​Highest strike rate in IPL 2023: Rahane beats Jaiswal; SKY only Indian in top four

May 30, 2023

By: BI India Bureau

IPL 2023

​Batters lit up the Indian Premier League 2023 which saw Chennai Super King winning their fifth trophy. One of the factors responsible for CSK’s triumph was the strike rate of their openers throughout the tournament. Here are the top-10 batters in terms of strike rate with a cutoff set at a minimum of 200 runs in the tournament. ​

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​Glenn Maxwell - 183.48​

​The RCB allrounder came to bat at no. 3 and scored 400 runs in 14 matches during IPL 2023. The maverick batsman punished the bowlers with a strike rate of 183.48 hitting 29 fours and 31 sixes in the process.​

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​Surya Kumar Yadav - 181.13​

​SKY had a slow start to the tournament but when the MI middle order batsman started scoring he amassed 605 runs. The Indian T20 specialist scored with strike rate of 181.13 with 65 fours and 28 sixes in the process.​

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​Heinrich Klaasen - 177.07​

​The South African wicketkeeper-batsman scored 448 runs at a strike rate of 177.07 in 12 matches during the tournament. He hit 32 fours and 25 sixes in this tournament.

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​Nicholas Pooran - 172.95

​The West Indian from Trinadad scored 358 runs at a strike rate 172.95 in 15 matches hitting 26 fours and 26 sixes in the journey.

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​Ajinkya Rahane - 172.48​

​The Indian Test match specialist scored 326 runs with a surprising strike rate of 172.49. His last highest strike rate in the tournament was in the 2019 edition with a reading of only 137.89.

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​Tilak Verma - 164.11​

​The Mumbai Indian middle order southpaw scored 343 runs with strike rate 164.11. He played 11 matches in this tournament and hit 26 fours and 23 Sixes ​

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​Phil Salt -163.90​

​The English wicketkeeper-batsman made his debut in this IPL. He scored 218 runs in 9 matches with strike rate 163.90 hitting 24 fours and 10 sixes.​

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Yashasvi Jaiswal - 163.61

The Rajasthan Royals opener has been in the form of his life and his performance in the IPL has got him a call for the World Test Championship too. In the tournament, he scored 625 runs with strike rate 163.21 hitting 82 fours and 26 sixes

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Liam Livingstone - 163.15​

​English attacking batter Liam Livingstone played his second season for the Punjab Kings. In this season he scored 279 runs with strike rate 163.15 hitting 20 fours and 19 sixes in the process.​

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​Cameron Green - 160.28​

The second-most expensive buy in the auctions made his debut for the Mumbai Indians scoring 452 runs with 160.28 strike rate. The Australian allrounder hit 40 fours and 22 sixes in the 16 matches he played.​

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