Top 5 batting records in IPL

Top 5 batting records in IPL
Top 5 batting records in IPL

IPL is all about records, talent, and entertainment and we have seen that most of the batting records in cricket came under the act of entertainment. Batting has always been the most interesting part of the game and in T20Is it becomes more exciting. So, in this article, we will see the top 5 batting records in IPL which are almost impossible to break.

#5 Fastest century in IPL

The fastest century in IPL is in 30 balls which were scored by none other than the Universe boss, Chris Gayle. In 2013 Royal Challengers Bangalore was playing against Pune Warriors at Chinnaswamy stadium. Gayle was opening for RCB and in 30 balls he completed his century and his total score was 175* in 66 balls with 13 fours and 17 sixes. Gayle completely outplayed Pune warriors bowlers and played the best IPL innings ever.

#4 Most number of orange caps

Records for the most number of orange caps are after David Warner’s name. Australian opener David Warner is one of the most consistent batsmen in IPL and that’s why he even has a nickname of Mr consistent. Warner received his for-orange cap in 2015 for his 562 runs in that year. He won the second orange cap in 2017 for his 641 runs and his third orange cap came in 2019 for his 692 runs in that year.

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#3 Highest runs partnership

The highest runs partnership in IPL is between Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers. They both made 229 runs partnerships in 2016 against Gujarat Lions. It is the highest runs partnership for any wicket in IPL. Virat Kohli made 109 runs in 56 balls with 5 fours and 8 sixes whereas AB De Villiers scored 129* in 52 balls with 10 fours and 12 sixes. They both have made 200+ runs partnership twice in IPL.

#2 Highest individual score

The highest individual score in IPL is by Chris Gayle against Pune Warriors in 2013. He made 175* in 66 balls with 13 fours and 17 sixes. Gayle opened the innings for RCB and played like a total beast and smashed Pune bowlers left and right.

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#1 Most runs in an IPL season

The most runs in an IPL season are 973 and it is scored by Virat Kohli in 2016. Virat was so close to reaching the 1000 runs mark but what an amazing season Virat had in 2016. It was also his prime in which he made 4 centuries in a single IPL season of 2016. Virat’s record of most runs in an IPL season is almost impossible to break.