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Most Man of the Match in IPL History – These Players Will Surprise You!

Do you know who has the most man of the match in IPL history? If not then we have some amazing stats that will shock you for sure.

Who is the King of IPL or Mr. IPL? It’s AB de Villiers! South African superstar AB de Villiers is the best player in the IPL. He has won 25 “Man of the Match” awards, making him the clear winner. People will always remember his powerful hitting and how he changed games for Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore. 

Top 3 most man of the match in IPL
Player MOTM Awards Teams Played For
AB de Villiers 25 Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore
Chris Gayle 22 Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore
Rohit Sharma 19 Mumbai Indians

But the fight to be the best batter doesn’t end there. Chris Gayle, also known as the “Universe Boss,” has the most awards with 22. Rohit Sharma, David Warner, and MS Dhoni are next, all with excellent totals. This prestigious award is given to players who have made crucial efforts that have helped win games. 

These players have regularly risen to the occasion, thrilling fans and solidifying their places among the IPL’s best. As the race for more awards goes on, keep an eye on both up-and-coming stars and seasoned pros who are trying to leave their mark on this prized title.

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Top 5 Players who got most man of the match in IPL 

The player with the most “Man of the Match” awards in the Indian Premier League (IPL) history is AB de Villiers with a staggering 25 awards. Here’s a breakdown of the top 5:

    • AB de Villiers (25) – Played for Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

    • Chris Gayle (22) – Played for Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

    • Rohit Sharma (19) – Currently plays for Mumbai Indians.

    • David Warner (18) – Currently plays for Delhi Capitals.

    • MS Dhoni (17) – Currently plays for Chennai Super Kings.

It’s worth noting that while de Villiers has the most awards, Rohit Sharma holds the record for most among Indian players. Additionally, other notable players with high numbers of awards include Virat Kohli (15), Yusuf Pathan (16), and Suresh Raina (14).

List of the most man of the match in IPL’s One Season

Rank Player Teams Awards
1 AB de Villiers Royal Challengers Bangalore 25
2 Chris Gayle Punjab Kings 22
3 Rohit Sharma Mumbai Indians 19
4 David Warner Delhi Capitals 18
5 MS Dhoni Chennai Super Kings 17
6 Shane Watson Chennai Super Kings 16
7 Yusuf Pathan Kolkata Knight Riders 16
8 Virat Kohli Royal Challengers Bangalore 15
9 Suresh Raina Chennai Super Kings 14
10 Kieron Pollard Mumbai Indians 14

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Top 5 Indian Players who Got most man of the match in IPL

Player Awards Teams Played For
Rohit Sharma 19 Mumbai Indians
MS Dhoni 17 Chennai Super Kings
Virat Kohli 15 Royal Challengers Bangalore
Yusuf Pathan 16 Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders, Sunrisers Hyderabad
Suresh Raina 14 Chennai Super Kings

Bowlers with the most man of the match in IPL

Player Awards Teams Played For
Umesh Yadav 10 Kolkata Knight Riders
Lasith Malinga 6 Mumbai Indians
Jasprit Bumrah 6 Mumbai Indians
Ashish Nehra 6 Mumbai Indians, Delhi Daredevils, Pune Warriors India, Chennai Super Kings, and Sunrisers Hyderabad
Jaydev Unadkat 6 Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Daredevils, Rising Pune Supergiants, and Rajasthan Royals
Dale Steyn 5 Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Gujarat Lions

IPL Teams with Most Man of the Match Awards in IPL

Team Awards Years Active
Mumbai Indians 72 2008-Present
Chennai Super Kings 62 2008-2015, 2018-Present
Royal Challengers Bangalore 54 2008-Present
Kolkata Knight Riders 48 2008-Present
Delhi Capitals 45 2008-Present

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Most Awards in a Single Season:

Player Year Awards Team
Chris Gayle 2012 7 Royal Challengers Bangalore
AB de Villiers 2016 6 Royal Challengers Bangalore
David Warner 2016 6 Sunrisers Hyderabad
Virat Kohli 2016 6 Royal Challengers Bangalore
Suresh Raina 2013 6 Chennai Super Kings

So these were all the man of the match awards in IPL history.

FAQs

    1. Who holds the record for the most Man of the Match awards in IPL history?
      AB de Villiers tops the list with a remarkable 25 Man of the Match awards.

    1. Who is referred to as the “King of IPL” or “Mr. IPL”?
      South African superstar AB de Villiers, renowned for his powerful hitting, holds the title with 25 Man of the Match awards.

    1. Can you name the top 3 players with the most Man of the Match awards in IPL?
      AB de Villiers – 25 awards (Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore)
      Chris Gayle – 22 awards (Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore)
      Rohit Sharma – 19 awards (Mumbai Indians)

    1. Are there any notable Indian players among the top Man of the Match awardees?
      Yes, Rohit Sharma leads among Indian players with 19 awards.

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