The Orange Cap is awarded to the top run-scorer in the IPL during a season. It is an ongoing competition with the leader wearing the cap throughout the tournament until the final game, with the eventual winner keeping the cap for the season.
IPL Orange Cap 2021 List
|3||Faf du Plessis||11||435||95*||48.33||315||138.09||0||4||41||17|
*Last Updated After CSK vs SRH match on 30th sep
IPL Orange Cap Trivia
- Shaun Marsh (616 runs in 11 matches in 2008) was the first player to win the award.
- The record of most runs in a single IPL season is held by Virat Kohli (973 runs in 2016 edition).
- David Warner has the record of winning the Orange Cap most number of times (3).
Rules for IPL Orange Cap
- The Orange Cap is awarded to the leading run-scorer of the IPL season.
- The batsman who holds the Orange Cap during the season is allowed to wear it while in the field during the games, as long as he retains the top-scorers spot in the tournament.
- In an event where two or more batsmen are tied on runs, the batsman with a better strike rate is awarded the Orange Cap.
- In an event where an opposition batsman overtakes the tally of the current holder of the Orange Cap, the previous holder is allowed to wear the Cap until the end of that particular innings in which another batsman overtakes him.
List of all IPL Orange Cap Winners
|Year||Winners (Player)||Innings||Runs||Highest Score||Average||Strike Rate||50||100||4s||6s|
|2008||Shaun Marsh (KXIP)||11||616||115||68.44||139.68||5||1||59||26|
|2009||Matthew Hayden (CSK)||12||572||89||52||144.81||5||0||60||22|
|2010||Sachin Tendulkar (MI)||15||618||89||47.53||132.61||5||0||86||3|
|2011||Chris Gayle (RCB)||12||608||107||67.55||183.13||3||2||57||44|
|2012||Chris Gayle (RCB)||14||733||128||61.08||160.74||7||1||46||59|
|2013||Michael Hussey (CSK)||17||733||95||52.35||129.5||6||0||81||17|
|2014||Robin Uthappa (KKR)||16||660||83||44||137.78||5||0||74||18|
|2015||David Warner (SRH)||14||562||91||43.23||156.54||7||0||65||21|
|2016||Virat Kohli (RCB)||16||973||113||81.08||152.03||7||4||83||38|
|2017||David Warner (SRH)||14||641||126||58.27||141.81||4||1||63||26|
|2018||Kane Williamson (SRH)||17||735||84||52.5||142.44||8||0||64||28|
|2019||David Warner (SRH)||12||692||100||69.2||143.87||8||1||57||21|
|2020||KL Rahul (KXIP)||14||670||132*||55.83||129.34||5||1||58||23|