The 11th season of the most entertaining T20 league in the world, the Indian Premier League (IPL) will commence from April 7, 2018. The first match will be played between defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) and the team that is returning from a two-year suspension, Chennai Super Kings (CSK).
There are many awards apart from the IPL Trophy for which players are judged upon. The highest run-getter in a particular season is given the Orange Cap, which changes hands throughout the competition. Then there is the Purple Cap, which is owned by the bowler with most wickets during different stages of the competition and changes hands various times.
However, the most coveted prize in the IPL is the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award which is given to the player who had an impactful performance in the tournament, which helped his team achieve success.
Here are the top 5 contenders for the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award in IPL 11