Orange Cap Player IPL 2023- 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 2023
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 Overview
- 1 Orange Cap Player IPL 2023 Overview
- 2 History of Orange Cap Holders in IPL Since 2008
- 2.0.1 2008 – Shaun Marsh (From Kings XI Punjab Team)
- 2.0.2 2009 – Matthew Hayden (From Chennai Super Kings Team)
- 2.0.3 2010 – Sachin Tendulkar (From Mumbai Indians Team)
- 2.0.4 2011 – Chris Gayle (From Royal Challengers Bangalore Team)
- 2.0.5 2012 – Chris Gayle (From Royal Challengers Bangalore Team)
- 2.0.6 2013 – Michael Hussey (From Chennai Super Kings Team)
- 2.0.7 2014 – Robin Uthappa (From Kolkata Knight Riders Team)
- 2.0.8 2015 – David Warner (From Sunrisers Hyderabad Team)
- 2.0.9 2016 – Virat Kohli (From Royal Challengers Bangalore Team)
- 2.0.10 2017 – David Warner (From Sunrisers Hyderabad Team)
- 2.0.11 2018 – Kane Williamson (From Sunrisers Hyderabad Team)
- 2.0.12 2019 – David Warner (From Sunrisers Hyderabad Team)
- 2.0.13 2020 – KL Rahul (From Kings XI Punjab Team)
- 2.0.14 2021 – Ruturaj Gaikwad (From Chennai Super Kings Team)
- 2.0.15 2022 – Jos Buttler(From Rajasthan Royals Team)
- 2.1 Orange Cap Winner Team Wise
- 2.2 New Rules List Of TATA IPL 2023
- 3 Conclusion
- 4 FAQs
|IPL 2023 Schedule||31 March 2023 to 28 May 2023|
|IPL 2023 Start Date||31 March 2023|
|Host||Indian Premier League|
|Administrator||Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)|
|Format||T20 (20 Over Cricket League Match)|
|Opening Match||31 March 2023|
|Final Match||28 May 2023|
|Credit||Wikipedia and Official Site|
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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|
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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