Last year in 2018, Chennai Super Kings won the IPL tournament. With the Chennai’s win in IPL 2018, the team lifted the IPL trophy for the third time. In 2018, Kane Williamson won the Orange Cap as he took 735 runs from 17 matches. The Purple cap was won by Andrew Tye who took 24 wickets from 14 matches. Now the IPL 2019 season is here and here are the updated points table, purple cap table and orange cap table of the current season.
Delhi capitals lead the IPL points table now with 16 points and net RR +0.233. Out of the 12 games played, they have had 8 wins and 4 losses. Chennai Super kings stand next to the Delhi Capitals in the points table. CSK has 16 points with net RR of (-).113. RCB is at the bottom with 8 points and net RR (-) 0.694. Here are the final updated latest IPL points table 2019 with the teams arranged in the order of their match points.
|Team||Matches Played||Won||Lost||Tied||Net RR||Points|
|Delhi Capitals||12||8||4||0||(+) 0.233||16|
|Chennai Super Kings||12||8||4||0||(-) 0.113||16|
|Mumbai Indians||11||7||4||0||(+) 0.537||14|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||11||5||6||0||(+) 0.559||10|
|Kings XI Punjab||11||5||6||0||(-) 0.117||10|
|Rajasthan Royals||12||5||7||0||(-) 0.321||10|
|Kolkata Night Riders||11||4||7||0||(-) 0.050||8|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||12||4||8||0||(-) 0.694||8|
Orange Cup Table
David Warner, the Sunrisers Hyderabad player tops the runs score chart (611 runs from 11 innings) now and wears the orange cup currently. He has a run-rate of 67.88 and his strike rate is 143.76. Shikhar Dhawan stands below to David Warner in runs score. Dhawan scored 451 runs from 12 innings. Here is the Orange cup table with the 10 leading runs scorers of the tournament currently.
|Player||Matches Played||Innings||Total Runs||High Score||Run Rate||Strike Rate|
|AB de Villiers||11||11||431||82*||53.87||153.38|
|Quniton de Cock||11||11||393||81||35.72||138.38|
About Orange Cap in IPL
The orange cap is the award reserved for the leading run scorer in an IPL tournament. The orange cap gets handed over as the top scorers change during the course of the tournament and finally who retains it at the end of the tournament will become the orange cap winner of that particular IPL season.
It was on April 25, 2008 the orange cap introduced in IPL. Brendon McCullum is the first player to wear an orange cap in the IPL history, but the first orange cap winner of an IPL tournament is Shaun Marsh (2008).
Purple Cap Table
The pace bowler of Delhi Capitals, Kagiso Rabada is the purple cap wearer now with a total of 25 wickets from 12 matches. He is followed by Yuzvendra Chahal with 17 wickets from 12 matches. Below is the purple cap table with the current purple holder and those ten leading wicket takers listed according to the latest IPL statistics.
About Purple Cap in IPL
The purple cap goes to the player who reaps the most wickets in an IPL tournament. Like that of the orange cap, the bowler who takes most wickets during the course of the tournament will wear it during his team’s fielding turn. The bowler stands top in the total wickets taken table after the final will be awarded the purple cap of the tournament at the finals’ awards ceremony.