KL Rahul could not lead Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) into the playoffs but the right-handed batsman end the season with Orange Cap. With 670 runs, KL Rahul is sitting at the top spot in the list of highest run scorer in the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League. Shikhar Dhawan was second in the race with 618 runs.
KL Rahul has played only 14 matches and scored 670 runs at an average of 55.83 and strike rate of 129.34, in which he smashed five fifties and one century. He smashed 58 fours and 23 sixes in the season.
Rahul, who plays domestic cricket for Karnataka, also became the highest run-scorer for Kings XI Punjab in a season. The previous record was also in his name with 659 runs in 2018.
KL Rahul Thanks All Supporters
Orange cap winner, KL Rahul said, “A big thank you to all the supporters. Winning the orange cap feels nice, but it would’ve been nicer if we had gone further in the tournament. However, I got to learn a lot about being a leader in this tournament.”
Delhi Capitals’ opener batsman Shikhar Dhawan was second in the race of Orange cap. He scored 618 runs in 17 matches at an average of 44.14 and strike rate of 144.73. He has four fifties and two centuries in his name.
SunRisers Hyderabad’s captain David Warner was third in the race with 548 runs in 16 matches.
Top Five Highest-Run Scorer Of IPL 2020:
Orange Cap Holder of All IPL Seasons
|IPL 2008||Shaun Marsh||616 Runs|
|IPL 2009||Matthew Hayden||572 Runs|
|IPL 2010||Sachin Tendulkar||618 Runs|
|IPL 2011||Chris Gayle||608 Runs|
|IPL 2012||Chris Gayle||773 Runs|
|IPL 2013||Michael Hussey||733 Runs|
|IPL 2014||Robin Uthappa||660 Runs|
|IPL 2015||David Warner||562 Runs|
|IPL 2016||Virat Kohli||973 Runs|
|IPL 2017||David Warner||641 Runs|
|IPL 2018||Kane Williamson||735 Runs|
|IPL 2019||David Warner||692 Runs|
|IPL 2020||KL Rahul||670 Runs|