IPL 2024: Check All Batting and Bowling Records

Published on: Feb 27, 2024 11:55 am IST|Updated on: Feb 27, 2024 11:55 am IST

IPL batting and bowling records

As cricket enthusiasts gear up for the highly anticipated 17th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2024), it’s worth taking a moment to revisit some of the monumental achievements made by players in the tournament’s history. Here’s all-time batting and bowling records.

IPL Batting Records

Player Record
Most Runs Virat Kohli 7263
Most Fours Shikhar Dhawan 750
Most Sixes Chris Gayle 357
Highest Score Chris Gayle 175
Best Strike Rate Andre Russell 174
  1. Most Runs: Virat Kohli holds the record for the most runs in IPL history, amassing a staggering total of 7263 runs. The prolific batsman has been a mainstay in the IPL since its inception and continues to be a formidable force at the crease.
  2. Most Fours: Shikhar Dhawan is the master of finding the boundary, leading the charts with a remarkable tally of 750 fours. Known for his elegant strokeplay, Dhawan’s ability to pierce the field has been a key asset for his teams over the years.
  3. Most Sixes: When it comes to clearing the ropes, few can match the power-hitting prowess of Chris Gayle, who boasts an astonishing 357 sixes. The ‘Universe Boss’ has entertained fans with his explosive batting and holds the record for the most sixes in IPL history.
  4. Highest Score: It was a blistering innings from Chris Gayle that etched his name in the record books with the highest individual score of 175 runs. Gayle’s breathtaking knock remains one of the most memorable moments in IPL history.
  5. Best Strike Rate: Andre Russell has earned a reputation as a game-changer with his ability to score quick runs, boasting an impressive strike rate of 174. The West Indian all-rounder’s explosive batting has often turned the tide in favor of his team.

IPL Bowling Records

Player Record
Most Wickets Yuzvendra Chahal 187
Best Bowling Figures Alzarri Joseph 6/12
Best Bowling Average Lungi Ngidi 17.92
Best Economy Anil Kumble 6.59
Most Dots Bhuvneshwar Kumar 1534
  1. Most Wickets: Yuzvendra Chahal leads the bowling charts with an impressive tally of 187 wickets. The leg-spinner’s guile and variations have troubled many batsmen in the IPL, making him a valuable asset for his team.
  2. Best Bowling Figures: Alzarri Joseph produced a magical spell to register the best bowling figures in IPL history, claiming 6 wickets for just 12 runs. Joseph’s remarkable performance showcased his ability to dismantle opposition line-ups with ease.
  3. Best Bowling Average: Lungi Ngidi has been a standout performer with a bowling average of 17.92, highlighting his consistency and effectiveness with the ball. The South African pacer’s ability to strike at crucial moments has been pivotal for his team.
  4. Best Economy: Anil Kumble exemplified control and precision with an exceptional economy rate of 6.59 runs per over. The legendary spinner’s ability to contain runs while picking up wickets made him a formidable force in the IPL.
  5. Most Dots: Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been a master of consistency, bowling a remarkable 1534 dot balls in the IPL. The Indian seamer’s ability to build pressure and keep the runs in check has earned him accolades throughout his IPL career.
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