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Top 10 all Time Highest Runs Scorers in the IPL

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Top 10 all Time Highest Runs Scorers in the IPL
Top 10 highest run scorers in the IPL

IPL or Indian premier league is the biggest league in the world. When it comes to players salary. It is also the most competitive league in the world. Players all around the world comes to play in the IPL. BCCI also generates a great amount of money from this league. IPL is organised annually.

It’s first season was played in the year 2008. It is organised in the month of April to may. Where there is a international break.

There have been thirteen seasons of the IPL tournament. The current IPL title holders are the Mumbai Indians, who won the 2020 season.The venue for the 2020 season was moved due to the COVID-19 pandemic and games were played in the United Arab Emirates. Now, let’s move to our topic, That who is the highest run scorer in the IPL.

Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir is the 10 most highest runs scorer in the IPL. He played 154 matches in ipl where he scored 4237 runs with a highest score of 93. There have been thirteen seasons of the IPL tournament. The current IPL title holders are the Mumbai Indians, who won the 2020 season.

The venue for the 2020 season was moved due to the COVID-19 pandemic and games were played in the United Arab Emirates.There have been thirteen season of the IPL tournament. The current IPL title holders are the Mumbai Indians, who won the 2020 season.The venue for the 2020 season was moved due to the COVID-19 pandemic and games were played in the United Arab Emirates.

Robin Uthappa

Robin Uthappa

Robin Uthappa is a ninth most highest run scorer in the IPL. He played 189 matches and scored 4607 runs with a highest score of 87. He also represented India in ODI and T20.Uthappa played for Mumbai Indians in the 2008 Indian Premier League and had a fairly successful opening season. In his first match he scored 48 runs from 38 balls against Royal Challengers Bangalore. In the next game, against Chennai Super Kings, he made 43 (36) including 6 fours and a six. Against Kolkata Knight Riders, he stitched an unbeaten 123-run partnership with Dwayne Bravo, where he scored a run-a-ball 37 to steer Mumbai to an easy win.

Ms Dhoni

Ms Dhoni

Ms Dhoni who in the world of cricket doesn’t know his name. He played an amazing innings for India to win against Sri Lanka to win the 2nd ever world cup for India. He has also a massive impact in the IPL. He played 210 matches till now in the IPL and scored 4669 runs in the IPL. He has a highest score of 84. Dhoni was contracted by the Chennai Super Kings for US$1.5 million. This made him the most expensive player in the IPL for the first season auctions. Under his captaincy, Chennai Super Kings won the 2010 and 2011 and 2018 Indian Premier League titles and the 2010 and 2014 Champions League T20 titles.

Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle or the universe Boss. He is the legend of the T20 format. He has scored more than 10 thousand runs in the T20 format. In the IPL he played 138 matches and scored 4891 runs with a highest score of  unbeaten 175 Runs.Gayle opted to join the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League.[58] In his debut game against his previous team Kolkata Knight Riders in their home ground, he scored 102 off 55 balls, hitting 10 fours and 7 sixes.On 6 May 2011, he scored another century, 107 off 49 balls in Bangalore against the Kings XI Punjab, which included 10 fours and 9 sixes.

Ab de Villiers

Ab de Villiers

Ab de Villiers or the Mr. 360 he has a world record of fastest ODI hundred of just 31 balls against West Indies. He has also a major impact in the IPL. He played 175 matches. He scored 5053 runs. With a highest score of 133 runs against Mumbai Indians.de Villiers has become one of the most successful batsmen in the Indian Premier League (IPL). After originally playing for Delhi Daredevils, he moved to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for US$1.5 million in the league’s fourth season. Three of his four Twenty20 centuries have come in the IPL and as of June 2019 he has played in over 150 matches in the league. He has played match-winning innings for RCB and shown some destructive batting against bowlers especially in the death overs.

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma is also known as “the Hitman” in the international. His record in the international cricket is also good as Hitman. He has a highest score in the international ODI runs in an innings of 264 runs against Sri Lanka. He is also the most successful captain in the IPL. He played 206 matches in the IPL and scored 5445 runs. With a highest score of Unbeaten 109 runs. He is currently (March 2021) one of four players who have scored 5,000 career runs in the competition. Sharma has 5230 runs with one century and 39 half centuries and is the fourth highest run scorer after Virat Kohli,Suresh Raina and David Warner.

David Warner

David Warner

Warner has been one of the most successful batsmen in the Indian Premier League. He has won the Orange Cap three times and has scored over 5000 runs.Warner was signed by Delhi Daredevils for the 2009–10 seasons. During the 2009 tournament which was played in South Africa, Warner played seven games, scoring 163 runs at an average of 23.28 and with a strike-rate of 123.48. His top score was 51.He finished the tournament with 548 runs and narrowly missed out on reaching the finals after a defeat against Delhi Capitals in the second qualifier.

Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina is also known as Mr IPL. He is one of the player who was a part of the 2011 world cup squad. He played 199 matches in the IPL and scored 5489 runs with a highest score of 100. Raina was signed by the Chennai Super Kings for US$650,000 for the first three years of the tournament. Raina made significant contributions in the first edition of the tournament to compensate the Chennai Super Kings over the losses of key players like Matthew Hayden, Michael Hussey and Jacob Oram. He played a vital Man of the Match performance in the last league fixture to give Chennai Super Kings the win they required to qualify for the semi-finals. he is still playing in the IPL for Chennai super kings.

Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan

Dhawan played for the Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League and made 4 half centuries. He was also the third-highest scorer of the Delhi Daredevils team. He was traded to the Mumbai Indians in exchange for Ashish Nehra. Dhawan has played for the Mumbai Indians in the second and third season of the IPL. For the fourth season, he was bought by the Deccan Chargers for $300,000. He played 183 matches and scored 5508 runs in the IPL with a highest score of 106.

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli is the highest run scorer of the IPL. He is also known as run machine. He played 198 matches and scored 6041 runs in the IPL with a highest score of 113. In March 2008, Kohli was bought on a youth contract by the Indian Premier League franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore for $30,000. He had an indifferent 2008 season, with a total of 165 runs in 12 innings at an average of 15.00 and a strike rate of 105.09. He fared slightly better in the second season in which he made a total of 246 runs at 22.36, striking at over 112, while his team made it as far as the final.

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