IPL 2021 Orange Cap: KKR’s Nitish Rana leads Orange Cap leaderboard, Bairstow enters top 3: After Match No.9 of IPL 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Nitish Rana continues to be placed on top of the Orange Cap table after a couple of top innings. He smashed 80 against Sunrisers Hyderabad in KKR’s opening match and then followed it with 57 runs. He has amassed 137 runs in 2 matches and placed on top, 6 runs above RR captain Sanju Samson.
Bairstow has also jumped to third place in the table with his excellent 43 against MI.
Meanwhile, Samson is placed second in the table which includes a brilliant 119 off 63 balls in the opening match against Punjab Kings.
Rules for IPL Orange Cap
- The award is given to the leading run-scorer of the IPL season.
- The batsman with the most runs in the tournament during the season would wear the Orange Cap while in the field.
- In case of a tie, the batsman with a better strike rate is awarded the Orange Cap.
- The Orange Cap owner who is fielding is allowed to wear the Orange Cap till the end of the innings even if an opposition batsman has overtaken his runs.
IPL 2021 Orange Cap
IPL 2021 Orange Cap Leaderboard
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