Today we’re here with the Cricketers who scored the most runs in IPL 2012. IPL 2012 or Indian Premier League 2012 was the 5th edition of the India based T20 Cricket tournament. The season saw 9 teams competing and saw Kolkata emerging as the champions. Here we talk about those batsmen who hit the most runs in IPL 2012.
The Najafgarh Cricketer was part of the Delhi Capitals side in IPL 2012. The explosive opener features in our list of most runs in IPL 2012. Virender Sehwag scored 495 runs from 16 matches with an average of 33 and strike rate of 161.23. During the season he scored 5 fifties and his season best score was 87 not out.
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His team Delhi Capitals wouldn’t go farther than the playoffs despite his runs getting into top 5 run scorers of the season.
The Maharashtra Cricketer was one of the key players for the Rajasthan Royals side in IPL 2012. The Indian batsman is listed among the top 5 of the most runs in IPL 2012. During the season he hit 560 off 16 matches including 3 fifties & a hundred. His season average was 40.00 and strike rate was 129.33 with best 103 not out from the season.
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The Sawai Man Singh Stadium based side, however, wouldn’t make much of it as they couldn’t go beyond the preliminaries to finish with 7 wins & 9 losses from the season.
The Attacking Left-handed Delhi Cricketer was part of the Deccan Chargers side in the Indian Premier League 2012. The top order batsman is listed among the top 5 of the most runs in IPL 2012. During the season Shikhar Dhawan hit 569 off 15 matches including 5 fifties. His season average was 40.64 and strike rate was 129.61. His best from the season was 84.
The Hyderabad based side wouldn’t do great in the season losing 11, and winning just 4 from the 16 matches they played.
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The Delhi Cricketer was part of the Kolkata Knight Riders side in IPL 2012. The left-handed opening batsman is listed among the top 5 of the most runs in IPL 2012. During the season Gautam Gambhir hit 590 off 17 matches including 6 fifties. His season average was 39.33 and strike rate was 143.55 while his best from the season was 93.
Kolkata Knight Riders would use his and performances from other team members to clinch the trophy in 2012, their first of the tournament.
1. Chris Gayle
The Explosive Batsman represented Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League 2012. The Caribbean batsman leads the top 5 of the most runs in IPL 2012. During the season Chris Gayle hit 733 off 14 innings including 7 fifties and a hundred. His season average was 61.08 and strike rate was 160.74 with his best from the season being 128 not out, the best score from the 2012 season by any IPL cricketer.
Royals couldn’t do much with this scintillating performance of their key batsmen and would finish even before the playoffs.
This was the list of the cricketers with the most runs in IPL 2012. Hope you liked it! Don’t forget to put in your comments.