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Top 5 Best Batting Strike Rate in IPL

Even after being categorized as Best IPL spinners, Sunil Narine has his name in this list too.

Top 5 Best Batting Strike Rate In IPL: T20 format was created to provide entertainment to the fans and what is needed to entertain fans? Yes! Huge sixes, brutal hitting, and massive scores. IPL fans have always been blessed enough to have the world’s best ball hitters playing the league. 

5. Nicholas Pooran

Nicholas Pooran, the West Indies wicketkeeper batter has the overall IPL strike rate of 154.98. This makes him occupy the 5th position in the list of batters with the highest IPL strike rate. In 31 games, he has scored 606 runs. He has played for Punjab Kings and now Nicholas will wear the jersey of Sunsisers Hyderabad in IPL 2022.

4. Chris Morris

Chris Morris, the fast bowling all-rounder from South Africa sits at 4th position in the list of batters with the highest IPL strike rate. This tall, lanky and powerful hitter has scored 618 runs at an average of 22.07 and strike rate of 155.27. He used his long levers to put the ball into the stands on numerous occasions. This most expensive IPL player of all-time in the history has taken retirement from all forms of the game.

3. Virendra Sehwag

Virendra Sehwag is at number 3 in the list of batters with the highest IPL strike rate. This nawab of Najafgarh is the only player from the previous generation. Viru has 2728 runs in 104 IPL matches at a strike rate of 155.44. Sehwag doesn’t play any form of cricket, but he continues to entertain fans with some funky twits. 

2. Sunil Narine

Sunil Narine is the most surprising name in this list. He is one of the best spinners in the IPL. Perhaps KKR has used the same thing to surprise the opponent with Sunil’s batting prowess. This left-hand batter had come as an opener and has played some quick fire innings taking advantage of batting power play. In 76 IPL games, Sunil has a strike rate of 161.69 which ranks him at number 2 in the list.

1. Andre Russell

We have now moved from Sunil Narine’s most surprising name to Andre Russell’s least surprising name. Andre Russel has always been feared amongst bowlers. Ruthless, cruel, brutal call what you want to call, but no word can describe how he hits the ball. This muscle man has scored 1700 runs in 70 games at an outstanding strike rate of 178.57 which makes him the batter with the highest IPL strike rate. 

Top 5 best batting strike rate in IPL( Consolidated Table Version)

PlayerInningsRunsAverageStrike Rate
Andre Russell70170029.31178.57
Sunil Narine7695415.63161.69
Virender Sehwag104272827.55155.44
Chris Morris5161822.07155.27
Nicholas Pooran3160622.44154.98

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Saurabh Karmarkar
Saurabh Karmarkar
An ardent Test cricket fan, a loyal Bayern Munich supporter who loves to write about sports and a fitness enthusiast.

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