In the IPL 2023, Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Rajasthan Royals in a thrilling victory on Sunday at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium to move out of last place with 8 points after 10 games.
With 8 from 10 games, they are tied for first position with Delhi Capitals on points, but the Hyderabad-based squad is ranked higher because to a better net run rate.
Rajasthan let the game go right under their nose, losing a chance to move up to second place in the standings. The game's last delivery, a no-ball from Sandeep Sharma, lost them the win since the free hit that followed went for a boundary and assisted SRH in crossing the finish line.
After the unexpected outcome, RR maintained position 4 on the leaderboard with 10 points from 11 games.
With their victory against Lucknow Super Giants earlier in the day, the defending champion Gujarat Titans increased their lead over the field, denying LSG the opportunity to pass second-place Chennai Super Kings.
With 11 points from as many games after their defeat to Hardik Pandya's GT, LSG held onto third place.
With 10 points from in as many games, Royal Challengers Bangalore is tied for fifth position in the table with the sixth-place Mumbai Indians and the seventh-place Punjab Kings in terms of points.The only factor separating the three clubs is net run rate.
After 10 games, Kolkata Knight Riders are in eighth place with 8 points.
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RCB captain Faf du Plessis, who has scored 511 runs this year, is still ranked first, followed by RR rookie Yashasvi Jaiswal, who has scored 477 runs.
After scoring an unbroken 94 against LSG in the day's first match, GT starter Shubman Gill moved up to third place in the standings with 469 runs scored thus far this season.
Devon Conway, the CSK opener, is in fourth position this year with 458 runs, ahead of RCB's Virat Kohli, who is in fifth place with 419 runs.
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With the top three bowlers each having 19 wickets, the battle for the purple cap is as close as it gets.
The leading wicket-takers are CSK seamer Tushar Deshpande, followed by CSK colleague Rashid Khan and GT pacer Mohammed Shami.
With 17 wickets this season, veteran MI spinner Piyush Chawla sits fourth, while Yuzvendra Chahal of RR is ranked fifth after his 4-wicket haul against SRH.