Highest Scoring Batsman 5th Name Will Shock You – IPL Orange Cap Holders from All the Seasons

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Ever since Indian Premier league has launched, it is adding more and fans in its kitty every year. People are crazy over IPL matches and love to stay glued with television for the entire IPL season. It has been eleven years and many players have made various records.IPL Orange Cap is because of which their name will always be remembered in the ipl history. Some players are part of one team for quite a long time. While few of them keep changing their franchisee or to say some other franchisee buy them in the IPL auction by paying higher amount. IPL is more than just a cricket game, it is more of glamour and is different from other cricket formats.

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In past, many people have even alleged that IPL is fixed, but these allegations have not been able to lower down the fan following IPL is enjoying all over the world. Every year IPL all teams, gear up with full energy and preparation, and fans support their favorite team with double enthusiasm. It’s not been a lot of months when previous IPL season got over, but fans are already waiting for the next season.

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Not only fans applaud their favorite players for their amazing performances, but there are several awards as well which is given to ipl best catch, ipl highest run scorer, ipl highest wicket taker and many more. These players are awarded with IPL Caps, IPL orange cap is given to the IPL highest score batsman while purple cap is given to the one with maximum wickets. Many records have been created and many have been broken too. It is always a treat to watch IPL Cheerleaders, for some of the best IPL catches. While names like Suresh Raina, Ab de Villers are best remembered for the best catches in IPL history, there are players who are well known for the top runs they have achieved in all the IPL seasons. IPL batsman ranking varies every year and every one fights enough to be at the top.

Here is the complete list of players from all the seasons who won IPL orange cap and helped their team to improve their team’s IPL standing and elevating position at IPL point table:

  • Shaun Marsh:

    Shaun Marsh is an Australian batsman, well known for his batting skills. He was part of first ever season of IPL in 2008, he played for Kings XI Punjab, and became the orange cap holder for the season. He played 11 matches and scored 616 runs with the strike rate of 139.68.

  • Mathew Haydon:

    Mathew Haydon, another Australian batsman continued the legacy. He also won the title of IPL highest score batsman for second season of IPL in the year 2009. He Played for Chennai Super Kings as well as in 12 matches scored 572 runs with the strike rate of around 144.28.

  • Sachin Tendulkar:

    Finally master blaster got the title, and became the first Indian player to won orange cap in the third season, in 2010. Sachin played 15 matches and scored 618 runs. His strike rate was around 132.61.

  • Chris Gayle:

    Chris Gayle played for Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2011, and his strike rate of 183.13 helped him to won the orange cap. He scored 608 runs in 12 matches to won the title.

  • Chris Gayle:

    Chris Gayle again, he refused to give back the IPL Cap, and won this title consecutively for two years. He played for the same team in fifth season of IPL in 2012. In 15 matches scored around 733 runs with the strike rate 160.74.

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  • Michael Hussey:

    Another Australian player, Michael Hussey won this title in the year 2013. He played for Kolkata Knight Riders and managed to score 733 runs in just 17 matches. Furthermore, his strike rate for the season was 129.50.

  • Robin Uthappa:

    In the year 2014, the eighth season of IPL Robin Uthappa became highest scoring batsman and got the honor of receiving an orange cap. Uthappa played for Kolkata Knight Riders as well as won this title by scoring 660 runs in 16 matches with the run rate of 137.78.

  • David Warner:

    A lot of Australian cricketers won this range cap in all IPL seasons. David Warner became the orange cap holder in the year 2015 by scoring 562 runs in mere 14 matches. He played for sunrisers Hyderabad as well as played with the strike rate of 156.54.

  • Virat Kohli:

    The dashing Indian cricket team’s captain won this title in the year 2016. He has been associated with Royal Challengers Bangalore for quite a long time. In this season he managed to score 973 runs in 16 matches with the strike rate of 152.03.

  • David Warner:

    David Warner won the title in 2017 by scoring 535 runs in 12 matches with the strike rate of 146.57. Earlier also he won this title, as well as this year also he played with the same team Sunrisers Hyderabad.

  • Kane Williamson:

    In the recent season of IPL, Kane Williamson won the orange cap with 735 runs in 17 matches. He played for sunrisers Hyderabad and played with the strike rate of 142.44.

IPL is getting bigger and better every year. From IPL umpire salary to new entrants everything is increasing with each passing year. The craze is so huge that before the season starts every new channel starts showing IPL news Hindi for IPL fixtures and IPL schedules.

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