In the history of IPL, we have seen many unseen talents who have given mindblowing performances over the season. We see in every season the individual performances of the players who won Man of the Match awards in the game. Here in this post, we will see the players who won the most Man of the Match Awards in IPL history.
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Players with Most Man of the Match Awards in IPL history
|A B de Villiers||DDV, RCB||184||170||25|
|C H Gayle||KKR, RCB, KXI||142||141||22|
|R G Sharma||DCH, MIN||240||235||19|
|D A Warner||DDV, SUN||175||175||18|
|M S Dhoni||CSK, RPS||247||215||17|
#6 Virat Kohli – 16
Kohli has a superb season with the bat in IPL 2016 when he scored 4 hundreds in a single season along with a mammoth 973 runs in aggregate. In his IPL career, he won 16 man of the match awards for his batting performances. Virat is the highest run getter in IPL history with the record of being the first player who scored 7000 runs in IPL history. He made 7162 runs in 229 innings with an average of 36.72 and a strike rate of 129.62.
#5 MS Dhoni – 17
Dhoni himself is the record book in limited overs cricket and he made his name in some insane records in history. Under his captaincy, CSK won the IPL four times in 2010, 2011, 2018 and 2021. He won 17 Man of the Match awards till now in the history of IPL. Dhoni has 5076 runs on his name in his entire IPL career till now with an average of 39.34 and a strike rate of 136. He is regarded as one of the greatest finishers in limited overs matches and he has won many games in IPL while batting deep in the innings. Dhoni also has a very good wicketkeeping record with 200 dismissals in his name.
#4 David Warner – 18
David Warner is also one of the most consistent players in IPL history. He has won the Man of the Match award 18 times. Under his captaincy, Sunrisers Hyderabad won the IPL in the 2016 season, where he scored 848 runs. In total, Warner has made 6311 runs at a strike rate of 139.8 and an average of 41.24. He also holds the record for scoring the most fifties (60) in IPL history.
#3 Rohit Sharma -19
Rohit Sharma has won 19 Man of the Match awards in IPL history. He won the most awards among Indian players and third overall. Under his captaincy, Mumbai Indians won five titles in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2020 seasons respectively. Alongside the brilliant captaincy, he is also a good batsman in IPL. He scored 6136 runs in IPL his career so far at an average of 29.64 and strike rate of 129.94.
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#2 Chris Gayle – 22
Chris Gayle is considered one of the greatest ever T20 cricketers with consistent performance and insane records over the years. He has the ability to turn around any result for his team with his individual batting brilliance. He won the Man of the Match award 22 times in IPL. Gayle has 4965 runs to his name in the IPL at a strike rate of 148.96 and an average of 33.33. He also holds the record for the highest individual score(175) in IPL history.
#1. AB de Villiers – 25
AB de Villiers is known as Mr 360 of T20 cricket with his insane ability to hit the ball all around the wicket. He won 25 Man of the Match awards in league history, which is the most by any player. He has 5162 runs on his name in 170 innings with an incredible strike rate of 151.68.
Players with Most IPL M.O.M Awards for a Team
|A B de Villiers||RCB||23|
|C H Gayle||RCB||17|
|M S Dhoni||CSK||17|
|R G Sharma||MI||16|