IPL 2016 Orange Cap Players– List of players playing cricket in Indian Premiere League (IPL) for hitting most runs in previous matches from 2008 to 2015. In IPL8 David Warner of Sunrisers Hyderabad awarded by Orange Cap for their mind blowing hitting, he hits 562 runs in 14 matches, 91 runs highest score recorded in this season. Orange Cap is given to the batsman who consistently score best from their bat, getting orange cap is also a battle for the batsman it shows a respect when the player on the field wearing that cap.
IPL9/ IPL 2016:
IPL 9 Orange Cap
|3||AB de Villiers||16||687||129*||407||6||57||37|
|9||Quinton de Kock||13||445||108||327||3||52||13|
Top 10 IPL 8 Orange Cap Holder
|AB de Villiers||RCB||513||16||133*||46.63||175.08||1||2|
IPL7/ IPL2014: Robin Uthappa of Kolkata Knight Riders hit 660 runs in 16 innings his best score of the innings is 83 runs although five 50’s at an average 44.
IPL 6/ IPL2013: Michael Hussey scored 733 runs for Chennai Super Kings in 17 innings. Hussey scored six 50’s with batting average of 52.35. 95 was his top score but no century from his bat.
IPL 5/ IPL2012: Again Chris Gayle for second time in season 5 holds the orange cap for scoring 733 runs in 14 innings. His best score 128 runs which also highest individual score of the IPL5, he hits one century and seven 50’s with an average 61.08. In IPL 2013 he took 3 place not third place in batting statistics one of them for hitting maximum no. of sixes i.e 59 sixes whether you believe or not but its true, next one for highest Individual score for the season 128 runs and for orange cap.
IPL 4/ IPL2011: Everyone is familiar by Chris Gayle because he is known for his giant batting, Gayle was orange cap holder in IPL4 and represent Royal Challengers Bangalore commonly known as RCB. His best score 107 runs adding two centuries and three 50’s in whole season and scored 608 runs in 12 matches.
IPL 3/ IPL2010: This season can’t forget this man because he also known by name God of Cricket i.e Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar he hit 618 runs in 15 matches for Mumbai Indians, this was the best season till he take off from IPL. five times he hits 50’s and 47.53 an average of his batting, one more thing 89 was his best score.
IPL 2/ IPL2009: Mathew Hayden of Chennai Super Kings continued the game to wear orange cap and scored 572 runs in 12 matches, 87 runs is the highest score from his bat. His average 52 with five 50’s in tournament.
IPL 1/ IPL2008: In first season of IPL King XI Punjab opener Shaun Marsh was the first player to hold orange cap. In this season Shaun Marsh scored 616 runs in 11 matches, 115 runs was the highest score of Marsh in IPL1 . He averaged 68.44 and had “5” 50’s and one century.