List of Players who won Orange Cap in IPL (2008-2020)
Orange Cap is a prize worn in circulation during the IPL season by the highest-scoring player. At the end of the season, this cap is given to the man who ends up with the highest number of runs on the board in the tournament. If two batsmen end up with the same number of runs, then the Orange Cap is given to the player with the higher strike rate.
Here’s the list of players who won the Orange Cap
Shaun Marsh (born 9 July 1983) is an Australian cricketer who won the Orange Cap in the first season of IPL (2008) by scoring 616 runs in 11 matches in which he played for Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
Matthew Hayden (born 29 October 1971) is an Australian cricket commentator and former cricketer who won the Orange Cap in the year 2009 (IPL Season 2009) by scoring 572 runs in just 12 matches in which he played for Chennai Super Kings (CSK).
Sachin Tendulkar (born 24 April 1973) is an Indian former international cricketer who also been the captain of the Indian national team.
He is one of the greatest batsmen in Indian cricket history and he also won Orange Cap in IPL (2010) when he was playing for Mumbai Indians (MI) by scoring 618 runs in 15 matches.
Christopher Gayle or Chris Gayle (born 21 September 1979) is a Jamaican cricketer who played international cricket for the West Indies. He is a power hitter for his team and no matter the bowler if he hits the ball then it can cross the boundary line.
He also has the record of scoring the highest IPL runs in a match (175* runs) and also holds the record for one of the longest six in IPL (2013) 119 m.
Chris Gayle won Orange Cap twice in IPL (2011 and 2012) by scoring 608 runs in 12 matches – IPL (2011) and by scoring 733 in 15 matches – IPL (2012) in which he played for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
Michael Hussey (born 27 May 1975) is an Australian cricket coach, commentator, and former international cricketer. He was one of the consistent players who creates a head start for team CSK because of which he won the Orange cap in the year (2013) by scoring 733 runs in 16 matches and he played for Chennai Super Kings (CSK).
Robin Uthappa (born 11 November 1985) is an Indian cricketer with one of the consistent gameplays and one of the strong starting batsmen for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). He also won his Orange Cap in the year 2014 by scoring 660 runs in 16 matches and he played for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
Virat Kohli (born 5 November 1988) is an Indian cricketer and the current captain of the India national team. While he is the captain of the RCB team he might not win that trophy but as captain of the Indian cricket team, he is one of the greatest captains and one of the best top-order batsmen.
He also won Orange Cap in IPL (2016) by scoring 973 runs in 16 matches which he played for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
Kane Williamson (born 8 August 1990) is a New Zealand international cricketer who is currently the captain of the New Zealand national. Acting as a current captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad he made some good efforts to rise his team.
He also won the Orange Cap in IPL (2018) by scoring 735 runs in 17 matches and he played for SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH).
David Warner (born 27 October 1986) is an Australian international cricketer and a former captain of the Australian national team. He was also the former captain of SunRisers Hyderabad but now the position is given to Kane Williamson.
David Warner is the only one who won the Orange Cap three times (2015, 2017, 2019).
In IPL (2015) he scores 562 runs in 14 matches. In IPL (2017) he scores 641 runs in 12 matches. But his best season was IPL (2019) where he scores 692 runs in just 12 matches and he played for SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH).
Kannur Lokesh Rahul (born 18 April 1992), commonly known as KL Rahul, is an Indian international cricketer who captains Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League. He opens as a right-handed batsman and plays as wicket-keeper for his team.
He won Orange Cap in the latest IPL (2020) by scoring 670 runs in 14 matches and played for Kings XI Punjab (KXIP).
Here is a more simplified and tabular format of above mentioned information
|2008||Shaun Marsh (KXIP)||Australia||11||616|
|2009||Matthew Hayden (CSK)||Australia||12||572|
|2010||Sachin Tendulkar (MI)||India||15||618|
|2011||Chris Gayle (RCB)||West Indies||12||608|
|2012||Chris Gayle (RCB)||West Indies||15||733|
|2013||Michael Hussey (CSK)||Australia||16||733|
|2014||Robbin Uthappa (KKR)||India||16||660|
|2015||David Warner (SRH)||Australia||14||562|
|2016||Virat Kohli (RCB)||India||16||973|
|2017||David Warner (SRH)||Australia||14||641|
|2018||Kane Williamson (SRH)||New Zealand||17||735|
|2019||David Warner (SRH)||Australia||12||692|
|2020||KL Rahul (KXIP)||India||14||670|
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