Shubman Gill Wins Orange Cap in IPL 2023
IPL Orange Cap Winner 2023: Gujarat Titans opener Shubman Gill won the Orange Cap in IPL 2023 with 890 runs in 17 matches. He scored 4 fifties and 3 centuries. Gill was in top form throughout the tournament, scoring runs at a strike rate of 157.80. He was particularly impressive in the second half of the tournament, scoring 600 runs in his last 8 matches.
Gill’s victory in the Orange Cap race was a major turnaround for the young batsman. He had a disappointing 2022 season, scoring just 293 runs in 14 matches. However, he bounced back in style in 2023, proving that he is one of the most talented batsmen in the world. Gill’s performance in IPL 2023 will be a major boost for India ahead of the T20 World Cup later this year. He is now one of the leading contenders to open the batting for India in the tournament.
What is IPL Orange Cap?
The Orange Cap in the Indian Premier League (IPL) is awarded to the player who scores the most runs in a season. The player who holds the Orange Cap at the end of the season is awarded the cap. The Orange Cap is a prestigious award, and is seen as a mark of excellence for batsmen in the IPL. The Orange Cap was first awarded in the 2008 season, and has been won by 12 different batsmen since then. The most successful batsman in Orange Cap history is David Warner, who has won the award three times. Other multiple winners include Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli, who have each won the award twice.
Here is the complete list of the top 10 run-scorers in IPL 2023
|Shubman Gill (GT)||2023-2023||17*||17||890||129||3||4||85||33|
|F du Plessis (RCB)||2023-2023||14||14||730||84||–||8||60||36|
|V Kohli (RCB)||2023-2023||14||14||639||101*||2||6||65||16|
|DP Conway (CSK)||2023-2023||16*||14||625||92*||–||6||73||16|
|YBK Jaiswal (RR)||2023-2023||14||14||625||124||1||5||82||26|
|SA Yadav (MI)||2023-2023||16||16||605||103*||1||5||65||28|
|RD Gaikwad (CSK)||2023-2023||16*||14||564||92||–||4||43||29|
|DA Warner (DC)||2023-2023||14||14||516||86||–||6||69||10|
|RK Singh (KKR)||2023-2023||14||14||474||67*||–||4||31||29|
|Ishan Kishan (MI)||2023-2023||16||15||454||75||–||3||54||18|
Here is a list of winners of the Orange Cap in the IPL since its inception in 2008
|2008||Shaun Marsh||Kings XI Punjab||616|
|2009||Sachin Tendulkar||Mumbai Indians||540|
|2010||Virender Sehwag||Delhi Daredevils||542|
|2011||Chris Gayle||Royal Challengers Bangalore||733|
|2012||Chris Gayle||Royal Challengers Bangalore||728|
|2013||Virat Kohli||Royal Challengers Bangalore||634|
|2014||David Warner||Sunrisers Hyderabad||548|
|2015||David Warner||Sunrisers Hyderabad||848|
|2016||Virat Kohli||Royal Challengers Bangalore||973|
|2017||David Warner||Sunrisers Hyderabad||652|
|2018||Kane Williamson||Sunrisers Hyderabad||735|
|2019||David Warner||Sunrisers Hyderabad||692|
|2020||KL Rahul||Punjab Kings||670|
|2021||Ruturaj Gaikwad||Chennai Super Kings||636|
|2022||Jos Buttler||Rajasthan Royals||863|
Why leading run scorer where orange cap?
The color orange was chosen for the cap because it is a bright and eye-catching color that stands out from the other colors that are used in the IPL. The color orange also represents the passion and excitement of the IPL, and it is a fitting color for an award that is given to the best batsman in the tournament.
The Orange Cap is awarded at the end of each IPL season to the batsman who has scored the most runs in the tournament. The batsman who wins the Orange Cap is usually a key member of their team, and they often play a major role in their team’s success.
The Orange Cap is a prestigious award, and it is a testament to the batsman’s skill and consistency. The batsman who wins the Orange Cap is a true champion, and they have earned the respect of their peers and fans.