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IPL | LIST OF ORANGE CAP AND PURPLE CAP WINNERS | FANFIGHT

IPL | LIST OF ORANGE CAP AND PURPLE CAP WINNERS | FANFIGHT

The Indian Premier League in its 10 years of grandiose has witnessed some of the finest players in world cricket. These elite cricketers have taken centre stage and have displayed quality cricket over the years. For players to come out the best, they had to compete against the best. Brendon McCullum set the tone in the very first game of the Indian Premier League way back in 2008. The best in every sport get rewarded. In the IPL, the highest run-getter and the highest wicket-taker are awarded the orange cap and purple cap respectively. We take a look at the list of orange cap and purple cap winners over the last 10 years.

Virat Kohli holds the record for the most runs scored in the 2016 IPL season. Kohli scored a mammoth 973 runs in 16 games at 81.08 striking 152.03 per hundred balls.

Chris Gayle and David Warner have won the orange cap twice. Gayle in 2011 and 2012. Warner in 2015 and 2017. In the 2016 season, Warner finished second best with 848 runs.

Only 3 Indian players have won the orange cap. Sachin Tendulkar, Robin Uthappa and Virat Kohli.

COMPLETE LIST OF ORANGE CAP WINNERS

YEAR

PLAYER

TEAM

MATCHES

RUNS(100’s & 50’s)

AVERAGE

STRIKE-RATE

2008

SHAUN MARSH

KXIP

11

616(1 & 5)

68.44

139.68

2009

MATTHEW HAYDEN

CSK

12

572(0 & 5)

52.00

144.81

2010

SACHIN TENDULKAR

MI

15

618(0 & 5)

47.53

132.61

2011

CHRIS GAYLE

RCB

12

608(2 & 3)

67.55

183.13

2012

CHRIS GAYLE

RCB

15

733(1 & 7)

61.08

160.74

2013

MICHAEL HUSSEY

CSK

17

733(0 & 6)

52.35

129.50

2014

ROBIN UTHAPPA

KKR

16

660(0 & 5)

44.00

137.78

2015

DAVID WARNER

SRH

14

562(0 & 7)

43.23

156.54

2016

VIRAT KOHLI

RCB

16

973( 4 & 7)

81.08

152.03

2017

DAVID WARNER

SRH

14

641(1 & 4)

58.27

141.81

Check the complete list of centuries in the IPL.

Bhuvaneshwar Kumar (2015 & 2016) and Dwayne Bravo(2013 &2015) are the only two players to have won the purple cap twice.

Players from CSK won the purple cap for 3 consecutive years. Bravo, Mohit Sharma and Bravo again in 2013, 14′ and 15′.

COMPLETE LIST OF PURPLE CAP WINNERS

YEAR

PLAYER

TEAM

MATCHES

WICKETS

BEST BOWLING

AVERAGE

ECONOMY

2008

SOHAIL TANVIR

RR

11

22

6/14

12.09

6.46

2009

RP SINGH

DC

16

23

4/22

18.13

6.98

2010

PRAGYAN OJHA

DC

16

21

3/26

20.42

7.29

2011

LASITH MALINGA

MI

16

28

5/13

13.39

5.95

2012

MORNE MORKEL

DD

16

25

4/20

18.12

7.19

2013

DWAYNE BRAVO

CSK

18

32

4/42

15.53

7.95

2014

MOHIT SHARMA

CSK

16

23

4/14

19.65

8.39

2015

DWAYNE BRAVO

CSK

17

26

3/22

16.38

8.14

2016

BHUVANESHWAR KUMAR

SRH

17

23

4/29

21.30

7.42

2017

BHUVANESHWAR KUMAR

SRH

14

26

5/19

14.19

7.05

Check the list of 5-wicket hauls and list of hat-tricks.

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