The IPL’s all-time leading scorer is former Indian captain and Royal Challenger Bangalore former skipper Virat Kohli. The Run Machine is the nick name for the previous captain of the Indian cricket team. The cricketing world has been totally taken in by Virat Kohli’s talent and desire to achieve Daddy 100s.
King Kohli, the flamboyant bowler who captained India to victory in the 2008 ICC U19 Cricket World Cup, has not looked back since. He represents the combative, outspoken cricketer of the modern era.
Kohli joined the RCB team in 2008 and took over as captain of the group in 2013. He was the league’s highest run-scorer in 2016 and received the Orange Cap at the conclusion of the league’s ninth season.
The star batter has scored 6624 runs in 223 IPL matches so far. In an average he has scored 36.20 with a strike rate of 129.15. So far, he has 44 50s and five hundreds.
Virat Kohli is the only player to play with the same team from the beginning of IPL 2008. He was also the captain of the team for a quiet long period. Recently at 2022 he handed his captaincy to South African batter Faf du Plessis.
2nd Shikhar Dhawan-6244 runs
Shikhar Dhawan is on the 2nd on the list of higher scorer. His score is 6244 runs in 206 matches. He is able to score two hundreds and 47 centuries in IPL with a strike rate of 126.35. He scored 460 runs in last season. However in 2021 he was able to score 587 runs in the tournament. Dhawan smashed 618 runs for Delhi Capitals at an average of 44.14 in 2022.
3rd David Warner-5881 runs
Australian opener David warner is among few international players who fall in the top ten list. David Warner started his IPL career with the Delhi team in 2009. After 13 years, he returns to the team in 2022 with an experience, a ton of runs under his belt, and an IPL championship with Sunrisers Hyderabad. Warner, who has 5449 runs to his credit and is the third highest run scorer in IPL history.
He is one of the most destructive openers across formats and will be eager to make an impression for DC right away. To date in his IPL tenure, David Warner has played 162 games and amassed 5881 runs at an average of 42.01. In addition, he has scored 55 half-centuries and four centuries, with a best IPL total of 126 runs. For Rs 6.25 Cr. in the IPL Auction 2023, the Delhi team buys David Warner.
4th Rohit Sharma-5879 runs
Captain Fantastic. With five trophies, the most of any player in the IPL, Rohit Sharma has solidified his place as the most successful skipper. Since he cracked the code, MI is now the most trustworthy organization. The Hitman has been hitting the ball very well lately. He is one of the world’s batsmen with the greatest natural ability. He scores runs often. Few have the same striking ability in a shorter style as him.
Rohit became the first batsman to score two double centuries in ODIs, and he now has three, showing why he is regarded as a unique talent. He was one of the most reliable batsmen for the Deccan Chargers during the first three seasons of the IPL, and in 2009, he assisted his former club in winning the title. However, since 2011, Rohit has been an essential part of the Mumbai Indians’ striking order.
To date in his IPL tenure, Rohit Sharma has played 227 games and amassed 5879 runs at an average of 30.30. Also, he has scored 40 half-centuries and one century, with his best IPL total coming in at 109 runs. Rohit Sharma was retained by the Mumbai team in the IPL Auction 2023 for Rs 16.00 Cr.
5th Suresh Raina-5528 runs
Suresh Raina, the second player by CSK to be retained prior to the IPL Auction 2018. He is a visual treat for the audience in this shortest version of the game. He is a capable ball striker who has the uncommon ability to perform well under duress. Raina, who bats in the top order, is a master at winning games.
The left-handed batsman doubles as an occasional off-break spinner, often taking the crucial wicket at precisely the right moment.
Along with his ability with the bat and the ball, Raina is a livewire on the field with quick reactions. Up to this point in his IPL tenure, Suresh Raina has played 205 games and amassed 5528 runs at an average of 32.51. In addition, he has scored 1 century and 39 half-centuries, with a 100* run IPL best. Suresh Raina was brought by the Chennai team in the IPL Auction 2021 for Rs 11.0 Cr. Therefore, he retired from IPL and started his new journey as an IPL commentators.