Among the players in the starting XI of any team, there will be one or two who would go on to raise their standards and produce the best performances. After the game, the Man of the Match award is given to the outstanding player, the one who makes the most impact.
In all these seasons of IPL, we have witnessed so many players carving out a reputation for themselves. Winning the Player of the Match award is always a special feeling. Let’s know more about the names of players who won more than 3 Man of the Match awards in an IPL season.
1. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is the only player in the history of the IPL who has won five Man of the Match awards in a single IPL season, a record that remains intact. He achieved the feat in IPL 2016 season when he scored a record 973 runs in a season.
2. Shubman Gill
Shubman Gill had a breakthrough season for Gujarat Titans in IPL 2023 season where he scored 890 runs and deservedly won the Orange Cap. He won four Man of the Match awards in the season.
3. Yashasvi Jaiswal
Yashasvi Jaiswal won the Emerging Player of the Season award for scoring 625 runs in IPL 2023. He won four Player of the Match awards in the season.
4. Kuldeep Yadav
Kuldeep Yadav comes next on the list as he also won 4 Player of the Match awards in IPL 2022 season.
5. Ruturaj Gaikwad
Ruturaj Gaikwad won the Orange Cap in the 2021 season for scoring 635 runs. He won 4 Player of the Match awards in that season.
6. Rohit Sharma
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma scored 482 runs in 13 matches in IPL 2016 wherein he won 4 Player of the Match awards.
7. Amit Mishra
Amit Mishra is one of the most experienced spinners in the IPL. He won 4 Player of the Match awards in IPL 2013 season.
8. Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar, the former skipper of Mumbai Indians won 4 Player of the Match awards in IPL 2010.
9. Yusuf Pathan
Yusuf Pathan who was one of the integral players of Rajasthan Royals in the inaugural title-winning season won 4 Player of the Match awards.
Updated as of June 2, 2023*