IPL 2020 Points Table Latest Update After RR vs MI, Match 45: Rajasthan Royals Beat Mumbai Indians to Keep Playoff Hopes Alive, CSK Eliminated; Virat Kohli Zooms to 3rd Spot in Orange Cap Tally

Dream11 IPL 2020 Updated Points Table, RR vs MI Match 45: Check the latest points table after Indian Premier League match between Rajasthan Royals and Mumbai Indians also see the Orange Cap and Purple Cap holder in the ongoing Dream11 IPL 2020.

By India.com Sports Desk | Updated:Mon, October 26, 2020 3:19am

IPL 2020 Points Table Latest After RR vs MI Match: Ben Stokes - 107 not out - and Sanju Samson - 54 not out - made a mockery of a 196-run target which Mumbai Indians had set for Rajasthan Royals in match 45 of Indian Premier League in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. Stokes and Samson knitted an unbeaten 152-run stand that powered Rajasthan to a comprehensive eight-wicket win over Mumbai. RR overhauled the target with nearly two overs to spare. It was Stokes's second IPL century and his highest score in T20s. RR ended their innings on 196/2 in 18.2 overs in reply to table-toppers MI's 195/5 wickets in 20 overs. Also Read - Shah Rukh Khan Buys Team in USA Cricket League, Names it LA Knight Riders

Despite the defeat, Mumbai remain perched at the top position with 14 points from 11 matches, while Rajasthan moved to the sixth spot with 10 points from 12 games. The competition for the fourth spot in IPL 2020 playoffs race is heating up. Each team will play 14 league matches, at the end of which the top four teams qualify for the knockouts, with the final set to be played on November 10 in Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Also Read - Virat Kohli Responds to Harry Kane on Asking Him For a Place in RCB

It was the fourth loss for Mumbai, who remain in a comfortable position at the top of the standings. The comprehensive win over defending champions not only kept Royals alive in the tournament, it also eliminated Chennai Super Kings from the competition. The night belonged to Stokes, who tore into the Mumbai attack after RR lost opener Robin Uthappa - 13 - and Steve Smith - 11- early. The southpaw was back to his very best, having struggled with his timing in the earlier games. Also Read - Happy Birthday, Suresh Raina: Wishes Pour in as Former India International Turns 34

Samson joined Stokes, who had collected four boundaries off Trent Boult in the third over. The Englishman then went on offensive against Krunal Pandya, collecting two fours before a boundary and six against Rahul Chahar with Royals racing to 75 for two after eight overs.

IPL 2020 Points Table After RR vs MI Match 45

Indian Premier League P W L D NRR Pts
1 Mumbai Indians 11 7 4 0 1.252 14
2 Delhi Capitals 11 7 4 0 0.434 14
3 Royal Challengers Bangalore 11 7 4 0 0.092 14
4 Kolkata Knight Riders 11 6 5 0 -0.476 12
5 Kings XI Punjab 11 5 6 0 -0.103 10
6 Rajasthan Royals 12 5 7 0 -0.505 10
7 Sunrisers Hyderabad 11 4 7 0 0.029 8
8 Chennai Super Kings 12 4 8 0 -0.602 8

Orange Cap Holder

Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli now occupy the third spot in IPL 2020 Orange Cap list - 415 runs - in 11 matches. He scored another half-century, his third in IPL 2020, on Sunday during RCB's match against Chennai Super Kings. However, despite Kohli's knock Bangalore ended up on the losing side as Chennai emerged victorious by eight wickets. Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul continues his domination at the pole position within IPL 2020 Orange Cap tally, with 567 runs under his belt in 11 matches. Rahul is followed by Delhi Capitals veteran batsman Shikhar Dhawan, who is at the second slot with 471 in 11 matches. CSK opener and ace Protea batsman -Faf du Plessis occupy the fourth spot- 401 runs in 11 matches, while Rahul teammate and KXIP opener Mayank Agarwal is at the fifth position with 398 runs in 10 games.

Purple Cap Holder

Delhi Capitals ace pacer Kagiso Rabada still rules the roost in Purple Cap list - most wickets in tournament, with 23 wickets in 11 matches. Rajasthan Royals pacer Jofra Archer, who bowled a good spell of fast bowling - 2/31 versus Mumbai Indians on Sunday, pip Jasprit Bumrah to take the second position. Archer and Bumrah have 17 wickets in 12 and 11 matches respectively. However, Archer's better economy rate puts him ahead of Bumrah in the IPL 2020 Purple Cap tally. Kings XI Punjab's star fast bowler - Mohammed Shami and RCB's main strike bowler Yuzvendra Chahal occupy the fourth and fifth spots with 17 and 16 wickets respectively.

Published:Mon, October 26, 2020 1:45am | Updated:Mon, October 26, 2020 3:19am

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