Man (Player) of the Series Tournament in all IPL Seasons (2008 to 2016)
Since the beginning of IPL, in April 2008, several players have set huge records in their games with fantastic stunning innings they have played. IPL has offered new face of cricket to the cricket game enthusiasts. It’s an innovative kind of sports entertainment with inspiring cricket guidelines to the players. The IPL seasons achievements have been tremendous, with providing huge entertainment to the cricket audience all over with fascinating and new kind of settings in match organizations.
IPL, which stands for Indian Premier League, is started in 2008 by the BCCI. The game is played in a T20 format in which franchisee teams from different cities are played against each other.
Let us look into the player of the series for all the seasons since 2008:
|Season||Year||Player of the Series||Highest Score or Wickets Taken||Runs Scored or Wickets Taken||Team|
|Season 1||2008||Shane Watson||76-3/10||472 Runs 17 Wickets||Rajasthan Royals|
|Season 2||2009||Adam Gilchrist||85-NA||495 Runs||Deccan Chargers|
|Season 3||2010||Sachin Tendulkar||89-NA||618 Runs||Mumbai Indians|
|Season 4||2011||Chris Gayle||175||608 Runs||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|Season 5||2012||Sunil Narine||5/19||24 Wickets||Kolkata Knight Riders|
|Season 6||2013||Shane Watson||101-||543 Runs||Rajasthan Royals|
|Season 7||2014||Glenn Maxwell||95||552 Runs||Kings X1 Punjab,|
|Season 8||2015||Andre Russell||3/32||16||Kolkata Knight Riders,|
|Season 9||2016||Virat Kohli||113||973 Runs||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
- Shane Watson for IPL Season 2008
This all rounder player has been declared Player of the Tournament for the season 1 in 2008. He has contributed his best all rounding performance in both batting and bowling. He has made 472 runs in the whole season and has taken 17 wickets as the player of the tournament.
- Adam Gilchrist for IPL Season 2009
This wicket keeper and left hand batsman has been awarded the Player of the Tournament for the 2009 season, for his immaculate contribution of 495 runs with a high score of 85 runs in the 2009 tournament
- Sachin Tendulkar for IPL Season 2010
This master blaster cricket legend, Sachin Tendulkar was awarded with Player of the Tournament for the 2010 season. He has contributed a whopping total score of 618 runs in the 2010 season, playing for Mumbai Indians team, with a high score of 89 runs.
- Chris Gayle for IPL Season 2011
This devastating, powerful and brutal batsman is the Player of the Tournament for the 2011 season. His batting records for this season include with a high score of 107, he has scored a total of 608 runs in the 2011 season.
- Sunil Narine for IPL Season 2012
This mysterious and mesmerizing right arm off spinner has bewildered the opponent team with his tactical bowling techniques. His best bowling include 5/19 and his total wickets in all the series till now are 74.
- Shane Watson for IPL Season 2013
Shane Watson was awarded 2nd time as the Player of the Tournament in this 2013 season after the 2008 season. His batting records include a high score of 101 in season 2013 and a total runs of 543 in this season. His bowling record is taking 13 wickets with a best bowling of 3/22, in this season.
- Glenn Maxwell for IPL Season 2014
This potential all rounder has been awarded the Player of the Tournament for the 2014 season. In this season he has made a high score of 95 runs with a total runs scored of 552.
- Andre Russell for IPL Season 2015
This exciting talented all rounder was awarded the Player of the Tournament for the 2015 season. His batting contributions include for the 2015 season, a total runs scored of 326 with a high score of 66 runs. His bowling records for the 2015 season include with a total of 14 wickets taken with best bowling of 3/32.
- Viral Kohli for IPL Season 2016
Year 2016 belongs to Virat Kohli. This was his 1st Man of the series award in IPL but fourth in the year 2016. He made a staggering 973 runs this season. He also scored 4 centuries. He had a bradman type of stats. He now holds the record for most runs scored in a season. Surpasiing Gayle (733 runs in 2012) and Mike Hussey (733 runs in 2013). Virat had also smashed highest sixes (38) this season.
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