List of IPL Orange Cap winners in all seasons

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List of IPL Orange Cap winners in all seasons
List of IPL Orange Cap winners in all seasons

The IPL Orange Cap is an award which is given every season to the leading run-scorer of the tournament. IPL 2023 will be starting from 31st March, the race for the trophy will begin between the 10 teams. Along with  IPL trophy there will be a race among players for the orange cup.  IPL awards a player with an orange cap. The player who scores the maximum runs in the tournament is awarded the prestigious orange cap. Over the last seasons of the Indian Premier League, different players have won the orange cap after scoring highest runs in the tournament.

The Orange Cap is presented to the batsman with the highest aggregate runs throughout the IPL season. It serves as a testament to a player’s consistency, skill, and ability to score runs across various matches and conditions. The player who wears the Orange Cap becomes a symbol of dominance and becomes a focal point of attention for cricket enthusiasts.

Winning the Orange Cap is a significant achievement for any batsman participating in the IPL. It not only recognizes their personal contribution but also contributes to their team’s success. Batsmen who consistently perform well and wear the Orange Cap often become the driving force behind their team’s progress, providing stability and impetus at the top of the batting order.

Facts about IPL Orange Cap

  • The orange cap is awarded to the highest run-scorer of the tournament.
  • The batsman having most runs in the tournament would wear the Orange Cap while playing in the field.
  • In case of a tie between two players, the batsman having a better strike rate is given the Orange Cap.
  • The Orange Cap holder who is fielding ground can wear the Orange Cap till the end of the innings even if another batsman has overtaken his runs tally.
  • Season Player Team Runs
    2008 Shaun Marsh Kings XI Punjab 616
    2009 Matthew Hayden Chennai Super Kings 572
    2010 Sachin Tendulkar Mumbai Indians 618
    2011 Chris Gayle Royal Challengers Bangalore 608
    2012 Chris Gayle Royal Challengers Bangalore 733
    2013 Michael Hussey Chennai Super Kings 733
    2014 Robin Uthappa Kolkata Knight Riders 660
    2015 David Warner Sunrisers Hyderabad 562
    2016 Virat Kohli Royal Challengers Bangalore 973
    2017 David Warner Sunrisers Hyderabad 641
    2018 Kane Williamson Sunrisers Hyderabad 735
    2019 David Warner Sunrisers Hyderabad 692
    2020 KL Rahul Kings XI Punjab 670
    2021 Faf du Plessis Chennai Super Kings 633

Here in this article we will take a look at all the winners of the orange cap in the history of the Indian Premier League.

  • 2008Shaun Marsh of Kings Eleven Punjab won the Orange Cap. He scored 616 runs in 11 matches with an average of 68.44 and a strike rate of 139.68. His highest score in that season was 115. He scored 5 half-centuries and 1 century in the tournament.

    Shaun Marsh of Kings Eleven Punjab
    Shaun Marsh of Kings Eleven Punjab
  • 2009  Mathew Hayden of Chennai Super Kings won the Orange Cap. He scored 572 runs in 12 matches with an average of 52 and a strike rate of 144.81 . His highest scored in that season was 89 . He scored 5 half-centuries in the tournament.

    Mathew Hayden of Chennai Super Kings
    Mathew Hayden of Chennai Super Kings
  • 2010 –  Sachin Tendulkar of Mumbai Indians won the Orange Cap. He scored 618 runs in 15 matches with an average of 47.53 and a strike rate of 132.61 . His highest score in that season was 89. He scored 5 half-centuries in the tournament.

    Sachin Tendulkar of Mumbai Indians
    Sachin Tendulkar of Mumbai Indians
  • 2011 –  Chris Gayle of Royal Challengers Bangalore won the Orange Cap. He scored 608 runs in 12 matches with an average of 67.55 and a strike rate of 183.13. His highest score in that season was 107. He scored 3 half-centuries 2 centuries in the tournament.

    Chris Gayle of Royal Challengers Banglore
    Chris Gayle of Royal Challengers Banglore
  • 2012 –  Chris Gayle of Royal Challengers Bangalore won the Orange Cap. He scored 733 runs in 14 matches with an average of 61.08 and a strike rate of 160.74. His highest score in that season was 128. He scored 7 half-centuries and 1 century in the tournament.

    Chris Gayle of Royal Challengers Banglore 2012
    Chris Gayle of Royal Challengers Banglore 2012
  • 2013 –  Michael Hussey of  Chennai Super Kings won the Orange Cap. He scored 733 runs in 17 matches with an average of 52.35 and a strike rate of 129.5. His highest score in that season was 95. He scored 6 half-centuries in the tournament.

    Michael Hussey of  Chennai Super Kings
    Michael Hussey of  Chennai Super Kings
  • 2014 –  Robin Uthappa of Kolkata Knight Riders won the Orange Cap. He scored 660 runs in 16 matches with an average 44 of and a strike rate of 137.78. His highest score in that season was 83 . He score 5 half-centuries in the tournament.

    Robin Uthappa of Kolkata Knight Riders
    Robin Uthappa of Kolkata Knight Riders
  • 2015 –  David Warner of Sunrisers Hyderabad won the Orange Cap. He scored 562 runs in 14 matches with an average of 43.23 and a strike rate of 156.54. His highest score in that season was 91. He scored 7 half-centuries in the tournament.

    David Warner of Sunrisers Hyderabad
    David Warner of Sunrisers Hyderabad
  • 2016 –  Virat Kohli of Royal Challengers Bangalore won the Orange Cap. He scored 973 runs in 16 matches with an average of 81.08 and a strike rate of 152.03. His highest score in that season was 113. He scored 7 half-centuries and 4 centuries in the tournament.

    Virat Kohli of Royal Challengers Bangalore
    Virat Kohli of Royal Challengers Bangalore
  • 2017 –  David Warner of Sunrisers Hyderabad won the Orange Cap. He scored 641 runs in 14 matches with an average of 58.27 and a strike rate of 141.81. His highest score in that season was 126. He scored 4 half-centuries and 1 century in the tournament.

    David Warner of Sunrisers Hyderabad 2017
    David Warner of Sunrisers Hyderabad 2017
  • 2018 –  Kane Williamson of Sunrisers Hyderabad won the Orange Cap. He scored 735 runs in 17 matches with an average of 52.5 and a strike rate of 142.44. His highest score in that season was 84. He scored 8 half-centuries in the tournament.

    Kane Williamson of Sunrisers Hyderabad
    Kane Williamson of Sunrisers Hyderabad
  • 2019 –  David Warner of Sunrisers Hyderabad won the Orange Cap. He scored 692 runs in 12 matches with an average of 69.2 and a strike rate of 143.87. His highest score in that season was 100. He score 8 half-centuries and 1 century in the tournament.

    David Warner of Sunrisers Hyderabad 2019
    David Warner of Sunrisers Hyderabad 2019
  • 2020 –  KL Rahul of Kings Eleven Punjab won the Orange Cap. He scored 670 runs in 14 matches with an average of 55.83 and a strike rate of 129.34. His highest score in that season was 132. He scored 5 half-centuries and 1 century in the tournament.
KL Rahul of Kings Eleven Punjab
KL Rahul of Kings Eleven Punjab
  • 2021 –  Ruturaj Gaikwad of Chennai Super Kings won the Orange Cap. He scored 635 runs in 16 matches with an average of 45.35 and a strike rate of 136.26. His highest score in that season was 101. He score 4 half-centuries and 1 century in the tournament. Ruturaj became the youngest player to win the Orange cap
Ruturaj Gaikwad of Chennai Super Kings
IPL 2021 Orange Cap – Ruturaj Gaikwad of Chennai Super Kings
  • 2022 –  Jos Buttler of Rajasthan Royals won the Orange Cap. He scored 863 runs in 17 matches with an average of 57.53 and a strike rate of 149.05. His highest score in that season was 116. He scored 4 half-centuries and 4 centuries in the tournament.
Jos Buttler of Rajasthan Royals
IPL 2022 Orange Cap – Jos Buttler of Rajasthan Royals
  • 2023 – Shubman Gill of Gujarat Titans won the Orange Cap. He scored 890 runs in 17 matches with an average of 59.33 and a strike rate of 157.80. His highest score in that season was 129. He scored 4 half-centuries and 3 centuries in the tournament.Shubman Gill - IPL 2023 Orange Cap

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