IPL Best Batsman – The Indian Premier League (IPL) has provided open platform for various batters to make their presence felt and stake their claim at the world stage. Not only the young Indian batsmen but also players from foreign countries have made their name and have set the stage on fire.
The former Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli is the IPL Best Batsman and is also the top run getter in the league. The right-hander has scored 6411 runs in 216 matches at an average and strike rate of 36.43 and 129.72 respectively. Not only his overall numbers impressive his column of half-centuries and centuries is also staggering as he has scored 42 50s and 5 100s.
The second on the list of IPL Best Batsman is Punjab Kings (PBKS) batsman Shikhar Dhawan. The southpaw is the second leading run scorer in the league with 6086 runs in 200 matches. He has scored all these runs at an average and strike rate of 35.18 and strike rate of 126.92 to go with 46 half-centuries and 2 hundreds.
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Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma is the third leading run scorer in IPL with 5764 runs to his name from 221 matches. The 35-year-old, who is also the most successful IPL skipper with 5 IPL trophies in his cabinet, has notched 40 half-centuries and 1 century.
Australian and Delhi Capitals opener David Warner is four Best Batsman in IPL. The Southpaw has been one of the most consistent batsman in the IPL and is also the leading run scorer in the league among overseas batsmen. Overall in 155 matches, Warner has scored 5668 runs at an average and strike rate of 41.99 and 140.58 respectively. He also has 4 hundreds and 53 half-centuries to his name.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batter Robin Uthappa is fifth on the list of IPL Best Batsman. The keeper-batter has scored 4950 runs at an average of around 28 and strike rate of slight over 130. Apart from this he has also tonked 27 half-centuries.
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