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We all know the cash-rich IPL tournament is one of the best opportunities for any player to showcase their skills. From Virat Kohli to David Warner to Chris Gayle, The IPL tournament has witnessed the storm of runs in the past 13 editions of the league and this storm continues in the 14th edition of IPL as well.
Do you know who has the most runs scored in IPL history?
Take a look at the list Who has scored the most runs in IPL till now.
#8 in the list of Most runs Scored in IPL is MS Dhoni, Oh! Our favourite player… Scores are the add-on, the visual treat is to see him playing. If you agree with us do comment below.
Scores – 4,667
Matches – 206
‘Mahendra Singh Dhoni’ AKA ‘Mahi’ secures 8th place in the IPL table of Most runs scored in IPL. He has scored 4,667 runs in 185 innings so far. He has played at an average of 40.23 with a strike rate of 136.70. His highest score is 84 not out against RCB in IPL 2019 edition. This was one of the best innings of Dhoni. He holds fourth place in most sixes in IPL with 217 sixes.
Since the inception of the IPL tournament, MS Dhoni is leading Chennai Super Kings. There were speculations that IPL 2021 would be the last IPL for the Thala Mahi but CSK CEO Kasi Vishwanathan denied this(according to his personal view).
#7 Chris Gayle, The Universe Boss
The Universe boss Chris Gayle has achieved numerous Milestones and records in his IPL journey. The Boss Gayle has featured in 135 innings and his IPL stats are amazing, smashing 4,822 runs at an average of 40.40 with a strike rate of 149.49, He holds the 7th position in the IPL table of most runs scored in IPL history.
Gayle’s best score is unbeaten 175 against Pune Warriors India in IPL 2013. In that match, He set the record for the highest individual score (175*) with the record of the fastest century (in 30 balls) in IPL history. IPL 2013 is one of the most remarkable seasons for Gayle. He also holds the record of most centuries (6) and most sixes(352).
#6 AB De Villiers, Mr. 360 degree
AB De Villiers is one of the prolific players in the IPL tournament. He has played 173 games since his debut in IPL 2008. He has nailed the 6th place in the IPL table of players with the most runs scored in IPL with 4,974 runs at an average of 40.77. The best Score of ABD is 133 not out against MI in IPL 2015 which is the third individual most runs in IPL.
He has a stunning strike rate of 152.67 for the RCB franchise. Since 2011, ABD is playing for the RCB franchise and he is a proven match-winner for the side. His IPL stats are mind-blowing like his performance. He tops the charts of the most man-of-the-match awards(24) so far in IPL history. He is popular as Mr. 360 because plays outrageous shots all around the ground. He is second in the listing of most sixes in IPL with 240.
#5 Rohit Sharma, The HitMan
India’s ‘hit man’ Rohit Sharma is one of the most destructive batsmen as well as a successful captain. In 204 games, The Hitman registered 5,368 runs at an average of 31.39 with a Strike rate of 130.73. He is in the 5th position in the list of most runs scored in IPL history by any player.
He is the fourth player to score over 5,000 runs in IPL. His highest score in IPL is 109 not out of 60 balls against Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2012. He has smashed up 1 ton and 39 half-centuries. Looking at his IPL stats, Rohit Sharma can definitely be proclaimed as India’s most naturally gifted batsman. Recently he secured the third position in top-ranked ODI batsman.
Rohit Sharma has led MI to win 5 IPL titles and 2 consecutive titles in 2019 and 2020.
#4 David Warner, don’t we all love him? if you agree with us! do reach out to our social media handle and let us know.
Australian Cricketer aggressive batsman David Warner is one of the top overseas players of all time in IPL. He secured 4th place in the IPL table of most runs scored in IPL history with 5,384 runs in 146 matches. When it comes to the IPL stats of international players, he has an impressive average of 42.39 with a strike rate of 140.79. He scored his highest 126 runs against KKR in IPL 2020.
Warner is the only leading overseas player with the most runs in IPL, he has become the first overseas player to smash 5,000 IPL runs. David Warner is leading the IPL table of most number of the fifties in IPL history. He has secured third place in most centuries(4) of all time in IPL.
#3 Shikhar Dhawan, Our very own Gabbar
Gabbar AKA Shikhar Dhawan is a splendid opener in international cricket as well as in the IPL tournament. Since the inception of IPL, he has played for various franchises. Dhawan’s IPL stats are promising. In his 180 matches, he smashed 5,428 runs at an average of 35.01 with a strike rate of 127.65. Shikhar Dhawan is 5th player to score over 5,000 runs in IPL.
Dhawan’s best innings was unbeaten 106 against Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings) in IPL 2020. He became the first player to hit back-to-back centuries (against KXIP and CSK in IPL 2020). He played a crucial role in last year’s runners-up journey of DC. In IPL 2021, the magnificent opener is retained for Delhi Capitals(DC).
#2 Suresh Raina, Big Shoutout
Suresh Raina is well known as Mr. IPL for playing exceptionally well over the years in the IPL tournament. He has secured 2nd in the IPL table of most runs scored in IPL history.
In 197 matches, He has scored 5,448 at an average of 33.21 with a strike rate of 137.09. His highest score in an innings is 100 not out against Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2013.
Mr. IPL Raina has managed to register his name in almost all IPL stats for batsmen. He is the first player to cross 2,000 runs and 5,000 runs in IPL. Raina missed the IPL 2020 due to personal reasons but he is bought again by CSK in IPL 2021.
#1 Virat Kohli, The Run Machine
“The Run Machine” Virat tops the leaderboard of most runs scored in IPL with a staggering 6021 runs in 196 games for RCB. He recently became the first-ever batsman to reach 6,000 runs in IPL history while playing against Rajasthan Royals. He scored an unbeaten 72 of 47 balls. His IPL stats are astonishing. He has an average of 38.35 at a strike rate of 130.69. His personal best in an innings is 113 against Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2016.
Kohli has marked his name in all batting IPL tables including most sixes, most fours, most fifties, most centuries, most runs scored in IPL. He is at the top of most individual runs in a single IPL season with 973 runs in IPL 2016. He has slammed 204 sixes and 518 boundaries in IPL so far.
Over the decade, He has established himself as the best batsman in the world of cricket. Hope you enjoy his batting magic for many more years to come.
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