IPL Points Table: Birthday gift to Laxman .. Sunrisers for fourth place .. But?

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The Sunrisers, who beat Bangalore in a must-win match to stay in the IPL playoffs, have moved up to fourth in the points table. The win added 12 points to the Orange Army’s tally. Kings XI Punjab, Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders have 12 points each, but the Sunrisers are in the top-4 based on their improved net run rate.

The Mumbai Indians are the first team to reach the playoffs this season. They continue to top the points table with 9 wins. RCB and Delhi Capital are in second and third place respectively with 14 points.

The match between Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab will start this afternoon. If Punjab wins this match, it will move up to the second position in the points table with 14 wins and a better net run rate. Tonight (November 1) the winner of the match between Kolkata and Rajasthan will advance to the fourth position. Then the sunrisers reach the aura. The Orange Army was seventh before the match against Bangalore.

When it comes to players’ personal performance, KL Rahul, who has scored 641 runs in 13 matches, is the Orange Cap holder, followed by Shikhar Dhawan (471) and David Warner (444).

In the Purple Cap race, Delhi pacer Kagiso Rabada (23 wickets) is ahead so far. Bumra (23 wickets) pushed him back with a better economy. Mohammad Shami was second with 20 wickets.

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