IPL (Indian Premier League) is eagerly awaited from all the cricket enthusiasts and not just India but also around the world. Indian Premier League is played in a T20 (The Twenty-Twenty) cricket format, where each side play 20 over (120 balls) each, is also officially recognised limited over the format of cricket by ICC. IPL not only highlights senior talents from all the different leagues but also from the young under 19 stars are also looking to make a mark, This league greatly help them gain new fans and also showcase their capabilities which are often overlooked by their national selectors and team administrators.
Since 2008 IPL or the Indian Premier League is contested in India professionally every year during March or April until May, in which 8 separate sides from 8 different states of India participate. IPL is in undertaking founded and controlled by BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) in the year 2008, which was exactly after one year after the success of the Twenty20 International, Cricket world championship.
A per the statistics IPL was the most-attended league in the world and touched this milestone in 2014 and 6th by the average number of attendants if compared with all the other sports leagues around the globe and has got an exclusive window in ICC future Tours Programme list. It is officially the first sporting event that was broadcasted live on YouTube in 2010.
The cumulative brand value of IPL was ₹475 billion (US$6.7 billion), according to Duff & Phelps in 2019, and IPL (2015 Season) alone contributed 11.5 billion or US$160 million approx. to the Indian GDP boosting India economy.
The last season of the VIVO IPL was played in 2019 and has seen power-packed performances throughout the event, below we are listing some of the best all-time Top 5 batsmen with a tag of highest scorers till date since the league started in 2008.
Shikhar Dhawan was one batsman who made his importance felt when he was ruled out from world Cup this year while playing from the Indian side, he has constantly performed well in Indian Premier League (IPL) editions. With 4500+ runs he would be on a watch list on this years edition of VIVO IPL 2020. Debuted in 2009, Shikhar Dhawan has played 159 Matches and 158 innings and was not out on 21 occasions. His individual highest in IPL is 97*, Shikhar Dhawan has scored 4579 runs with an average of 33.42 and strike rate of 124.80.
Known as the most destructive opening batsman in all the formats. Being the second-highest run-scorer for their title-winning 2016 season of IPL in 2016. Sunrises Hyderabad has David Warner for a whopping Rs. 12 Cr. for the upcoming season, and we are sure you would also be excited to see his performance this year in VIVO IPL 2020.
Debuted in 2009, David Warner has played 126 Matches and 126 innings and was not out on 17 occasions. His individual highest in IPL is 126*, David Warner has scored 4706 runs with an average of 43.17 and strike rate of 142.39. He has scored 3 centuries which is 3rd highest in IPL all times.
The three-time VIVO IPL champion’s Mumbai India’s is successfully retained the most destructive batsman Rohit Sharma who will be leading their side on the 13th edition of VIVO IPL 2020. Mumbai Indian's are looking ahead to winning the 13th IPL season, and they are also one of the strongest sides when comes to winning the VIVO IPL trophy. Regarded with a very justified title as the Hitman, Rohit Sharma is the 1st player to his a double century in ODI’s would be putting all cameras on focus.
Debuted in 2008, Rohit Sharma has played 188 Matches and 183 innings and was not out on 28 occasions. His individual highest in IPL is 109*, he has scored 4898 runs with an average of 31.60 and strike rate of 130.82
He’s the second player after Mahendra Singh Dhoni who was retained by Chennai Super Kings for the VIVO IPL 2020 season. When talking about his performance in this limited over format (20 overs) he is a destructive batsman and always brings delightful moments for his spectators. Being a top-order batsman, he can perform under pressure and give exceptional performances under pressure. And at times he also performs with his ability to ball and get those crucial wickets. We are sure you will be also eagerly waiting for his performance in the upcoming season of VIVO IPL 2020.
Since his IPL debut in 2008, Suresh Raina has played 193 Matches and 189 innings and was not out on 28 occasions. With the highest individual score of 100*. He has scored 5368 runs with an average of 31.60 and strike rate of 137.14
Yes! Virat Kohli who is also the Indian Cricket Team's Captain is known popularly known as the Run Machine, the one player who is hungry for more and more runs. Virat Kohli has not just gained a huge fan base in India but also overseas. He is No.1 in ODI's, 2nd in Test Cricket and 3rd in the T20 cricket. He is an inspiration to a lot of young players from around the world, his batting skills have been evolving year by year.
Since, the beginning of the format, Virat Kohli has played 177 Matches and 169 innings and was not out on 26 occasions. His individual highest in IPL is 113, he has scored 5412 runs with an average of 37.84 and strike rate of 131.61. He has scored 5 centuries and just behind one century from Chris Gayle who scored 6 T20 centuries.
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