Top Run Getters & Wicket Takers In IPL 2021 After Match 39
Scoring runs is a principal task in cricket, but more so in the T20 format. It is dominated by the batters and there is a massive responsibility on the batters to score big and win the match.
Here is a list of the top 5 run-getters in IPL 2021 till now:
#1. Shikhar Dhawan - 430 Runs.
Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan is the current orange cap holder with 430 runs in 10 matches. He has 3 fifties to his name, averaging 47.77 with a strike rate of 131.09.
#2. KL Rahul - 401 Runs.
KL Rahul, skipper of Punjab Kings has 401 runs to his name in 9 matches. He has scored 4 fifties, with an average of 57.38 and a strike rate of 135.01.
#3. Faf du Plessis - 394 Runs.
Chennai Super Kings South African opener, Faf du Plessis has gathered 394 runs to his name in 10 matches. He has scored 4 fifties, averaging 49.25 at a strike rate of 141.21.
#4. Ruturaj Gaikwad - 362 Runs.
CSK's other opener is just behind his counterpart in this list, with 362 runs in 10 matches. He averages 40.22 at a strike rate of 137.12 and has scored 3 fifties till now.
#5. Sanju Samson - 351 Runs.
Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson is 5th on this list with 351 runs in 9 matches. He has a century and a half-century to his name, at an average of 50.14 and a strike rate of 141.53.
Here are the top 5 wicket-takers in IPL 2021 till now:
#1. Harshal Patel - 23 Wickets.
Royal Challengers Bangalore's Harshal Patel is the current purple cap holder, with 23 wickets in 10 matches. He was the star of the last night's match between RCB & MI, as he picked a hattrick to finish MI's chances of winning the match.
#2. Avesh Khan - 15 Wickets.
Delhi Capital's Avesh Khan has 15 wickets in 10 matches. He has an average of 19.13, an economy of 7.55 and a strike rate of 15.20.
#3. Jasprit Bumrah - 14 wickets.
Mumbai Indians' prime pacer Jasprit Bumrah has 14 wickets to his name in 10 matches in this season of the IPL. Bumrah's averaging 21.71 with an economy of 7.79 and a strike rate of 16.71.
#4. Chris Morris - 14 wickets.
Rajasthan Royals' Chris Morris also has 14 wickets in 8 matches, and he is 4th on the list. Morris' strike rate is 12.85, with an average of 19.35 and an economy of 9.03.
#5. Mohammad Shami - 13 wickets.
Punjab Kings' pacer Mohammad Shami is 5th on the list with 13 wickets in 10 matches. Shami's economy has been 7.33 in this IPL, averaging 20.69 at a strike rate of 16.92.
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