The 12th edition of IPL will begin on March 23. IPL 2019 season will start with a match between Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore match. The world’s best batsmen compete in this tournament and hit fours and sixes all over the ground. If you think about the highest run-getters in IPL history, then there are all five Indian batsmen in the top five.
So let’s know the top 5 Highest Run Scorer in IPL history.
1. Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina, who is considered to be the “Backbone” of Chennai Super Kings, has scored the most runs in the IPL. He scored 4985 runs in 176 matches. Till now, he has scored one century and 35 fifties.
Suresh Raina led Gujarat Lions in 2016 and 2017. He has scored a feat of 500 or more runs in a three season.
2. Virat Kohli
Indian captain Virat Kohli is second on the list of highest run-getters in the IPL. He scored a total of 4948 runs in 163 matches. Kohli has scored 4 centuries and 34 fifties. He has made four centuries in 2016.
In IPL 2016, Kohli scored a total of 973 runs in 16 matches. Specifically, under his captaincy, the RCB team did not win the IPL title once.
3. Rohit Sharma
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma is third in the list. He has scored 4493 runs in 173 matches. In the initial three seasons of IPL, he played for Deccan Chargers. This team won the title in 2009.
Rohit played for Mumbai Indians in 2011. In 2013, Mumbai Indians won the IPL title for the first time. Under the Captain-ship of Rohit, the team got the title of 2015 and 2017. He has scored 34 fifties and a century against the KKR in 2012.
4. Gautam Gambhir
Gautam Gambhir is the fourth highest run-getter in the history of IPL. He has scored 4217 runs in 154 matches. He has represented Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capital) for three consecutive tournaments. He then played it from the KKR team.
In 2012 and 2014, he gave the team victory as captain. He has scored 36 fifties. Last season he played from the Delhi team. But in the end, he left the captaincy.
5. Robin Uthappa
Robin Uthappa has so far scored 4086 runs in 165 matches. He is fifth in the list of most run getters batsmen. He is playing with Kolkata Knight Riders. Prior to the 2014 season, he has played for Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Pune Warriors (not the team now). In 2014 KKR won the title. Uthappa was in the team at the time. He has scored 23 fifties up till now.
Leading Run Scorer In IPL History Till Now
Most Runs In IPL History
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Note: List updated at the end of IPL 2018