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 half-century to his name, at an average of 50.14 and a strike rate of 141.53.