All the IPL team look to get the best batsman around the world that could score runs freely in the subcontinent condition. There is a large number of batsman who gets the chance to score runs in the most followed league in the world and impress the selectors of the respective country. There are many batsmen who got the break in their national side because of their performance in the Indian Premier League. Let’s look at the highest run scorers in IPL.
5. Chirs Gayle (2009-16)
The list of highest run scorers in IPL could not be completed without the run machine from the Caribbean. He has played for Kolkata and RCB in the IPL and is currently with RCB. He is the most dangerous batsman in the IPL as if he gets going there he does not show mercy to any bowlers. He has scored 3426 runs in the IPL with an average of 43.36. H wouls love to tear the bowling lineup of opposite team once again this IPL.
4. Gautam Gambhir (2008-16)
The no4 position is occupied by the Kolkata captain Gambhir. Over the course of nine seasons, he has played for Delhi and Kolkata. He has led Kolkata to the trophy twice. He has scored 3634 runs at an average of 30.53. He would love to win the IPL once again.
3. Rohit Sharma (2008-16)
At no3 is the Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma. He has been the most consistent player for whichever team he has played for. It was because of his batting that the Deccan Chargers went on to win the second season of IPL. He has also helped Mumbai Indians to win the trophy twice. He has scored 3847 runs at an average of 33.68. He will love to continue his brilliant form in this season also.
2. Suresh Raina (2008-16)
Second, comes the most consistent player of the IPL. He has performed numerous times for his team. He stood on the crease when his team needs him the most. He has played most number of matches in the IPL. Over the course of nine seasons, he has scored 4098 runs at a splendid average of 33.59. He has played for CSK for a very long time but currently, he is the captain of Gujrat Lions and would love to lead them to the title this season.
1. Virat Kohli (2008-16)
The top of the highest run scorers list, comes the Indian captain and probably the best batsman in the world currently. He has been in sublime form over the course of nine seasons of IPL. He has been consistent and reliable for whichever team he has played. Over the course of nine seasons, he has played 139 matches and scored 4110 runs at a splendid average of 38.05. He would like to continue his great form in this season also and would love to lead RCB to the title.