Virat Kohli walks off the field after losing his wicket during the Indian Premier League cricket match between Royal Challengers Bengaluru (AP)

Orange Cap IPL 2024: The Orange Cap is awarded to the highest run-scorer of the tournament. The Cap moves from one player to another, depending on the present top scorer. Let’s take a look at the Top 10 contenders after the SRH vs GT on May 16.

Kolkata Knight Riders' opener Phil Salt is at number 10 with 435 runs in 12 matches, with an average of 39.55. Delhi Capitals' skipper Rishabh Pant is at number 9. He has scored 446 runs in 13 matches so far with an average of 40.55.

Kolkata Knight Riders' opener Sunil Narine, who scored 461 runs in 12 matches at an average of 38.42 is at 8th spot. Lucknow Super Giants' skipper KL Rahul, who scored 465 runs in 13 mathces at an average of 35.77 stands at 7th position.

At number 6, stands Rajasthan Royals' skipper Sanju Samson, who scored 504 runs in 13 matches at an average of 56. In the number 5th position is Gujarat Titans' Sai Sudharsan, with 527 runs in 12 matches at an average of 47.91.

Also Read: IPL 2024 Points Table: SRH climb up after win against CSK, MI at the bottom

Rajasthan Royals' skipper Sanju Samson is at the 4th spot with 471 runs in 11 matches at an average of 67.29.

Here's the updated orange cap contenders:

 

PositionPlayerMatchesRuns
1Virat Kohli13661
2Ruturaj Gaikwad13583
3Travis Head11533
4Riyan Parag13531
5Sai Sudharsan 12527
6Sanju Samson13504
7KL Rahul13465
8Sunil Narine12461
9Rishabh Pant13446
10Phil Salt12435

Top 3 contenders

In the third position, is Sunrisers Hyderabad's powerful opener Travis Head who had scored 533 runs in 11 matches at an average of 53.30. He has also scored a century.

ALSO READ: IPL 2024 Purple Cap: Jasprit Bumrah back on top of highest wicket takers' list. Check top 10 bowlers here

Standing at the second spot is the Chennai Super Kings' skipper Ruturaj Gaikwad, who has scored 583 runs in 13 matches at an average 58.30. He has scored four half-centuries and a century. His highest is 108-not out.

Also Read: IPL 2024: Top highlights of last night's SRH vs CSK match

Leading the charts, is Royal Challengers Bangalore's star player Virat Kohli, who scored 661 runs in 13 matches at an average of 66.10. He also smashed a century where he remained unbeaten 113 runs. He also scored 5 half centuries.

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Sounak Mukhopadhyay
Sounak, spinning the digital news scene since 2012, crafts trendy articles for LiveMint.
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Published: 06 Apr 2024, 08:57 AM IST
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