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List of highest run scorers in the IPL history

The first season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was launched in 2008.  Till date 12 seasons of the IPL have been conducted successfully. Virat Kohli has made highest runs (5412) in the IPL tournaments followed by the Suresh Raina (5368). In fact Suresh Raina and Virat Kohli are the only two players in the IPL history who have scored more than 5000 runs.
May 13, 2019 12:46 IST
Highest Run Scorers in IPL

Indian Premier League (IPL)  is the most watched T-20 tournament and the second-best paying sporting league globally.  Currently IPL is comprises of the 8 teams. Mumbai Indians is the most successful team of the IPL which have won 4 titles so far followed by the Chennai Super Kings.

Cricket tournaments like IPL are being organized in many countries of the world as; Big Bash, Pakistan Premier League and Bangladesh Premier League etc.

Virat Kohli has made highest number of runs (5412) in the IPL tournaments. Till date Sri Lankan Lasith Malinga has taken highest wickets (170) followed by the Amit Mishra who have taken 157 wickets in the IPL history.

The list of the top 10 highest run scorers in the IPL so far is given below;

1. Virat Kohli

Innings: 169

Runs: 5412

Highest Score: 113

Average: 37.84

Century: 5

Sixes   : 191

2. Suresh Raina

Innings: 189

Runs   : 5368

Highest Score: 100

Average: 33.34

Century: 1

Sixes  : 194

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3.  Rohit Sharma

Innings: 183

Runs    : 4898

Highest Score: 109

Average: 33.60

Century: 1

Sixes  : 194

4. David Warner

Innings: 126

Runs    : 4706

Highest Score: 126

Average: 43.17

Century: 4

Sixes  : 181

5. Shikhar Dhawan

Innings: 158

Runs   : 4579

Highest Score: 97

Average: 33.42

Century: 0

Sixes  : 96

6. Chris Gayle

Innings: 124

Runs   : 4484

Highest Score: 175

Average: 41.13

Century: 6 (most by any player)

Sixes  : 326 (most by any player)

7. MS Dhoni

Innings: 170

Runs   : 4432

Highest Score: 84

Average: 42.20

Century: 0

Sixes : 209

8. Robin Uthappa

Innings: 170

Runs   : 4411

Highest Score: 87

Average: 28.83

Century: 0

Sixes :  156

9. AB de Villiers

Innings          : 142

Runs              : 4395

Highest Score: 133

Average: 39.95

Century : 3

Sixes   : 212

10.  Gautam Gambhir

Innings: 152

Runs     : 4217

Highest Score: 93

Average: 31.23 

Century:  0

Sixes      : 56

David Warner has scored highest fifties (44) in the IPL and Chris Gayle scored highest (6) centuries in the IPL history followed by the Virat Kohli i.e.5 centuries.

The inception of the IPL is the greatest event in the sport history. IPL have provided money and fame to the players on a single platform. So this was the list of the all the top 10 highest run scorers in the IPL history.

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