IPL 2018 AWARDS AND FACTS
IPL 2018 11 Edition is finished on Sunday but there are lots of Awards given to the Best Players after the match. In IPL 2018 except the trophy there are others awards that presented to the Best players. After the IPL Final match these awards like Emerging player. Most run scorer, Most wicket taker, Most valuable player, Best striker, Best catch Of the season and Fair Play Award is presented.
Rishabh Pant and Sunil Narine were so delighted to get 2 Awards each. Rishabh Pant is second highest run getter in IPL 2018 scores 684 runs in 14 matches which included on blistering hundred against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Sunil Narine get Award for his batting performance for Striking a big sixes and become a Best Striker of IPL 2018. He get another award for Most Valuable Player of IPL 2018.
Among other awards, Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper Kane Williamson (735 runs) got the Orange Cap while Kings XI pacer Andrew Tye (24 wickets) got the Purple Cap.
New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult got the Perfect Catch award for his stunning one handed catch of Royal Challenges Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli.
Defending champions Mumbai Indians, who could not make their way to the play-offs, they were Awarded as Fairplay Award.
Facts About IPL 2018
- IPL brand value touches Rs 34,000 crore in 2018.
- Suresh Raina has missed only one match in the IPL and has played 161 matches so far.
- The only two Indian players to have won the title of the ‘Most Valuable Player’ are Sachin Tendulkar (2010) and Virat Kohli (2016).
- Kieron Pollard and AB de Villiers are the only two foreign players to have played over 100 games for a single franchise – Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore respectively
- Chennai Super Kings is only one team who has only one Captain whenever he plays in IPL season that is MS DHONI.
IPL 2018 Awards
Man of the Match (Final) : Shane Watson (1 lakh)
Orange Cap (Most Runs scored) : Kane Williamson – SRH (10 lakh)
Emerging Player: Rishabh Pant – Delhi Daredevils (10 lakh)
Stylish Player : Rishabh Pant – Delhi Daredevils (10 lakh)
Purple Cap (Most Wickets taken) : Andrew Tye – Kings XI Punjab (10 lakh)
Perfect Catch: Trent Boult – Delhi Daredevils (10 lakh)
Super Striker: Sunil Narine – Kolkata Knight Riders (TATA Nexon Car)
Most Valuable Player : Sunil Narine – Kolkata Knight Riders.
Nayi Soch Season Award : MS DHONI-Chennai Super Kings (RS 10 Lakh )
Fairplay Award: Mumbai Indians