1. Virat Kohli : 7263 runs

Virat Kohli holds the record for scoring the most runs in IPL. He leads the table with 7263 runs in 237 matches, including 7 centuries and 50 fifties. Virat’s IPL career has seen him hit 643 fours and 234 sixes, at an average of 37.24 and a strike rate of 130.02. His best season came in 2016 when he made an incredible 973 runs in a single season, including 4 hundreds.

2. Shikhar Dhawan :6617 runs 

Shikhar Dhawan is second on the list of most runs scored in IPL. He has been a consistent run-getter over the past seven years, crossing the 400-run mark each season from 2016 to 2022. Currently, Dhawan has 6617 runs in 217 games, including 2 hundred and 50 half-centuries, with the help of 750 fours and 148 sixes. His best season came in 2020 when he made 618 runs with 2 hundred and 4 fifties.

3. David Warner : 6397 runs

The former captain of Hyderabad, David Warner, is the top run-getter among the overseas players and third-most overall. He has made 6397 runs in 176 matches at an average of 41.53 and a strike rate of 139.91. He has scored 4 centuries and 61 half-centuries in the league so far. The majority of his runs have come while playing for the Hyderabad team. His best season came in 2016 when he made 848 runs with 9 fifties

4. Rohit Sharma : 6211 runs

Rohit Sharma is arguably one of the most dangerous hitters in the T20 format. He has led Team Mumbai, the most successful franchise of the Indian T20 League, to five titles so far. Rohit began his IPL career with Deccan in 2008 before joining Mumbai in 2011. In 243 matches played, Rohit has scored 6211 runs at an average of 29.57, with 1 hundred and 42 fifties. He is the 2nd highest six-hitter in IPL with 256 six

5. Suresh Raina : 5528 runs 

Suresh Raina, also known as Mr. IPL, has played a significant role in Team Chennai’s success in the league. His consistent run-making year after year led Chennai to 4 titles and 5 runner-up titles. In 205 matches, Raina has scored 5528 runs at a fantastic strike rate of 136.76, with 1 hundred and 39 fifties. Raina retired from international cricket in 2020 and from IPL in 2022. Besides his runs, Raina can provide breakthroughs with the ball and his brilliant fielding. 

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