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Top 5 Highest Run Scorer In IPL history | IPL Most Runs Player Name

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.

most run scorer in IPL

Suresh Raina

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.

leading run scorer in IPL

Virat Kohli

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.

IPL highest run player

Rohit Sharma

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.

Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir

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.

Robin Uthappa

Robin Uthappa

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

No. Player name Matches Innings NO Runs HS Average BF SR 100s 50s
1 Suresh Raina 176 172 27 4,985 100* 34.37 3,600 138.47 1 35
2 Virat Kohli 163 155 26 4,948 113 38.35 3,784 130.76 4 34
3 Rohit Sharma 173 168 27 4,493 109* 31.86 3,429 131.02 1 34
4 Gautam Gambhir 154 152 17 4,217 93 31.23 3,404 123.88 0 36
5 Robin Uthappa 165 158 15 4,086 87 28.57 3,099 131.84 0 23
6 Shikhar Dhawan 143 142 20 4,058 95* 33.26 3,285 123.53 0 32
7 MS Dhoni 175 158 58 4,016 79* 40.16 2,906 138.19 0 20
8 David Warner 114 114 15 4,014 126 40.54 2,824 142.13 3 36
9 Chris Gayle 112 111 14 3,994 175* 41.17 2,650 150.71 6 24
10 AB de Villiers 141 129 29 3,953 133* 39.53 2,619 150.93 3 28

Note: List updated at the end of IPL 2018

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