IPL 2021 Finals LIVE: Big day for CSK’s Ruturaj Gaikwad, can he become youngest ever to win Orange Cap? Follow CSK vs KKR LIVE Updates

IPL 2021 Finals LIVE: Big day for CSK's Ruturaj Gaikwad, can he become youngest ever to win Orange Cap? Follow CSK vs KKR LIVE Updates
IPL 2021 Finals LIVE: Big day for CSK's Ruturaj Gaikwad, can he become youngest ever to win Orange Cap? Follow CSK vs KKR LIVE Updates

IPL 2021 Finals LIVE  – Youngest Orange Cap Winner: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) young opening batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad is on a cusp of a very special record. Gaikwad who is just 23 runs behind KL Rahul (Punjab Kings) can become the youngest ever player to win the Orange Cap in IPL’s 14 years history. CSK has already reached finals of IPL 2021 and Gaikwad has one match to create this big IPL Record: Follow CSK vs KKR IPL 2021 Finals LIVE Updates on InsideSport.in

IPL 2021 Finals LIVE: Big day for CSK’s Ruturaj Gaikwad, can he become youngest ever to win Orange Cap? Follow CSK vs KKR LIVE Updates

Youngest Orange Cap Winner – CSK vs KKR LIVE: Gaikwad has shown sensational batting form this season. In IPL 2021 he has so far scored 603 runs in 15 matches with a average of 46.38 average and a strike rate of 137.35.

The stylish looking batsman has hit four fifties and one century and is just 23 runs behind Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul. If he hits 23 or more runs in IPL 2021 final then he will be the youngest batsman to win Orange Cap in the history of IPL. 

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Youngest Orange Cap Winner Record – Will Ruturaj Gaikwad break the record? Currently, this record is held by Australia’s Shaun Marsh, who scored 616 runs in IPL 2008 for Kings XI Punjab. Marsh was just 25 years old at that time and took the IPL by storm in its inaugural edition.

23 year old Ruturaj have one chance of breaking that record on the night of the final. 

Ruturaj Gaikwad in IPL 2021

  • Matches – 15 
  • Runs – 603 
  • S/R – 137.35
  • AVG – 46.38
  • 50s – 4
  • 100s – 1

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Ruturaj Gaikwad is just 24 years old and has stamped his authority in this season. He along with Faf du Plessis gave CSK a strong start almost every time. CSK’s opening pair will be key in their team’s success in the IPL 2021 final. 

Orange Cap holders so far

Season – Player – Matches – Runs

  • 2008 – Australia – Shaun Marsh – (KXIP) – 11 – 616
  • 2009 – Australia – Matthew Hayden – (CSK) – 12 – 572
  • 2010 – India Sachin Tendulkar -(MI) -15 – 618
  • 2011 – West Indies – Chris Gayle (RCB) – 12 – 608
  • 2012 – West Indies – Chris Gayle (RCB) – 15 – 733
  • 2013 – Australia – Michael Hussey – (CSK) – 16 – 733
  • 2014 – India – Robin Uthappa – (KKR) – 16 -660
  • 2015 – Australia – David Warner – (SRH) – 14 – 562
  • 2016 – India – Virat Kohlidagger – (RCB) – 16 – 973
  • 2017 – Australia – David Warner – (SRH) 14 641
  • 2018 – New Zealand – Kane Williamson – (SRH) 17 735
  • 2019 – Australia David Warner (SRH) – 12 – 692
  • 2020 – India – KL Rahul – (KXIP) – 14 – 670

IPL 2021 Finals LIVE: Big day for CSK’s Ruturaj Gaikwad, can he become youngest ever to win Orange Cap? Follow CSK vs KKR LIVE Updates

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