The league stage of IPL 2021 has come to an end and the top four teams gear up to play the qualifiers, starting on Sunday. Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders are the four teams who have made it to the playoffs.
The 14th edition of IPL 2021 has seen some spectacular performances from the bat. The tournament has been played in two halves. The first leg took place in India, while the second leg shifted to UAE. The first half of the tournament saw some spectacular performances from the bat. Though, it wasn’t the case on the pitches in UAE. The batsmen found it difficult to make an impact in the second leg of the tournament.
Having said that, despite the bowlers finding assistance from the surfaces in UAE, some of the batsmen still continued to impress one and all with their immaculate stroke play and power hitting. On that note, here are the top five run-scorers after the league stage.
IPL 2021: 5 Highest Run Scorers After The League Stage
Maxwell endured a horrendous season with the bat while playing for Punjab Kings last year. Playing for a new franchise in RCB in IPL 2021, Maxwell showed everyone what he is capable of. The Australian has shut down all the critics with some sensational display of power hitting. RCB’s decision to include Glenn Maxwell in IPL 2021 has proved out to be a masterstroke.
Maxwell’s sensational run with the bat is one of the biggest reasons behind RCB’s success this year. In 14 innings, he has managed to hit 6 half-centuries. On pitches in UAE when batsmen have struggled to get going, Maxwell has hit a string of half-centuries.
He is the fifth-highest run-scorer in IPL 2021 after the league stage. In 14 matches, Glenn Maxwell has managed to score 498 runs at an average of 45.27 and a strike rate of 147.34.