IPL Orange Cap 2021: Most Runs in IPL 2021

Orange Cap is an IPL award presented to the player who scores the most runs in an IPL season. The first-ever Orange Cap winner in IPL 2008, Shaun Marsh registered a tally of 616 runs for Punjab Kings to bag the prestigious award. Likewise, every IPL season, the Orange Cap winner is bagged by the player scoring the most runs in the IPL edition.

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However, throughout the entire course of the tournament, Orange Cap keeps juggling among players who are the highest run-scorer at the end of each match in the IPL. It will be interesting to see which batsman scores the most runs to claim the Orange Cap award in IPL 2021. Currently, Shikhar Dhawan of Delhi Capitals the Orange Cap for scoring the most runs in IPL 2021.

Shikhar Dhawan holds the Orange Cap in IPL 2021
Shikhar Dhawan holds the Orange Cap in IPL 2021 (Image Source: BCCI/IPL)

Here’s the list of players who have scored the most runs after the PBKS vs DC match in IPL 2021:

IPL Orange Cap 2021

POS PLAYER Mat Inns NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 50 4s 6s
1
Shikhar Dhawan
8 8 1 380 92 54.28 283 134.27 0 3 43 8
2
KL Rahul
7 7 2 331 91* 66.20 243 136.21 0 4 27 16
3
Faf du Plessis
7 7 2 320 95* 64.00 220 145.45 0 4 29 13
4
Prithvi Shaw
8 8 0 308 82 38.50 185 166.48 0 3 37 12
5
Sanju Samson
7 7 1 277 119 46.16 190 145.78 1 0 26 11
6
Mayank Agarwal
7 7 1 260 99* 43.33 184 141.30 0 2 24 11
7
Jos Buttler
7 7 0 254 124 36.28 166 153.01 1 0 27 13
8
Rohit Sharma
7 7 0 250 63 35.71 195 128.20 0 1 18 11
9
Jonny Bairstow
7 7 1 248 63* 41.33 175 141.71 0 2 20 15
10
Glenn Maxwell
7 6 0 223 78 37.16 154 144.80 0 2 21 10

(Stats Courtesy: IPLT20.com)

 

IPL Orange Cap FAQs

1. What is Orange Cap?

Orange Cap is the IPL award presented to the batsman with the most runs in an IPL edition. In IPL 2020, Orange Cap was won by KL Rahul for scoring the most – 670 runs in the entire season.