IPL Batting Records

IPL provides the shortest version of cricket in its most colourful form. Cricketers from around the world play in IPL and provide best of the cricketing entertainment. We see loads and loads of sixes and boundaries hit by some of the most powerful batsmen and setting new batting records. Let us have a look at some of the IPL batting records:-

Most Runs in IPL:
Suresh Raina holds the record of most runs in IPL so far. He has scored 1813 runs in 62 matches and 60 innings. He averages 36.26 with a strike rate of 140.32. He is yet to hit a century in IPL but he has 13 half centuries to his name. He is followed by Sachin Tendulkar who has scored 1723 runs in 51 matches and 51 innings with a strike rate of 120.15 (10 half centuries and a century).

Most Sixes in IPL:
Adam Gilchrist has hit maximum number of sixex in IPL history so far. He has 82 sixes to his name in 60 innings. He is followed by Suresh Raina who has hit 78 sixes in 60 innings. Yusuf Pathan stands on 3rd position with 53 sixes. The surprise factor is Chris Gayle who is on 4th position with 70 sixes but only in 28 innings which is phenomenal.

Most Runs in an IPL season:
Sachin Tendulkar tops the list with 618 runs in 2009/10 season. He played 15 innings, hit 5 half centuries and scored 618 runs at an average of 47.53. He is followed by Shaun Marsh who scored 616 runs in 2007/08 season with an average of 68.44 (5 half centuries and a century)

Highest Individual scores in IPL:
B McCullum played an astonishing innings when he scored 158 not out on 18th April 2008. This stands to be the highest individual score in IPL history. He faced only 73 balls and hit 10 fours and 13 sixes. He is followed by Murali Vijay who scored 127 runs on 3rd April 2010 facing 56 balls. He scored 8 fours and 11 sixes.

There are many more batting records to be mentioned here. IPL 2012 embarks on from April 2012 and we would again see some of the above mentioned records broken and the record book re-written. So stay tuned for IPL Live Streaming 2012 and enjoy every moment of it.

(IPL 2013 is going to arrive soon with lot of entertaining cricket. So stay online for some exciting IPL 2013 live streaming stuff)

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