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Most runs in a single IPL season, Virat Kohli, 973 Runs
The Indian Premier League (IPL) is one of the most popular cricket leagues in the world. Every year, the tournament attracts the best players from all over the globe, who compete against each other in a thrilling display of cricketing prowess. The tournament has seen some of the greatest batting performances in cricket history, with players scoring massive amounts of runs in a single series.
Scoring the most runs in a series is a major achievement in IPL, as it signifies the consistency and dominance of a batsman over the course of several matches. The top batsmen in IPL history have always been those who have been able to score runs consistently throughout the tournament, and this is what sets them apart from the rest.
The record for the most runs in a series in IPL history is held by the none other than Virat Kohli, who scored a massive 973 runs in just 16 matches for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2016. Kohlis’s brilliant performances in the tournament helped him lead his team to the finals single-handedly and earned him the Orange Cap, which is awarded to the leading run-scorer in the tournament. Though his team lost the finals by 8 runs from Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Most runs in a single IPL season
|Virat Kohli||Royal Challengers Bangalore – 2016||16||16||973||113||81.08||152.03||4||7|
|JC Buttler||Rajasthan Royals, 2022||17||17||863||116||57.53||149.05||4||4|
|DA Warner||Sunrisers Hyderabad, 2016||17||17||848||93*||60.57||151.42||0||9|
|KS Williamson||Sunrisers Hyderabad, 2018||17||17||735||84||52.50||142.44||0||8|
|CH Gayle||Royal Challengers Bangalore – 2012||15||14||733||128*||61.08||160.74||1||7|
Virat Kohli beast mode in IPL 2016
Kohli’s achievement in IPL 2016 was nothing short of exceptional. He batted with a tremendous amount of skill and composure, scoring seven half-centuries and four centuries in the tournament. His strike rate of 152.03 was also impressive, as he was able to maintain a high scoring rate while also remaining consistent.
Previously, several other batsmen have come close to Kohli’s record for the most runs in single IPL season. In IPL 2022, Joss Buttler scored 863 runs in 17 matches for the Rajasthan Royals, which is still the highest number of runs scored by a batsman for Rajasthan in a single IPL season. In the same IPL 2016 season, David Warner scored 735 runs in 17 matches for the Sunrisers Hyderabad, which is also a record for the most runs scored by a batsman in a single IPL season for Sunrisers Hyderabad.
However, despite these outstanding performances, Kohli’s record for the most runs in a single IPL season remains unbroken. It is a testament to the quality of his performances in IPL 2016, and also highlights the difficulty of scoring consistently over the course of several matches in such a competitive tournament.
In conclusion, the record for the most runs in a series in IPL is a major achievement that reflects the consistency and skill of a batsman. Virat Kohli’s record of 973 runs in IPL 2016 is still unmatched, and it remains one of the greatest batting performances in IPL history. With the tournament continuing to attract the best batsmen from around the world, it is only a matter of time before another player comes close to breaking this record, but until then, Kohli remains the undisputed king of runs in a series in IPL.
Who has scored the most runs in a single IPL season?
The record for the most runs in a single IPL season is held by Virat Kohli, who scored 973 runs for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2016 season.
How many centuries have been scored by Virat Kohli in a 2016 IPL season?
Virat Kohli was at his peak of the form in 2016 IPL season. He scored 4 centuries and 7 half centuries in that 2016 IPL season.
Who is the only player to have scored 900 or more runs in a single IPL season?
Virat Kohli is the only player to have scored 900 or more runs in a single IPL season. He achieved this feat by scoring 973 runs in 2016 IPL season.
Who has scored the most runs in a single IPL season as a captain?
The record for the most runs as captain in a single IPL season is held by Virat Kohli, who scored 973 runs for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2016 season.
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