Lokesh Rahul and Andrew Tye retain Orange and Purple Caps on Matchday 41 of IPL 2018

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SRH’s Kane Williamson scored 81 against RCB to become second player this season to reach the 600-run mark but he couldn’t overtake Lokesh Rahul’s tally of 652 runs in 13 games, which meant the Orange Cap stayed with the KXIP batsman on Matchday 41 of IPL 2018 on Thursday.

Williamson fell 27 runs short of overtaking Lokesh. The Purple Cap also didn’t change hands and KXIP’s Andrew Tye remained its owner with 24 wickets in 13 games. 

Talking about the only match of the day, RCB overcame SRH to keep their play-off hopes alive in IPL 2018.

Chasing a mammoth 219 to win at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore, the SRH captain provided a big scare with a top-notch innings but Virat Kohli’s men just managed to prevail over their opponents.

Manish Pandey (62 not out of 38 balls) kept Williamson good company but despite doing their damnedest, the duo couldn’t take SRH over the line.

The visitors finished their innings on 204/3 to concede the contest by 14 runs. 

It was RCB’s sixth win in…

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