Cricket

IPL 2020 full list of award winners: Jofra Archer is MVP, emerging player award for Devdutt Padikkal and more

After the conclusion of the IPL 2020 finale, the teams and players were awarded different prizes. Here's the full list.

IPL 2020 full list of award winners: Jofra Archer is MVP, emerging player award for Devdutt Padikkal and more

Jofra Archer of Rajasthan Royals celebrates a wicket. Sportzpics

The 13th season of the Indian Premier League ended on Tuesday with Mumbai Indians lifting the winner’s trophy, their fifth title in IPL history.

Although Mumbai Indians displayed excellent form throughout the tournament, qualifying to the playoffs by finishing on top of the points table and thrashing Delhi Capitals in final, this IPL season saw several exceptional performances by players of all the eight teams. After the conclusion of the finale, the teams and players were awarded the different prizes.

Here is a list of the all the award winners in IPL 2020:

Man of the Match in final - Trent Boult

The final did not start well for the defending champions as Rohit Sharma failed to win the toss. But pacer Trent Boult gave them a great start with two early wickets.

Emerging player of the season - Devdutt Padikkal

This season saw many new players taking the center stage but it was Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Devdutt Padikkal who shone the brightest with 473 runs to his name in his debut campaign.

Fairplay award - Mumbai Indians

IPL winners also bagged the Fairplay award for playing the tournament in the right spirit of the game.

Power player of the season - Trent Boult

First season for Mumbai Indians and what an impact he made. The left-arm pacer took 25 wickets in the campaign, 16 of those coming in the powerplay. His job was to pick wickets in the first six overs and he excelled at it.

Super-striker of the season – Kieron Pollard

Mumbai’s Kieron Pollard had the best strike rate of 191.42 in the tournament and hence clinched the super striker award.

Most sixes – Ishan Kishan

Another win for the champions, youngster Ishan Kishan had a tremendous season and he won this award for smashing 30 sixes.

Gamechanger – KL Rahul

This was not the year of Kings XI Punjab, but their captain KL Rahul’s form was sensational. He received the Gamechanger award for scoring 670 runs this season.

Orange Cap – KL Rahul

The orange cap went tp KL Rahul as he scored the most number of runs at an average 55.83 and a strike rate of 129.34.

Purple Cap – Kagiso Rabada

Kagiso Rabada missed out on Purple Cap last season by a wicket. This year though he picked 30 wickets, three more than second-placed Jasprit Bumrah of Mumbai Indians.

Most Valuable Player – Jofra Archer

Rajasthan Royals’ Jofra Archer received the award for taking 20 wickets in 14 matches, with an economy rate of 6.55 and a strike-rate of 16.70. He also smashed 10 sixes in the tournament.

Updated Date: November 11, 2020 13:54:33 IST

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

Dominance by IPL franchises in global T20 leagues dangerous, says Adam Gilchrist
First Cricket News

Dominance by IPL franchises in global T20 leagues dangerous, says Adam Gilchrist

Three IPL franchises — Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Capitals — have all invested in teams in the UAE T20 league.

Watch: India’s T20I squad including Rohit Sharma arrives in Trinidad, fans ask about KL Rahul’s availability
First Cricket News

Watch: India’s T20I squad including Rohit Sharma arrives in Trinidad, fans ask about KL Rahul’s availability

India, under the leadership of Shikhar Dhawan, already sealed the ODI deal by winning the first two games of the three-match series. The remaining game left is just a formality for the visitors who will eye for an easy whitewash.

India vs West Indies: Sanju Samson replaces KL Rahul in T20I squad
First Cricket News

India vs West Indies: Sanju Samson replaces KL Rahul in T20I squad

Already doubtful KL Rahul was ruled out of the T20I series against West Indies.