On Friday, Mumbai Indians scripted an easy 10-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings in the 41st fixture of the Indian Premier League at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
It was New Zealand speedster Trent Boult's four-wicket haul and an unbeaten 116-run opening stand between Ishan Kishan and Quinton de Kock that steered the reigning 'Paltan' stroll to a 10-wicket win which saw them moving atop the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table.
Going by their poor form -- this was their first defeat by 10 wickets in IPL history -- three-time champions CSK are virtually out, but they still have a mathematical chance of qualifying for the playoffs. Mahendra Singh Dhoni's team now has six points from 11 matches, out of which they have lost eight, and are now placed at the bottom of the eight-team table.
With Friday's comprehensive win, three-time champions Mumbai have gone atop the table with 14 points. Although Delhi Capitals and Royals Challengers Bangalore also have 14 points, they are placed second and third respectively on net run rate.
In the lists of leading wicket-takers and run-scorers, Kagiso Rabada of Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab skipper KL Rahul continue to lead, respectively.
Rabada, who has so far picked 21 wickets in 10 matches, holds the Purple Cap, followed by Mumbai pacer Jasprit Bumrah, who has 17 wickets in 10 games.
With 525 runs in 10 games, Rahul continues to hold onto the Orange Cap. Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan holds the second spot with 465 runs to his name.
Here are the top 5 players with most runs (Orange Cap):
1. KL Rahul - 540
2. Shikhar Dhawan - 465
3. Mayank Agarwal - 398
4. Faf du Plessis - 375
5. Quinton de Kock - 368
Here are the top 5 players with most wickets (Purple Cap):
1. Kagiso Rabada - 21
2. Jasprit Bumrah - 17
3. Trent Boult - 16
4. Mohammed Shami - 16
5. Jofra Archer - 15