12 season and countless records have been added into the record books. The cash-rich league is a complete blockbuster for the aficionados from it’s the inception and widely dominated by batting greats.
Although there were bowling performances which were stunned the spectators a few times in season it was the clean hitting down the ground or jaw-dropping stroke plays out of the park captured the awe-inspiring gesture of fans.
The format allows the player to go for maximum from the word go! Not just pinch-hitting greats are in the list but batsman of elegant touch are into too.
Virat Kohli – 973 Runs – 2016
The genius of modern day cricket. The word like consistency is perfectly defines by him in every format. We all know he is master of batting but 9th edition of cash rich league turned him into the Complete different player to play like absolute carnage among other Cricketers.
16 innings, 973 runs with the highest score of 113 in the IPL history this is the highest runs scored by any player in a single season. Most Centuries in that edition – 4 and along with the 7 half-centuries, Virat was nightmare for opposition on every occasion his team performed in that season. Virat kohli has amassed that runs at an average of 81.09 and with a strike rate over 152. With 83 fours and 38 sixes in a single season it was the dream season of Virat kohli.
Although, RCB reached to the finals but they eventually lost to Sun risers Hyderabad in the final one more time.
David Warner – 848 Runs – 2016
Same season in which Virat kohli was highest runs scorer David Warner was the second player with over 800 plus runs. In 17 matches David Warner has smashed 848 runs with an average around 60.
David Warner has hit the ball at a strike rate of 151 in that edition of 2016. With 9 half-centuries in a season not only helped Sun risers Hyderabad to lift the IPL trophy for the first time but also turned him the favourites of that tournament. David Warner has highest unbeaten score of 93* in that 2016 season.
Kane Williamson – 735 Runs – 2018
2018 edition of Cash rich league and Sun risers Hyderabad was playing without their swashbuckling opener David Warner. SRH given the captaincy role to New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson and looked like he was waiting for this moment.
With 735 runs in 17 matches at an average of 52.50 where he stuck 8 half-centuries and hit the ball with the strike of 142. Not only took SRH to the finals but also was the highest runs scorer of that season. Playing the final against Chennai super kings SRH lost it but Kane Williamson was highlight of that tournament.
Chris Gayle – 733 Runs – 2012
And how can we miss out someone like Gayle when talking about T-20 cricket. This player needs no introduction one season when he was unsold he took on the revenge of it the coming season of every IPL. But the 2012 edition of IPL was the dream season for Chris Gayle.
In the 2012 edition, Gayle has scored 733 runs in 15 matches with 1 century and 7 half-centuries with the strike rate over 160 while playing for RCB. But the season that will remembered for decades will be 2013 when Chris Gayle was in the full song with unbeaten 175* to the highest strike rate he clearly cuts the line why he is called the king of T-20 cricket. With 16 matches Gayle amassed 708 runs in the 2013 edition while hitting the ball at a strike rate over 156. Chris Gayle has hit 51 sixes and 57 fours in the 2013 edition of Cash rich league and he is also at the top with maximum number of sixes in the history.
Micheal Hussey – 733 Runs – 2013
If Chennai super kings is most successful franchise in the league history. Micheal Hussey is the one reason of it. A consistent performer at the top order for CSK in the early season of Cash rich league.
Player like Micheal Hussey defines why a player like sweet timer is also successful in the league. When Chris Gayle or AB de villiers turned the techniques of Cricket. Player like Micheal Hussey with his own stroke making ability turned the tables in the league.
In the 2013 edition, Micheal Hussey has amassed 733 runs in 17 matches at an average of 52 with the highest of 95. Not only Hussey was the orange cap holder but also Chennai super kings into the finals one more time but they eventually lost to Mumbai Indians in the finals.