The orange cap is a kind of award given to the top scorer of the whole tournament in IPL. It is never an easy job to win this cap as you have to be consistent throughout the tournament. IPL 2022 is here and it is a huge question in everybody’s mind who will be the winner of the orange cap this season. So here are the top 5 contenders of the orange cap in IPL 2022.
#5 David Warner
You can never put David Warner away from the orange cap. He is considered as one of the most consistent batsmen in IPL and he also has the most number of orange caps in IPL. Warner will play for Delhi Capitals this season and he will be the first-choice opener for Delhi. He can put his magic in this season and that is why he is a strong contender for orange cap.
#4 Virat Kohli
Former RCB captain, Virat Kohli will always be in everybody’s mind for orange cap. Although Virat Kohli is not in his best form but being one of the best batsmen in the current generation you will expect a successful tournament from him. Virat has done miracles in his prime and fans want that Virat to be back. Virat Kohli can produce a successful season.
#3 Ruturaj Gaikwad
You will expect another orange cap from last year’s winner of the orange cap. Ruturaj Gaikwad was retained by CSK before the auction because of his performance in the previous two seasons. He was an orange cap holder in the previous season. Ruturaj Gaikwad opens for CSK and the opener always has an advantage to scoring big.
#2 Shreyas Iyer
India’s most in-form batsman at the moment is none other than Shreyas Iyer. Iyer will also lead Kolkata Knight Riders in this season. Shreyas Iyer has produced some of the finest performances for India in the last few international matches. He scored three consecutive half-centuries in three consecutive T20I matches against Sri Lanka.
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#1 KL Rahul
Batsmen which has performed most consistently in the past few seasons is none other than Lucknow Supergiants captain KL Rahul. Lucknow bought him from the draft and he will now play for them as a captain. Rahul is a fine T20I batsman. He is also a run machine. Rahul is also famous for his hundreds and big scores which he is doing in most of his IPL seasons.