Then Sachin Tendulkar, now Shubman Gill: Five Indian batters with Orange Cap in IPL history

Sports Tak Staff
May 27, 2023

Only five Indian batters have won the Orange Cap in IPL history. 

The first Indian batter to win the Orange Cap was Sachin Tendulkar in 2010.

The Master Blaster hit 618 runs while playing for the Mumbai Indians. 

In 2014, former KKR wicketkeeper-batter Robin Uthappa won the Orange Cap with 660 runs. 

Virat Kohli hit 973 runs in IPL 2016 to win the Orange Cap. 

In IPL 2020, the Orange Cap belonged to KL Rahul, while he was still with Punjab Kings with 670 runs.

In IPL 2021, Ruturaj Gaikwad sealed the Orange Cap with 635 runs.

Meanwhile, Shubman Gill looks set to be the sixth player on the list with 851 runs to his name.

Mohit Sharma, Matheesha Pathirana, Tushar Deshpande remain in battle of the death

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