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IPL 2021 most runs and wickets

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The Indian Premier League 2021 season was played at India and United Arab Emirates. A total of 29 matches were being played in The Phase 1 at India, but were postponed due to covid concerns. While, the United Arab Emirates hosted remaining games of the season.

IPL 2021 most runs and wickets

Let’s look at the players with impressive performances in the IPL 2021.

List of Batsmen with Most Runs in IPL 2021

Player Matches Runs Average Strike Rate
Ruturaj Gaikwad 16 635 45.35 136.26
Faf Du Plessis 16 633 45.21 138.20
KL Rahul 13 626 62.60 138.80

1. Ruturaj Gaikwad – 635 Runs

CSK opener Ruturaj Gaikwad amassed 635 runs in 16 matches at an average of 45.35, with a strike rate of 136.26. In most of the matches, he provided brilliant starts to the team and earned the emerging player of the award as well.

2. Faf Du Plessis – 633 Runs

Faf du Plessis piled up 633 runs at an average of 45.21, with a strike rate of 138.20. In the finals of the tournament, Faf scored 86 off 59 balls to help CSK in lifting the trophy.

3. KL Rahul – 626 Runs

KL Rahul, the stylish top order batsman featured for the Punjab Kings team in IPL 2021 edition, and garnered 626 runs at a terrific average of 62.60. But his performance could not help the team to reach the playoffs.

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List of Bowlers with Most Wickets in IPL 2021

Player Matches Wickets Economy
Harshal Patel 15 32 8.14
Avesh Khan 16 24 7.37
Jasprit Bumrah 14 21 7.45

1. Harshal Patel – 32 Wickets

Harshal Patel used his variations to good effect to scalp 32 wickets in 15 matches of Indian Premier League 2021. His wicket taking abilities and economical bowling helped the team to clinch a playoff spot.

2. Avesh Khan – 24 Wickets

The Delhi Capitals bowler, Avesh Khan was successful in taking the team to playoffs with the contribution of 24 Wickets in 16 matches of Indian Premier League 2021.

3. Jasprit Bumrah – 21 Wickets

One of the finest bowlers in Indian Cricket at present, Jasprit Bumrah was consistent to pick up 21 wickets in 14 matches of the 2021 edition. In an ordinary display of Mumbai Indians bowlers, Bumrah helped the team to be competitive enough throughout the season.

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Harshit Rathi

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