The 16th edition of the IPL 2023 Final is over and Chennai Super Kings became the winner of the season. IPL is one of the most watched T20 series around the world, and so far it has completed 16 successful seasons.
The top players from around the world come together to play in the IPL season, and explosive batting and cutting-edge bowling have been a part of this tournament since its inception. The first edition of the IPL was held in 2008, and ever since, the highest run scorer has received the Orange Cap as an award.
It has been almost 15 years since this tradition of the orange cap has been followed. Cricketing legends like Sachin Tendulkar, Chris Gayle, and Shaun Marsh are some of the promising cricketers who have won the Orange Cap in various seasons.
Highest Scorers of IPL 2023
For the longest time, Faf du Plessis led the highest run scorer table; he scored 730 runs and played 14 matches in the season. He could’ve scored more, but RCB could not reach the IPL 2023 Playoffs.
For IPL 2023, the opening batsman of the Gujarat Titans, Shubhman Gill, won the Orange Cap as he scored the most runs this season. Shubman played 17 matches and scored 890 runs. Subhman’s performance during the whole IPL season has been wonderful.
Shubman also became the player who scored the most 100s and 4s during the season.
Orange Cup Holders IPL 2023
|Name of the Player||6s||4s||Runs||100s||50s|
|Shubman Gill (GT)||33||85||890||3||4|
|Faf du Plessis (RCB)||36||60||730||0||8|
|Devon Conway (CSK)||18||77||672||0||6|
|Virat Kohli (RCB)||16||65||639||2||6|
|Yashasvi Jaiswal (RR)||26||82||625||0||5|
|Suryakumar Yadav (MI)||28||65||605||1||5|
|Ruturaj Gaikwad (CSK)||30||46||590||0||4|
|David Warner (DC)||10||69||516||0||6|
|Rinku Singh (KKR)||29||31||474||0||4|
|Ishaan Kishan (MI)||18||54||454||0||3|
Orange Cap in IPL 2023
This year, Faf du Plessis was leading the table to win the Orange Cap since the very beginning of the season. In the past 14 matches, Plessis has scored 730 runs. But finally, the star player of the Gujarat Titans, Shubman Gill, won the Orange Cap because he has scored 890 runs and no other player was close to his score.
Orange Cap Winner Prize Money
The star opener for the Gujarat Titans, Shubman Gill, scored the most runs in the season and won the Orange Cap. Also, with the Orange Cap, he got Rs. 15 lakh as a cash prize for winning the Orange Cap in IPL 2023.
A. Shaun Marsh of Kings Eleven Punjab won the first Orange Cup in the history of IPL.
A. The winning team of IPL 2023 won a cash prize of Rs. 20 crore.
A. The winner of Orange Cap of the tournament got Rs. 15 lakh as cash prize.
A. The highest run scorer of the season received Orange Cap as an award.
A. Both Shubhman Gill and Virat Kohli scored most number of 100s in IPL 2023.
A. Jos Buttler of Rajasthan Royals won IPL 2022 Orange Cap.
A. RCB and the SRH have won the most Orange Cap in the IPL history.
A. Shubhman Gill won the IPL 2023 Orange Cap.
A. The third runner-up of the season got a cash prize of Rs. 6.5 crore.
A. The second runner-up of the season got a cash prize of Rs. 7 crore.
A. The first runner-up (GT) of the season got a cash prize of Rs. 13 crore.