3 Duos Who Won Purple Cap And Orange Cap While Playing For The Same Team
The orange cap is awarded to the player with the most runs in one particular season and the purple cap is awarded to the player with the highest number of wickets in one particular season in IPL. It is a very big achievement for any player to receive these caps. In this article, we will see 3 duos who won purple cap and orange cap while playing for the same team.
#3 Michael Hussey and Dwyane Bravo
In 2013 two Chennai Super Kings players, Michael Hussey and Dwyane Bravo won orange and purple cap respectively. Former Australian legend Michael Hussey was a very successful opener for Chennai Super Kings. Hussey was a major player for CSK from 2012 to 2015 years. He scored 733 runs in 2013 with an average of 52.35 with 6 half-centuries and won the orange cap. In that same year, Dwyane Bravo who was also part of Chennai’s team won the purple cap for his 32 wickets.
#2 David Warner and Bhuvneshwar Kumar
David Warner and Bhuvneshwar Kumar both won orange cap and purple cap in the 2017 season while playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Warner who is known as Mr. Consistent has scored consistently in IPL. He is one of the most consistent batsmen in the history of IPL. He scored 641 runs in 2017 with an average of 58.27. Bhuvneshwar Kumar also won the purple cap in that same season for his 26 wickets in 2017. Kumar is also the only player who won the purple cap in consecutive seasons. Hyderabad finished fourth in IPL 2017.
#1 Jos Buttler and Yuzvendra Chahal
The 2022 season of IPL will be remembered for Jos Buttler because he made the second-highest individual runs in a single season of IPL. Buttler played for Rajasthan Royals and made 863 runs with an average of 57.53 and won the orange cap in 2022. Yuzvendra Chahal was also playing for Rajasthan Royals and won the purple cap in the same 2022 season. Chahal took 27 wickets in 2022 with one hattrick. Rajasthan, unfortunately, finished as runners-up and list the final against Gujarat Titans.