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10 Most Powerful IPL Batsmen Throughout the Years

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In this post, we will check out the 10 most powerful IPL batsmen.

The Indian Premier League has been around since 2008 and it has completed 15 seasons. As one of the most prestigious cricket tournaments today, it’s the stage where the most successful cricketers have showcased their skills.

Cricket fans always look forward to seeing how the biggest cricketers would perform in this tournament each year and not only follow each season but also wager on the best IPL betting apps.

Now, if there’s a role that is highly regarded in a team, it’s the role of a batsman. Batsmen play a big role in bringing a team to the championship since they are the pens to score all the runs that can win a match. 

So, who are some of the best batsmen throughout the IPL history

Let’s dive right into it. 

Gautam Gambhir 

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Indian politician Gautam Gambhir is a former cricketer who’s played all formats of cricket. Before politics, he played for Kolkata Knight Riders from 2011 to 2017 and he’s a left-handed batsman. He became captain of the team and he was able to score 36 half-centuries under his name.

As the team’s captain, KKR was able to get its first IPL championship in 2012. In his IPL career, he was able to score 4217 runs. 

Robin Uthappa

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Former Indian cricketer Uthappa played in the IPL since it started. He’s played for numerous franchises including Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Pune Warriors India, Kolkata Knight Riders, and Rajasthan Royals.

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In 2021-2022, he was part of the Chennai Super kings. Uthappa is a right-handed batsman and wicketkeeper. In 2014-15, he was the highest run-scorer in the IPL with 660.

Shikhar Dhawan

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Dhawan is one of the most consistent batsmen in the history of the IPL. He’s played for Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad, and Delhi Capitals.  Punjab Kings purchased him in 2022 and he’s a left-handed opening batter.

Chris Gayle

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Jamaican cricketer Chris Gayle is one of the most colorful and enigmatic cricketers out there, and he is the Universe Boss. He’s regarded as one of the greatest and even most destructive batsmen of all time.

Gayle started with Kolkata Knight Riders in 2009 and he also played for Punjab Kings. His longest team was Royal Challengers Bangalore which he was part of between 2011-2017.


MS Dhoni

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni or commonly called MS Dhoni is still active in the IPL field and he’s now the captain of Chennai Super Kings. As a captain of CSK, they have won 2010, 2011, 2018, and 2021 IPL seasons. He’s one of the finest finishers on the field.

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AB De Villiers

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Former South African right-handed wicketkeeper batter AB de Villers is known as a 360-degree batsman with his hard-hitting skills. During his IPL career, he played for Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Suresh Raina

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Raina debuted in the IPL in 2008 and he’s a solid left-handed batter known for being a solid striker and performing well under pressure. Raina has only ever played for Chennai Super Kings in his IPL career.

Rohit Sharma

IPL Career Bowling Stats


Sharma is not just one of the great batsmen of all time but he’s one of the most successful IPL team captains having won five championships. This gifted right-handed batter has played for Mumbai Indians since 2011 and today, he’s still leading the team.

Virat Kohli

IPL Career Batting and Fielding Stats:


International cricketer Virat Kohli is one of the most popular and successful players of his time. He’s a right-handed batsman for Royal Challengers Bangalore and he’s named by the ICC as the player of the decade. 

David Warner

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Having been in the IPL for 13 years, he’s the most exceptional batsman in the league’s history for his consistency and incomparable skills. He’s won the Orange Cap three times and scored over 6,000 runs. 

Warner has played for different IPL teams including Delhi Daredevils, Sunrisers Hyderabad, and Delhi Capitals.


These are 10 of the most powerful batsmen in IPL history. Will someone else show off in the upcoming season of the league and deserve a spot on the list? We can only wait and see, but without a doubt, the best IPL batsman of all time is a toss between Kohli and Warner.

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