The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) conducted the 14th edition of the IPL in 2021 in India initially and later in UAE due to a surge in Covid cases in India. In total 60 matches were played, eventually, Chennai Super Kings won the tournament by defeating Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs. Batting in the IPL 2021 was not so easy post it was moved to UAE (United Arab Emirates) as the wickets were slow and had to be impeccable to score runs. Let’s discuss the players with the most runs in IPL 2021.
Maharashtra-born Ruturaj Gaikwad made the most runs in IPL 2021, 635 runs in 16 matches at an outstanding average of 45.35. The right-hand opener hit 1 century and 4 fifties in the event, becoming one of the architects behind CSK’s victory.
Faf Du Plessis
The 2nd spot on the list features another Chennai Super King’s opener Faf Du Plessis. Faf played every match in the season, amassing 633 runs in 16 matches. In the final against Kolkata Knight Riders, Faf scored 86 off 59 balls with the help of three 6s and seven 4s, which rewarded him the Man of the Match award.
Punjab King’s skipper KL Rahul cements 3rd place in terms of making the most runs in IPL 2021. Punjab Kings finished at 6th position but Rahul’s great run with the bat was always there. In 13 matches, the wicket-keeper batter notched up 626 runs in 13 matches, averaging 62.60 (highest by anyone in the season).
Most Runs In IPL 2021 Players List
|F Du Plessis||16||16||633||45.21||138.20||95*||0||6|
Ruturaj Gaikwad won the Orange Cap in IPL 2021 (635 runs).
KL Rahul hit the most sixes in IPL 2021 (30).