Highest Batting Average in IPL – Who will win Orange Cap in IPL 2022?

Published on: Mar 16, 2022 7:00 am IST|Updated on: Mar 25, 2022 6:37 pm IST

Highest Batting Average in IPL

It is never an easy task to maintain consistency at this level. To have batting averages on the higher side at the IPL level tells you a lot about the player.

Highest Batting Average in IPL

KL Rahul leads the highest batting average chart in IPL. He has represented three teams in IPL, namely Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Punjab Kings (Kings XI Punjab). He is the captain of Lucknow Supergiants at the moment.

Let’s take a look at the players with Highest Batting Average in Indian Premier League

(Minimum 500 runs)

Players Matches Runs Average
KL Rahul 94 3273 47
Ruturaj Gaikwad 22 839 46
Hashim Amla 16 577 44
David Warner 150 5449 41
Jonny Bairstow 28 1038 41
Kane Williamson 63 1885 40
Lendl Simmons 29 1079 39
Shaun Marsh 71 2477 39
JP Duminy 83 2029 39
Chris Gayle 142 4965 39

Ruturaj Gaikwad is the second batsman with highest average in the league. Though he has only one good season so far, the consistency with which he scored massive amount of runs is not something that can be taken lightly.

Another opener Hashim Amla makes this list for the highest batting average when we make the cut off to minimum 500 runs. The South African great didn’t have an IPL career that can be talked about but he was consistent in whatever chances he got. He has represented only Kings XI Punjab at the IPL.

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The fourth on this list is another opener and an IPL great in David Warner. The pocket dynamite has been one of the best players in IPL ever.

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