In the 12 seasons of IPL, we have seen many dazzling batting performances. The run-machine Virat Kohli is leading the list of players with most runs in ipl history.
Top 10 players with most runs in ipl history
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Here you will not see other great players like Sachin Tendulkar, Adam Gilchrist, Kumar Sangakkara, etc because they have not played in all the seasons of IPL. Each player on the list had played 10 to 12 seasons.
Virat Kohli is the leading run-scorer in the history of IPL. He has been playing for the Royal Challengers Bangalore from the first season. Virat has batted mostly at number three position. Before four years, it was said that Virat Kohli lacks the ability to hit sixes. In 2016, Virat opened the innings and showed his extraordinary shots and skills of hitting sixes. This was the most successful batting season for him where he won the orange cap also.
In that season, he scored four centuries and also scored 973 runs which are the records of most centuries and most runs in an IPL season respectively. Today, you will see that Virat is standing side by side of Raina and Rohit in terms of the number of sixes.
Suresh Raina is one of the most consistent players in ipl. He has played for CSK and Gujrat Lions. Raina has scored 5368 runs and is the second player with most runs in ipl. With his consistent and brilliant performances, CSK had won the IPL title three times. Raina has not won an orange cap but he was in the race of orange cap almost every season.
Rohit Sharma started his IPL career with Deccan Chargers. In 2009. DC won the ipl title and the contribution of Rohit Sharma was remarkable. He was also awarded as the emerging player of the year. Rohit is the most successful captain in IPL. He bats at number three and strengthens the middle order.