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IPL Awards History, Indian Premier League 2021 Awards winner list

List of Indian Premier League awards

  • Orange Cap
  • Purple Cap
  • Maximum Sixes Award
  • Most Valuable Player
  • Player of the match (Final)
  • Emerging Player of the Year 7 Fair play award

Orange Cap

The Orange Cap is an annual cricket award presented to the leading run scorer in the Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament.

Awards won by the team

  • Kings XI Punjab- 2
  • Mumbai Indians- 1
  • Kolkata Knight Riders- 1
  • Chennai Super Kings- 2
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore- 3
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad- 4

The batsman with most runs in the tournament during the course of the season would wear the Orange Cap while fielding. Overall leading run-scorer at the conclusion of the tournament is winning the actual Orange Cap award on the day of the season’s final.

In the circumstance where two or more batsmen have scored the same number of runs during the season to date, the Orange Cap will be retained or awarded, as appropriate, to the batsman (of those who are tied) who has the higher strike rate during the season to date.

Brendon McCullum became the first player to wear the Orange Cap, and Shaun Marsh became the first winner of the award.

2008: Shaun Marsh (KXIP)
2009: Matthew Hayden (CSK)
2010: Sachin Tendulkar (MI)
2011: Chris Gayle (RCB)
2012: Chris Gayle (RCB)
2013: Michael Hussey (CSK)
2014: Robin Uthappa (KKR)
2015: David Warner (SRH)
2016: Virat Kohli (RCB)
2017: David Warner (SRH)
2018: Kane Williamson (SRH)
2019: David Warner (SRH)
2020: KL Rahuldagger (KXIP)

Purple Cap

The Purple Cap is an annual cricket award presented to the leading wicket taker in the Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament.

Awards won by the team

  • Chennai Super Kings- 4
  • Deccan Chargers- 2
  • Rajasthan Royals- 1
  • Mumbai Indians- 1
  • Delhi Daredevils- 2
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad- 2
  • Kings XI Punjab- 1

The bowler with most wickets in the tournament during the course of the season would wear the Purple Cap while fielding. Overall leading wicket-taker at the conclusion of the tournament winning the actual Purple Cap award on the day of the season’s final. In case of a tie, the bowler with superior economy rate would hold the Purple Cap.

In the circumstance where two or more bowlers have taken the same number of wickets during the season to date, the Purple Cap will be retained or awarded, as appropriate, to the bowler (of those who are tied) who has the lowest economy rate during the season to date.

Ajit Agarkar became the first player to wear the Purple Cap, and Sohail Tanvir became the first winner of the award.

2008: Sohail Tanvir (RR)
2009: R. P. Singh (DC)
2010: Pragyan Ojha (DC)
2011: Lasith Malinga (MI)
2012: Morne Morkel (DD)
2013: Dwayne Bravo (CSK)
2014: Mohit Sharma (CSK)
2015: Dwayne Bravo (CSK)
2016: Bhuvneshwar Kumar (SRH)
2017: Bhuvneshwar Kumar (SRH)
2018: Andrew Tye (KXIP)
2019: Imran Tahir (CSK)
2020: Kagiso Rabada (DC)

Maximum Sixes Award

The Maximum Sixes Award, currently known as Unacademy Let’s Crack It Sixes Award for sponsorship reasons, is presented to the batsman who hits the most sixes in a season of the IPL.

2008: Sanath Jayasuriya (MI)
2009: Adam Gilchrist (DC)
2010: Robin Uthappa (RCB)
2011: Chris Gayle (RCB)
2012: Chris Gayle (RCB)
2013: Chris Gayle (RCB)
2014: Glenn Maxwell (KXIP)
2015: Chris Gayle (RCB)
2016 Virat Kohli (RCB)
2017: Glenn Maxwell (KXIP)
2018: Rishabh Pant (DC)
2019: Andre Russell (KKR)
2020: Ishan Kishan (MI)

Most Valuable Player

The award was called the Man of the Tournament till 2012 season of IPL. The IPL introduced the Most Valuable Player rating system in 2013, the leader of which would be named the Most Valuable Player at the end of the season.

According to the points system

  • Every four hit is equal to 2.5 points.
  • Every six hit and wicket taken is equal to 3.5 points each.
  • Every dot ball bowled gets 1 point.
  • Every catch taken and stumping done are equal to 2.5 points each

2008: Shane Watson (RR)
2009: Adam Gilchrist (DC)
2010: Sachin Tendulkar (MI)
2011: Chris Gayle (RCB)
2012: Sunil Narine (KKR)
2013: Shane Watson (RR)
2014: Glenn Maxwell (KXIP)
2015: Andre Russell (KKR)
2016: Virat Kohli (RCB)
2017: Ben Stokes (RPS)
2018: Sunil Narine (KKR)
2019: Andre Russell (KKR)
2020: Jofra Archer (RR)

Player of the match (Final)

2008: Yusuf Pathan (RR)
2009: Anil Kumble (RCB)
2010: Suresh Raina (CSK)
2011: Murali Vijay (CSK)
2012: Manvinder Bisla (KKR)
2013: Kieron Pollard
2014: Manish Pandey (KKR)
2015: Rohit Sharma (MI)
2016: Ben Cutting (SRH)
2017: Krunal Pandya (MI)
2018: Shane Watson (CSK)
2019: Jasprit Bumrah (MI)
2020: Trent Boult (MI)

Emerging Player of the Year

  • The award was presented for the “best under-19 player” in 2008 “best under-23 player” in 2009 and 2010, being called “Under-23 Success of the Tournament”.
  • In 2011 and 2012, the award was known as “Rising Star of the Year”
  • In 2013, it was called “Best Young Player of the Season”.
  • Since 2014, the award has been called the Emerging Player of the Year.

2008: Shreevats Goswami (RCB)
2009: Rohit Sharma (DC)
2010: Saurabh Tiwary (MI)
2011: Iqbal Abdulla (KKR)
2012: Mandeep Singh (KXIP)
2013: Sanju Samson (RR)
2014: Axar Patel (KXIP)
2015: Shreyas Iyer (DC)
2016: Mustafizur Rahman (SRH)
2017: Basil Thampi (GL)
2018: Rishabh Pant (DC)
2019: Shubman Gill (KKR)
2020: Devdutt Padikkal (RCB)

Fair play award

The Fair Play Award is given after each season to the team with the best record of fair play. The winner is decided on the basis of the points the umpires give to the teams.

  • 2008: Chennai Super Kings
  • 2009: Kings XI Punjab
  • 2010: Chennai Super Kings
  • 2011: Chennai Super Kings
  • 2012: Rajasthan Royals
  • 2013: Chennai Super Kings
  • 2014: Chennai Super Kings
  • 2015: Chennai Super Kings
  • 2016: Sunrisers Hyderabad
  • 2017: Gujarat Lions
  • 2018: Mumbai Indians
  • 2019: Sunrisers Hyderabad
  • 2020: Mumbai Indians
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