IPL 2023 Points Table: Jaiswal in place of Faf; Deshpande tops Purple Cap list | Cricket
Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians (MI) Beat Sanju Samson-led team Rajasthan Royals (RR) In match number 42 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 at the Wankhede Stadium. Power-hitter Tim David hit a hat-trick of sixes in the final over to give the record-time winners a famous victory in their backyard. David’s 14-ball 45 not out and Suryakumar Yadav’s brilliant half-century (55) powered Mumbai Indians to a 6-wicket win over the 2008 winners at the Wankhede.
Earlier in the day, four-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) suffered their fourth defeat of the new season. Shikhar Dhawan-led Punjab Kings (PBKS) defeated MS Dhoni’s CSK by four wickets in a last-over thriller at Chepauk. Sikandar Raza scored the winning runs for PBKS off the last ball to seal a famous victory for the Punjab Kings.
Punjab Kings have moved up to the fifth spot in IPL 2023 after their win over Chennai Super Kings. The defending champions Gujarat Titans are still leading the IPL 2023 table with 12 points from 8 matches. Dhoni’s CSK is at the fourth position in the IPL 2023 points table. Despite suffering a defeat at the hands of Mumbai Indians, Samson’s RR team is third in the IPL 2023 points table. With 8 points from 8 matches, the record-time winners Mumbai Indians are seventh in the IPL 2023 standings.
RR opener Yashasvi Jaiswal scored his maiden century in the recently concluded match between Rajasthan and Mumbai. Jaiswal has reclaimed the top spot from Faf du Plessis in the Orange Cap standings. The RR opener has scored 428 runs in 9 matches. The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper is on the second spot with 422 runs in 8 matches. The veteran Proteas batsman is followed by CSK opener Devon Conway, who played a fine knock against the Punjab Kings on Sunday.
CSK pacer Tushar Deshpande has topped the IPL 2023 Purple Cap standings. Deshpande took three wickets against PBKS in Chepauk. The CSK pacer is followed by PBKS star Arshdeep Singh, who is second on the list with 15 wickets. RCB pacer Mohammad Siraj is third with 13 dismissals this season.