Chennai Super Kings (CSK) opener ut Turaj Gaikwad overtook Punjab Kings (PBKS) captain KL Rahul to become the highest run scorer of the tournament by finishing IPL 2021. Gaikwad scored 355 runs in 1 games and got the Orange Cap award.
His opening partner Faf du Plessis was just two runs behind him in the IPL 2021 Orange Cap leaderboard. Du Plessis played a one-run winning innings against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to help CSK win its fourth Indian Premier League title.
In the second innings of the IPL 2021 final, KKR opener Shubhaman Gill climbed to eighth place on the IPL 2021 Orange Cap leaderboard with a half-century record. Gill was KKR’s top scorer in the IPL 2021 final with 51 runs in 43 deliveries.
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Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) pacer Hershel Patel has won his first IPL Purple Cap award this year. The right-handed pacer is at the top with 322 wickets. Avesh Khan and Jaspreet Bumrah were the other two names in the top three.
CSK all-rounder Shardul Tagore took three wickets in the IPL 2021 final and surpassed 20 wickets in the season. Tagore was the most successful bowler in the Chennai-based franchise this season, taking a total of 21 wickets to his name.
KKR’s mystery spinner Sunil Narine is in the top ten in the Purple Cap standings with two wickets against CSK. However, his spin-bowling partner Varun Chakraborty went wicketless.
IPL 2021 Orange Cap and Purple Cap winners
Ut Turaj Gaikwad won the Orange Cap by scoring 635 runs in IPL 2021. He scored a century and four half-centuries in the season. His highest score was 101 *.
Hershal Patel won the Purple Cap in IPL 2021 with IPL2 wickets. He equals DJ Bravo’s record for most wickets by a single bowler in an IPL tournament. His best bowling figures were 5/27.