KL Rahul, Kagiso Rabada seal orange, purple awards

Chennai: Kagiso Rabada and KL Rahul topped the Indian Premier League wicket taking and run-scoring charts respectively as the tournament reached its conclusion.

Red Bull athlete and South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada was awarded the tournament’s Purple Cap for taking 30 wickets for runners-up Delhi Capitals, who lost out to Mumbai Indians in the final in Dubai.

Meanwhile, Rahul was given the Orange Cap with 670 runs for the side he captained, King Punjab XI. Red Bull athlete Kagiso Rabada added a further wicket in the final while his closest challenger for the top spot, Indian paceman JaspritBumrah, of the Mumbai Indians, finished with three wickets less.

 

NT Bureau