The big West Indian hitter Chris Gayle or the consistent Australian veteran Michael Hussey, who ranks as a better opening batsman in the Indian Premier League 2013.

Both Southpaws have had a major impact on the IPL this year and have played some memorable knocks for their respective franchises.

Both are fighting for the orange cap, with Gayle leading Hussey by 20 runs. Gayle has scored 505 runs in 11 matches at an average of 72.14

Hussey has 485 runs to his name in 10 matches at an average of 60.62. Gayle has scored one hundred and two fifties while Hussey has four fifties.

With both teams poised to enter the play offs, these two will fight it out till the very end for the coveted orange cap.