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Most dangerous batsman in IPL: The Indian Premier League has been a revelation since its inception and has got a major success in the inaugural edition in 2008. It was due to the Indian team’s success in the T20 World Cup 2007 and people went excited to see the players of different nationalities playing together. The IPL 2008 was started well by Brendon McCulum’s blistering knock of 158* off 73 balls, which is one of the best innings in the IPL history. The other overseas players have also been quite impressive in the tournament, and have pushed the level of Indian Premier League, which has made certainly made it the best T20 tournament in the world.

Who is most dangerous batsman in IPL

In the list of 5 most dangerous players in the Indian Premier League, there are 4 overseas players and 1 Indian. All the players have been playing in the IPL for many years, and have been successful for their national team as well.

1. Andre Russell

Andre Russell is a powerhouse of KKR team, when he starts hitting, there’s no stopping. He is probably the most dangerous batsman of IPL, since last few years. Any number while chasing is possible, when Dre Russ is on the crease.

Name Matches Runs Strike Rate
Andre Russell 81 1680 179.29

Andre Russell has the best strike rate among all the players in the history of IPL and ranks 1 in this most coveted list. In 81 matches, he has scored 1680 runs with a strike rate of 179.29 and has been the biggest match-winner for KKR.

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2. AB De Villiers

ABD is a hard hitter and RCB’s batting order hugely depends on him and his form. When he goes gun blazing, no one can stop him and his show. He has been very dangerous since the start and can hit the bowl anywhere in the ground, that’s why he is called as Mr. 360.

Name Matches Runs Strike Rate
AB De Villiers 176 5056 152.38

The former South Africa wicket-keeper batsman has made a terrific impact on the cricket fans. In 176 matches, he has amassed 5056 runs with a whooping strike rate of 152.38.

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3. Kieron Pollard

The present T20I captain of the West Indies team has been playing for Mumbai Indians since the IPL 2010, and since then has been retained by the franchises due to his terrific performances. He has won uncountable matches for the team in the crucial situations with unmatched ball-striking capabilities and equal proficiency to hit spinners as well as pacers.

Name Matches Runs Strike Rate
Kieron Pollard 171 3191 150.87

Already a legend, Kieron Pollard has featured in 171 IPL matches for Mumbai Indians. He has scored 3191 runs with a fantastic strike rate of 150.87 and will look to keep up the same performances.

4. Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle is a boss. Boss of the shortest format. He might have not been in his golden touch of few years back, but his fear in front of the bowlers is still very much the same. He can tear apart any bowler even today, irrespective of his age.

Name Matches Runs Strike Rate
Chris Gayle 140 4950 149.45

He has featured in 140 matches at the Indian Premier league and has his felt presence since 2008. During this course, he has accumulated 4950 runs with a glorious strike rate of 149.45.

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5. Virat Kohli

It’s the Indian Premier League, and how can we forget the Indian players who are the heart of the tournament. The fifth in this list is Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli who has been terrific in the tournament and has featured in almost every game of RCB. The ability to stabilize the team well, and maintain a steady run-rate has been the main highlight of his T20 career.

Name Matches Runs Strike Rate
Virat Kohli 199 6076 130.41

Virat Kohli is the leading run-scorer in the tournament with 6076 runs under his belt and has a fine strike rate of 130.41 and is the biggest hope of RCB fans to help the franchise in lifting their maiden title.

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