Dream 11 IPL 2020 Trophy
Dream 11 IPL 2020 Trophy

Every player dreams of playing better in the IPL. Be it a bowler or a batsman, everyone tries to prove themselves during the IPL. In the IPL, the audience likes to watch the batsmen playing more than the bowlers. This is the reason why the IPL is called the batsmen’s tournament.

Apart from this, the player who plays best also gets the name and fame and also gets the man of the match also. In this article, we are sharing the top 4 players who have won most time the man of the match award in IPL history.

Top 4 players with the most man of the match in IPL


4) David Warner – 17

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David Warner receiving the man of the match award for SRH in IPL: BCCI/IPL

David Warner ranks third in this list. Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner has played 142 matches in the IPL and has won the man of the match 17 times.

In every IPL, David Warner’s bat holds high expectations from the audience. The audience likes to see his destructive batting.


3) Rohit Sharma – 18

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Rohit Sharma receiving Man of the Match award in IPL: BCCI/IPL

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has placed fourth among the players who have won the most man of the match. Rohit Sharma has won 18 Man of the Match playing 200 IPL matches so far.

The Mumbai Indians team has been championed 5 times under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma.


2) Chris Gayle – 22

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Chris Gayle receiving player of the match award in IPL 2013 from Vijay Mallya: BCCI/IPL

Chris Gayle, known as Universe Boss, has made his name in every record of the IPL. He has got the most man of the match. Chris Gayle is in first place with 22 Man of the Match. Chris Gayle’s name is also included in the case of sixes and the fastest centuries.

The universal boss Chris Gayle has played only 132 IPL matches. He has represented Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kings XI Punjab in IPL.


1) AB De Villiers – 23

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Ab De Villiers taking the man of the Match Awards in IPL (Source – IPL/BCCI)

One of the best batsmen in the IPL, AB de Villiers has won the player of the match 23 times. In the IPL, AB de Villiers has played 169 matches so far. AB de Villiers is the player who has the most fans in India.

Most man of the Match in IPL history

Teams No. of Times
AB De Villiers 23
Chris Gayle 22
Rohit Sharma 18
David Warner 17
MS Dhoni 17
Yusuf Pathan 16
Shane Watson 16
Suresh Raina 14
Virat Kohli 13
Ajinkya Rahane 12

*List last updated as of 10th November 2020


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