For cricket lovers in India, the Indian Premier League is more than a Diwali event. Not only in India but in all Asian countries, cricket is just like a religious event. Cricket lovers like IPL because most runs in IPL are made on boundaries and sixes.
IPL aka Indian Premier League is the best T20 league in the world. The format of the tournament is T20 where eight teams participate every year. The first edition of the tournament was played in 2008 and the last in 2021.
IPL is a cricket tournament that is dominated by batters. So, if you are finding the best batsman in IPL, or if you are looking for the answer of who scored most runs in IPL history, then you are at the right place.
I’m sharing the list of the top 10 run-scorer in IPL, continue reading.
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Who Has Scored Most Runs in IPL?
Before I share the list of the top 5 batters, let me tell you that Virat Kohli is the top run scorer in IPL. He is the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore.
1- Virat Kohli
Do you know who scored most runs in IPL history? The former captain of the Indian national cricket team, Virat Kolhi holds the record of most runs by a batsman in IPL history. Kohli is on the top of the list of most runs in IPL history.
He scored 6283 runs in 207 matches with a batting average of 37.39. He also scored 5 centuries and 42 fifties in his IPL career.
2- Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan is on the second number on the list of most runs in IPL tournament. S Dhawan has scored 5784 in 192 matches. He has represented several teams in the IPL and scored all the runs with an average of 34.84 runs per match.
S. Dhawan has made a total of 2 centuries and 44 fifties in his entire Indian Premier League career.
3- Rohit Gurunath Sharma
RG Sharma who is the current captain of the Indian cricket team is at the 3rd number on the list of the best batsman of IPL. RG Sharma has scored 5611 runs in 213 matches.
His IPL batting average is 31.17 and so far he has played for two teams Deccan Chargers & Mumbai Indians. Sharma is known for his hard-hitting batting style and opens the batting for his team.
Rohit Sharma has made 1 century in IPL and he has also made 40 fifties.
4- Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina who has represented the Indian cricket team in 78 T20s matches is the fourth highest run-scorer in IPL. In 205 matches he scored 5528 runs so far. His batting average is 32.51 and his highest score is 100 not out.
Suresh Raina has made 1 century and 39 fifties in his IPL career.
5- David Warner
David Warner is the only foreigner cricketer in the list of top 5 batsmen in IPL. D Warner is an Australian cricketer and has represented Delhi Daredevils and Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL.
So far in his IPL career, he has scored 5449 in 150 matches. His batting average is 41.59 and he has scored 4 centuries and 50 fifties in the Indian Premier League.
Top 10 Run Scorers in IPL
Here is the list of top 10 run-scorers in IPL since its start.
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IPL 2022 first match date
The biggest cricket event of the year 2022, ‘IPL’ is starting on 2 April 2022. The first match will be played between CSK and KKR. So, get ready for the live action.
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