Statistical comparison of strike rate between Kohli, Rohit and Dhoni in IPL

Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni

Strike Rate is one of the most key features and important stat for a batter. In the increasing popularity of T20 cricket, Strike Rate plays an important role. In this article, we will see a statistical comparison between the strike rates of Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and MS Dhoni in their top 5 50+ scores in IPL.

Rohit Sharma

We will rank Rohit Sharma’s top 5 highest strike rate knocks in which he made a score above 50.

  1. He scored 79 off 39 balls against Punjab Kings where his strike rate was 202.56.
  2. The second knock came against Pune Warriors where he made 62* off 32 balls. His strike rate was 193.75.
  3. In one of the matches against Chennai Super Kings he made 50 off 26 balls with a strike rate of 192.31.
  4. Fourth knock of 50 off 27 balls came against Punjab Kings with a strike rate of 185.19.
  5. In one of the matches against Delhi Capitals he made 66 off 36 balls with a strike rate of 183.33.

Rohit Sharma’s best strike rate in a 50+ knock is 202.56.

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Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli’s all five knock’s strike rate is better than Rohit’s knocks. Here are Virat Kohli’s top 5 highest strike rate knocks in which he made a score above 50.

  1. He made 113 against Punjab Kings in 50 balls with a strike rate of 226.
  2. In one of the matches against Gujarat Lions he made 109 off 55 balls with a strike rate of 198.18.
  3. Against Sunrisers Hyderabad he made 93* off 47 balls with a strike rate of 197.87.
  4. In one of the matches against Chennai Super Kings he scored 56* off 29 balls with a strike rate of 193.1.
  5. Fifth knock of 57 runs in 30 balls with a strike rate of 190 came against Rajasthan Royals.

Virat Kohli’s best strike rate in a 50+ knock is 226.

MS Dhoni

There is a reason why MS Dhoni is considered one of the best finishers in the history of cricket. MS Dhoni’s top 5 knocks are above Kohli’s and Rohit’s knocks in terms of strike rate. Here are MS Dhoni’s top 5 highest strike rate knocks in which he made a score above 50.

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  1. The first knock came against the Mumbai Indians where he made 51* off 20 balls with a strike rate of 255.
  2. Second knock came against Delhi Capitals where he made 51* off 22 balls with a strike rate of 231.82.
  3. In one of the knocks against Royal Challengers Bangalore he made 66 off 30 balls with a strike rate of 216.67.
  4. In one of the knocks against Punjab Kings he made 56* off 27 balls with a strike rate of 207.41.
  5. Against Royal Challengers Bangalore he made 70* off 34 balls with a strike rate of 205.88.

MS Dhoni’s best strike rate in a 50+ knock is 255.

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