With just three weeks to go, IPL 2021 is the next big entertainment package for Indian cricket fans. After a successful season last year in UAE, IPL returns to India with the 14th edition of the tournament. IPL 2021 will kick-off with the first game between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore on April 9, 2021.
IPL 2021 will witness eight teams battling for the trophy. Mumbai Indians are the defending champions as they defeated Delhi Capitals in IPL 2020 final and bagged the trophy. IPL 2021 will be played at six venues across the country which are Delhi, Kolkata, Ahmadabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Chennai.
Having a T20 format, the Indian Premier League requires aggressive batting. Batsmen always eye to hit big shots and score maximum runs in fewer deliveries. As a result, IPL has seen many quick innings during its course of history. Today, we look at 5 batsmen with the highest strike rate in an innings in the Indian Premier League.
IPL 2021: 5 Batsmen With Highest Strike Rate In An Innings In The Tournament
AB de Villiers
South African cricketer AB de Villiers holds the 5th spot on the list with his 31-run-knock off 8 balls in an IPL game. He accounted for a 387.50 strike rate with his knock. The right-handed batsman hit the quickfire knock in IPL 2013 while playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore. The opposition team was Pune Warriors and the match was played at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.