Highest Run Scorer in IPL 2018 | Orange Cap Winner IPL 2018 – The popularity of Cricket is gaining heights in recent times and of the reason of it is T20 cricket. In this short format of play, you can see much more action than any other formats. International Cricket Council (ICC) holds many big cricket tournament all over the world in association with representative countries cricket boards. From those Indian Premier League (IPL) is one of the biggest sports events in the world. Players from every cricket playing nations participating in this biggest sports event which held under Board of Cricket Council India (BCCI).
Total 8 teams and more than 300 players are playing this glorious event. Many big cricket stars with many uncapped cricketers forming a team as per the auction and fight to win the IPL Cup. This year 2018 is the 11th edition of Indian Premier League and returning of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) after two years makes this tournament more excited.
Highest Run Scorer in IPL 2018
T20 format is all about scoring maximum runs in 20 Overs and try to defend them. In IPL there is a rule of giving an Orange Cap to the highest run scorer in IPL and this changes every day till the end of the tournament. In 2016, It was Virat Kohli who clinched the Orange Cap. Last year In 2017 and also in 2015, It was David Warner who got the Orange Cap as IPL top run scorer. As Warner was out from IPL due to his ban for ball tampering, the question arises who would be the IPL 2018 highest run scorer or who will be the orange cap winner in IPL 2018?
As the question starts and people’s eyes look for players who scored highest runs in previous seasons like Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Robbin Uthappa etc. and players who started this season with a bang like Ambati Rayudu, Lokesh Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Kane Williamson etc. , who can be the highest run scorer in IPL 2018 or the Orange Cap holder in IPL 2018.
Here is the list of IPL 2018 Highest Run Scorers,
Orange Cap Winner in IPL 2018
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Chennai Super Kings:
From the starting of the tournament, it was Ambati Rayudu and Shane Watson from CSK who scored high and in the list to clinch the orange cap in IPL 2018. Later Captain Cool MS Dhoni and Chinna Thala Suresh Raina who started hitting sixes and fours and in the list of IPL top run scorer in 2018.
Last year it was Captain David Warner who scored runs for SRH and this time the new Captian Kane Williamson who took the responsibility of scoring runs and named himself in the IPL highest run scorer 2018. Gabbar of Cricket Shikar Dhawan with Yusuf Pathan, Manish Pandey helped Kane to score runs.
The situation occurs for RR as same as SRH as their Captain and retained player Steve Smith was also banned as Warner for the same Ball Tampering Case. So it was up to Ajinkya Rahane who took the responsibility along with Sanju Samson and Jos Buttler to be in the list of IPL highest run scorer 2018.
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Kings XI Punjab:
Nobody picks Chris Gayle until the very last moment of the auction when Priti Zinta bought him. He was not in playing XI for first 2-3 matches but later when he came to crease it was Gayle Storm which world showed. The Opening Pair of KXIP, Chris Gayle and Lokesh Rahul along with Karun Nair score high in the tournament and in the list of highest run batsman in IPL 2018.
The big pick for Mumbai this season is Suryakumar Yadav. Maybe he was not the highest picked player but he scored highest run for the team along with Evin Lewis and Captain Rohit Sharma who were in the list of the highest run scorer in IPL 2018.
Kolkata Knight Riders:
It was Captain Dinesh Karthik who took the responsibility of KKR for the first time and showed his responsibility by scoring highest runs along with Robbin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana etc. and all these were present in the list of Orange Cap holder in IPL 2018.
Gautam Gambhir failed scoring runs for Delhi in this IPL but Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant and Prithvi Shaw played well and scored as many runs as possible for the team and be in the list of IPL highest run scorer 2018
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
The captain of Indian Cricket team and run machine Virat Kohli scored maximum runs for his team along with Mr 360 AB de Villiers, Mandeep Singh and Quinton de Cock and became in the list of IPL top run scorer 2018.
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