Orange Cap IPL 2012: Highest run scorer of the T20 tournament
The Orange Cap is given to the top performers with the bat throughout the T20 tournament as a token of admiration for the best batsman © AFP
By CricketCountry Staff
Mumbai: Apr 16, 2012
The Indian Premier League (IPL) commends the highest run-getter with The Orange Cap. The Orange Cap is given to the top performers with the bat throughout the T20 tournament as a token of admiration for the best batsman.
Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman Chris Gayle is the present holder of The Orange Cap (733 runs).
Orange Cap winners of previous IPL seasons
IPL 4 Chris Gayle (RCB) – 608 Runs
IPL 3 Sachin Tendulkar (MI) – 618 Runs
IPL 2 Matthew Hayden (CSK) – 572 Runs
IPL 1 Shaun Marsh (KXIP) – 616 Runs
IPL 2012 will be played at 12 venues over 54 days in India. Starting from April 4, 2012 to May 27, 2012 there will be 72 matches in the fifth season of IPL. The IPL schedule has the nine franchises (teams) playing in this fifth edition.