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Punjab Kings XI Punjab is out of play. But Captain KL Rahul is the strongest contender for Orange Cap by scoring 670 runs in 14 matches at an average of 55.83.
The journey of Kings XI Punjab in IPL 13 has ended. League matches are over as well. Playoff matches will be played from today. Punjab is out of the play-off phase. But team captain Lokesh Rahul has managed to make four records. Also he is a strong contender for Orange Cap. Rahul is the top scorer this season. He has scored 670 runs in 14 matches at an average of 55.83. He is followed by David Warner of Sunrisers Hyderabad. He has scored 525 runs in 14 matches at an average of 44.04.
Top three batsmen scoring the most runs this season
|Lokesh Rahul||14||Kings xi punjab||55.83||670|
|David warner||14||Sunrisers Hyderabad||44.08||529|
|Shikhar Dhawan||14||Delhi capitals||47.72||525|
At the same time, Rahul is the batsman who has scored more than 50 runs in this season. He has scored 5 fifties and a century in his 670-run innings. Shikhar Dhawan is ahead in the century. While he is second in applying Fifty. Dhawan has scored 525 runs. These include 2 century and 3 half century.
Top three batsmen who have scored more than 50 runs in an innings in IPL-13
|Batsman||The match||Team||Average||Run||100||50||50 plus|
|Lokesh Rahul||14||Kings xi punjab||55.83||670||1||5||6|
|Shikhar Dhawan||14||Delhi capitals||47.72||525||2||3||5|
|Devdutt Padikkal||14||Royal Challengers Bangalore||33.71||472||0||5||5|
Scored an unbeaten 132 against Bengaluru
Rahul is also the highest run-scorer in a match. He scored 132 off 69 balls in the match against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Which includes 14 fours and 7 sixes.
Top three batsmen to score the most runs in an innings in IPL-13
|Batsman||Run||The ball||Fours||Sixes||strike rate||Team||Opposition|
|Lokesh Rahul||132 not out||69||14||7||191.30||Kings xi punjab||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|Ben stokes||107 not out||60||14||3||178.33||
Royal Challengers Bangalore
|Shikhar Dhawan||106 not out||61||12||3||173.77||Delhi capitals||Kings xi punjab|
At the same time, Rahul has also topped most fours and sixes. He has hit 98 fours and sixes. Which includes 58 fours and 23 sixes.
The top three batsmen with the most fours and sixes in an inning and season in IPL-13
|Batsman||Run||The ball||4 runs||6 runs||4 + 6 runs (season)|
|Lokesh Rahul||132 not out||69||14||7||98|
|Ben stokes||107 not out||60||14||3||74|