IPL Orange Cap

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The Orange Cap is the award given to a batter playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Every year the award is given to highest run scorer in that particular edition of the IPL. The Orange Cap award keeps on juggling from one batter to another as the group stage of the tournament progresses. It is finally awarded to the batter with most runs at the end of the tournament.

IPL 2022 Orange Cap List – Most Runs

  PLAYER TEAM MAT INN RUNS AVG SR 4s 6s 100s 50s NO HS
1 Jos Buttler Rajasthan Royals 13 13 627 52.25 148.23 56 37 3 3 1 116
2 KL Rahul Lucknow Super Giants 13 13 469 42.64 135.55 39 21 2 2 2 103
3 David Warner Delhi Capitals 11 11 427 53.38 151.96 51 15 0 5 3 92
4 Shikhar Dhawan Punjab Kings 13 13 421 38.27 122.74 45 10 0 3 2 88
5 Deepak Hooda Lucknow Super Giants 13 13 406 31.23 133.55 35 14 0 4 0 59
6 Shubman Gill Gujarat Titans 13 13 402 33.5 135.35 43 9 0 4 1 96
7 F du Plessis Royal Challengers Bangalore 13 13 399 33.25 132.56 41 13 0 3 1 96
8 LS Livingstone Punjab Kings 13 13 388 32.33 177.98 27 29 0 4 1 70
9 Abhishek Sharma Sunrisers Hyderabad 12 12 374 31.17 134.53 41 11 0 2 0 75
10 Tilak Varma Mumbai Indians 12 12 368 40.89 132.85 27 15 0 2 3 61

*Last Updated on 16th May 2022 after completion of DC vs PBKS Match.

Most runs in IPL 2022

Rajasthan Royals – Jos Buttler is the most run scorer in IPL 2022 with total of 627 runs.

What is Orange Cap in IPL?

From the first season in 2008, Indian Premier League is awarding the batter who scored most runs in the tournament every year. Australian batsman Shaun Marsh won the award in the inaugural edition of the league, and was followed by compatriot Matthew Hayden in 2009 edition.

Sachin Tendulkar won the IPL Orange Cap in IPL 2010 season when they were beaten by CSK in the finals to become the runner-ups. Universe Boss – Chris Gayle won the award for  consecutive seasons in IPL 2012 & IPL 2013 when he was part of RCB team.

David Warner (2015, 2017 and 2019) has donned the cap most times in the IPL, followed by Chris Gayle. Former Indian skipper – Virat Kohli won the Orange Cap in 2016 season after an incredible run with the bat.

Kane Williamson also won the award in 2018 while handling the captaincy of Sunrisers Hyderabad team. In IPL 2020, KL Rahul won the award when he was leading Punjab Kings team. In last season, Ruturaj Gaikwad won the award as CSK won the title for the 4th time.

How many Indians have won the Orange Cap in IPL?

In the 14 seasons so far, 5 Indian players have won the award in IPL. They are Sachin Tendulkar (2010), Robin Uthappa (2014), Virat Kohli (2016), KL Rahul (2020) and Ruturaj Gaikwad (2021).

Who are the top contenders to win the Orange Cap in IPL 2022?

The top contenders to win the award in IPL 2022 are Jos Buttler, Hardik Pandya, Prithvi Shaw, Shivam Dube, Shubman Gill & Shikhar Dhawan.

Rules for Orange Cap in IPL 2022

  1. The award is given to the top run-scorer of IPL 2022.
  2. The batsman with the most runs in the tournament during the season would wear the Orange Cap while fielding for his team.
  3. In case of two players have scored same number of runs, the batsman with a better strike rate will be awarded.
  4. The Orange Cap owner who is fielding is allowed to wear the Orange Cap till the end of the innings even if an opposition batsman has overtaken his runs.

IPL Orange Cap Winners List

Year Winners (Player) Innings Runs Highest Score Average Strike Rate 50 100 4s 6s
2008 Shaun Marsh (KXIP) 11 616 115 68.44 139.68 5 1 59 26
2009 Matthew Hayden (CSK) 12 572 89 52 144.81 5 0 60 22
2010 Sachin Tendulkar (MI) 15 618 89 47.53 132.61 5 0 86 3
2011 Chris Gayle (RCB) 12 608 107 67.55 183.13 3 2 57 44
2012 Chris Gayle (RCB) 14 733 128 61.08 160.74 7 1 46 59
2013 Michael Hussey (CSK) 17 733 95 52.35 129.5 6 0 81 17
2014 Robin Uthappa (KKR) 16 660 83 44 137.78 5 0 74 18
2015 David Warner (SRH) 14 562 91 43.23 156.54 7 0 65 21
2016 Virat Kohli (RCB) 16 973 113 81.08 152.03 7 4 83 38
2017 David Warner (SRH) 14 641 126 58.27 141.81 4 1 63 26
2018 Kane Williamson (SRH) 17 735 84 52.5 142.44 8 0 64 28
2019 David Warner (SRH) 12 692 100 69.2 143.87 8 1 57 21
2020 KL Rahul (KXIP) 14 670 132* 55.83 129.34 5 1 58 23
2021 Ruturaj Gaikwad 16 635 101* 45.35 136.26 4 1 64 23

Season Wise Winners List

IPL 2021
Pos. Player Innings Runs AVG SR 4S 6S
1 Ruturaj Gaikwad 16 *635* 45.35 136.26 64 23
2 Faf du Plessis 16 *633* 45.21 138.2 60 23
3 KL Rahul 13 *626* 62.6 138.8 48 30
4 Shikhar Dhawan 16 *587* 39.13 124.62 63 16
5 Glenn Maxwell 14 *513* 42.75 144.1 48 21
6 Sanju Samson 14 *484* 40.33 136.72 45 17
7 Prithvi Shaw 15 *479* 31.93 159.13 56 18
8 Shubman Gill 17 *478* 28.11 118.9 50 12
9 Mayank Agarwal 12 *441* 40.09 140.44 42 18
10 Rishabh Pant 16 *419* 34.91 128.52 42 10
IPL 2020
Pos. Player Innings Runs AVG SR 4S 6S
1 KL Rahul 14 *670* 55.83 129.34 58 23
2 Shikhar Dhawan 17 *618* 44.14 144.73 67 12
3 David Warner 16 *548* 39.14 134.64 52 14
4 Shreyas Iyer 17 *519* 34.6 123.27 40 16
5 Ishan Kishan 14 *516* 57.33 145.76 36 30
6 Quinton de Kock 16 *503* 35.92 140.5 46 22
7 Suryakumar Yadav 16 *480* 40 145.01 61 11
8 Devdutt Padikkal 15 *473* 31.53 124.8 51 8
9 Virat Kohli 15 *466* 42.36 121.35 23 11
10 AB de Villiers 15 *454* 45.4 158.74 33 23
IPL 2019
Pos. Player Innings Runs AVG SR 4S 6S
1 David Warner 12 *692* 69.2 143.86 57 21
2 KL Rahul 14 *593* 53.9 135.38 49 25
3 Quinton de Kock 16 *529* 35.26 132.91 45 25
4 Shikhar Dhawan 16 *521* 34.73 135.67 64 11
5 Andre Russell 13 *510* 56.66 204.81 31 52
6 Chris Gayle 13 *490* 40.83 153.6 45 34
7 Rishabh Pant 16 *488* 37.53 162.66 37 27
8 Virat Kohli 14 *464* 33.14 141.46 46 13
9 Shreyas Iyer 16 *463* 30.86 119.94 41 14
10 Jonny Bairstow 10 *445* 55.62 157.24 48 18
IPL 2018
Pos. Player Innings Runs AVG SR 4S 6S
1 Kane Williamson 17 *735* 52.5 142.44 64 28
2 Rishabh Pant 14 *684* 52.61 173.6 68 37
3 KL Rahul 14 *659* 54.91 158.41 66 32
4 Ambati Rayudu 16 *602* 43 149.75 53 34
5 Shane Watson 15 *555* 39.64 154.59 44 35
6 Jos Buttler 13 *548* 54.8 155.24 52 21
7 Virat Kohli 14 *530* 48.18 139.1 52 18
8 Suryakumar Yadav 14 *512* 36.57 133.33 61 16
9 Dinesh Karthik 16 *498* 49.8 147.77 49 16
10 Shikhar Dhawan 16 *497* 38.23 136.91 59 14
IPL 2017
Pos. Player Innings Runs AVG SR 4S 6S
1 David Warner 14 *641* 58.27 141.81 63 26
2 Gautam Gambhir 16 *498* 41.5 128.02 61 7
3 Shikhar Dhawan 14 *479* 36.84 127.39 53 9
4 Steve Smith 15 *472* 39.33 121.96 38 12
5 Suresh Raina 14 *442* 40.18 143.97 42 13
6 Hashim Amla 10 *420* 60 145.83 40 17
7 Manish Pandey 13 *396* 49.5 128.57 28 12
8 Parthiv Patel 16 *395* 24.68 134.81 49 8
9 Rahul Tripathi 14 *391* 27.92 146.44 43 17
10 Robin Uthappa 13 *388* 29.84 165.1 36 21
IPL 2016
Pos. Player Innings Runs AVG SR 4S 6S
1 Virat Kohli 16 *973* 81.08 152.03 83 38
2 David Warner 17 *848* 60.57 151.42 88 31
3 AB de Villiers 16 *687* 52.84 168.79 57 37
4 Shikhar Dhawan 17 *501* 38.53 116.78 51 8
5 Gautam Gambhir 15 *501* 38.53 121.89 54 6
6 Rohit Sharma 14 *489* 44.45 132.88 49 16
7 Ajinkya Rahane 14 *480* 43.63 126.64 54 9
8 Murali Vijay 14 *453* 34.84 124.45 50 10
9 Quinton de Kock 13 *445* 37.08 136.08 52 13
10 Suresh Raina 15 *399* 28.5 127.88 39 10
IPL 2015
Pos. Player Innings Runs AVG SR 4S 6S
1 David Warner 14 *562* 43.23 156.54 65 21
2 Lendl Simmons 13 *540* 45 122.44 56 21
3 Ajinkya Rahane 13 *540* 49.09 130.75 53 13
4 AB de Villiers 14 *513* 46.63 175.08 60 22
5 Virat Kohli 16 *505* 45.9 130.82 35 23
6 Chris Gayle 14 *491* 40.91 147.44 39 38
7 Rohit Sharma 16 *482* 34.42 144.74 41 21
8 Shreyas Iyer 14 *439* 33.76 128.36 41 21
9 Brendon McCullum 14 *436* 33.53 155.71 51 23
10 Kieron Pollard 14 *419* 38.09 163.67 28 28
IPL 2014
Pos. Player Innings Runs AVG SR 4S 6S
1 Robin Uthappa 16 *660* 44 137.78 74 18
2 Dwayne Smith 16 *566* 35.37 136.05 50 34
3 Glenn Maxwell 16 *552* 34.5 187.75 48 36
4 David Warner 14 *528* 48 140.8 39 24
5 Suresh Raina 16 *523* 40.23 146.08 51 19
6 Virender Sehwag 17 *455* 26.76 144.44 56 18
7 David Miller 16 *446* 44.6 149.16 34 21
8 JP Duminy 14 *410* 51.25 134.42 22 20
9 Brendon McCullum 14 *405* 31.15 121.62 32 19
10 Manish Pandey 16 *401* 30.84 117.94 35 10
IPL 2013
Pos. Player Innings Runs AVG SR 4S 6S
1 Michael Hussey 17 *733* 52.35 129.5 81 17
2 Chris Gayle 16 *708* 59 156.29 57 51
3 Virat Kohli 16 *634* 45.28 138.73 64 22
4 Suresh Raina 17 *548* 42.15 150.13 50 18
5 Shane Watson 16 *543* 38.78 142.89 59 22
6 Rohit Sharma 19 *538* 38.42 131.54 35 28
7 Dinesh Karthik 19 *510* 28.33 124.08 54 14
8 Ajinkya Rahane 18 *488* 34.85 106.55 42 11
9 Rahul Dravid 17 *471* 29.43 110.82 64 5
10 MS Dhoni 16 *461* 41.9 162.89 32 25
IPL 2012
Pos. Player Innings Runs AVG SR 4S 6S
1 Chris Gayle 14 *733* 61.08 160.74 46 59
2 Gautam Gambhir 17 *590* 39.33 143.55 64 17
3 Shikhar Dhawan 15 *569* 40.64 129.61 58 18
4 Ajinkya Rahane 16 *560* 40 129.33 73 10
5 Virender Sehwag 16 *495* 33 161.23 57 19
6 Cameron White 13 *479* 43.54 149.68 41 20
7 Rahul Dravid 16 *462* 28.87 112.13 63 4
8 Suresh Raina 18 *441* 25.94 135.69 36 19
9 Rohit Sharma 16 *433* 30.92 126.6 39 18
10 Mandeep Singh 16 *432* 27 126.31 53 7
IPL 2011
Pos. Player Innings Runs AVG SR 4S 6S
1 Chris Gayle 12 *608* 67.55 183.13 57 44
2 Virat Kohli 16 *557* 46.41 121.08 55 16
3 Sachin Tendulkar 16 *553* 42.53 113.31 67 5
4 Shaun Marsh 13 *504* 42 146.51 52 20
5 Michael Hussey 14 *492* 41 118.84 53 6
6 Paul Valthaty 14 *463* 35.61 136.98 56 20
7 Suresh Raina 16 *438* 31.28 134.76 36 17
8 Murali Vijay 16 *434* 27.12 128.02 34 20
9 Virender Sehwag 11 *424* 38.54 176.66 51 18
10 Jacques Kallis 14 *424* 35.33 112.16 46 6
IPL 2010
Pos. Player Innings Runs AVG SR 4S 6S
1 Sachin Tendulkar 15 *618* 47.53 132.61 86 3
2 Jacques Kallis 16 *572* 47.66 115.78 67 9
3 Suresh Raina 16 *520* 47.27 142.85 45 22
4 Sourav Ganguly 14 *493* 37.92 117.66 58 15
5 Murali Vijay 15 *458* 35.23 156.84 36 26
6 Mahela Jayawardena 13 *439* 43.9 147.31 55 11
7 Andrew Symonds 16 *429* 30.64 125.8 35 18
8 Saurabh Tiwary 15 *419* 29.92 135.59 29 18
9 Rohit Sharma 16 *404* 28.85 133.77 36 14
10 Naman Ojha 14 *377* 31.41 132.28 42 15
IPL 2009
Pos. Player Innings Runs AVG SR 4S 6S
1 Matthew Hayden 12 *572* 52 144.81 60 22
2 Adam Gilchrist 16 *495* 30.93 152.3 54 29
3 Suresh Raina 14 *434* 31 140.9 37 21
4 JP Duminy 12 *372* 41.33 114.46 26 11
5 Herschelle Gibbs 14 *371* 33.72 112.08 32 12
6 Brad Hodge 12 *365* 40.55 117.74 34 9
7 Sachin Tendulkar 13 *364* 33.09 120.13 39 10
8 Rohit Sharma 16 *362* 27.84 114.92 22 18
9 Jacques Kallis 15 *361* 27.76 108.73 37 8
10 Yuvraj Singh 14 *340* 28.33 115.64 25 16
IPL 2008
Pos. Player Innings Runs AVG SR 4S 6S
1 Shaun Marsh 11 *616* 68.44 139.68 59 26
2 Gautam Gambhir 14 *534* 41.07 140.89 68 8
3 Sanath Jayasuriya 14 *518* 43.16 167.63 58 31
4 Shane Watson 15 *472* 47.2 151.76 47 19
5 Graeme Smith 11 *441* 49 121.82 54 8
6 Adam Gilchrist 14 *436* 33.53 137.1 51 19
7 Yusuf Pathan 15 *435* 31.07 179.01 43 25
8 Suresh Raina 14 *421* 38.27 142.22 35 18
9 MS Dhoni 14 *414* 41.4 133.54 38 15
10 Virender Sehwag 14 *406* 33.83 184.54 46 21

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