IPL offers opportunities to players who do well over the course of a season. Many players’ careers are made or broken by their performance in the IPL. A single IPL season can be disastrous or game-changing for players because it affects their future careers. Many players have had their careers cut short due to poor performance during a season. In this article, we’ll look at the top ten players who have scored the most runs in a single season of IPL.
|AB de Villiers||16||3||687||129*||407||168.79||1||57||37||2016|
Highest Runs Scorer in IPL Season
1. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli, like in international cricket, has a strong record with the bat in the Indian Premier League. Virat Kohli had a fantastic IPL season in 2016. He hit 04 hundred in a single season, which is still the most by any batter in a single season. Virat Kohli holds the record for most runs in a single season of IPL. In 16 matches, he scored 973 runs at an excellent average of 81 with 07 fifties.
In an IPL season, this is the most runs scored by any Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman. This season, Virat Kohli was awarded the Orange Cap.
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2. David Warner
David Warner was a standout performer for Sunrisers Hyderabad. In the 2016 IPL season, he had a fantastic season with the bat. In that season, he scored 09 fifties, which is still the most by any batter in an IPL season. In 16 games, he hit 848 runs for an average of 60. This is still the most runs in a single season of IPL by Sunrisers Hyderabad.
3. Kane Williamson
Kane Williamson is a well-known international cricketer who also excels in the Indian Premier League. He was a part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad batting line-up alongside David Warner, and the two were regarded as the backbone of the team. In 67 IPL appearances, he scored 1992 runs at an average of 39.
Kane Williamson had a successful 2018 IPL season, scoring the most runs and earning the Orange Cap. With an average of 52, he scored 735 runs in 17 matches.
4. Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle is the most dangerous batter in IPL and plays many destructive innings. After viewing his amazing performance with the bat, IPL fans gave him this name. He is famous for smashing big sixes, and he used this tactic in the 2012 IPL season when he smashed 59 sixes. This is the most sixes ever hit by a hitter in an IPL season. In total, he scored 733 runs in 15 matches in 2012, with an average of 61.
5. Mike Hussey
Mike Hussey is best known for his international accomplishments for Australia, but he also excelled in the Indian Premier League. In previous IPL seasons, he was the main batting pillar for Chennai Super Kings. He won the Orange Cap for scoring the most runs in the 2013 IPL season. In 17 matches, he scored 733 runs at an average of 61 with 06 fifties.
6. Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle has now topped the record of highest run-scorers in two IPL seasons. In reality, Chris Gayle scored the most runs for Royal Challenger Banglore in two consecutive seasons, 2012 and 2013. In 16 games during the 2013 season, he scored 708 runs with a batting average of 59. In addition, he had an outstanding season in which he achieved 01 hundred and 04 fifties.
7. David Warner
This is David Warner’s second outstanding performance in an IPL season. The first came in 2016, and the second was in 2019 when he scored 692 runs in 12 IPL matches.
He was the highest run-scorer for the same team, Sunrisers Hyderabad, both times and received an Orange Cap in the 2019 season. His season average of 69 in the 2019 IPL season was second only to Virat Kohli’s 81 in the 2016 season.
8. AB de Villiers
Mr.360 is AB De Villiers’ nickname for his ability to score sixes all over the field. His aggressive hitting technique allowed him to score a lot of runs all over the place. IPL fans adored him because of his rapid scoring ability. He scored 687 runs in 17 matches in IPL 2016 season with 06 fifties and 01 hundred. In total, AB De Villiers appeared in 184 IPL matches, scoring 5162 runs with an average of 39.
9. Rishabh Pant
Rishab Pant’s batting and wicket-keeping styles are both adored by the cricket fans. He occasionally hits one-handed sixes that are breathtaking to watch. He was the second-highest run-scorer in the 2018 IPL season while playing for the Delhi Daredevils. With an average of 52, he scored 684 runs in 14 matches.
KL Rahul is recognized for his aggressive approach as an opener and his decent batting style. He is the 3rd Indian to achieve a century in all formats at the international level. He had a batting average of 55 and scored 670 runs in 14 games of the IPL 2018 season for Kings XI Punjab.
Most Runs in IPL by Each Season from 2008 to 2023
|Shaun Marsh||Punjab Kings||11||616||139.68||2008|
|Mathew Hayden||Chennai Super Kings||12||572||144.81||2009|
|Sachin Tendulkar||Mumbai Indians||15||618||132.61||2010|
|Chris Gayle||Royal Challengers Bangalore||12||608||183.13||2011|
|Chris Gayle||Royal Challengers Bangalore||15||733||160.74||2012|
|Mike Hussey||Chennai Super Kings||17||733||129.5||2013|
|Robin Uthappa||Kolkata Knight Riders||16||660||137.78||2014|
|David Warner||Sunrisers Hyderabad||14||562||156.54||2015|
|Virat Kohli||Royal Challengers Bangalore||16||973||152.03||2016|
|David Warner||Sunrisers Hyderabad||14||641||141.81||2017|
|Kane Williamson||Sunrisers Hyderabad||17||735||142.44||2018|
|David Warner||Sunrisers Hyderabad||12||692||143.86||2019|
|KL Rahul||Punjab Kings||14||670||129.34||2020|
|Ruturaj Gaikwad||Chennai Super Kings||16||635||136.26||2021|
|Jos Buttler||Rajasthan Royals||17||863||149.05||2022|