The list of leading run-scorers in the Indian premier league 2020 is filled mostly by the youngsters with their consistent performance. One of the main reasons IPL is popular is that it helps talented and hardworking youngsters to make their dreams come true. Another is that it is a cash-rich league that is filled with pomp and glory and international cricketers playing side by side.
The tournament has witnessed many players that have made their mark by scoring the most number of runs. Last year, it was KL Rahul that won the Orange cap, and players like David Warner, Shikhar Dhawan followed, but surprisingly, there were many youngsters that stole the spotlight.
Let’s have a look over the Indian leading run-scorers in IPL 2020:
#1 K L Rahul – Kings XI Punjab
Matches: 14, Runs: 670, Highest Score: 132*, Strike Rate: 129.34
Kings XI Punjab’s skipper KL Rahul received the orange cap with all the honors. The dashing opener was the steady run-scorer in the entire tournament with a good strike rate of 129.34. Rahul managed an average of 55.83 with the inclusion of one century and 5 fifties.
#2 Shikhar Dhawan – Delhi Capitals
Matches: 17, Runs: 618, Highest Score: 106*, Strike Rate: 144.73
Delhi Capitals’ way to the final in the tournament is made possible with consistent performance by the experienced opener Shikhar Dhawan. Shikar Dhawan ended by being the second-highest run-scorer. Dhawan smashed two tons and 4 fifties with an average of 44.73 and an awesome strike rate of 144.73
#3 Shreyas Iyer – Delhi Capitals
Matches: 17, Runs: 519, Highest Score: 88*, Strike Rate: 123.27
The skipper of Delhi Capitals, Shreyas Iyer lead his team to the final of IPL 2020 with his tremendous batting and stylish performance he maintained an average of 34.60 with a strike rate of 123.27. He ended up being the 4th highest run-scorer in the season with a score of 519 runs with 3 fifties including a crucial performance of 65 in the final. Sadly, he is missing IPL 2021 due to an injury.
#4 Ishan Kishan – Mumbai Indians
Matches: 14, Runs: 516, Highest Score: 99, Strike Rate: 145.76
The former India under-19 player settled his position in the playing XI by scoring 99 runs in his first match of the season. Despite missing the first three matches for the team, he went on scoring 4 fifties with a tremendous strike rate of 145.76.
#5 Suryakumar Yadav – Mumbai Indians
Matches: 16, Runs: 480, Highest Score: 79, Strike Rate: 145.02
Mumbai’s Ranji Skipper Suryakumar Yadav stole the focus of selectors to make India’s debut with his stunning performance in the season with a terrific performance maintaining a strike rate of 145.02 and an average of 40. He notched up 4 fifties. His recent performance against England, tells us that he might just win the Orange cap this year.
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