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Orange & Purple cap holder in IPL 2015

Who holds the Orange cap in IPL

Who holds the Purple cap in IPL


Every IPL the most exciting thing to know apart from the match results and points table is who is holding the orange and purple cap currently in IPL. The orange and purple caps keep rotating heads throughout the season and in the end the deserving bowler and batsmen get the caps.

What is orange cap in IPL?
The orange cap is awarded to the batsmen who is the leading run scorer in the IPL. When each team has played a match the orange cap is given to the batsmen with most runs and he fields wearing that orange cap. If some other batsmen run tally in the tournament get past the current hold or orange cap, then the cap belongs to him. Thus the orange cap keeps rotating heads throughout the tournament and then then finally the orange cap winner in decided in the closing ceremony.

What is purple cap in IPL?
Like the orange cap the purple cap is for the leading wicket taker. The bowler with most number of wickets in IPL holds the cap until someone has more wickets than him.



IPL points Table Updated

IPL Points Table & Live Score Board
Listed below is the updated points table for IPL 2015, since the tournament is still in the initial stage nothing much can be predicted but at later stages this points table will help you calculate if your favorite team is going to qualify for the next round of IPL or not. you can also check the live score board at the top of  your screen.

Here is the points table for IPL 2015: Courtesy espnscricinfo.com


IPL Matches Today - Live Score Updates

21-April-2015: Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals at Ahemdabad Today. Might be a change in ground could bring a change in fortune for Kings XI team.  A win a what Punjab team needs badly at this moment. However they are facing a team today, which is still undefeated in IPL 2015.  Rajasthan Royals are just playing very good T20 cricket at the moment and they have got all the thing at right place. Punjab on the other hand despite being  filled with talented and big name players and still to get the combination right.They are experimenting too much and I guess they should just keep the things simple and play batsmen in a role that suits them better.

20-April-2015: Today KKR will play against Delhi Daredevils. The DD team has got the momentum they have been missing so  far in IPL. They are now at 4 position in points table and a win today will ensure they will replace KKR team who is at number 3 positions. And if they win the match today with a better run rate the Delhi team might also replace CSK who is at number 2 in points table. 

15-April-2015: 13:18 IST:
Today match is between the tournaments favorites Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Daredevils. The Punjab team has a very good performance last year and prior to that the Punjab team performance in IPL was almost similar to the opponents today. The Delhi Daredevils team has not got a good season in the history of IPL. This year the team has invested heavily and purchased Yuvraj Singh at a huge amount. Now its for Delhi team players to show that performance. The match begins at 8 pm at Pune and its most likely that Delhi is goind to loose this match. Lest wait and watch. Good luck to all.


Date: 13-April-2015 Time: 13:25 IST
Once again welcome to the page where we post about the live matches and score updates. IPL 2015 or IPL season 8 in in its initial stage and the popularity will go higher in the later stages. The match details for all the IPL teams can be found here.

IPL Matches today


Today only one match is scheduled to be played. The match will be played at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore and the competing teams are Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Match will start at 8 pm. So far both the teams have played a single match in IPL. RCB won their opening match against KKR whereas Sunrisers lost their opening match to Chennai Super Kings. Given the form and team combinations RCB is expected to win this match easily.

Keep watching the live score above.

Glimpses of our posts in IPL 7
Yesterday Kings XI Punjab showed a great performance and posted 195 runs as target for Rajasthan Royals team. In the end Rajasthan Royal team managed to score 147 runs only and loosing the game by 48 runs. At one time it was looking that Kings Eleven Punjab will post a total of more than 200 or 225+ but last 5 overs they managed to score some 30 odd runs only, still the target was out of reach for the Rajasthan Royals team lead by Shane Warne.

Today we have 2 matches to be played in IPL. First match will be played between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore at Kolkata and the second one will be played between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings at Mumbai.


Kolkata Kinght Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore: This is the first time in IPL history that Kolkata team is looking strong in papers and the fields both, otherwise right from the beginning of the IPL Kolkata team has looked stronger in the papers but ended in the bottom of the points table. This is the first time that team looks to be doing good in points table as well. As far as the todays match is concerned its Royal Challengers team which would be more under pressure to win the match they are already in the bottom 2 of the points table and they need a couple of wins badly to make a comeback in the tournament. Kolkata on the other hand are at the top of points table but they lost the last match to Kochi Tuskers, thus they need to win this match so as to remain in the top of the points table.

Mumbai Indians Vs Chennai Super Kings: Mumbai Indians lost to Chennai Super Kings in the finals of the last year IPL and this time Mumbai must be looking forward to beat Chennai, this win can make Mumbai Indian secure the top position in points table, where as Chennai if wins can make into the top 4.

From World Cup excitement shifts to IPL

3 days more from today and IPL 2015 will start. After the hangover of world cup its a perfect time to beat the Indian summers watching IPL matches at home or in the stadiums. The first match of IPL will be played between the defending champions KKR and Mumbai Indians at Eden Gardens, Kolkatta.

A total of 60 matches will be played in the IPL this year including the group matches, eliminators and the finals. Here is the full details of the matches:


Wed Apr 8 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
Kolkata Knight Riders v Mumbai Indians Eden Gardens, Kolkata LIVE

Thu Apr 9 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
Chennai Super Kings v Delhi Daredevils MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai

Fri Apr 10 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
Kings XI Punjab v Rajasthan Royals Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune

Sat Apr 11 (20 ovs) 16:00 local (10:30 GMT)
 Chennai Super Kings v Sunrisers Hyderabad MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai 

Sat Apr 11 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
  Kolkata Knight Riders v Royal Challengers Bangalore Eden Gardens, Kolkata 

Sun Apr 12 (20 ovs) 16:00 local (10:30 GMT)
 Delhi Daredevils v Rajasthan Royals Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi 

Sun Apr 12 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
7th match - Mumbai Indians v Kings XI Punjab Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 

Mon Apr 13 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
 Royal Challengers Bangalore v Sunrisers Hyderabad M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore 

Tue Apr 14 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
 Rajasthan Royals v Mumbai Indians Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad 

Wed Apr 15 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
 Kings XI Punjab v Delhi Daredevils Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune 

Thu Apr 16 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
Sunrisers Hyderabad v Rajasthan Royals Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam 

Fri Apr 17 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
 Mumbai Indians v Chennai Super Kings Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 

Sat Apr 18 (20 ovs) 16:00 local (10:30 GMT)
 Sunrisers Hyderabad v Delhi Daredevils Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam 

Sat Apr 18 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
Kings XI Punjab v Kolkata Knight Riders Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune 

Sun Apr 19 (20 ovs) 16:00 local (10:30 GMT)
 Rajasthan Royals v Chennai Super Kings Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad 

Sun Apr 19 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
 Royal Challengers Bangalore v Mumbai Indians M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore 

Mon Apr 20 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
 Delhi Daredevils v Kolkata Knight Riders Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi 

Tue Apr 21 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
 Rajasthan Royals v Kings XI Punjab Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad 

Wed Apr 22 (20 ovs) 16:00 local (10:30 GMT)
Sunrisers Hyderabad v Kolkata Knight Riders Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam 

Wed Apr 22 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
 Royal Challengers Bangalore v Chennai Super Kings M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore 

Thu Apr 23 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
 Delhi Daredevils v Mumbai Indians Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi 

Fri Apr 24 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
 Rajasthan Royals v Royal Challengers Bangalore Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad 

Sat Apr 25 (20 ovs) 16:00 local (10:30 GMT)
 Mumbai Indians v Sunrisers Hyderabad Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 

Sat Apr 25 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
 Chennai Super Kings v Kings XI Punjab MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai 

Sun Apr 26 (20 ovs) 16:00 local (10:30 GMT)
Kolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals Eden Gardens, Kolkata 

Sun Apr 26 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
Delhi Daredevils v Royal Challengers Bangalore Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi 

Mon Apr 27 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
Kings XI Punjab v Sunrisers Hyderabad Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh 

Tue Apr 28 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
Chennai Super Kings v Kolkata Knight Riders MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai 

Wed Apr 29 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
Royal Challengers Bangalore v Rajasthan Royals M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore 

Thu Apr 30 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
 Kolkata Knight Riders v Chennai Super Kings Eden Gardens, Kolkata 

Fri May 1 (20 ovs) 16:00 local (10:30 GMT)
 Delhi Daredevils v Kings XI Punjab Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi 

Fri May 1 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
Mumbai Indians v Rajasthan Royals Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 

Sat May 2 (20 ovs) 16:00 local (10:30 GMT)
Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kolkata Knight Riders M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore 

Sat May 2 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
Sunrisers Hyderabad v Chennai Super Kings Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad 

Sun May 3 (20 ovs) 16:00 local (10:30 GMT)
 Kings XI Punjab v Mumbai Indians Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh 

Sun May 3 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
Rajasthan Royals v Delhi Daredevils Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai 

Mon May 4 (20 ovs) 16:00 local (10:30 GMT)
Chennai Super Kings v Royal Challengers Bangalore MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai 

Mon May 4 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
Kolkata Knight Riders v Sunrisers Hyderabad Eden Gardens, Kolkata 

Tue May 5 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
Mumbai Indians v Delhi Daredevils Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 

Wed May 6 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
Royal Challengers Bangalore v Kings XI Punjab M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore 

Thu May 7 (20 ovs) 16:00 local (10:30 GMT)
Rajasthan Royals v Sunrisers Hyderabad Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai 

Thu May 7 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
 Kolkata Knight Riders v Delhi Daredevils Eden Gardens, Kolkata 

Fri May 8 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
 Chennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai 

Sat May 9 (20 ovs) 16:00 local (10:30 GMT)
 Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab Eden Gardens, Kolkata 

Sat May 9 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
Delhi Daredevils v Sunrisers Hyderabad Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur 

Sun May 10 (20 ovs) 16:00 local (10:30 GMT)
 Mumbai Indians v Royal Challengers Bangalore Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 

Sun May 10 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
Chennai Super Kings v Rajasthan Royals MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai 

Mon May 11 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
Sunrisers Hyderabad v Kings XI Punjab Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad 

Tue May 12 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
 Delhi Daredevils v Chennai Super Kings Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur 

Wed May 13 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
 Kings XI Punjab v Royal Challengers Bangalore Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh 

Thu May 14 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
Mumbai Indians v Kolkata Knight Riders Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 

Fri May 15 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
 Sunrisers Hyderabad v Royal Challengers Bangalore Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad 

Sat May 16 (20 ovs) 16:00 local (10:30 GMT)
Kings XI Punjab v Chennai Super Kings Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh 

Sat May 16 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
 Rajasthan Royals v Kolkata Knight Riders Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai 

Sun May 17 (20 ovs) 16:00 local (10:30 GMT)
 Royal Challengers Bangalore v Delhi Daredevils M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore 

Sun May 17 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
 Sunrisers Hyderabad v Mumbai Indians Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad 

Tue May 19 (20 ovs) (14:30 GMT | 11:26 IST)
Qualifier 1 - TBC v TBC Venue TBC 

Wed May 20 (20 ovs) (14:30 GMT | 11:26 IST)
Eliminator - TBC v TBC Venue TBC 

Fri May 22 (20 ovs) (14:30 GMT | 11:26 IST)
Qualifier 2 - TBC v TBC Venue TBC 

Sun May 24 (20 ovs) 20:00 local (14:30 GMT)
Final - TBC v TBC Eden Gardens, Kolkata

We at www.icccricket.blogspost.com are supporting Kings XI Punjab this year and hope team will play well, like they did last year.

ICC World Cup 2015 Semi Final Match Today Live Updates

Update: 25th Match 2015: Yesterday semi final between New Zealand will remain as one to the classic world cup encounters. The match was played well and fought hard by both the teams, but in the end it was New Zealand who will make it to the finals. South Africa has to wait some time more and the tag of chokers will remain with them.  It is the first time and New Zealand will play in the final of the world cup and all the players in the team are in the form of their life. That is the reason the team is still unbeaten in the world cup.

Tomorrow second semi final of the world cup will be played between Australia and India. Indian team is also unbeaten so far, but this time they are playing the Aussies who are lethal on the home turf. I think Australian team is favorite here and like the 2011 world cup, this will be a final among the co hosts.

Half of this tweet is already true and half might come true tomorrow.

Its March 24th and the first semi final match of the ICC cricket world cup 2015 is being played between New Zealand and South Africa. This match is being rated as the most high voltage match of the world cup. An undefeated New Zealand facing South African team. Both the teams have a long history of choking and both the teams have never made it to finals of the world cup history.

Today morning South Africa won the toss and elected to bat first at Auckland. The opening wasn't good and both openers were gone early. However after that F du Plessis build up the innings nicely with Rossouw and AB de Villiers. In the power plays the team is accelerating the score fast and it look on the way to post a 300+ total to defend. Anything more than 300 will be a big total for New Zealand team to  chase.

Score Update: 9:32 am IST: South Africa 216/3 in 38 overs. 12 overs to go and they have still a long batting line up. 

Score Update: 10:18 am IST: Rain playing spoil sport here. Its been more than an hour, the match is stopped due to rain.  Rain is expected to stop in some time, however we have a reserve day tomorrow, so chances of a tie OR DLS coming to picture are very rare.


Score Update: 10:44 am IST: Rain has stopped. Ground is being inspected and we might have a  game. Will keep you updated. 

Match Update 11:00 am IST:  Match resumes in 20 minutes and its been redumced to a 43 over game each side. This means New Zealand has to work harder on remaining spells of bowlers. 

Match Update: Now its going to be difficult for New Zealand to chase the revised score. South Africa made 281 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 43 overs. However the revised total for New Zealand will be 298 in 443 overs and they will get 13 overs of power play (9+4). 

NZ innings starts in 10 minutes 

Score update: 12:15 pm IST: Kiwis are off to a quick start reached 50 run in less that 5 overs. Current score is New Zealand  52/0 in 4.1 overs. 

Score update: 12:28 pm IST: South Africa got the required breakthrough. Danger man McCullum  is out scoring a quick half century (59 of 26 balls)
  Current score is New Zealand  71/1 in 6.4 overs.

World Cup Quarterfinal Match 4 Live - NZ vs West Indies

This is the last quarter final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. The match will begin in next few minutes. The winner of the match today will qualify for the semi-final match and face South Africa in the semi finals.

Looking at the performances of both the teams, West Indies team has performed in patches. Some matches they play very well however in other they were just below the standards. Thus it is very hard to say how this team will play in the quarterfinals against New Zealand.

New Zealand team on the other hands is unbeaten so far in the world cup (Only other team is India). They are good in every aspect this world cup be it batting, balling or fielding. Their fast bowlers are firing, batsmen are scoring quick runs and spin attack is very economical. This is really a world cup winning combination.

West Indies team played last league match without the opener Chis Gayle and chances of him playing are still doubtful. We'll need to see if the tam management will risk including less than 100% fit Gayle in the squad.

Catch the live score above and enjoy the match.

World Cup Quarter Final - Australia vs Pakistan Live Updates

Score Update: 12:33 pm IST - Australia needs 214 to win. Pakistan team all out for 213 in 49.5 overs. 

Score Update: 12:01 pm IST - Pakistan lost the wicket of  Sohaib Maqsood at the score of 188. Sohaib Maqsood scored  29 runs facing 44 balls. Now it seems the team is in trouble.
Score:  188/7 in 42 overs. 
 
So the latest score is Pakistan 171/6 in 39 overs.

Pakistan just lost Shahid Afridi

My early worries about the Pakistan batting line up were right. Their openers got our cheaply and later there were hardly any partnerships that could build the innings. All we can hope now is that Pakistan can score minimum 250 runs. Else anything less than this will mean another team from Asia is out of the world cup for Sure. Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are already back home losing their games in quarter finals to South Africa and India respectively.

Early in the morning Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first. Given the form of the Pakistan cricket team batsmen, I can't say if this is the right decision or not.