Indian Premier League is like a festival for the Cricket viewers throughout the World. Fans love to watch the rivalries between the 8 teams. IPL is an T20 format in which 8 teams perform to get the trophy. Indian Premier League also give chances to the new players who want to play in the international team. In the IPL there are many batsman who score lots of runs. This post is all about the Top 5 highest run scorer in the IPL history.
Suresh Raina is one of the most destructive batsman in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He is also known as Mr. IPL. He is very confident, fearless and always oozing us with his talent. Suresh Raina is one of the most consistent player throughout the IPL.
He is an left handed batsman as well as part time off break bowler, with this he is also one of the best fielder throughout the World. Suresh Raina is an middle order batsman, Dhoni promoted him at No. 3 position which is very important position.
From the beginning Suresh Raina played for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL. But in the IPL 2016 CSK banned for two years, he continue his IPL with the new team, Gujrat Lions. Now in 2018, he continue to play for Chennai Super Kings as the team management retain him.
Suresh Raina has highest score in the 10 years of IPL, he scored 4,540 runs in 157 innings with the average of 34.13 and has a strike rate of 139.1 which is an outstanding in the IPL. Suresh Raina is the highest run scorer in the IPL history.
It is not to mention that who is Virat Kohli. He is one of the most perfect player in the all format of cricket. Virat Kohli is very consistent player in the today’s era of cricket. Virat captain team India as well as Royal Challengers Banglore.
He is right handed batsman and also a great fielder. He is one of the fittest player and also an active player on the field. Virat Kohli is an middle ordered batsman who came at no.3. He is an new-age cricketer who plays aggressively on the field.
From the beginning Virat used to play for Royal Challengers Banglore, he played for RCB for 10 years. In 2018, he again playing for RCB because the team management of RCB retain Virat Kohli. He is the most expensive player in the retention, RCB pay Rs 17 crores to retain Virat Kohli.
With the four centuries in the IPL 2016 he scored 4,418 runs in 141 innings with the batting average of 37.44 and has a strike rate of 130. Virat Kohli is the second highest run scorer in the IPL history.
Rohit Sharma is one of the most talented batsman and he is an prolific run-getter in the all formats of cricket. He is both a destructive batsman as well as a classy batsman who always play according to the situation and according to the need of the game. Rohit proved that he is not only a good batsman but also a good captain as he helped Mumbai Indians to register two IPL wins.
He is also an right-handed batsman and also an great fielder. Rohit Sharma is the only batsman in the World to score three double centuries in the ODI cricket. He is the batsman who break as well as register so many records in the every format of cricket.
Rohit Sharma start hi IPL journey with Deccan Chargers and later he start playing for Mumbai Indians and became the successful captain of Mumbai Indians. Rohit Sharma also retain by the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League 2018.
He scored 4,207 runs in 154 innings with the batting average of 32.61. In 2012 he scored his first IPL hundred against Kolkata Knight Riders which is very strong opponent. Rohit is an third highest run scorer in the IPL history.
Gautam Gambhir is another player who played massively as well as play classic drives. Currently he is out from team India but he can come back in the squad with his massive form. Gautam Gambhir is used to play as a opener in the Indian team but he can manage his position according to situation.
Gautan Gambhir is an left-handed batsman and is an hard-hitter batsman. No one forget his massive knock in the World Cup 2011 final. He is also a good fielder as well as captain. He is the player of the big match player with the lot of international experience.
Gautam Gambhir started his IPL with Delhi Daredevils, he played for Delhi for first three season than he was snapped by Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2011 IPL auction for USD 2.5 million. Then he became the captain of Kolkata and make them win two IPLs .
He scored 4,132 runs in 147 innings with the batting average of 31.78. He scored his best 93*runs with the strike rate of 182 against Bangalore but he never scored hundered in the IPL. Gautam Gambhir is the fourth highest run scorer in the IPL history.
David Warner is the extremely successful batsman in the T20 format as well as in another formats of cricket. He is the only foreign player to score among top 5 highest scorer in the IPL history. David Warner played as a opener for his team.
David Warner is an left-handed batsman and a fabulous fielder who played according to situation. He played for Australia in the internationals and is a key player for his team. He has the ability to play classically as well as destructively.
David Warner started his IPL with Delhi Daredevils and now he is playing for Sunrisers Hyedrabad as a top order batsman and he is also another batsman who is consistent in the IPL. He is also captain Hyederabad and make them win two IPLs. He is also an successful captain in the IPL.
David Warner scored 4,014 runs in 114 innings with the batting average of 40.54 and he has a massive strike rate of 142.13. He was an key player in the 2017 IPL win, he won the orange cap in this season. David Warner is the fifth highest run scorer in the IPL history.