Man of the match, player of the match call it what you want to call it, but these award winners always get more respect than the award winners of various sponsored trophies that IPL has. 99.99% of the time, Man of the Match is given to a player from the winning side, though it is not necessary to happen. This award is given to a player who has the most impact performance in the game. In this article, let’s look at the top 5 most Man of the Match award winners in IPL history.
5. MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni ranks at number 5 in the loss of most Man of the Match award winners in IPL. MSD has been associated with CSK since 2008. This most expensive buy of IPL 2008 has won 17 Man of the Match awards in 220 games. Everybody knows MSD’s contribution to the CSK. CSK have won all 4 IPL titles under MSD.
4. David Warner
David Warner features at number 4 in the list of most Man of the Match winners. This left-handed destructive batter had led SRH to the IPL title in 2016. In 150 games, this Aussie batter has won 17 Man of the Match awards. David has scored 5449 runs in 150 games and will now play for Delhi Capitals for IPL 2022.
3. Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma, the most successful captain of the IPL history sits at number 3 in the list of most Man of the Match awards. The Hit-man has produced runs seasons in season out firstly for Deccan Chargers and then obviously with Mumbai Indians. He has 18 IPL Man of the Match awards in his trophy cabinet.
2. Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle, the Universe Boss has been bossing IPL since 2008. He has destroyed many bowlers’ careers with his cruel hitting. This six-hitter from the West Indies has 22 Man of the Match awards with him in 142 matches. Unfortunately, every IPL fan, rather every cricket fan will miss him in IPL 2022.
1.AB de Villiers
AB de Villiers is at number one in the list of most Man of the Match awards in the history of IPL. He has won most of them, to be precise 25 of them. He has saved RCB on numerous occasions with his incredible stroke play. Out of the blue, ABD called retirement from all forms of the game and it did give a sudden stop to the incredible ABD era.
Top 5 Most Man of the Match award Winners in IPL History( Consolidated Table Version)
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