Top 10 players with the maximum runs in Indian Premier League history

May 30, 2021

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

Virat Kohli — 6,076 runs

The current captain of the Indian national team who is known as one of the best contemporary batsmen tops the list. He has scored 6,076 runs in 199 matches with a strike rate of 130.41.

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Shikhar Dhawan — 5,577 runs

India’s left handed opening batsman and right arm off-break bowler who was the 2013 ICC Player of the year award winner has hammered 5,577 runs in 184 matches with an average of 35.29.

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Suresh Raina — 5,491 runs

Raina, also regarded as one of the best fielders during his time, has whipped 5,491 runs in 200 matches with a strike rate of 136.89.

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Rohit Sharma — 5,480 runs

Captain of Mumbai Indians who is a 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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David Warner — 5447 runs

Australia’s opening left handed batsman who is considered as one of the most successful overseas players in the history of IPL tonked 5,447 runs in 148 matches with a strike rate of 140.13.

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AB de Villiers — 5,056 runs

‘Mr. 360 degree’ who is widely regarded as one of the best and most destructive batsmen in the history of the game grabs the sixth position in the list by scoring 5,056 runs in 176 matches with an average of 40.77.

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Chris Gayle — 4,950 runs

This Jamaican cricketer who has made several records across all three formats of the game made it to the list with 4,950 runs in 140 matches with a strike rate of 149.45.

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MS Dhoni — 4,669 runs

This cricketing icon and current captain of Chennai Super Kings has scored 4,669 runs in 211 matches with an average of 40.25.

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Robin Uthappa — 4,607 runs

A hard hitting batsman who is also commonly known as ‘The Walking Assassin’ is in the ninth position by whipping 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 has scored 4,217 runs in 154 matches with an average of 31.23.

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