The IPL 2021 is just around the corner as the biggest T20 carnival is about to take centre stage again. The tournament is expected to be held in India between April-May. Each year the race for the orange cap in the IPL is always fascinating as not only India but overseas batsmen to dream about being the leading run-getter in the T20 league.
With the IPL again expected to be held in India runs will be flowing throughout the tournament and we will again witness batsmanship of the highest order. In this feature, we look ahead at the top 5 prime contenders who can win the orange cap of IPL 2021.
5 Players Who Can Win The Orange Cap In IPL 2021
5. Virat Kohli
The Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper is the leading run-getter in the history of IPL. Kohli in the last few editions of the IPL hasn’t been at his best but has still scored a majority of the runs for his side. In 2016, Kohli activated his beast mode the world witnessed a genius at work as he won the orange cap by slamming 973 runs.
Kohli will always be in the race of the orange cap holders in IPL 2021 as he plays as an anchor for his side and scores runs consistently at a strike rate of around 130. RCB fans will be hoping that Kohli has yet another freak year in the IPL and leads from the front which will give RCB a real chance to win their maiden IPL trophy.