KL Rahul and Ruturaj Gaikwad lead the pack — These are the Indian batsmen with maximum runs in IPL 2021

Oct 8, 2021

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

KL Rahul — 626 runs

Captain of Punjab Kings and wicket-keeper batsman, Rahul holds an excellent record with 626 runs in 13 matches. His highest score in a single match is 98, which was against Chennai Super Kings.

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Ruturaj Gaikwad — 533 runs

The 22-year old who hails from Pune has been one of the most consistent batsmen, this season. Gaikwad, who made his debut in 2020 has an impeccable record of scoring 533 runs in 14 matches.

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Shikhar Dhawan — 501 runs

Indian team’s star opener known as ‘Gabbar Dhawan’ has amassed 501 runs in 13 matches with 92 runs as his maximum in a single match.

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Sanju Samson — 484 runs

Captain of Rajasthan Royals, who was groomed by cricket icon Rahul Dravid, has not only showcased his talent in making runs, but also as a skipper. Samson broke his own record by scoring 484 runs in 14 matches.

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Mayank Agarwal — 441 runs

After KL Rahul, Agarwal has been the top batsman in Punjab Kings’ line-up. He also broke his own record by scoring 441 runs in 12 matches, which is his personal best till now.

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Devdutt Padikkal — 390 runs

The left-handed batsman who made his debut in 2020 maintained his good track record this year as well by scoring 390 runs in 12 matches. His highest score in a single match was his knock of 101 against Rajasthan Royals.

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Rahul Tripathi — 377 runs

This right-handed batsman has performed exceptionally well this season with a record tally of 377 runs in 14 matches. His highest score of 74 runs came in a match played against Mumbai Indians.

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Rohit Sharma — 363 runs

Captain of Mumbai Indians who has proved to be one of the most successful skippers, in the Indian Premier League (IPL) history, with five trophies has also played an integral role in getting runs. He has scored 363 runs in 12 matches.

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Virat Kohli — 362 runs

Captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore, popularly known as ‘Run Machine’ and also the highest paid cricketer in IPL has made it to the list at 9th position. He has amassed 362 runs in 13 matches in this season so far.

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Prithvi Shaw

An aggressive right-handed batsman who has an ability to perform in crucial games as well has an excellent track record of scoring 353 runs in 12 matches. His highest score was 82 runs against Royal Challengers Bangalore.

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