Hi friends, IPL is one of the toughest T20 league in the world and winning a man of the match in ipl is more tougher. So today we are going to discuss the top 5 players who have won most man of the match awards in the history of ipl. In this list there are many T20 rockstars. So please read this article till the end.
Some information about the league:-
The Indian Premier League is a T20 cricket league.It is Organized by the Board of Control for Cricket IN India. The tournament has taken place annually since 2008. Only 5 teams have won league titles since the league’s creation. CSK currently holds the champion title.
MI has was title 5 times which is most. CSK has won the second highest number of tournaments with CSK winning 4 titles and KKR winning 2. Chris Gayle holds the record for the highest individual score in a match (175 runs from 64 balls).
Criteria for listing
In any match of the IPL the player with the most impactful performance(man of the match award) will be the winner.
1] A B de villiers (25):-
The mr.360 at the 1st place in this list of most man of the match in ipl. Superman is known for this work. While playing for South Africa, he was also the best batsman of the South African cricket team.
In the IPL since 2008 A B de Villiers has won 25 man of the match in 170 innings with an incredible strike rate of 151.69. Mathematically he gets a man of the match every 7th game, which is an amazing record.
Recently he has announced his retirement from all forms of the game, so he could not go further in the future. But he will always be in our hearts.
2] Chris Gayle (22):-
Is it possible that you have ‘Universe boss’ and he doesn’t come in the list of most man of the match. Yes, you guessed it right, Chris Gayle is the number 2nd in the list.
The Universe boss won 22 man of the match in 141 innings with a monstrous strike rate of 149. Mathematically he gets a man of the match every 6-7th game.
3] Rohit Sharma (18):-
The ‘Ro-super hitman Sharma’ is at 3rd number in the list. Rohit Sharma is the absolute T20 rockstars.
The Mumbai Indians captain has got 18 man of the match in 208 innings with 5611 runs also with a hat-trick against Mumbai in 2009. Mathematically he wins a man of the match in every 12 matches. Which is very low according to his standard.
4] David Warner (17):-
The ‘pocket dinamo’ is one of the leading run scorers in the IPL as well as in the Indian subcontinent. He is one of the most destructive batsmen I have ever seen.
He has got 17 man of the match in the IPL so far. Out of his 150 matches he scored 5449 runs with a strike rate of 139. Mathematically he wins a man of the match in every 9 matches.
5] M S Dhoni (17):-
M S Dhoni is at the 5th place in this list of most man of the match in ipl. undoubtedly he is one of the most successful captains in IPL history. Apart from his captaincy he is also a great finisher and a fantastic wicketkeeper.
He has won 17 man of the match awards in the IPL so far. In around 219 matches he scored 4746 runs with a strike rate of 135. Mathematically he gets a man of the match in every 13 IPL games.
Full list of Most man of the match in ipl
|1||AB de Villiers||Royal Challengers Bangalore||25|
|2||Chris Gayle||Kings XI Punjab||22|
|3||Rohit Sharma||Mumbai Indians||18|
|4||David Warner||Sunrisers Hyderabad||17|
|5||Mahendra Singh Dhoni||Chennai Super Kings||17|
|6||Yusuf Pathan||Sunrisers Hyderabad||16|
|7||Shane Watson||Chennai Super Kings||16|
|8||Suresh Raina||Chennai Super Kings||14|
|9||Virat Kohli||Royal Challengers Bangalore||13|
|10||Ajinkya Rahane||Delhi Capitals||12|
|11||Gautam Gambhir||Delhi Capitals (Retd.)||12|
|12||Michael Hussey||Chennai Super Kings||12|
|13||Andre Russell||Kolkata Knight Riders||11|
|14||Amit Mishra||Delhi Capitals||11|
|15||Dwyane Smith||Gujarat Lions||11|