The COVID-19 pandemic has disturbed the cricket calendar globally, due to which certain tournaments have been postponed.IPL is one of the most celebrated tournaments and the BCCI as well as Cricket authorities have made it possible to bring the IPL 2020 tournament to the fields.
The IPL has given several star players to us. The players have proved themselves on the field with their outstanding performances. The Tournament is known for its incredible batting and bowling performances. There have been several players who have marked records in the game. Here are the top 5 players who have been consistent and have performed exceedingly well in the IPL tournaments.
1. Virat Kohli:
The Indian skipper, Virat Kohli has several records including in the IPL tournament. The player has secured the highest score in the IPL history so far. To date, Virat has played a total of 177 IPL matches and has managed to score a total of 5412 runs with an average of 37.84. Kohli plays from Royal Challengers Banglore and has led the team several times. He has smashed 5 centuries, 36 half-centuries.
2. Suresh Raina:
Suresh Raina, the first Indian cricket batsman player to score a ton in T20 and is known to be a T20 specialist. Raina has played 193 matches in IPL and has scored a total of 5368 runs with an average of 33.34. This fantasy cricket player’s highest score in IPL is 100 runs. His skills and game statistics make him the top second player to score runs in the IPL tournament. Suresh Raina serves as a top-order batsman of Chennai Super Kings. He is among the best Indian top-order batsmen in fantasy IPL cricket.
3. Rohit Sharma:
Rohit Sharma, the Indian vice-captain and four-time IPL winning captain of Mumbai Indians holds the third position in the list of top IPL players. Rohit has played a total of 188 matches in IPL and has scored 4898 runs in total with an average of 31.60. His highest score in the tournament is 109 runs.
4. David Warner:
Incredible Australian batsman, David Warner finds his position in the top 5 list in the fourth position. He is the only foreign player to stand on the list. He has scored a total of 4706 runs scored from 126 IPL matches. He also a total of 4 IPL tons and a record has been registered in his name. He holds an average of 43.17 and his highest score in IPL is 126 runs.
5. Shikhar Dhawan:
Shikhar Dhawan, the top Indian batsmen stands in the fifth position of this list. He has played in 159 matches and has scored a total of 4579 runs with an average of 33.42. 37 half-centuries are in his name in IPL career which shows his dominance on the field. Dhawan made a high score of 97 runs the previous year.