The list of the top 5 successful batsmen in IPL history is hard to find as there are so many greats who have played the Indian Premier League. So here is the list of players and their achievements in IPL.
Here are the Top 5 Successful batsmen list
1. Virat Kohli the run machine
The Indian Cricket Team’s Captain, popularly known as the Run Machine, ViratKohli’s ability and hunger to score daddy hundreds has taken the cricket world by storm. Ranked No. 1 in ODIs, No.2 in Test cricket and No.3 in T20Is is a testimony of how the stylist top-order batsman has evolved over the years.
Virat has recently crossed his 10000 runs in T20 cricket and he is the first Indian cricketer to do so. He won the orange Cup in 2016 by scoring 944 runs. It was the most run scored by an individual in a year in the Indian T20 premier league history.
Virat Kohli has scored a total of 6185 runs in his 203 matches in IPL till now. Virat has scored 5 centuries in IPL among them 4 came in 2016. The 5th Century came in 2019 against Kolkata Knight Riders. He is the leading run-scorer in IPL.
2. Shikar Dhawan (Gabbar)
Shikhar Dhawan (born 5 December 1985) is an Indian international cricketer and a former limited-overs captain. A left-handed opening batsman and an occasional right-arm off break bowler, he plays for Delhi in first-class cricket and Delhi Capitals in the IPL. He played for the Indian Under-17 and Under-19 teams before making his first-class debut for Delhi in November 2004. At the 2013 Champions Trophy, 2015 World Cup, and 2017 Champions Trophy, Dhawan was the leading run-scorer for India.
Shikhar Dhawan has played 187 IPL matches till now and scored 5651 runs with an average of 35.09. He is the first Cricketer to score 2 back to centuries in the Indian Premier League. Shikhar Dhawan played with many teams in IPL and his highest score is 106 runs.
3. The Hitman Rohit Sharma
Robot Gurunath Sharma is an International Cricket Player who has been opening for India in all 3 formats. He plays for Mumbai in domestic cricket and captains Mumbai Indians in IPL. He is also the vice-captain of India in limited formats.
Rohit has played 210 matches and scored 5564 runs. Rohit Sharma played for Deccan Chargers from 2008 to 2010. But he started to shine after joining Mumbai Indians in 2011. He has scored 40+ half centuries till now and captained Mumbai to win their 5 IPL titles.
4. Mr. IPL Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina is a former Indian international cricketer. He is a left-handed aggressive Batman who has played most of the IPL with Chennai Super Kings. He is also one of the best fielders in cricket history. He played for Uttar Pradesh in domestic cricket.
He has scored a total of 5523 runs in 203* matches. He played for Chennai whenever they won the IPL trophy and made some vital contributions. His 50+ runs in IPL 2010 against Mumbai Indians helped CSK to beat Mumbai in the final. For his performances in 2010, he was named in the Cricinfo IPL XI.
5. David Warner
David Warner is an Australian International cricketer and former Australian captain. He is the first Australian batsman elected for the national team without any experience of a first-class career. He played for New South Wales and Sydney Thunder in domestic cricket.
He has played most of his IPL cricket with Sunrisers Hyderabad. He has the best average in IPL history of 41.19 as he scored 5449 in 150 matches. He also won an IPL trophy captaining Sunrisers Hyderabad.
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