The Indian Premier League is the most attended event and most popular game in India, which ranks amongst the world’s 6th most popular leagues. Apparently, more than 450 million people across the world watch the Indian Premier League (IPL). There are a number of players who have an outstanding outreach in making runs over the record of the IPL. In their debut, the orange cap holders have an uncountable number of talented players in Indian cricket. Subsequently, each season a new or old player overtakes another player, and a new sequence of content is listed in the timeline. Now let’s see the top 10 batters with the most runs in the Indian Premier League.
Here is the list of 10 Batters with most runs in IPL:
10. G Gambhir
Gautam Gambhir is currently a member of the Lok Sabha and a retired cricketer who played in all types of formats. In his IPL career, he scored 4,217 runs in 154 matches. Along the timeline of his IPL career, Gambhir has played Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders.
9. RV Uthappa
Robin Uthappa plays for Chennai Super King in the Indian Premier League and has made 4,722 runs in 193 matches. Not only Uthappa has played for CSK but also for other teams, including Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Pune Warriors, Rajasthan Royals, and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Uthappa has 24 fifties and is a very good keeper-batsman in the Indian Premier League.
8. MS Dhoni
Our very own Mahendra Singh Dhoni, best known as a Captain in all formats of cricket, played 204 matches, winning 121 and losing 82. He is the captain with the highest percentage of 59.60% winning chances in IPL history, spanning about 2008–2021. Dhoni, in his IPL career, has made 4,746 runs in 220 matches. He is also known for making the most expulsions as a wicket-keeper in the IPL, with 161 wickets in 214 matches. Dhoni played with the Chennai Super Kings and the Rising Pune Supergiants.
7. CH Gayle
“Universe boss” or “king of the IPL”, Christopher Henry Gayle is a destructive batter and the world’s most powerful batsman. In his performance in the Indian Premier League, he made 4,965 runs in 142 matches. Gayle has played with Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Punjab Kings, and Royal Challengers Bangalore. In the T20 Cricket match, he has the highest run-score of 175 runs in 66 balls.
6. AB de Villiers
Abraham Benjamin de Villiers is an outstanding South African cricketer who was selected in the Wisden Cricketers of the Decade in 2019 and who is known as the Man of Destruction in Cricket. In his IPL career, he made 5,162 runs in 184 matches. With his Excellence, he scored 133 runs in MI vs RCB game. Simultaneously won 24 Man of the Match Trophies breaking the record in the Indian Premier League.
5. David Warner
The Captain of the Australian National Team is David Warner. His career in the Indian Premier League was accomplished to make 5,449 runs in 150 matches. He played for the Delhi Daredevils and the Sunrisers Hyderabad. In this 2022 mega auction, Warner was acquired by the Delhi Capitals as an opening batter. He is the first cricketer to complete 50 fifties as a left-handed batsman in his 148th IPL match.
4. Suresh Raina
After Sachin Tendulkar, the youngest known cricketer in India is Raina who played the Ranji Trophy. He is known as Mr. IPL for playing consistently in the league. He is the first Indian batsman to hit a century in every one of the three formats of international cricket. Raina made 5,528 runs in 205 matches in his Indian Premier League debut. Raina made his Ranji Trophy record in Uttar Pradesh against Assam in 2003 at the age of 16. After playing against Madhya Pradesh he got himself enrolled in List A Cricketers. Suresh Raina, along with MS Dhoni, retired on August 15, 2020. In his IPL debut, he played for Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Lions.
3. Rohit Sharma
Our Hitman, Rohit Sharma, is one of the excellent run-scorers of all time. Along, with being the opening batsman, he has the record of 5611 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) from 2011-2021 in 213 matches. Rohit Sharma plays with style and elegance. After his captaincy since 2013 of MI, he has accomplished 5 IPL titles, earned three double and eight centuries so far. He has played for the Deccan Chargers and the Mumbai Indians in his IPL career. His team won over 75 games, lost 50, and four ended in ties out of 129 games.
2. S Dhawan
Dhawan has played for the Deccan Chargers, Delhi Capitals, Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians, and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Kohli is the runner-up after Dhawan, who made 5,784 runs in 192 matches in his IPL career so far. Dhawan is known as a left-handed opening batsman and an occasional right-arm-off break bowler. His highest score in one of the innings was 143 runs, with 16 centuries and 27 half-centuries.
1. Virat Kohli
Currently, the highest runs in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL) are made by Virat Kohli. He became the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in 2013 and yet has continued his captaincy. Unfortunately, RCB is ranked the lowest team in IPL. Batsman Virat Kohli is the leading run-scorer in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with 6,283 runs in 207 matches. He is the only player who has stayed attached to Royal Challengers Bangalore for a long time and hasn’t switched to any other team in the whole timeline of IPL.
10 Batters with Most Runs in Indian Premier League
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