Today we’re here with the Cricketers who scored the most runs in IPL 2009. IPL 2009 or Indian Premier League 2009 was the second edition of the India based T20 tournament. IPL 2009 was a tournament which was played double round robin followed by knockout matches. Batsmen gathered runs and some ended in top run scorers. Here we talk about those batsmen who hit the most runs in IPL 2009.
The Proteas Cricketer was part of the Deccan Chargers franchise Team in Indian Premier League 2009. The top order batsman got himself into the top 5 of the most runs in IPL 2009. During the season Herschelle Gibbs scored 371 runs off 14 IPL matches including 4 fifties. His best was 69 not out in IPL 2009 and he scored at an average of 33.72 in a season when he had a strike rate of 112.08.
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His team, Deccan Chargers, were the Champions in this season which saw them clash with Royal Challengers Bangalore in the final.
4. JP Duminy
The left-handed middle order player was part of the Mumbai Indians team in 2009 edition of Indian Premier League. The Proteas batsman is listed among the top 5 of the most runs in IPL 2009. During the season he hit 372 off 13 matches including 5 fifties. His season average was 41.33 and strike rate was 114.46 with his season best being 62.
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Mumbai Indians couldn’t keep with the performances of Duminy as the team finished a low 7th in the 8-team tournament.
3. Suresh Raina
The Left-handed Indian Cricketer represented Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League 2009. The top order batsman is listed among the top 5 of the most runs in IPL 2009. During the season Suresh Raina hit 434 off 14 matches including 2 fifties. His season average was 31 and strike rate was 140.90. His best from the season was 98.
His team, Chennai Super Kings, were the second semifinalists who couldn’t go beyond as they finished at 4th.
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The Legendary Aussie WK-Batsman was leading the Deccan Chargers into the Indian Premier League 2009. The left-handed opening batsman is listed among the top 5 of the most runs in IPL 2009. During the season Adam Gilchrist hit 495 off 16 matches including 3 fifties. His season average was 30.93 and strike rate was 152.30. His best from the season was 85.
His team, bolstered by the performances from the captain & Gibbs, won the tournament edition winning 9 out of 16 matches in the run. Such was the aura of these performances that it created a legacy for the Hyderabad based unit. Rohit Sharma, who became the most successful IPL captain with Mumbai Indians, was the third highest scorer for the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium based Franchise.
The Attacking Left-handed Opener represented Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League edition 2009. The Australian batsman leads the top 5 of the most runs in IPL 2009. During the season Matthew Hayden hit 572 off 12 matches including 5 fifties. His season average was 52.00 and strike rate was 144.81. His best from the season was 89.
His team, MA Chidambaram Stadium based Chennai Super Kings, couldn’t do much despite 300+ runs from MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina & Hayden featuring in the top run scorers. The team won 8, lost 6 from the 15 matches they played in the season 2009.
This was the list of the cricketers with the most runs in Indian Premier League edition 2009. Hope you liked it! Don’t forget to put in your comments.
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