Before starting this article, it is a very interesting thing that all these 5 players who are in this article were top batsmen of Chennai Super Kings that showed the dominance of CSK in IPL playoffs. So here are the top 5 players with the most runs in the IPL playoffs.
#5 Murali Vijay
Murli Vijay was once CSK’s most reliable player who played for CSK for a very long time. In the early seasons of IPL, he was the main reason for CSK’s dominance in IPL. He was an opener and he has scored 364 runs in the IPL playoffs which is the fifth-highest by any player.
#4 Michael Hussey
Former Australian legend and again one of the CSK’s most successful batsmen Michael Hussey is at No.4 on our list. He was a very successful batsman for CSK and a great match-winner as well. Hussey has scored 388 runs in the IPL playoffs which is the fourth-highest by any player.
#3 Shane Watson
Shane Watson was also one of the IPL legends who have amazing records in IPL. Especially in playoffs, he qualified as a part of many different franchises like Rajasthan Royals and also Chennai Super Kings. He also has played some of the memorable knocks in the IPL playoffs. He was a strong reason for Rajasthan’s victory in 2008 and Chennai in 2018. Watson has 389 runs in the IPL playoffs.
#2 MS Dhoni
Captain of the second most successful franchise in IPL, MS Dhoni is also the captain of that franchise which has qualified for playoffs for the most number of times. One man who can get all the credit for CSK’s run in IPL from starting is none other than the captain cool, MS Dhoni. He has also set an example of the captain leading from the front as he is at No.2 on our list because he has scored 522 runs in the IPL playoffs so far.
#1 Suresh Raina
Another Chennai legend Suresh Raina is also popularly known as Chinna Thala in Chennai. He is also the player who has scored the most number of runs for CSK. Raina is known as Mr. IPL as he was one of the best batsmen who has played in IPL. He was a very strong reason for CSK’s success in all those previous seasons. Raina has scored 714 runs in the IPL playoffs which is the most by any player. Raina will not be seen playing in IPL from this season but according to the reports, he will be a part of the commentator’s panel for IPL 2022.