IPL 2019 points table, Orange Cap and Purple Cap standings: Latest update after RCB beat KXIP
Virat Kohli's RCB stay alive in IPL 2019 with a hat-trick of wins. © BCCI

Royal Challengers Bangalore won their third match in a row to move off the last spot on the IPL 2019 points table and keep their playoff hopes alive, after beating Kings XI Punjab by 17 runs in match 42 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Wednesday.

This latest win over KXIP has taken RCB to eight points, which leaves then at seventh spot and pushes Rajasthan Royals down to last.

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This is how the latest IPL standings look like as of April 24:

IP 2019 points table latest

Spurred by AB de Villiers’ unbeaten 82 off 44 balls, RCB surged to 202/4 and KXIP could reply with 185/7 in 20 overs. RCB need to win all their remaining matches and hope other results go their way, if they want to qualify for the IPL playoffs.

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The loss to RCB is KXIP’s sixth and they remain at fifth place on the table with 10 points.

On the Orange Cap table for most runs, the KXIP pair of Chris Gayle and KL Rahul have taken the third and fourth spots.

On the Purple Cap table for most wickets, South Africa’s Kagiso Rabada remains the leader.