Highest Strike Rate in IPL – Best Batting Strike Rate in Indian Premier League
Updated on: Mar 25, 2022 6:26 pm IST
Highest Strike Rate in IPL – Every team in the IPL have some fierce power hitters who play with staggering strike rate to put their teams in a strong position.
Let’s look at batsmen with highest strike rate in Indian Premier League
Highest Strike Rate in IPL
(Minimum 500 runs and 20 matches)
1. Andre Russell
One of the brutal batsmen in the game of cricket, Andre Russell didn’t shy away from showcasing his hard-hitting skills in the IPL. The Caribbean batter, playing for Kolkata Knight Riders, has scored 1680 runs in the league. Russell also has the highest strike in IPL (182.33). He has many times won matches for his side with his destructive power-hitting abilities.
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2. Sunil Narine
Russell’s West Indian and Kolkata Knight Riders teammate Sunil Narine has the second-highest strike rate in IPL. Ever since he got the opportunity to open the innings in the tournament, he set the world on the blaze. The southpaw went after bowlers right from the ball 1 and has so far in 70 matches has scored 902 runs with a staggering strike rate of 165.39.
3. Moeen Ali
One of the important prospects for his team, Chennai Super Kings, Moeen Ali has the third-highest strike in IPL. The southpaw has played for Royal Challengers Bangalore and is now an integral part of the MS Dhoni-led side. They also retained him for the IPL 2022. The English all-rounder has so far scored 515 runs in the tournament in 23 games at a strike rate of 164.27. He’s also handy with the ball and has provided his team with crucial breakthroughs in the middle phase.
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4. Nicholas Pooran
West Indian batter Nicholas Pooran is fourth on the list of highest strike rate in IPL. Considered as one of the cleanest hitters in the game right now, the wicketkeeper batter has played some fiery knocks in the tournament. He has so far played 26 innings in the game and has scored 549 runs in those innings at a strike rate of 159.26.
5. Chris Morris
Chris Morris’ name in the list of highest strike rate in IPL might surprise you. But the swashbuckling all-rounder has played some sensational knocks down the order. The most expensive buy in IPL, Morris, has played for Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals in the league. In the 48 innings, he has scored 599 runs at a strike rate of 158.4, which is the fifth-highest in IPL.
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