IPL Records and Statistics: Individual Batting Records for Highest Career Average Made
Indian opener KL Rahul is now at the top of the table because he has the best batting average in the history of the IPL. In 2013, KL Rahul made his first appearance in IPL
In men’s cricket, the Twenty20 (T20) format is used for the competition known as the Indian Premier League (IPL). Within a relatively short amount of time, the Indian Premier League has established itself as the most popular spectacle in cricket competitions all around the world. Throughout its 14-year history, the Indian Premier League has featured many exceptionally talented batters. The fact that players from various international teams and backgrounds compete against one another in the same competition gives the Indian Premier League a unique position in the hearts of its fans. In Twenty20 cricket, a batsman needs to be fast to score runs, but they also need to be consistent to contribute to their side’s cause. A few players in the league are indispensable to their respective clubs and score highly in the majority of the games they play. The next part of this discussion will focus on the players in the Indian Premier League who have the greatest batting and highest career averages.
IPL players with the highest batting averages:
- KL Rahul
KL Rahul, an Indian opener, has ascended to the top of the table with the best batting average in IPL history. KL Rahul made his debut in the Indian Premier League in 2013 and has since played 100 IPL games, scoring 3,889 runs at an incredible average of 48.01. During his career, the wicket-keeper batsman had a total of three centuries and twenty-eight fifties to his name.
- David Warner
David Warner, an Australian opener, leads the pack with the highest batting average in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He has amassed 54 runs of fifty or more. He has subsequently appeared in 162 games for the IPL, during which time he has amassed 5,881 runs at a staggering 42.00 batting average. While playing for Delhi Daredevils and Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL, the powerful left-handed batter has hit 50 fifties and four centuries. During the 2017 Indian Premier League season, Warner scored 126 runs while playing for the Warner Brothers XI against the Kolkata Knight Riders. In the big auction for the Indian Premier League in 2022, the Australian was purchased by Delhi Capitals for 6.25 crores of Indian rupees.
- Lendl Simmons
Simmons was chosen to play for the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in both 2014 and 2015. The West Indian power hitter has played for Mumbai Indians in 29 matches, and his batting average is now sitting at 39.96. He has a personal best score of 100* out of the 1,079 runs he scored. Simmons significantly contributed to Mumbai Indians’ success in the eighth season of the Indian Premier League. It was their second championship win in the IPL.
- Shaun Marsh
From 2008 through 2017, Shaun Marsh competed in the Indian Premier League with the Punjab Kings. The batsman has amassed a batting average of 39.50 throughout 69 innings. During the match, he began batting for the Kings XI Punjab and scored 115, which was his best performance. In addition, he hit one century and 20 half-centuries. Marsh scored the most runs during the league stage of the competition, including a century in the final league match against the Rajasthan Royals. This was even though Marsh did not play in the tournament’s first four games. He was awarded the orange cap for having the highest runs scored in the IPL in 2008.
- Jos Buttler
During the 2016 and 2017 seasons of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Buttler was a member of the Mumbai Indians team. Jos Buttler participated in 81 Indian Premier League matches and scored 2,831 runs in 80 innings. The highest score that Jos Buttler has achieved in the IPL is 124. J Buttler has five hundred and fifteen half-centuries in the IPL, with an average of 34.95. Buttler won the 2022 Orange Cap and the prizes for most valuable player of the season, most sixes (45), and most fours (83) in the 2022 Edition.