IPL 2021 is scheduled to begin next month with the first game between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore on April 9, 2021. The match will be played at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Due to COVID-19 concerns, BCCI has taken a few measures in IPL 2021. Only six venues will host all the matches. Each team will travel only three times during the group stages. All the playoffs matches and final will be played at one venue which is at Ahmadabad’s Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium.
IPL has been an exciting cricket tournament for Indian cricket fans and IPL 2021 is expected to be the same. IPL is one T20 cricket tournament that witnesses a lot of runs on the scoreboard. Many cricketers have been like a run-machine for their teams in Indian Premier Leagues, piling lots of runs with their bats. Here we look at 5 batsmen with the most runs in the history of the Indian Premier League.
IPL 2021: 5 Batsmen With The Most Runs In The History Of The Tournament
5. Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan is the 5th most leading run-scorer in IPL. Dhawan has played in every season of IPL since 2008. Dhawan, who primarily plays as an opener, has played 176 matches in IPL. In 175 innings, Dhawan has scored 5197 runs. He has smashed 2 centuries and 41 half-centuries in the tournament.
Shikhar Dhawan’s highest score in IPL is an unbeaten knock of 106 runs. Dhawan has also hit most fours (591) in Indian Premier League. Shikhar Dhawan will play for Delhi Capitals in IPL 2021. In IPL 2020, the left-handed batsman was the 2nd leading run-scorer in the tournament with 618 runs in 17 games.