Orange Cap in IPL 2020 – The Indian Premier League has undoubtedly the biggest fan base around the globe. No other cricket franchise cricket league comes even closer to match its stature.
This year though, the commencement of IPL still remains under doubt of clouds. The havoc wrecked by COVID-19 pandemic has postponed or canceled all major sporting events for the next two to three months which has also affected the IPL.
Tokyo Olympics 2020, Roland Garros, Paris and Wimbledon are some of the major sporting events who have faced the wrath of COVID-19. IPL’s fortune is also looking gloomy but we can only hope for the tournament to start at some stage when things get under control.
In today match prediction, we will be discussing who among the mega batting stars in this season will end up with the Orange cap. We will be making different predictions and assumptions with all the possible probabilities.
Probably the most consistent batting figure in the IPL, David Warner has won the Orange Cap on three occasions which is the most for any player in the history of the tournament.
The Sunrisers skipper managed to win the Orange Cap in 2015, 2017 and 2019 editions of the IPL. This time around, he must be eyeing to breach the 700-run mark along with the retention of the cap.
Consistency and Virat Kohli always sail on the same ship. Who can forget the master batsman outclassed all the odds and made the 2016 season his own. He has held the Orange cap only once in the groundbreaking 2016 season where he amassed 973 runs from just 16 innings.
However, his form slumped in the last season and could only manage 464 from 14 innings for RCB. The numbers might look good on any other layer, but when it comes to Kohli, these numbers are nothing but minuscule. With the start of a new season, Kohli definitely would be looking forward to the possession of the Orange cap.
In recent times, KL Rahul has emerged sensationally in White-ball cricket. The newly-appointed skipper of Kings XI Punjab has been a pillar of consistency ever since he has joined forces with Kings XI Punjab in 2018.
With 592 runs in the last season from 14 innings and finished second in terms of the leading run-scorers. Talking about 2018, he was third in the list for most runs with 659 runs from 14 innings. Could this be the season where he finally gets his hand on the Orange cap? Only time will tell.
In the Dream11 Fantasy cricket prediction, the aforementioned names carry high credit scores which makes it tough to balance your fantasy teams. Talking about David Warner, he holds the record for the most Orange caps for a player in the tournament.
RCB skipper Virat Kohli has won this cap once in 2016, whereas, Kings XI Punjab’s newly appointed skipper KL Rahul is yet to wear that prestigious Orange cap. Let us see if this could be his season finally.