IPL 2021: Top 5 IPL Players with the highest strike rate in IPL history

IPL 2021: Top 5 IPL Players with the highest strike rate in IPL history.

IPL 2021: The Indian Premier League (IPL) is the most paced T20 Tournament around the world. As the format demands, teams have to score quick runs in 20 overs and put a good total on the board for the opponent. Players over the years have evolved to gain much-needed muscle power to direct a good delivery out of the park for six.

For a tournament like IPL, where the big hitters are required to power the innings at the death overs and produce quick runs. Players are now judged with their strike rate in the T20 formats.

In this article, we will take a look at IPL players with the highest strike rate in the history of IPL. Here only those players are picked who have scored at least 300 runs in the Indian T20 League.

Moeen Ali comes in fifth place in the race of highest strike rate. England all-rounder last seasons played for RCB while he has been acquired by CSK for the upcoming season. Ali has a strike rate of 158.46 and has amassed 306 runs at an average of 20.60.

Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya comes fourth in the list. He is arguably one of the finest strikers of white ball currently. Playing for Mumbai Indians over the years he has developed himself as their key all-rounder. In 74 innings for the franchise, Hardik Pandya has scored 1349 runs at 159.26 of strike rate.

West Indies all-rounder Sunil Narine comes third in the list. He has been a top performer for KKR at the top as well as when played as a striker. He clocks at a 164.27 strike rate and amassed 892 runs with an average of 16.83 including four half-centuries.

Another big hitter from West Indies makes his way in the list. Nicholas Pooran is the cleanest of all on the list with complete power and timing. He has featured for Punjab Kings last season and has a strike rate of 165.39. In the 20 innings of his, he has scored 521 runs. He also owns the fastest fifty of IPL 2020 in just 17 deliveries.

The boss of all these, Andre Russell is the topper of the list with the highest strike rate. The KKR all-rounder has all the capabilities to turn the game around at any moment. He has shown us what he can do when he is on song. He has a blistering strike rate of 183.33. In the 71 games, he has amassed 1517 runs including eight half-centuries. 

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