Today we’re here with the Cricketers who scored the most runs in IPL 2021. The season saw some low scoring epic thrillers as well as some individual marvels. Chennai Super Kings came out winners in the tournament finals after a disastrous season in 2020. Batsmen, like every other season, piled on runs and a few got here in our listing. Here we talk about those batsmen who hit the most runs in IPL 2021.
5. Glenn Maxwell
The Australian Cricketer, Glenn Maxwell, was the story of this IPL season. The cricketer, who had an average IPL career was brought in by Virat Kohli in his team and he went on to become one of the worthiest purchases by any team this season. The Right handed batsman is listed among the top 5 of the most runs in IPL 2021. During the season he hit 513 off 15 matches (14 innings) including 6 fifties. His season average was 42.75 and strike rate was 144 with his 78 as his best from the season.
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He along with Kohli and the bowler Harshal Patel, took the team to the playoffs, only to lose to eventual finalists Kolkata Knight Riders in the eliminator.
4. Shikhar Dhawan
The Delhi born Left handed batsman has been a key player for Delhi team. The opening batsman is listed among the top 5 of the most runs in IPL 2021 as Shikhar Dhawan hit 587 off 16 matches including 3 fifties. His season average was 39.13 and strike rate was 124.62. His best from the season was 92.
The Delhi team went on to play another playoffs this year, only to finish third in the team table of IPL 2021.
3. KL Rahul
The Right-handed Opening batsman led the Punjab Kings in IPL 2021. The Karnataka Cricketer led the top 5 of the most runs in IPL 2021 to the most of the tournament duration, though he lost it to the Chennai duo during the playoffs which his team couldn’t reach to. During the season KL Rahul hit 626 off 13 matches including 6 fifties. His season average was 62.60, the highest among the top 5 and strike rate was 138.80, the best among the top 4. His best from the season was 98 not out, as he had his second consecutive 600 runs season.
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2. Faf du Plessis
The right-handed Proteas Cricketer was sensational for the Chennai Super Kings. The top order batsman is listed among the top 5 of the most runs in IPL 2021. During the season Faf du Plessis hit 633 off 16 matches including 6 fifties. His season average was 45.21 and strike rate was 138.20. His best from the season was 95 not out.
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1. Ruturaj Gaikwad
The Pune-born Cricketer was part of India Cements’ franchise Team in IPL 2021. The top order batsman got himself into the top 5 of the most runs in IPL 2021 like his opening partner du Plessis. During the season Ruturaj Gaikwad hit 635 runs off 16 IPL matches including 4 fifties and a hundred. His best was 101 not out as he clubbed these runs at an average of 45.35 and a strike rate of 136.26.
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This was the list of the cricketers with the most runs in 2021 season of the Indian Premier League. This is it for the day, guys. Hope you liked it! Don’t forget to put in your comments.
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