IPL 2020 Orange Cap holder LIVE: KL Rahul remains top after KXIP vs KKR

IPL 2020 Orange Cap holder: KXIP skipper KL Rahul (595 runs) retained the top spot. Shikhar Dhawan (471) is second while Virat kohli (415) is third.

KL Rahul led Kings XI Punjab to its fifth consecutive victory in the IPL.   -  BCCI/IPL

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 got underway in the UAE on Saturday, September 19. Eight teams — Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rajasthan Royals, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals are competing for the coveted trophy.

The IPL honours players with a number of awards at the end of each season, among them is the orange cap which goes to the highest run-scorer during the course of the tournament.

KXIP skipper KL Rahul (595 runs) retained the top spot. Shikhar Dhawan (471) is second while Virat kohli (415) is third.

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Kohli is also the all-time highest run-scorer in IPL, with 5777 runs from 187 matches. Chennai Super Kings' Suresh Raina, who pulled out of IPL 2020 due to personal reasons, is second with 5368 from 193 games. Mumbai Indians' Rohit Sharma is third with 5158 runs.

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