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IPL 2021: A look at the Orange Cap winners since season 1

Updated : April 08, 2021 08:45 AM IST

As the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) commences on April 9, here's a look at the players who won the coveted Orange Cap in a previous seasons

As the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is all set to commence on April 9, let's take a look at the players who won the coveted Orange Cap -- which is awarded to the highest run-scorer in a season. (Image: IPL)
As the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is all set to commence on April 9, let's take a look at the players who won the coveted Orange Cap -- which is awarded to the highest run-scorer in a season. (Image: IPL)
2008 | Shaun Marsh | While many big names such as Hayden, Tendulkar and Jayasurya were expected to win the coveted cap in the first season it was in fact Shaun Marsh -- then a little known player from Australia that set the stage on fire. The Kings X1 Punjab opener who joined the team midway in the tournament scored 616 runs in 11 innings at a strike rate of close to 140 to take the Orange Cap home. (Image: IPLT20.com)
2008 | Shaun Marsh | While many big names such as Hayden, Tendulkar and Jayasurya were expected to win the coveted cap in the first season it was in fact Shaun Marsh -- then a little known player from Australia that set the stage on fire. The Kings X1 Punjab opener who joined the team midway in the tournament scored 616 runs in 11 innings at a strike rate of close to 140 to take the Orange Cap home. (Image: IPLT20.com)
2009 | Mathew Hayden | The burly Australian lit the tournament on fire after scoring 672 runs in 12 innings for Chennai Super Kings. (Image: IPLT20.com)
2009 | Mathew Hayden | The burly Australian lit the tournament on fire after scoring 672 runs in 12 innings for Chennai Super Kings. (Image: IPLT20.com)
2010 | Sachin Tendulkar | After two disappointing seasons, Mumbai Indians reached the final of the tournament for the first time not least to the batting prowess of their skipper who finished the season with 618 runs in 15 innings.
2010 | Sachin Tendulkar | After two disappointing seasons, Mumbai Indians reached the final of the tournament for the first time not least to the batting prowess of their skipper who finished the season with 618 runs in 15 innings.
2011 & 2012 | Chris Gayle | The two seasons were all about the entertaining and controversial Windies opener who hit 608 and 733 runs, respectively in seasons four and five for Royal Challengers Bangalore at a strike rate of over 160. (Image: AP)
2011 & 2012 | Chris Gayle | The two seasons were all about the entertaining and controversial Windies opener who hit 608 and 733 runs, respectively in seasons four and five for Royal Challengers Bangalore at a strike rate of over 160. (Image: AP)
2013 | Michael Hussey | The classy southpaw, popularly called Mr Cricket scored 733 runs in 17 innings at an average of over 50. (Image: IPLT20.com)
2013 | Michael Hussey | The classy southpaw, popularly called Mr Cricket scored 733 runs in 17 innings at an average of over 50. (Image: IPLT20.com)
2014 | Robin Uthappa | Kolkata Knight Riders'  batsman scored 660 in 16 innings to emerge as the highest run-getter of the season. (Image: AP)
2014 | Robin Uthappa | Kolkata Knight Riders'  batsman scored 660 in 16 innings to emerge as the highest run-getter of the season. (Image: AP)
2015 |David Warner | Another Australian opener to win the coveted title was Sunrisers Hyderabad's southpaw batsman who scored 562 runs in 14 innings.
2015 |David Warner | Another Australian opener to win the coveted title was Sunrisers Hyderabad's southpaw batsman who scored 562 runs in 14 innings.
2016 |Virat Kohli| The King was at the peak of his form in the season that saw Royal Challengers Bangalore reach the finals. The Bangalore captain accumulated 973 runs in 6 innings at an average of over 80 and a strike rate of over 150. (Image: IPLT20.com)
2016 |Virat Kohli| The King was at the peak of his form in the season that saw Royal Challengers Bangalore reach the finals. The Bangalore captain accumulated 973 runs in 6 innings at an average of over 80 and a strike rate of over 150. (Image: IPLT20.com)
2017 |David Warner | The  Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper won the title for a second time with 641 runs in 14 innings at an average of over 58. (Image: iplt20.com)
2017 |David Warner | The  Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper won the title for a second time with 641 runs in 14 innings at an average of over 58. (Image: iplt20.com)
2018 | Kane Williamson | The orange cap remained in Hyderabad after Kane Williamson topped the scoring charts of the season with 735 runs in 17 innings. (Image: AP)
2018 | Kane Williamson | The orange cap remained in Hyderabad after Kane Williamson topped the scoring charts of the season with 735 runs in 17 innings. (Image: AP)
2019 |David Warner | The  Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper won the title for a record third time after he scored 692 runs in just 12 innings at an average of close to 70. (Image: iplt20.com)
2019 |David Warner | The  Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper won the title for a record third time after he scored 692 runs in just 12 innings at an average of close to 70. (Image: iplt20.com)
2020 |KL Rahul |  The highly talented captain and opening batsman of Kings XI Punjab won the cap after scoring 670 runs in 14 innings at an average of over 55.  (Image: iplt20.com)
2020 |KL Rahul |  The highly talented captain and opening batsman of Kings XI Punjab won the cap after scoring 670 runs in 14 innings at an average of over 55.  (Image: iplt20.com)
Published : April 08, 2021 08:45 AM IST
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