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IPL 2021 Updates: Orange Cap for Shikhar Dhawan and Purple Cap for Harshal Patel

IPL 2021 has started in the six states of India between the eight teams of the state. Since the league has started, many records have added to the list of cricket records. This year, the IPL 2021 was started on April 9, and from that day, 5 matches of the IPL have been played between teams. As we know that the BCCI rewards the player who started to give their best in the ongoing matches. Last time, KKR’s player Nitish Rana won the Orange Cap’s title with the highest runs in this IPL 2021 league but now, the time and matches have changed and another player of the team has taken the title of the Orange Cap. Yes. DC’s player Shikhar Dhawan has achieved the title of highest runs in this IPL season. So, let’s find out more about the player and also, runner-up player of the league.

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These players are on the list of IPL 2021 Orange Cap Race

Mainly, two players of the IPL 2021, Shikhar Dhawan from Delhi Capitals and Glenn Maxwell from Royal Challengers Bangalore are standing on the table but maybe, Shikhar Dhawan won this race and also, achieved the title of Orange Cap of this league. Shikhar Dhawan scored 231 runs with an average run rate of 57.75 and on the other side, Glenn Maxwell scored 176 runs with an average run rate of 58.66. More players are ready to come to the first position but they have to show their skills to achieve the target.


Player NameTeam Name RunMatchesAverage Run Rate


Shikhar DhawanDelhi Capitals2314


2Glenn MaxwellRoyal Challengers Bangalore1763


3KL RahulPunjab Kings1573



Nitish RanaKolkata Knight Riders1553


5Rohit SharmaMumbai Indians1384


These players are on the list of IPL 2021 Purple Cap Race

While many bowlers have come on the list of the best bowling in this season and KKR’s Andrew Russell got the highest wickets rate in this season but this time, a player has come of the team Royal Challengers Bangalore Harshal Patel won the title of the highest wickets of the league. He has taken 9 wickets in the last 3 matches with an average of 7.66. On the other side, Avesh Khan from Delhi Capitals is standing in the second position. He has taken 8 wickets in his last 4 matches with an average of 12.87.


Player NameTeam Name WicketsMatchesAverage Run Rate
1Harshal PatelRoyal Challengers Bangalore93



Avesh KhanDelhi Capitals8412.87
3Rahul ChaharRajasthan Royals84



Trent BoultSunrisers Hyderabad6419.00
5Chetan SakariyaRajasthan Royals63


Now, many players are trying to put their name on the list of the best bowler and batsmen. Rahul Chahar has taken 8 wickets in 4 matches and on the other side, KL Rahul scored 157 runs in the last 3 matches. Now, every player is giving their best to reach the first position and achieve the purple and orange cap of the league.

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