IPL 2020: Who will win the Orange Cap? Experts have their say

First Published 19, Sep 2020, 11:56 AM

Bengaluru: The big day is here. Today (September 19) will see the start of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020). The tournament which was to start in March in India was indefinitely postponed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Now, the wait will end as defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) will lock horns with Chennai Super Kings (CSK). Ahead of the first game, cricket experts, while talking to espncricinfo website, make predictions as to who will be the highest run scorer in the tournament and will win the Orange Cap. Here are seven former cricketers who have backed the following players for the Orange Cap award.

<p><strong>Gautam Gambhir:</strong> KL Rahul (Kings XI Punjab)</p>

Gautam Gambhir: KL Rahul (Kings XI Punjab)

<p><strong>Sanjay Manjrekar:</strong> Jos Buttler (Rajasthan Royals). “If you look at his form today, he is arguably the best T20 batsman in the world.”</p>

Sanjay Manjrekar: Jos Buttler (Rajasthan Royals). “If you look at his form today, he is arguably the best T20 batsman in the world.”

<p><strong>Deep Dasgupta:</strong> Rohit Sharma (Mumbai Indians)</p>

Deep Dasgupta: Rohit Sharma (Mumbai Indians)

<p><strong>Ajit Agarkar:</strong> Jos Buttler</p>

Ajit Agarkar: Jos Buttler

<p><strong>Aakash Chopra:</strong> Virat Kohli (Royal Challengers Bangalore)</p>

Aakash Chopra: Virat Kohli (Royal Challengers Bangalore)

<p><strong>Tom Moody:</strong> KL Rahul (Kings XI Punjab)</p>

Tom Moody: KL Rahul (Kings XI Punjab)

<p><strong>Ian Bishop:</strong> Virat Kohli</p>

Ian Bishop: Virat Kohli

<p>In IPL 2019, Sunrisers Hyderabad's (SRH) David Warner won the Orange Cap</p>

In IPL 2019, Sunrisers Hyderabad's (SRH) David Warner won the Orange Cap

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