Smashers Of Orange Cap In IPL

The batter who scores the most runs in the season is awarded the orange cap. This season this orange cap was won by Jos Buttler displaying his evolutionary batting skills, scoring 863 runs from 17 matches in the 15th edition of IPL.

However, the title of accomplishing the highest runs in IPL is still with Virat Kholi who secured 973 runs in 2016. While the first player to win the orange cap was Shaun Marsh, Brendon McCullum was the first person to wear it.

The orange cap has been won by many but only David Warner holds the record of winning it thrice followed by Chris Gayle who won it twice.

David Warner, the player of SRH, brought prestige to his team thrice by winning the orange cap in 2015, 2017, and 2019. In 2015 when he won this cap for the first time, he completed a strike rate of 156.54 making 562 runs.

When he won this cap in 2017 his strike rate was 141.81 making 641 runs. In 2019 when he won this cap for the third time his strike rate increased to 143.87 making 692 runs.

Chris Gayle won the orange cap for his team, RCB, for consecutive 2 years viz 2011 and 2012. In 2011, he won this cap for making 608 runs at a strike rate of 183.13 while in 2012, he won this cap for 733 runs, slightly higher than his last record, at a strike rate of 160.74.

Ranking Of Orange Cap Holders In IPL 2022

RankPlayerTeamRunsAverage
1Jos ButtlerRR86357.53
2KL RahulLSG61651.33
3Quinton de KockLSG50836.28
4Hardik PandyaGT48744.27
5Shubman GillGT48334.5
6David MillerGT48168.71
7Faf du PlessisRCB46831.2
8Shikhar DhawanPBKS46038.33
9Sanju SamsonRR45828.62
10Deepak HoodaLSG45132.21
11Liam LivingstonePBKS43736.41
12David WarnerDC43248
13Abhishek SharmaSRH42630.42
14Ishan KishanMI41832.15
15Rahul TripathiSRH41337.54
16Shreyas IyerKKR40130.84
17Tilak VarmaMI39736.09
18Aiden MarkramSRH38147.62
19Devdutt PadikkalRR37622.11
20Ruturaj GaikwadCSK36826.28
21Nitish RanaKKR36127.76
22Virat KohliRCB34122.73
23Rishabh PantDC34030.9
24Andre RussellKKR33537.22
25Rajat PatidarRCB33355.5
26Dinesh KarthikRCB33055
27Wriddhiman SahaGT31731.7
28Shimron HetmyerRR31444.85
29Nicholas PooranSRH30638.25
30Suryakumar YadavMI30343.28
31Glenn MaxwellRCB30127.36
32Shivam DubeCSK28928.9
33Prithvi ShawDC28328.3
34Ambati RayuduCSK27424.9
35Rohit SharmaMI26819.14
36Yashasvi JaiswalRR25825.8
37Jonny BairstowPBKS25323
38Devon ConwayCSK25242
39Mitchell MarshDC25131.37
40Rovman PowellDC25025
41Moeen AliCSK24424.4
42Jitesh SharmaPBKS23429.25
43MS DhoniCSK23233.14
44Robin UthappaCSK23020.9
45Shahbaz AhmedRCB21927.37
46Rahul TewatiaGT21731
47Kane WilliamsonSRH21619.63
48Bhanuka RajapaksaPBKS20622.88
49Mayank AgarwalPBKS19616.33
50Ravichandran AshwinRR19127.28
51Tim DavidMI18637.2
52Riyan ParagRR18316.63
53Krunal PandyaLSG18320.33
54Axar PatelDC18245.5
55Venkatesh IyerKKR18216.54
56Rinku SinghKKR17434.8
57Sam BillingsKKR16924.14
58Dewald BrevisMI16123
59Ayush BadoniLSG16120.12
60Lalit YadavDC16123
61Matthew WadeGT15715.7
62Marcus StoinisLSG15619.5
63Sai SudharsanGT14536.25
64Kieron PollardMI14414.4
65Ajinkya RahaneKKR13319
66Anuj RawatRCB12916.12
67Shardul ThakurDC12015
68Shahrukh KhanPBKS11716.71
69Ravindra JadejaCSK11619.33
70Abhinav ManoharGT10818
71Washington SundarSRH10114.42
72Rashid KhanGT9122.75
73Sarfaraz KhanDC9130.33
74Manish PandeyLSG8814.66
75Mahipal LomrorRCB8617.2
76Aaron FinchKKR8617.2
77Rahul ChaharPBKS7712.83
78Evin LewisLSG7324.33
79Sunil NarineKKR718.87
80Shashank SinghSRH6917.25
81Suyash PrabhudessaiRCB6713.4
82Pat CumminsKKR6315.75
83Jaydev UnadkatMI5919.66
84Romario ShepherdSRH5829
85Jason HolderLSG589.66
86Umesh YadavKKR5513.75
87Odean SmithPBKS5117
88Kagiso RabadaPBKS489.6
89Kuldeep YadavDC4848
90Priyam GargSRH4623
91Ramandeep SinghMI4522.5
92Dwaine PretoriusCSK4411
93Dushmantha ChameeraLSG4310.75
94Harshal PatelRCB438.6
95Hrithik ShokeenMI4321.5
96Trent BoultRR4020
97Narayan JagadeesanCSK4040
98Daniel SamsMI385.42
99Wanindu HasarangaRCB385.42
100Rishi DhawanPBKS3718.5
101Daryl MitchellRR3316.5
102Sherfane RutherfordRCB3316.5
103James NeeshamRR3115.5
104Mohammed SirajRCB3015
105Tim SeifertDC2412
106Bhuvneshwar KumarSRH248
107Mohsin KhanLSG2323
108Dwayne BravoCSK2311.5
109Sheldon JacksonKKR235.75
110Avesh KhanLSG2222
111Rassie van der DussenRR2211
112Harpreet BrarPBKS227.33
113Mitchell SantnerCSK2211
114Arshdeep SinghPBKS217
115Baba IndrajithKKR217
116Manan VohraLSG1919
117Vijay ShankarGT194.75
118Mandeep SinghDC186
119Josh HazlewoodRCB18
120David WilleyRCB189
121Karun NairRR168
122Prabhsimran SinghPBKS1414
123Anmolpreet SinghMI136.5
124Murugan AshwinMI124
125Varun ChakaravarthyKKR12
126Chris JordanCSK1111
127Raj BawaPBKS115.5
128Marco JansenSRH99
129Shreyas GopalSRH9
130Obed McCoyRR88
131Fabian AllenMI88
132Srikar BharatDC84
133Sean AbbottSRH77
134Rasikh DarKKR77
135Kartik TyagiSRH73.5
136Maheesh TheekshanaCSK77
137Simarjeet SinghCSK77
138Ripal PatelDC66
139Mukesh ChoudharyCSK66
140Prasidh KrishnaRR66
141Aman KhanKKR55
142Lockie FergusonGT52.5
143Alzarri JosephGT55
144Yuzvendra ChahalRR55
145Vaibhav AroraPBKS52.5
146Prerak MankadPBKS4
147Karan SharmaLSG44
148Abdul SamadSRH42
149Abhijeet TomarKKR44
150Umran MalikSRH44
151Kumar KartikeyaMI33
152Mustafizur RahmanDC3
153Shivam MaviKKR31.5
154Navdeep SainiRR22
155Harshit RanaKKR22
156Tristan StubbsMI21
157Pradeep SangwanGT22
158Jagadeesha SuchithSRH21
159Fazalhaq FarooqiSRH2
160Tim SoutheeKKR20.5
161Nathan Coulter-NileRR1
162Anrich NortjeDC1

List Of All Orange Cap Holders In IPL

YearWinnerTeamRunsAverageStrike Rate50100Highest Score
2022Jos ButtlerRajasthan Royals86357.53149.0544116
2021Ruturaj GaikwadCSK63545.35136.2641101*
2020KL RahulKXIP67055.83129.3451132*
2019David WarnerSRH69269.2143.8781100
2018Kane WilliamsonSRH73552.5142.448084
2017David WarnerSRH64158.27141.8141126
2016Virat KohliRCB97381.08152.0374113
2015David WarnerSRH56243.23156.547091
2014Robin UthappaKKR66044137.785083
2013Michael HusseyCSK73352.35129.56095
2012Chris GayleRCB73361.08160.7471128
2011Chris GayleRCB60867.55183.1332107
2010Sachin TendulkarMI61847.53132.615089
2009Matthew HaydenCSK57252144.815089
2008Shaun MarshKXIP61668.44139.6851115

Jos Buttler (Rajasthan Royals)-863 Runs-2022 IPL

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He won the orange cap for his team Rajasthan Royals in 2022 at a strike rate of 149.05, making 4 centuries and 4 half-centuries to pull off 863 runs.

Ruturaj Gaikwad (Chennai Super Kings)-635 Runs- 2021 IPL

The Maharashtra-born cricketer scored a total of 635 runs at an average of 45.36. He made a century and 4 half-centuries in 2021 winning his orange cap. He also played an influential role in CSK’s fourth IPL title-winning campaign.

KL Rahul (Kings XI Punjab)-670 runs- 2020 IPL

The then Kings XI Punjab skipper, KL Rahul bagged 670 runs in the year 2020 to claim the prestigious Orange Cap. He also managed to complete a century and 5 half-centuries at a strike rate of 129.34.

David Warner (Sunrisers Hyderabad)-692 Runs- 2019 IPL

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The Australian International cricketer notched up 692 runs at an average of 69.20 to win his third Orange Cap in the 2019 edition of IPL with an impressive strike rate of 143.87 in that season.

Kane Williamson (Sunrisers Hyderabad)-735 runs- 2018 IPL

Kane Williamson

New Zealand’s International cricketer, Kane Williamson scored a mammoth 735 runs at an average of 52.50 in the 2018 IPL to secure the top spot in the list of highest run-scorers and earn his first Orange Cap He also scored eight half-centuries in that edition of IPL.

David Warner (Sunrisers Hyderabad)-641 Runs- 2017 IPL

Warner, first Australian Cricketer to be selected in 132 years for the national team without any experience as a first-class cricketer once again occupied the top spot in the list of highest run-scorers after gathering a total of 641 runs in the IPL 2017 season and thus winning his 2nd Orange Cap.

Virat Kohli (Royal Challengers Bangalore)-973 runs- 2016 IPL

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli

Former Captain of Indian National Cricket team ‘King Kohli’ owns the title of securing the highest runs in a single edition of IPL. With four centuries and seven half-centuries to his name, Kohli won his first Orange Cap in 2016 at a strike rate of 152.03 however, his team Royal Challengers Bangalore had to endure an eight-run defeat against Sunrisers Hyderabad in the final.

David Warner (Sunrisers Hyderabad)-562 runs-2015 IPL

David Warner

One of the most successful batsmen of the IPL, Warner, scored 562 runs in the 8th season of the IPL earning his first orange cap.

Robin Uthappa (Kolkata Knight Riders)-660 runs- 2014 IPL

Robin Uthappa

Robin Uthappa’s highest scorer a limited-overs match showed his spectacular batting skills for Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2014 IPL scoring 660 runs to clinch the Orange Cap. Uthappa’s batting prowess had helped the Kolkata-based franchise to win their second IPL title.

Michael Hussey (Chennai Super Kings)-733 runs- 2013 IP

Michael Hussey

Former Australian international cricketer Michael scored 733 runs at a spectacular average of 52.35 to win his first Orange Cap in the 2013 IPL.

Chris Gayle (Royal Challengers Bangalore)-733 runs- 2012 IPL

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Chris Gayle

West Indies all-rounder Chris Gayle piled up 733 runs in IPL 2012 to win his second consecutive Orange Cap in IPL.

Chris Gayle (Royal Challengers Bangalore)-608 runs- 2011 IPL

Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle

Gayle, a Jamaican cricketer scored 608 runs at a strike rate of 183.13 in the IPL 2011 edition to win his first Orange Cap.

Sachin Tendulkar (Mumbai Indians)-618 runs- 2010 IPL

Sachin Tendulkar

Former Indian National team captain and cricketer, Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar earned his Orange Cap after scoring 618 runs at a strike rate of 132.61 in the IPL 2010 season.

Matthew Hayden (Chennai Super Kings) – 572 runs- 2009 IPL

Matthew Hayden

Former Australian cricketer obtained 572 runs in IPL 2009 season to secure the top spot in the list of the highest run-scorers winning the title of the Orange Cap holders.

Shaun Marsh (Kings XI Punjab)- 616 runs- IPL 2008

Shaun Marsh

Australia’s Shaun Marsh was the first and the foremost person to win the orange cap with a score of 616 runs in the inaugural edition of the IPL.

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