The Orange Cap is the award for the top run-getter in the Indian Premier League (IPL). It is awarded to the batsman who manages to make most of the runs at the end of the tournament. Orange Cap Winner of IPL 2020 is KL Rahul (Kings XI Punjab’s opener and skipper).
In the season of 2020 in UAE, the captain of Kings XI Punjab, KL Rahul showed a brilliant performance by scoring 670 runs in just 14 innings with a strike rate of 129.34 and an average rate of 55.83. That is the reason he is the Orange Cap Winner of IPL 2020.
Even though his team couldn’t qualify itself for the playoffs, the captain took two awards of “Orange Cap” and “Game Changer Award of the season 2020” home.
Rahul’s game is constantly improving since IPL 2018 and he hasn’t stopped since then. The skipper had shown immense talent and an outstanding game this season and thus became the second Indian after Virat Kohli to score over 600 runs in two seasons is the one of 2018 and now 2020. Nobody this season could even come closer to his score. Shikhar Dhawan of Delhi Capitals, who scored second most number of runs could only get 618 runs in 17 innings.
A sneak peek at Orange Cap Winner of IPL 2020 KL Rahul’s performance in IPL 2020 is as follows:
|Team||Kings XI Punjab|
|Total Innings Played||14|
|Total Runs Scored||670|
|Highest Runs||132 (not out)|
While looking at his performance, we can undoubtedly say that he was definitely worthy of getting these two awards. Rahul after winning the Orange Cap thanked his supporters and added that it would have been nicer if he had gone further in the tournament while he learned a lot of things about being a leader this tournament.