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IPL 2024 Orange Cap Winners List from 2008 to 2024

The orange cap is one of the most prestigious awards in the Indian Premier League. This cap is given to the highest-scoring player of the tournament. Since the dawn of this tournament, there have been a total of 13 batsmen who have won this cap. Because of the reputation and significance of the Orange Cap in the IPL , winning this cap is the ultimate achievement of every batter that plays in the Indian Premier League. Here is the list of IPL Orange Cap winners from 2008 to 2024. 

Orange Cap Holder in IPL 2024

The race for orange cap in IPL 2024 season has now entered a serious phase. Batters have been insulting the bowlers all over the park. This IPL season, the contest will be very interesting to witness, as all the modern greats like Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma will be up against young guns like Shubhman Gill and Yashashwi Jaiswal. As of the latest updates, Virat Kohli holds the Orange Cap in 2024.

PlayerTeamMatRunsAvgSR50100HS
1Virat KohliRCB736172.2147.3421113*
2Riyan ParagRR731863.6161.423084*
3Sunil NarineKKR627646187.7511109
4Sanju SamsonRR727655.2155.053082*
5Shubman GillGT726343.83151.142089*
6Rohit SharmaMI626152.2167.301105*
7Heinrich KlaasenSRH625363.25199.213080*
8Jos ButtlerRR625062.5147.9202107*
9Shivam DubeCSK624260.5163.512066*
10Sai SudharsanGT723834127.950045

2008 IPL Orange Cap Winner 

Shaun Marsh 

2008 IPL Orange Cap Winner Shaun Marsh

Shaun Marsh was the first Orange Cap winner in IPL history. The Australian southpaw was in tremendous form through the 2008 IPL season. He managed to score a massive amount of runs—616 in just 11 innings. His heroics helped his team, Kings XI Punjab, reach the semi-finals in that season. 

Shaun Marsh 2008 IPL Batting Stats 

Team Matches Runs Average Strike RateHighest Score 50’s 100’s 
KXIP1161668.44139.6811551

2009 IPL Orange Cap Winner 

Matthew Hayden

2009 IPL Orange Cap Winner  Matthew Hayden

In 2009, another Australian player won the Orange Cap, but this time from Team CSK. Matthew Hayden, the renowned Australian opener, won the 2009 IPL Orange Cap by scoring 572 runs in just 12 innings across the tournament. Despite his recent retirement from test cricket prior to the tournament, he put up a great show in the 2009 IPL season and took his team to the semi-finals. 

Matthew Hayden 2009 IPL Batting Stats

Team Matches Runs Average Strike RateHighest Score 50’s 100’s 
CSK 1257252.00144.818950

2010 IPL Orange Cap Winner 

Sachin Tendulkar

2010 IPL Orange Cap Winner Sachin Tendulkar

The 2010 IPL season is remembered for the “God of Cricket” Sachin Tendulkar. This season, the master blaster was in tremendous form, smashing 618 runs with a batting average of 47.53. Riding on the batting brilliance of Sachin Tendulkar, MI reached the final of the IPL that season but fell short against the CSK of MS Dhoni. 

Sachin Tendulkar 2010 IPL Batting Stats 

Team Matches Runs Average Strike RateHighest Score 50’s 100’s 
MI1561847.53132.618950

 2011 IPL Orange Cap Winner

Chris Gayle

 2011 IPL Orange Cap Winner

The Universe Boss Chris Gayle showed his hitting power in the 2011 IPL season. The West Indian Opener took RCB to the final of that tournament, where his team fell short of CSK. In the 2011 IPL, Chris Gayle smashed 608 in just 12 innings with a remarkable strike rate of 183.13. He was also named player of the tournament for the 2011 IPL season. 

Chris Gayle 2011 IPL Batting Stats 

Team Matches Runs Average Strike RateHighest Score 50’s 100’s 
RCB1260867.55183.1310732

2012 IPL Orange Cap Winner

Chris Gayle

2012 IPL Orange Cap Winner Chris Gayle

The Universe Boss again showed his batting prowess and won the Orange Cap consecutively in 2012. The West Indian power hitter became the first batsman in IPL history to retain the Orange Cap. In the 2012 IPL, Chris Gayle was more dangerous compared to his 2011 version. In this season, he scored 733 runs with an average of 61.08 and the highest score of 128. 

Chris Gayle 2012 IPL Batting Stats  

Team Matches Runs Average Strike RateHighest Score 50’s 100’s 
RCB1573361.08160.7412871

2013 IPL Orange Cap Winner

Michael Hussey

Michael Hussey

Michael Hussey is the third Australian on this list. Mr. Cricket has maintained the Aussie tradition of winning the Orange Cap. In the 2013 season, he equaled Chris Gayle’s record and smashed 733 runs in 17 matches. With his batting brilliance, he took his team, CSK, to the final, where CSK fell short against MI. 

Michael Hussey 2013 IPL Batting Stats  

Team Matches Runs Average Strike RateHighest Score 50’s 100’s 
CSK1773352.35129.59560

2014 IPL Orange Cap Winner 

Robin Uthappa

In 2014, after lifting the IPL trophy with KKR, Robin Uthappa became the first ever player to win an Orange Cap and an IPL trophy in the same season. Robin had a very disappointing first half of the 2014 IPL season, but in the later half of the season, he scored 8 consecutive 40+ scores. Robin scored 660 runs in IPL 2014 with five half centuries. 

Robin Uthappa 2014 IPL Batting Stats 

Team Matches Runs Average Strike RateHighest Score 50’s 100’s 
KKR1666044.00137.788350

2015 IPL Orange Cap Winner

David Warner

2015 IPL Orange Cap Winner

David Warner is the fourth Australian on the list of all-time Orange Cap winners in the IPL. In the 2015 IPL, Warner scored 562 runs with an average of 43.23. He was in ferocious form in that season and won the Orange Cap for the first time, but failed to take his team, Sunrisers Hyderabad, to the playoffs.

David Warner 2015 IPL Batting Stats 

Team Matches Runs Average Strike RateHighest Score 50’s 100’s 
SRH1456243.23156.549170

2016 IPL Orange Cap Winner

Virat Kohli

2016 IPL Orange Cap Winner

The 2016 IPL season completely belongs to Virat Kohli. In the 2016 IPL, Kohli broke all the batting records and won the Orange Cap with the highest ever run tally. In 2016, Ipl Virat scored four centuries, one of which came in a 15-over game. In the 2016 IPL, King Kohli scored 973 runs, just falling short of achieving the 1000-run feat in a single season. He took his team to the final but, unfortunately, could not win the trophy. 

Virat Kohli 2016 IPL Batting Stats 

Team Matches Runs Average Strike RateHighest Score 50’s 100’s 
RCB1697381.08152.0311374

2017 IPL Orange Cap Winner

David Warner

2017 IPL Orange Cap Winner

David Warner became the second batsman after Chris Gayle to win the Orange Cap twice in IPL history. In 2017, David Warner outperformed every batsman in the league and won the Orange Cap of the IPL season with 641 runs. Unlike the 2015 season, when Warner also won the Orange Cap, in the 2017 IPL, he took his team to the playoffs but lost to KKR. 

David Warner 2017 IPL Batting Stats 

Team Matches Runs Average Strike RateHighest Score 50’s 100’s 
SRH1464158.27141.8112641

2018 IPL Orange Cap Winner

Kane Williamson

2018 IPL Orange Cap Winner

In the 2018 IPL season, Kane Williamson marked the attendance of New Zealanders in the Orange Cap Winners List of the IPL. The 2018 IPL season is remembered for Williamson’s batting brilliance. This season, he scored 735 runs in just 17 innings and took his team to the final, where they lost to CSK thanks to Shane Watson’s brilliant hundred. 

Kane Williamson 2018 IPL Batting Stats 

Team Matches Runs Average Strike RateHighest Score 50’s 100’s 
SRH1773552.5142.448480

2019 IPL Orange Cap Winner

David Warner

2019 IPL Orange Cap Winner

David Warner made history in the IPL by winning the Orange Cap for the third time. The 2019 IPL season was the third season where Warner outscored every batter in the league. He scored 692 in that season with a brilliant century. However, he did not play the entire tournament and went back to Australia to attend the World Cup preparatory camp, but he took his team to the playoffs in the IPL 2019.

David Warner 2019 IPL Batting Stats

Team Matches Runs Average Strike RateHighest Score 50’s 100’s 
SRH1269269.2143.8710081

2020 IPL Orange Cap Winner

KL Rahul

2020 IPL Orange Cap Winner

KL Rahul was in incredible form in the 2016 IPL season; he scored 670 runs in 14 matches with an unbeaten century. Although all his efforts were in vain, his team, the Punjab Kings, did not qualify for the playoffs that season. He was the first Indian batter since 2016 to win the Orange Cap after Virat Kohli. 

KL Rahul 2020 IPL Batting Stats 

Team Matches Runs Average Strike RateHighest Score 50’s 100’s 
PBKS1467055.83129.34132*51

2021 IPL Orange Cap Winner

Ruturaj Gaikwad

2021 IPL Orange Cap Winner

Ruturaj Gaikwad is another gem found by IPL. Prior to the IPL 2021 season, he was an uncapped Indian player, but in the 2021 season, he outscored all batters with international experience. He scored 635 runs in 16 innings with an unbeaten century against the Rajasthan Royals. After Robin Uthappa, he became only the second batsman ever to win an Orange Cap and an IPL trophy in the same season. 

Ruturaj Gaikwad 2021 IPL Batting Stats  

Team Matches Runs Average Strike RateHighest Score 50’s 100’s 
CSK1663545.35136.26101*41

2022 IPL Orange Cap Winner

Jos Buttler

2022 IPL Orange Cap Winner

The 2022 IPL season was something special for Jos Buttler. In the 2022 IPL, Jos scored 863 runs and became the second batsman after Kohli to score 800 and win the Orange Cap. He also equaled Virat Kohli’s record of most centuries in a season. With his remarkable form, Buttler took his team to the final, where Gujarat beat the Rajasthan Royals. 

Jos Buttler 2022 IPL Batting Stats 

Team Matches Runs Average Strike RateHighest Score 50’s 100’s 
RR1786357.53149.0511644

2023 IPL Orange Cap Winner

Shubman Gill

2023 IPL Orange Cap Winner

Subhman Gill is the most recent addition to the all-time list of Orange Cap winners in the IPL. He scored 890 runs in 17 innings of the 2023 IPL season. Gill dominated the entire IPL season and scored three centuries. He won the Orange Cap with the second highest runs tally in an IPL season, bettered by only Virat Kohli’s 2016 IPL runs tally. With his tremendous batting form, he took the Gujarat Titans to the final. 

Shubman Gill 2023 IPL Batting Stats 

Team Matches Runs Average Strike RateHighest Score 50’s 100’s 
GT1789059.33157.811643

Player with the Most Orange Cap in IPL History 

Winning the Orange Cap is not an easy job; there is a non-ending list of IPL legends that have never won this prestigious award. Still, there are many batsmen who have won the Orange Cap multiple times. Here is the list of players with the most Orange Caps in IPL history: 

Player Name Number of Orange Caps 
Shaun Marsh 1
Matthew Hayden 1
Sachin Tendulkar 1
Chris Gayle 2
Micheal Hussey 1
Robin Uthappa 1
David Warner 3
Virat Kohli 1
Kane Williamson 1
KL Rahul 1
Ruturaj Gaikwad1
Jos Buttler 1
Shubhman Gill 1

Orange Cap in IPL List with Runs: All Time Winners 

Team Player Runs 
KXIPShaun Marsh 616
CSKMatthew Hayden572
MISachin Tendulkar618
RCBChris Gayle608
RCBChris Gayle733
CSKMichael Hussey733
KKRRobin Uthappa660
SRHDavid Warner562
RCBVirat Kohli 973
SRHDavid Warner 641
SRHKane Williamson735
SRHDavid Warner 692
PBKSKL Rahul 670
CSKRuturaj Gaikwad635
RRJos Buttler 863
GT Shubman Gill 890

Teams with Most Orange Caps in IPL History 

Teams Orange Caps 
KXIP/PBKS2
CSK3
MI1
RCB3
KKR1
SRH4
RR1
GT1

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