highest average in IPL chases: The 16th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is underway. The IPL 2023 has seen many high-octane clashes as teams have left no stone unturned in winning the game. So far we have been host to nail-bitters, thrillers, dominance and enthralling performances. With the matches are going down the wire, many have already started touting this as best season of the tournament.
IPL 2023: Batters With Highest Average in IPL Chases
Highest average in IPL chases: Over the years, Indian Premier League has seen many enthralling chases. The games have gone down the wire and have kept many on their toes. In this piece, we will take a look at Batter’s Highest Average in IPL Chases:
1. David Miller – 55.2
Gujarat Titans batter David Miller is the batter with the highest average in IPL chases. The southpaw has been exceptional in run chases and has many times won the game for his side from difficult situations. He has been among the best overseas batters in the league and has done some unimaginable. In the 108 games in the league, he has scored 2505 runs at an average of 37.39. Also, he has 1 hundred and 12 half-centuries in the league.
2. David Warner – 41.7
Current Delhi Capitals skipper David Warner is the second batter with the highest average in IPL chases with a 41.7 average to his name. The batter has been one of the finest to have played in the league. Over the years he has played some enthralling knocks in the league and is the highest overseas run scorer in the league. He has scored over 6090 runs in the league with an overall average of 42.29 with a strike rate of over 139. Also, he has scored 4 hundred and 22 half-centuries.
3. Chris Gayle – 38.7
Universe Boss Chris Gayle is also in the list of batters with the Highest Average in IPL Chases of 38.7. Chris Gayle has arguably been the best batters in the league and has achieved some great records in the league. Gayle has etched his name in every record book related to batting in the league. Opening the batting, the Southpaw has the highest individual score in the league when he scored 175* runs in an inning. Overall in 142 games, he has scored 4965 runs at an average of 39.72. Also, he has 6 centuries and 31 half-centuries in the league.
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4. MS Dhoni – 38.6
The greatest finisher in the history of the IPL MS Dhoni is also on the list of batters with the highest average in the IPL chases. The keeper batter has an average of 38.6 while chasing in the IPL. Dhoni has been instrumental in CSK’s success in the IPL. The keeper batter has many times won the game for his side from the jaws of defeat. He has been a prolific run-getter in the league as has scored over 5000 runs in the league with an average of around 40. He has also scored 24 half-centuries in the league and was the main reason behind CSK’s four titles.
5. Shikhar Dhawan – 38.1
Punjab Kings skipper Shikhar Dhawan, who has been the most consistent batter in the Indian Premier League is the batter with the 5th highest average in chases in IPL. The Southpaw averages 38.1 while chasing the target. Dhawan has been piling up over 400 runs in the last 4 seasons and is making his team win with his heroics. In 210 IPL games, he has piled up 6476 runs at an average of 35.78 and also has 2 hundreds and 49 half-centuries to his name.
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