This post is related to Indian Premier League, there are many batsman who play outstandingly in this tournament. IPL gives so many players to the Indian team as well as other countries. This post tells you about the top 5 highest run scorer in a season. In 10 seasons there are 10 players who get orange cap, but this post tells you top 5 orange cap holder in the IPL.
#5 2017 – David Warner
David Warner is an Australian Cricketer, who plays all three formats of cricket. He is left -handed opening batsman of Australian team. He is the first Australian to reach 1,500 runs in T20 cricket. Warner is one of the most destructive batsman of Australian team as well as a brilliant fielder.
David Warner plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad, and is a captain of Hyderabad. David Warner has a brilliant record in the IPL. He is leading run scorer in the Indian Premier League 2017. Sunrisers Hyderabad was not won the Trophy but David Warner the highest run scorer in the season.
David Warner scored 641 runs in the just 14 innings with the batting average of 58.27. He is one of the orange cap holder in the IPL.
#4 2014 – Robin Uthappa
Robin Uthappa is an Indian Cricketer, who is both, a destructive as well as classy batsman. He is a right-handed batsman who plays all formats of cricket. He is nicknamed as a Walking Assassin. Uthappa also played an important role for Indian team in the 2007 T20 World Cup. He also finished the 2014-15 Ranji Trophy season as a highest run scorer.
He plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League. Uthappa is a classy batsman as well as a good wicket-keeper. He was a leading run scorer in the 2014 IPL season and a orange cap holder. He is in a massive form in that season.
Robin Uthappa scored 660 runs in just 16 innings with the batting average of 44.00 and with a massive strike rate of 137.78. His best score in that season was 83 not out, he scored 5 half centuries in the IPL 2014. He is one of the orange cap holder in the IPL.
#3 2012 – Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle is a Jamaican Cricketer, who plays for West Indies at International level. The full name of Chris Gayle is Christopher Henry Gayle, he plays all three formats of cricket at International level. He is a destructive batsman who has the ability to score runs in any situation.
Chris Gayle plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. In the season 2012, Chris Gayle’s form was on another level. He contributed 31% runs to his team in the whole season, he is one of the pillar for Royal Challengers in that season.
Chris Gayle scored 733 runs in just 14 innings with the batting average of 61.08. The strike rate of Chris Gayle was 160.74. He is the highest run scorer in the 2012 IPL. He is one of the orange cap holder in the IPL.
#2 2013 – Michael Hussey
Michael Hussey is a former Australian Cricketer, who played all three formats of the game. He is also known as Mr. Cricket. He was no. ODI batsman throughout the World in 2006. He was a brilliant batsman with good fielding skills.
Michael Hussey played for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League. He was in a massive form in that season. In that season, he shows that why people call him Mr. Cricket. Michael Hussey has the ability to either play classically or destructively.
Michael Hussey also scored 733 runs in just 17 innings with the batting average of 52.35. The strike rate of Michael Hussey was of 156.29, and he scored 6 half centuries in that season. He is one of the orange cap holder in the IPL.
#1 2016 – Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is an Indian Cricketer, who plays all three formats of the cricket. He currently leading the International side of India. He also known as The Run Machine. Virat is a right-handed batsman, and he ranked as one of the most famous athletes by ESPN and also one of the most valuable athlete brands by Forbes,
Virat Kohli plays for Royal Challengers in the Indian Premier League. It has no doubt that Virat is destructive batsman but he is also a brilliant fielder. With Indian team he also lead Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL since 2013.
Virat Kohli scored 752 runs in just 12 innings with the batting average of 81.08. The strike rate of Virat Kohli in that season was 152.03, and he scored 7 half centuries and 4 centuries. His best score in the IPL 2016 was 113. He is one of the top run scorer in the IPL season and a orange cap holder in the IPL.