Saturday, September 10, 2011

Top 10 Batsmen in IPL : All-time Player Ranking

 The biggest cricket event, Indian Premiere League (IPL) is getting more and more popularity at international level. IPL is real warfare because here players come from different nations and make one team. This event is very challenging for all batsmen and bowlers to show their talent and skill. As per last three years IPL matches, many players gave good and strong performance for their teams by their unique playing style. The highest scorers of IPL are included in the top ten batsmen. Descriptions of top 10 batsmen in IPL are given below.
Top 10 Batsmen in IPL : All-time Player Ranking

10, Yuvraj Singh:
Yuvraj Singh has great ability to hit the ball, which is always graceful and effortless. He is one of the most skillful attacking left-handed batsmen. His six sixes in an over and fastest score of 50 runs in 12 balls made him most popular cricketer. In first three seasons of IPL, He also performed well for Kings XI Punjab. During 2009 season, he made his first hat-trick in T20 cricket against Royal Challengers Bangalore at Kingsmead in Durban where he hit his six sixes previously. Following the first hat-trick, he also made his second hat-trick against Deccan Chargers at the Wanderers Stadium. However, he was sold out for Pune Warriors during the IPL Auction for forth season and he held the captaincy of Warriors. Throughout all 54 IPL matches, Yuvraj made total 1188 runs.

9, MS Dhoni:
As well ODI match, Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s leadership has also improved the test match ranking and especially his successful three years for the Chennai Super Kings franchise in IPL. He is right-hand batsman and his far-from-polished wicketkeeping technique is vey awesome. His captaincy also proved most favorable to win World cup 2011. He performed well in each of the first three seasons including one winning season. Now, once more time, his team reaches close to win the Champions League of season four. Since 2008-2010, he made score of 1232 runs from total 46 innings of IPL.

8, Kumar Sangakkara:
Kumar Sangakkara is a left-handed top-order dazzling batsman of Sri Lankan team who joined IPL by signing the Kings XI Punjab franchise. He has the appetite for runs. He made 94 runs in just 56 balls against Mumbai Indians franchise in the IPL opening season. He gave his tribute of alluring batting as a player of Kings XI Punjab for three seasons, but in forth season he was sold out for Hyderabad Deccan Chargers. He made 1315 score into the 48 IPL matches that include 158 fours and 21 sixes.

7, Virender Sehwag:
India’s top aggressive player, Virender Sehwag aka Nawab of Najafgarh is right-hander opener and a part-time right-arm off-spin bowler. He is well-known for his attractive attacking batting style that is regularly compared with Sachin Tendulkar. Sehwag made many records in ODI and Test matches. Due to his well performance, he also takes place in top batsman of the IPL. For first two season of the IPL, Sehwag led the Delhi Daredevils franchise, but to focus on his batting, he transferred captainship to Gautam Gambhir. Opportunely, he is only player of his team who once again signed for Delhi Daredevils franchise and one more time got chance to lead the team. From 50 IPL matches, he scored 1384 runs including 168 fours and 60 sixes. He is orange cap holder for IPL season four.

6, Adam Gilchrist:
Adam Gilchrist is one of the aggressive batsmen of the cricket. Actually, he announced his retirement from all form of cricket matches but not for the IPL. Gilchrist was signed for the Deccan Chargers franchise during the opening IPL season. He showed his power of batting in the opening of season by making the second fastest hundred in the IPL in only 42 balls. He detained as captain instead of VVS Laxman during IPL season two. Under his captainship, the team performed well and entered into the semifinals. In the match against Delhi Daredevils, Gilchrist made striking score of 85 in just 35. In the end, he became Player of The Tournament and he also became first player who scored 1000 runs in the IPL. For the IPL season 4, he has played for Kings XI Punjab. Adam Gilchrist made score of 1400 from the 55 matches.

5, Gautam Gambhir:
Gautam Gambhir is forever opener batsman for any form of cricket matches. He is energetic and solid batsman of the Indian team. He can be proved more forceful batsman than Virender Sehwag. He plays match without taking any risks. At the starting of the IPL, he was bought by the Delhi Daredevils franchise. In opening season, he scored 534 runs in 14 matches and placed at second highest run-scorer of season. He is at fifth place of high score with total 1402 runs in 51 matches. Throughout the IPL Players Auction 2011, he was bought with highest-ever record breaking bid of $2.4 million (Rs 11.04 crore) by Kolkata Knight Riders.

4, Rohit Sharma:
Rohit Sharma India’s young cricket star is also famous for his striking batting ability. He plays his all bat shots with his knack to find the gaps. At debut of IPL, he was sold for the Deccan Chargers. In first season of the IPL, he made 404 runs sores at 36.73 averages. During first season of IPL, he also held the desirable Orange Cap. He also played his role as vice-captain of the Deccan Chargers in 2009 season. He played for Deccan Chargers last three seasons, but now he signed Mumbai Indians franchise. Since 2008, he scored total 1452 runs that consist 119 fours and 63 sixes in 55 matches that’s one of the IPL highest scores. Once he made 26 runs in Mashrafe Mortaza’s over when required 21 runs to win match against Kolkata Knight Riders.

3, Jacques Kallis:
South African team’s brawny colossus, Jacques Kallis aka JH Kallis is also one of the top ten batsman of the IPL. He is a powerful batsman who hit the ball with his rock-solid technique. He is leading most complete all rounder. He debuted in IPL by playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise and he averaged 16.85 runs per innings. But this year season, he joined Kolkata Knight Riders franchise. Since 2008, he scored 1473 runs including 165 fours and 24 sixes in total 53 IPL matches.

2, Sachin Tendulkar:
All-time prolific batsman and leading cricket icon, Sachin Tendulkar always plays with the purest principles that consists economy of movement, correctness in stroke-making, and perfect balance. He is god of cricket. He is already top of the ODI matches and he also leads in IPL matches. He has scored runs in all conditions at any parts of the world and his score of 100 at age of 19 on a lightning-fast pitch at the WACA is one of the best example of it. In IPL, he has played for his home side franchise Mumbai Indians since IPL debut. He is captain of his IPL team. During 2010 IPL season, Tendulkar scored 618 runs in 14 innings and hit the most runs in an IPL season record of Shaun Marsh and also received the title of player of the 2010 tournament as well Best Batsman and Best Captain awards. He is one of the top IPL batmen with score of 1535. Tendulkar scored 100 in 66 balls against Kochi Tuskers Kerala in current season.

1, Suresh Raina:
Suresh Kumar Raina alias Sanu, 24 years old is aggressive left-hander batsman. This blue-eyed boy has ability to hit the stumps from the infield and this ability turn up him on the top. He is also capable to attract applause by his electric fielding ability. He is top with highest IPL score 1695 in the 57 IPL matchs. He is only cricket star who scored over 400 runs in each IPL’s season. Since IPL debut 2008, he played for Mahendra Singh Dhoni captained franchise Chennai Super Kings. During 2010, he became man-of-the-match with 55 not out from 35 balls in the final winning match and was on the place of third-highest run-scorer in IPL. For the 2011 season, he was retained for Chennai Super Kings.

Ranking Table Of Top 10 IPL Players

Player Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 0 4s 6s
SK Raina 60 58 9 1732 98 35.34 1237 140.01 0 12 1 149 71
SR Tendulkar 49 49 8 1647 100* 40.17 1382 119.17 1 10 2 205 20
AC Gilchrist 60 60 1 1603 109* 27.16 1123 142.74 2 9 6 177 82
JH Kallis 56 55 3 1549 89* 32.95 1380 112.24 0 14 5 172 27
RG Sharma 59 56 9 1529 87 32.53 1172 130.46 0 11 2 127 64
G Gambhir 54 53 8 1471 86 32.68 1183 124.34 0 10 3 175 15
V Sehwag 50 50 3 1384 119 29.44 816 169.60 1 9 4 168 60
MS Dhoni 57 49 15 1374 70* 40.41 996 137.95 0 8 2 108 52
KC Sangakkara 50 47 2 1367 94 30.37 1072 127.51 0 9 4 161 23
YK Pathan 57 52 5 1268 100 26.97 804 157.71 1 6 1 110 74