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Most Dangerous Batsman in IPL, Most Runs, Most Orange cap

By Arjit - March 12, 2023 - Last updated on Mar 12, 2023 05:02 PM
Most Dangerous Batsman in IPL, Most Runs, Most Orange cap

Indian Premier League (IPL): The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a men's T20 franchise cricket league in India. It is contested annually by ten teams located in seven cities and three states. The league was established in 2007 by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

IPL is the most watched cricket league in the world. In 2014, it ranked sixth by average attendance among all sports leagues. In 2010, the IPL became the first sporting event in the world to be broadcast live on YouTube. The brand value of IPL in 2022 was ₹90,038 crore (US$11 billion). According to the BCCI, the 2015 IPL season contributed ₹1,150 crore (US$140 million) to the gross domestic product of the Indian economy.

Also Read: IPL 2023 Schedule, Teams, Points Table, Live Score and Dream11 Match Prediction

So far there have been fifteen seasons of the IPL tournament. The current IPL title holder franchise is Gujarat Titans, which is winning the 2022 season and its first season.

So let's know about the most dangerous batsman in IPL history, most runs, most orange cap players -

Most Dangerous Batsman in IPL: Virat Kohli is considered to be the most dangerous player in IPL history. Virat Kohli, who has been with the same franchise since 2008, has been one of the most dangerous batsmen since his inception. Virat Kohli is the highest run scorer and most successful batsman in IPL. He has so far scored 6076 runs in 199 IPL matches, which is far away from second number Shikhar Dhawan.

Most Dangerous Batsman in IPL Hostory

Position Batsman Team IPL 2023 Status
1 Virat Kohli Royal Challengers Bangalore  
2 AB de Villiers Royal Challengers Bangalore Retired
3 Chris Gayle Punjab Kings Retired
4 David Warner Delhi Capitals  
5 MS Dhoni Chennai Super Kings  
6 Kieron Pollard Mumbai Indians Retired
7 Andre Russell Kolkata Knight Riders  
8 Suresh Raina Chennai Super Kings Retired
9 Rohit Sharma Mumbai Indians  
10 Shikhar Dhawan Punjab Kings  

Most Runs in IPL Histroy: Virat Kohli has scored the most runs in the history of IPL, Kohli has scored a total of 6624 runs so far, which is the highest score in IPL history, Shikhar Dhawan is in second place with a total of 6244 runs.

Highest Runs in IPL Hostory

Rank Player Matches Runs Average Strike Rate 100s 50s Highest Score
1 Virat Kohli 223 6624 36.19 129.14 5 44 113
2 Shikhar Dhawan 206 6244 35.07 126.34 2 47 106*
3 David Warner 162 5881 42.00 140.69 4 55 126
4 Rohit Sharma 227 5879 30.30 129.89 1 40 109*
5 Suresh Raina 205 5528 32.51 136.73 1 39 100*
6 AB de Villiers 184 5162 39.70 151.68 3 40 133*
7 MS Dhoni 234 4978 39.19 135.19 0 24 84*
8 Chris Gayle 142 4965 39.72 148.96 6 31 175*
9 Robin Uthappa 205 4952 27.51 130.35 0 27 88
10 Dinesh Karthik 229 4376 26.84 132.64 0 20 97*

Most Orange Cap holders in IPL history: David Warner has the most Orange Caps, Warner has 3 Orange Caps or Chris Gayle has 2 Orange Caps.

List of all IPL Orange Cap Winners

Year Winner Team Runs Average Strike Rate 50 100 Highest Score
2022 Jos Buttler Rajasthan Royals 863 57.53 149.05 4 4 116
2021 Ruturaj Gaikwad CSK 635 45.35 136.26 4 1 101*
2020 KL Rahul KXIP 670 55.83 129.34 5 1 132*
2019 David Warner SRH 692 69.2 143.87 8 1 100
2018 Kane Williamson SRH 735 52.5 142.44 8 0 84
2017 David Warner SRH 641 58.27 141.81 4 1 126
2016 Virat Kohli RCB 973 81.08 152.03 7 4 113
2015 David Warner SRH 562 43.23 156.54 7 0 91
2014 Robin Uthappa KKR 660 44 137.78 5 0 83
2013 Michael Hussey CSK 733 52.35 129.5 6 0 95
2012 Chris Gayle RCB 733 61.08 160.74 7 1 128
2011 Chris Gayle RCB 608 67.55 183.13 3 2 107
2010 Sachin Tendulkar MI 618 47.53 132.61 5 0 89
2009 Matthew Hayden CSK 572 52 144.81 5 0 89
2008 Shaun Marsh KXIP 616 68.44 139.68 5 1 115

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