Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Suresh Raina and more — Indian players with most runs in IPL history

Sep 23, 2021

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

Virat Kohli — 6,081 runs

The current captain of India’s test and one day teams, who plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) is known as one of the best contemporary batsmen. He has scored 6,081 runs in 200 matches with a strike rate of 130.40.

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Shikhar Dhawan — 5,619 runs

India’s left handed opening batsman and right arm off-break bowler who plays for Delhi Capitals, and 2013 ICC Player of the year award winner has hammered 5,619 runs in 185 matches with an average of 35.33.

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Suresh Raina — 5,495 runs

Raina, also regarded as one of the best fielders during his time, has whipped 5,495 runs in 201 matches with a strike rate of 136.79.

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Rohit Sharma — 5,480 runs

Captain of Mumbai Indians, right handed batsman and occasional right arm off-break bowler has played an overall 207 matches and scored 5,480 runs with an average of 31.49.

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MS Dhoni — 4,672 runs

The cricket icon and current captain of Chennai Super Kings has amassed 4,672 runs in 212 matches with an average of 39.93.

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Robin Uthappa — 4,607 runs

The hard hitting batsman who is also commonly known as ‘The Walking Assassin’ has whipped 4,607 runs in 189 matches with a strike rate of 129.99.

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Gautam Gambhir — 4,217 runs

Former Indian cricketer turned politician amassed 4,217 runs in 154 matches with an average of 31.23.

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Dinesh Karthik — 3,946 runs

One of the most experienced wicket-keeper batsmen in the scheme of things, has an IPL career tally of 3,946 runs in 204 matches with a strike rate of 129.88.

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Ajinkya Rahane — 3,941 runs

Vice-captain of the Indian cricket team in test matches, Rahane has scored 3,941 runs so far with an average of 31.52 from 151 matches.

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Ambati Rayadu — 3,795 runs

Wicket-keeper batsman who was once referred to as ‘India’s next batting star’ has 3,795 runs under his belt with a strike rate of 127.64 from 167 matches.

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