IPL 2021: The preparations for the fourteenth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) are in full swing as the tournament is slated to kickstart from 09th April in Chennai. Defending champions Mumbai Indians will face Royal Challengers Bangalore in the tournament opener.
Since its inception back in 2008, there have been many cricketers who have scored massive runs for the franchise. Whether it is getting Orange Cap or making consistent runs for a franchise. Players often try to break all the previous records.
In this article, we will take a look at the players who have scored the most runs for all eight IPL franchises i.e., Mumbai Indians (MI), Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Rajasthan Royals (RR), Delhi Capitals (DC), Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), Punjab Kings (PBKS).
Highest Run Getter in IPL for MI, CSK, RCB, KKR, KXIP (PBKS), DC, SRH, RR:
Mumbai Indians (MI):
Rohit Sharma – 5,230 Runs.
The most successful skipper of IPL, Rohit Sharma has 5,230 runs under his name in 195 innings which includes 39 half-centuries. At the top of it, Rohit Sharma has won five IPL titles for MI.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK):
Suresh Raina – 5,368 Runs.
MR IPL, Suresh Raina has 5,368 runs under his belt in the IPL. He has been a dominant source of runs for Chennai Super Kings. Apart from these runs, he has helped CSK to win three IPL titles.
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB):
Virat Kohli – 5,878 Runs.
The run machine does not stop regardless of the tournament, format he plays. He is the leading run-getter for RCB as well as the leader of the top run-getters of IPL.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR):
Dinesh Karthik – 3,823 Runs.
The wicketkeeper-batsman of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) has amassed 3,823 runs for his side. He has featured in 199 games to score this many runs with 19 fifties.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH):
David Warner – 5,254 Runs.
David Warner is at the brim of the best overseas players in IPL. Not only he consistently scores runs but also win the tournament for his side.
Punjab Kings (PBKS):
Chris Gayle – 4,772 Runs.
Universe Boss aka Chris Gayle is the leading run-getter for the rebranded Punjab Kings (PBKS). He has amassed 4,772 runs in 132 innings with the highest score of 175 not out. Apart from this, he has 6 centuries and 31 fifties under his name.
Delhi Capitals (DC):
Shikhar Dhawan – 5,197 Runs.
Shikhar Dhawan is among those five cricketers who have completed 5,000 runs in the IPL. He took 175 innings to score 5,197 runs two centuries and 41 half-centuries.
Rajasthan Royals (RR):
Sanju Samson – 2,584 Runs.
Rajasthan Royals new skipper Sanju Samson has the most runs for his side. He took 103 innings to score 2,584 runs in IPL with the help of two centuries and 13 fifties.
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