IPL 2024 Orange Cap

22 Mar 2024 - 26 May 2024
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IPL 2024 Schedule

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https://www.sportskeeda.com/live-cricket-score/delhi-capitals-vs-chennai-super-kings-match-13-31-march-2024
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DC
191/5
(20 ov)
vs
171/6
(20 ov)
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CSK
https://www.sportskeeda.com/live-cricket-score/gujarat-titans-vs-sunrisers-hyderabad-match-12-31-march-2024
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SRH
162/8
(20 ov)
vs
168/3
(19.1 ov)
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GT
https://www.sportskeeda.com/live-cricket-score/lucknow-super-giants-vs-punjab-kings-match-11-30-march-2024
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LSG
199/8
(20 ov)
vs
178/5
(20 ov)
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PBKS
https://www.sportskeeda.com/live-cricket-score/royal-challengers-bangalore-vs-kolkata-knight-riders-match-10-29-march-2024
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RCB
182/6
(20 ov)
vs
186/3
(16.5 ov)
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KKR
https://www.sportskeeda.com/live-cricket-score/rajasthan-royals-vs-delhi-capitals-match-9-28-march-2024
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RR
185/5
(20 ov)
vs
173/5
(20 ov)
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DC

IPL 2024 Points Table

Full Table
Pos
Teams
P
W
L
D
PTS
NRR
1
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KKR
14
9
3
0
20
1.428
2
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SRH
14
8
5
0
17
0.414
3
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RR
14
8
5
0
17
0.273
4
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RCB
14
7
7
0
14
0.459
5
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CSK
14
7
7
0
14
0.392
Pos
Player
Team
Mat
Inns
SR
Avg
HS
50s
4s
6s
1
RCB
15
15
741
154.70
61.75
113
5
1
62
38
2
CSK
14
14
583
141.16
53.00
108
4
1
58
18
3
RR
16
14
573
149.22
52.09
84
4
0
40
33
4
SRH
15
15
567
191.55
40.50
102
4
1
64
32
5
RR
16
15
531
153.47
48.27
86
5
0
48
24
6
GT
12
12
527
141.29
47.91
103
2
1
48
16
7
LSG
14
14
520
136.13
37.14
82
4
0
45
19
8
LSG
14
14
499
178.21
62.38
75
3
0
35
36
9
KKR
15
14
488
180.74
34.86
109
3
1
50
33
10
SRH
16
16
484
204.22
32.27
75
3
0
36
42
11
SRH
16
15
479
171.07
39.92
80
4
0
19
38
12
DC
13
13
446
155.40
40.55
88
3
0
36
25
13
RCB
15
15
438
161.62
29.20
64
4
0
47
21
14
KKR
12
12
435
182.01
39.55
89
4
0
50
24
15
RR
16
15
435
155.91
31.07
104
1
1
54
16
16
GT
12
12
426
147.40
38.73
104
2
1
37
15
17
MI
14
14
417
150.00
32.08
105
1
1
45
23
18
MI
13
13
416
149.64
41.60
65
3
0
35
19
19
CSK
14
14
396
162.30
36.00
66
3
0
28
28
20
RCB
15
13
395
177.13
30.38
55
5
0
21
33

IPL 2024 Orange Cap

IPL 2024 Orange Cap


The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a powerhouse of cricketing talent, where batsmen and bowlers showcase their skills on the grandest stage. Among the various accolades awarded during the IPL, the Orange Cap holds a special place. It recognizes the batter with the most runs scored throughout the entire season.


Introduced in 2008, the IPL Orange Cap isn't just an award; it's a symbol of consistent batsmanship and dominance throughout the grueling IPL schedule. The player leading the run-scorers list gets the privilege of wearing an actual orange cap while fielding, a visible reminder of their prowess. This distinction adds a layer of excitement and competition among the batters, pushing them to constantly outdo each other.


The IPL Orange Cap has seen some legendary names etch their mark. Chris Gayle, known for his explosive batting, has clinched the award twice, while David Warner, the swashbuckling Australian opener, has been the frontrunner thrice. Virat Kohli, the former India and RCB captain, holds the record for the most runs scored in a single IPL season (973 in 2016).


The race for the Orange Cap is a dynamic one. A player might be leading the scorers one day, only to be overtaken by another batter in the next match. In case of two batters scoring exact same runs, the batter with a better strike rate is awarded the Cap. This keeps the competition fierce and unpredictable, adding another layer of intrigue to the IPL.


List of IPL Orange Cap winners


Year Winner InningsRunsHSAverageStrike Rate
2008Shaun Marsh (KXIP)1161611568.44139.68
2009Matthew Hayden (CSK)125728952144.81
2010Sachin Tendulkar (MI)156188947.53132.61
2011Chris Gayle (RCB)1260810767.55183.13
2012Chris Gayle (RCB)1473312861.08160.74
2013Michael Hussey (CSK)177339552.35129.5
2014Robin Uthappa (KKR)166608344137.78
2015David Warner (SRH)145629143.23156.54
2016Virat Kohli (RCB)1697311381.08152.03
2017David Warner (SRH)1464112658.27141.81
2018Kane Williamson (SRH)177358452.5142.44
2019David Warner (SRH)1269210069.2143.87
2020KL Rahul (KXIP)14670132*55.83129.34
2021Ruturaj Gaikwad16635101*45.35136.26
2022Jos Buttler (RR)1786311657.53149.05
2023 Shubman Gill (GT) 17 89012959.33157.8


Rules for Orange Cap in IPL 2024


  1. The Orange Cap in IPL 2024 will be awarded to the leading run-scorer of the IPL season.
  2. The batter who holds the Orange Cap during the season is allowed to wear it while in the field during the games, as long as he has the most runs in the tournament.
  3. In an event where two or more batters are tied on runs, the batter with a better strike rate is awarded the Orange Cap.
  4. When a batter from the opposition surpasses the current Orange Cap holder's total, the previous holder may continue to wear the Cap until the end of that specific innings, at which point another batter may surpass him


Which batter won the IPL Orange Cap in 2023?


Gujarat Titans’ opener Shubman Gill won the Orange Cap in IPL 2023 as he scored 890 runs at an amazing average of 59.33 across 17.


Who won the first-ever IPL Orange Cap?


Punjab Kings (formerly known as Kings XI Punjab) batter Shaun Marsh made 616 runs in the inaugural IPL season in 2008, earning him the coveted IPL Orange Cap.


Who won the most IPL Orange Caps?


Australia’s David Warner has won the most IPL Orange Caps in history. The left-hander won the title in 2015, 2017 and 2019.


Who was the first Indian to win the IPL Orange Cap?


In IPL 2010, Sachin Tendulkar made 618 runs and became the first-ever Indian to bag the Orange Cap in IPL history.


Who won the IPL Orange Cap with the best strike rate?


Chris Gayle, who has won two IPL Orange caps, clinched the title in 2013 with an outstanding strike rate of 183.13 for RCB. This is the best strike rate recorded for an Orange Cap winning batter.


Who won the IPL Orange Cap with the best average?


Virat Kohli won his Orange Cap in IPL 2016 at an average of 81.08, the best by any Orange Cap winner in a single IPL season.


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