IPL Orange Cap Winners | Orange Cap Winners List from 2008 to 2020

IPL Orange Cap Winners | Orange Cap Winners List from 2008 to 2020

David Warner has won the Orange Cap thrice.

David Warner
David Warner. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Since the inception of IPL in 2008, Indian Cricket has witnessed a great revolution. The tournament has produced many young players from all across the world. Through the esteemed platform of the toughest league in India, each player can nourish himself to enhance his skills.

IPL is a league that has always valued the performance of every individual. The star league contains various awards for numerous things. Some of the awards are, Orange Cap, Purple Cap, Man of the Match, Game-Changing Moment, Man of the Series, Emerging Player of the Year, Fair Play Award, Maximum Sixes Award, Most Valuable Player, and whatnot.

Batsmen’s Dream Award in IPL

The Orange Cap is awarded to the leading run-scorer in the IPL. During the entire tournament, the batsman with the most runs wears the orange cap while fielding in the match. The batsman with the highest number of runs at the conclusion of IPL is awarded the Orange Cap Award on the day when the final of league is played.

The Kiwi star, Brendon McCullum was the first player who got the opportunity to wear the orange cap and Shaun Marsh was the first player who won the award for most runs in the first edition of IPL.

The Orange Cap Saga

Over the years, some of the top batsmen have won Orange Cap in the history of IPL. Sachin Tendulkar, Matthew Hayden, Virat Kohli, David Warner, Chris Gayle, Kane Williamson, and many more are part of the orange cap holders list. The Universe Boss has Chris Gayle won the orange cap twice in his IPL journey in 2011 and 2012. David Warner is the only player with three orange cap awards in the year of 2015, 2017, and 2019.

The run machine Kohli, received his cap award in the 2016 edition when he scored a record-breaking 973 runs in a single IPL season by any player.

List of Orange Cap Winners in IPL:-

YEAR WINNERS RUNS TEAM
2008 Shaun Marsh 616 KXIP
2009 Matthew Hayden 572 CSK
2010 Sachin Tendulkar 618 MI
2011 Chris Gayle 608 RCB
2012 Chris Gayle 733 RCB
2013 Michael Hussey 733 CSK
2014 Robin Uthappa 660 KKR
2015 David Warner 562 SRH
2016 Virat Kohli 973 RCB
2017 David Warner 641 SRH
2018 Kane Williamson 735 SRH
2019 David Warner 692 SRH
2020 KL Rahul 670 KXIP

*Updated on 05 Feb 2021