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IPL 2022: Rajasthan Royals' Jos Buttler bags Orange Cap with 863 runs

Rajasthan Royals opening batter Jos Buttler held the Orange Cap in the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL)

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Jos Buttler of Rajasthan Royals celebrates his century during the Qualifier 2 match of the TATA Indian Premier League 2022 against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Photo: Sportzpics for IPL
Jos Buttler of Rajasthan Royals celebrates his century during the Qualifier 2 match of the TATA Indian Premier League 2022 against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Photo: Sportzpics for IPL/File

opening batter held the Orange Cap in the 15th edition of the (IPL).

The Englishman registered a whopping total of 863 runs in 17 matches, at an average of 57.53 and a strike rate of 149.05. Second in the tally was Lucknow Super Giants skipper KL Rahul with 616 runs,

Buttler surpassed Delhi Capitals batter, David Warner's tally of 848 runs to become the second-highest scorer of all time in an IPL season. He also smashed four centuries and four half-centuries in IPL 2022.

Coming to the summit clash, Hardik Pandya's all-round performance of 34 runs with the bat and a three-wicket haul with ball powered debutants to a seven-wicket win over inaugural champions here at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Sunday.

Apart from Hardik, it was Shubman Gill who smashed 45 runs and helped his side chase down the modest target of 131 in 18.1 overs.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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First Published: Mon, May 30 2022. 07:14 IST