Jos Buttler consolidated his position at the top of the Orange Cap list with an 89-run knock in Qualifier 1 against Sunrisers Hyderabad. He now has 718 runs in 15 games. Gujarat Titans skipper Hardik Pandya broke into the top five with 453 runs in 14 matches. KL Rahul occupy the second spot while Quinton de Kock and Shikhar Dhawan sat at three and four respectively.  Meanwhile, you can take a look at the IPL 2022 Orange Cap updated list below. IPL 2022 Points Table Updated With NRR

Chennai Super Kings' Ruturaj Gaikwad had won the Orange Cap last season with 635 runs in 16 games. He had surpassed former teammate and current Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Faf du Plessis by just two runs to end up as the highest run-getter. Star batter Virat Kohli holds the record for scoring the most runs in one season of the IPL, where he racked up 973 in the 2016 edition. India and Mumbai Indians legend Sachin Tendulkar was the first Indian in IPL history to win the Orange Cap when he did it in 2010.

IPL 2022 Orange Cap list:

Position Player Team Matches Innings Runs
1 Jos Buttler RR 15 15 718
2 KL Rahul LSG 14 14 537
3 Quinton de Kock LSG 14 14 502
4 Shikhar Dhawan PBKS 14 14 460
5 Hardik Pandya GT 14 14 453

You can check out the full list from IPL's official website here.

The Orange Cap over the years, has been exchanged between international and Indian stars. David Warner has won it the most number of times (3). This season, like other years, there would be intense competition for the Orange Cap.

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