IPL 2018: Top Run Scoring Players and Teams in Indian Premier League

Indian Premier League has given us the Top IPL Batsmen over these years. Cricket is one of the first sports that is played by a newborn, especially in India. Loved not only by men but also by ladies all around the world, it is one of the most viewed sport in the world. With the inauguration of Indian Premier League in 2008, this sport gathered attention even from Cricket Haters. This 3-hour short edition of cricket has everything a person dreams of. From sizzling sixes to amazing catches, this is the total power pack for your evenings. IPL 2018 is not different at all. The facts are the witness of fastest centuries and big wicket hauls. Highest run scorers record breaks every year. Top IPL Batsmen like Chris Gayle and David Warner keep setting up new targets by breaking all previous records.

We, on our end, like always has done much of a homework to bring some of the best facts about IPL so that while your cricket freak friends show off their cricketing knowledge, you can have a higher edge in the conversations. Without waiting any further, let’s have a bite of some astonishing facts about IPL.




List of Top 10 highest team totals in the IPL 

The following list contains the names of the teams which scored the highest tun in any innings in the history of IPL. Top IPL Batsmen are related to these teams who have made their team reach at such high scores in the 20 over the format of Cricket in Indian Premier League.

S.no. Teams Date Scores
1 RCB vs PW, Bangalore 4/23/2014 RCB 263/5
2 CSK vs RR, Chennai 4/3/2010 CSK 246/5
3 CSK vs KXIP, Mohali 4/19/2008 CSK 240/5
4 RCB vs MI, Mumbai 5/10/2015 RCB 235/1
5 KXIP vs RCB, Dharamshala 5/17/2011 KXIP 232/2
6 KXIP vs CSK, Cuttack 5/7/2014 KXIP 231/4
7 DD vs KXIP, Delhi 4/23/2011 DD 231/4
8 RCB vs SRH, Bangalore 4/12/2016 RCB 227/4
9 RCB VS KXIP, Bangalore 5/6/2016 RCB 226/3
10 KXIP VS CSK, Mumbai 5/30/2014 KXIP 226/6

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TOP 10 HIGHEST RUNS SCORERS IN IPL 2017

IPL is known for scores, the rain of sixes and fours never stops. The format brings the best players from around the world to the same place and this has resulted in the making of a global Cricket League. The following table has the name of Top IPL Batsmen 2017 who are also the Highest Run Scorers of IPL in 2017.

Player’s Name Team Match Runs Highest Avg.
David Warner SRH 14 641 126 28.27
Shikhar Dhawan SRH 14 479 77 36.84
Gautam Gambhir KKR 15 454 76* 41.27
Suresh Raina GL 14 442 84 40.18
Steve Smith RPS 14 421 84* 38.27
Hashim Amla KXIP 10 420 104* 60.00
Manish Pandey KKR 14 396 81* 49.50
Rahul Tripathi RPS 13 388 93 29.84
Robin Uthappa KKR 13 386 87 35.09
Sanju Samson DD 14 386 102 27.57

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Top 10 Highest Runs Scorers in IPL 2008-2016

The 11th season of IPL in 2018 has more than 4 Billion rupees at stake. Investors have high hopes from big players like Virat Kohli and Benjamin Stokes who were among the highest paid players in VIVO IPL 2018. The Top 10 highest scorers of IPL list is highly dominated by Indian players yet some names like Chris Gayle and AB Devillers has made up their mark on the list. Indian Players including Shikhar Dhawan can be seen in good form as reflected from the recent series between India and South Africa Cricket Team.

Thus, the investors must be having positive thoughts about getting the invested money back in their bank accounts with added profits. And, all we can hope is a great Cricketing Season of IPL 2018.

Pos Name of Player Match Innings Highest Score Average 6’s Runs
1  Virat Kohli 139 131 113 38.05 149 4110
2  Suresh Raina 147 143 100* 33.59 160 4098
3  Rohit Sharma 142 138 109* 33.68 163 3874
4  Gautam Gambhir 132 131 93 30.79 51 3634
5  Chris Gayle 92 91 175* 43.36 251 3426
6  Robin Uthappa 135 130 83* 29.47 104 3390
7  David Warner 100 100 109* 38.32 134 3373
8  MS Dhoni 143 128 70* 39.40 140 3271
9  AB de Villiers 120 109 133* 39.24 140 3257
10  Shikhar Dhawan 113 112 95* 32.10 62 3082

Final Words:

The game of Cricket is highly unexpected but as facts do play a great role in guessing and expecting the performance of some key players in the Team Squad of IPL. And, these facts are the basis of the amount of bid a player gets in IPL Auction every year. In IPL Auction 2018, 169 players were sold out of 578 players out of which 56 are Overseas Players. Looking at the amount of money, we are keeping our fingers crossed to have the glimpse of those beautiful cheerleaders again in IPL 2018.

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