Do you know why the orange cap is used in IPL? Is it just like an ordinary cap? Let’s known about the orange cap. The Organ Cap is a title for securing most runs in the IPL. During the IPL season, the batsman who holds the orange cap is allowed to wear it while on the field only for the time when he is on the top of the table.
1. Jos Buttler (2022)
Jos Buttler is the best white ball player on the England cricket team. He has been playing for Rajasthan royals since 2018. In 2022, he performed the best performance of his time by acquiring the orange cap for scoring the most runs in IPL, which is 863 runs. He finishes this IPL season by four centuries and half centuries in 2022.
2. Ruturaj Gaikwad (2021)
Ruturaj Gaikwad is an Indian cricketer batsman. In IPL, he has been playing for Chennai Supre Kings since 2020. In IPL 2021, he scored 635 runs which was the highest in IPL by four half-centuries and one century, so he got the orange cap in IPL 2020.
3. KL Rahul (2020)
KL Rahul is an opening batsman for the Indian cricket team. He is present with Punjab Kings as a captain. In IPL 2020, he secured the orange cap for having the most runs, 640 runs which was the 13th edition of the IPL season.
4. David Warner (2019)
The Vice-captain of the Australian cricket team, David Warner. He is presently playing for Delhi Capitals since 2022. Before 2022, he was captain of Sunrises Hyderabad for 13 years. In IPL 2019, He got an orange cap for scoring 692 runs IPL, which was the highest.
5. Kane Williamson (2018)
Kane Williamson, the captain of the New Zealand cricket team. He is a right-handed batsman. In IPL, he is currently playing for Sunrises Hyderabad since 2015. He scored 735 runs in 2018, the highest in that season, so he got the orange cap of IPL 2018.
6. David Warner (2017)
The history repeated after two years, the Vice-captain of the Australian cricket team, David Warner. Who is presently playing for Delhi Capitals since 2022? Before 2022, he was captain of Sunrises Hyderabad for 13 years. In IPL 2017, He brought the orange cap again after 2015 for scoring 641 runs in IPL, which was the highest.
7. Virat Kohli (2016)
One of the best cricketers known as the “run machine" is Virat Kohli. He has been playing under Royal Challenges Bangalore since 2008. He was the captain of RCB for 14 years. In IPL 2016, he got the orange cap for scoring 973, which is still the highest score in IPL.
8. David Warner (2015)
David Warner is presently playing for Delhi Capitals since 2022. Before 2022, he was captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad for 13 years. Under his captaincy Sunrisers, Hyderabad won the IPL trophy in 2016. In IPL 2015, He got his first orange cap for scoring 562 runs in IPL, which was the highest.
9. Robin Uthappa (2014)
Robin Uthappa is an Indian cricketer batsman. He is presently playing for Chennai Super Kings since 2021. Before CSK, he had played under Mumbai Indians, Royals Challengers Bangalore, Pune, Kolkata Knight Riders, and Rajasthan Royals. In IPL 2014, when he was the player of KKR, he won the title of an orange cap 2014 for scoring 660 runs in IPL 2014.
10. Michael Hussey (2013)
Michael Hussey was an Australian cricketer who is presently an Australian cricket coach. In IPL 2013, he played for Chennai Super Kings when he got his 1st Orange cap for scoring 733 runs which was the highest in IPL 2013.
In IPL, Players perform every year unbeliever performance. Orange Cap has its importance. It is a dream for every cricketer to have it. Since 2016, Virat Kohli has had the highest score of 973 runs. Fifteen seasons have passed, but this record is still unbreakable. We can’t wait to see the new record!