Ahead of the next edition of IPL in UAE, many interesting things have been surfing on the Internet about players and their achievements in the tournament so far. Some players have contributed heavily to their team’s success. And, they’ve earned the most ‘Man of the Match’ awards in the competition over the years.
Let’s look at the players who won the award maximum times. If we are searching for records in short format, this player, Chris Gayle is always in front surprising everyone with his monstrous performance. Gayle has won the most number of Man of the Match awards in the history of the tournament, 21 to be exact.
Next to him, South Africa’s AB de Villiers is in the list with 20 Man of the Match awards. Next in the list is former Indian skipper and CSK captain MS Dhoni, who has often finished games for the Chennai Super Kings in the final moments, has won 17 awards.
Another superstar batsman in the Chennai line-up, Shane Watson has collected a total of 17 awards. With five IPL titles in his profile, Rohit Sharma has won 17 awards so far.