Orange Cap Player TATA IPL 2024, Orange Cap Holder Players List In IPL History Since 2008 To 2024

Orange Cap Player IPL 2024- In the Indian Premier League (IPL), the highest run-getter in the tournament receives the orange cap. The tournament included this award since its inaugural series in 2008 IPL. David Warner has won the cap the most number of times (3 times), followed by Chris Gayle who has won it a couple of times. Virat Kohli holds the record for the highest run-getter in IPL history and also won the cap for a year.

Orange Cap Player IPL 2024

In the Indian Premier League (IPL), the orange cap is awarded to the player who scores the highest number of runs in the tournament. It is a prestigious award that recognizes the outstanding performance of a batsman throughout the IPL season. The player who holds the orange cap is considered as the leading run-scorer of the tournament. The orange cap was introduced in the inaugural season of IPL in 2008 and has since become a coveted title for every batsman in the tournament.

Orange Cap Player IPL 2023

Orange Cap Player IPL 2023 Overview

IPL 2023 Schedule 22 March 2023 to 26 May 2023
IPL 2023 Start Date 22 March 2023
Host Indian Premier League
Host Country India
Administrator Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)
Format T20 (20 Over Cricket League Match)
Opening Match 22 March 2023
Final Match 26 May 2023
Participants Team 10
Total Match 74
Category IPL 2023
Official URL
Credit Wikipedia and Official Site


IPL 2024 Orange Cap Player

The 2024 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) commenced on March 22 and will culminate with the final showdown at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on May 26.

In addition to the grand trophy awaiting the champion team, there are numerous individual accolades up for grabs. Among these prestigious honors is the coveted Orange Cap, bestowed upon the player with the highest run tally in the tournament.

Renowned as one of the premier T20 cricket leagues worldwide, the IPL consistently showcases the supreme batting prowess of its participants.

The batsman leading the run charts throughout the IPL 2024 season dons the esteemed Orange Cap while in action. However, the ultimate recipient of the Orange Cap award is determined by the player who accumulates the most runs by the end of the season.

Currently, Virat Kohli of the Royal Challengers Bengaluru holds the Orange Cap for IPL 2024, amassing an impressive 430 runs from nine matches.

Most Run Scror In IPL 2024-

Rank Player Team Runs Matches Average
1 Virat Kohli RCB 430 9 61.43
2 Sanju Samson RR 385 9 77.00
3 KL Rahul LSG 378 9 42.00
4 Rishabh Pant DC 371 10 46.38
5 Sunil Narine KKR 357 8 44.63
6 Ruturaj Gaikwad CSK 349 8 58.17
7 Tilak Varma MI 336 9 48.00
8 Sai Sudarshan GT 334 9 37.11
9 Riyan Parag RR 332 9 55.33
10 Travis Head SRH 325 7 46.43

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List Of All IPL Orange Cap Winner Players

Year Winner Team Runs Average Strike Rate 50 100 Highest Score
2022 Jos Buttler Rajasthan Royals 863 57.53 149.05 4 4 116
2021 Ruturaj Gaikwad CSK 635 45.35 136.26 4 1 101*
2020 KL Rahul KXIP 670 55.83 129.34 5 1 132*
2019 David Warner SRH 692 69.2 143.87 8 1 100
2018 Kane Williamson SRH 735 52.5 142.44 8 0 84
2017 David Warner SRH 641 58.27 141.81 4 1 126
2016 Virat Kohli RCB 973 81.08 152.03 7 4 113
2015 David Warner SRH 562 43.23 156.54 7 0 91
2014 Robin Uthappa KKR 660 44 137.78 5 0 83
2013 Michael Hussey CSK 733 52.35 129.5 6 0 95
2012 Chris Gayle RCB 733 61.08 160.74 7 1 128
2011 Chris Gayle RCB 608 67.55 183.13 3 2 107
2010 Sachin Tendulkar MI 618 47.53 132.61 5 0 89
2009 Matthew Hayden CSK 572 52 144.81 5 0 89
2008 Shaun Marsh KXIP 616 68.44 139.68 5 1 115

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History of Orange Cap Holders in IPL Since 2008

2008 – Shaun Marsh (From Kings XI Punjab Team)

Shaun Marsh, a left-handed batsman from Kings XI Punjab, won the inaugural orange cap in 2008 by scoring 616 runs in just 11 matches at an average of 68.44 and a strike rate of 139.68. He also scored one century and five half-centuries, leading KXIP to the semifinals of the first IPL. Despite stiff competition from other star-studded teams, Marsh’s orange cap win was unexpected by many.

2009 – Matthew Hayden (From Chennai Super Kings Team)

Hayden, playing for Chennai Super Kings, lived up to his reputation as one of the hardest hitters in cricket by scoring 572 runs in the 2009 IPL season. He achieved this feat in just 12 matches with an average of 52 and an impressive strike rate of 144.81. The second season of IPL was played in South Africa, where Hayden capitalized on the bouncy tracks, similar to his home conditions in Australia. His exceptional performance did not come as a surprise.

2010 – Sachin Tendulkar (From Mumbai Indians Team)

In the 2010 IPL season, Sachin Tendulkar was in scintillating form and led Mumbai from the front as their captain. Despite losing to MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings in the finals, Tendulkar scored 618 runs in 15 matches, with an average of 47.53 and an impressive strike rate of 132.61.

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2011 – Chris Gayle (From Royal Challengers Bangalore Team)

Chris Gayle, also known as the Universal Boss, won the Orange cap for the year’s tournament for his outstanding performance with RCB. Gayle scored 608 runs in just 12 matches with an astonishing average of 67.55 and a breathtaking strike rate of 183.13. He also scored two centuries in the tournament.

2012 – Chris Gayle (From Royal Challengers Bangalore Team)

Gayle, the Windies batsman, has once again been awarded the orange cap, marking his second consecutive win. He scored 733 runs in 15 matches, with an impressive average of 61.08 and a searing strike rate of 160.74. Gayle also hit one century and seven half-centuries in this edition, solidifying his dominance in the tournament.

2013 – Michael Hussey (From Chennai Super Kings Team)

Mike Hussey, also known as Mr. Cricket, played a crucial role in the 2013 Chennai Super Kings line-up. His excellent batting skills and finishing abilities helped CSK reach the finals of the tournament. The Australian cricketer scored 733 runs in 17 matches, with an average of 52.35 and a decent strike rate of 129.50.

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2014 – Robin Uthappa (From Kolkata Knight Riders Team)

In the 2014 IPL edition, the Indian cricketer who had trouble finding a position in the national team got a chance to prove himself. Batting in the middle order, Uthappa became a dependable workhorse for KKR, helping them win their second IPL crown. He scored 660 runs in 16 matches, with an average of 44 and an impressive strike rate of 137.78.

2015 – David Warner (From Sunrisers Hyderabad Team)

David Warner, the Australian opening batsman, proved his skills by winning the Orange cap in 2015. He scored 562 runs in 14 matches, with an average of 43.23. Warner’s impressive strike rate of 156.54 helped SRH get off to rapid starts throughout the tournament.

2016 – Virat Kohli (From Royal Challengers Bangalore Team)

In the 2016 edition of IPL, the aggressive Indian batsman playing for RCB, King Kohli, won the Orange cap. Despite RCB’s numerous records in the tournament, the Bangalore-based franchise failed to win their maiden trophy. Kohli scored an incredible 973 runs in the tournament, which remains the record for the most runs in a single edition. He finished with an average of 81.08 and a strike rate of 152.03, also scoring a record four centuries in the same edition.

2017 – David Warner (From Sunrisers Hyderabad Team)

David Warner continued his fine run from the 2016 edition of IPL and won his second orange cap in IPL 2017. Captaining SunRisers, Warner showcased excellent consistency with the bat as his side reached the playoffs. The Australian opener scored 641 runs in 14 matches at an average of 58.27 and a strike rate of 141.81.

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2018 – Kane Williamson (From Sunrisers Hyderabad Team)

Kane Williamson played a vital role in the middle order, leading SRH after David Warner’s ban due to the ball-tampering scandal. Despite failing to lift the trophy, Williamson scored 735 runs in 17 matches with an average of 52.50 and a strike rate of 142.44.

2019 – David Warner (From Sunrisers Hyderabad Team)

Warner had a remarkable performance in the 2019 IPL and earned his third orange cap, making him the only player to receive it thrice in IPL history. He scored 692 runs in 12 matches with an impressive average of 69.20 and a strike rate of 143.86, including one century and seven half-centuries.

2020 – KL Rahul (From Kings XI Punjab Team)

KL Rahul holds the orange cap for IPL 2020 despite KXIP’s failure to enter the playoffs. In 14 matches, Rahul scored 670 runs at a strike rate of 129.34, including a century and five half-centuries. He hit 58 boundaries and 23 sixes.

2021 – Ruturaj Gaikwad (From Chennai Super Kings Team)

Ruturaj Gaikwad finished the tournament with 636 runs in the 2021 Indian Premier League, becoming the youngest Orange Cap winner in IPL’s history.

The 24-year-old had earlier become the third batsman in CSK’s history to score more than 600 runs in an IPL season. Michael Hussey (733 runs, 2013) and Ambati Rayudu (602 runs, 2018) are the only other batters who have scored 600+ runs in a season for CSK.

2022 – Jos Buttler(From Rajasthan Royals Team)

In IPL 2022, Jos Buttler, the opening batsman of Rajasthan Royals, scored 863 runs in 17 matches at an average of 57.53 with 4 centuries and 4 half-centuries. He equaled Virat Kohli’s record of most centuries by a player in a single season. However, Kohli’s record of most runs in a season remained unbeaten. Buttler’s team, Rajasthan Royals, lost the IPL 2022 final against Gujarat Titans, failing to win their second IPL trophy in 14 years.

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Orange Cap Winner Team Wise

Team Number of Times Won
Chennai Super Kings 3
Kings XI Punjab 1
Kolkata Knight Riders 1
Mumbai Indians 2
Rajasthan Royals 1
Royal Challengers Bangalore 2
Sunrisers Hyderabad 3 Watch TATA IPL 2024 Live Score Streaming

New Rules List Of  TATA IPL 2023

Aspect Details
Teams Ten teams divided into two groups of five
Draw Random draw used to determine groups and fixtures
Group Stage Each team plays 14 games: 2 against each team in their group (one home, one away), 1 against 4 teams in other group, and 2 against remaining team
Points System Winning team awarded 2 points; losing team receives 0 points; in case of a draw or no result, both teams receive 1 point
Playoff Stage Four-game playoff stage following Page playoff system
Qualifier 1 Between teams ranked first and second in group stage
Eliminator Between teams ranked third and fourth in group stage
Qualifier 2 Between loser of Qualifier 1 and winner of Eliminator
Final Between winners of Qualifiers 1 and 2


The Orange Cap is an award in the Indian Premier League (IPL) given to the batsman who scores the most runs in a single edition of the tournament. It is a prestigious award that recognizes the consistent and outstanding performance of the batsman throughout the tournament.

Since its inception in 2008, the Orange Cap has been won by several talented batsmen from various teams. Chennai Super Kings have won it the most times, followed by Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians. Virat Kohli holds the record for the most runs in a single season, while Chris Gayle is the only player to have won the award twice in consecutive years.


What is the Orange Cap in IPL?

The Orange Cap is an award given to the leading run-scorer in the Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament. The batsman who scores the most runs during the tournament is awarded the Orange Cap.

Who has won the Orange Cap the most number of times in IPL?

The Australian opening batsman David Warner has won the Orange Cap the most number of times in IPL. He has won the award three times, in the years 2015, 2017, and 2019.

Can a player win the Orange Cap and the Purple Cap in the same season?

Yes, it is possible for a player to win both the Orange Cap and the Purple Cap in the same season, if he is both the leading run-scorer and the leading wicket-taker in the tournament. However, this has not happened in any IPL season so far.

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