IPL 2021: Shikhar Dhawan of DC was the frontrunner in the Orange Cap race. He scored 380 runs in 8 matches of this season. (PIC: PTI)
IPL 2021 has been postponed due to corona infection. The league had 29 matches and 31 matches including the final. The BCCI has not given any information about when these matches will take place. In such a situation, based on the performance of 29 matches, Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan was on top. He was also the only batsman to score 350 runs in the league and was the frontrunner in the Orange Cap race. He scored a total of 380 runs with three half-centuries. In this list, Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul is at the second position. He has 331 runs in 7 matches. However, due to surgery, he could not play the last match for Punjab. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) opener Faf Duplesis (faf Duplesis) is at number three in the list of batsmen who have scored the most runs. He had played seven matches till the league was postponed and scored 320 runs at a strike rate of over 145. He had applied 4 fifty in this season. Apart from him, KL Rahul had also scored the same half-century. Rahul also hit the maximum 16 sixes this season. Prithvi Shaw of Delhi Capitals was in fourth place with 308 runs. Samson became the first batsman to score a century in IPL 2021
At the same time, Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson is at fifth position with 227 runs. He was also the first batsman to score a century in IPL 2021. Mayank Agarwal is sixth with 260 runs, Jose Butler is in seventh place with 254 runs. Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma (250), Johnny Bairstow (248) and Glenn Maxwell (223) are on eighth, ninth and tenth positions with runs. Also read: IPL 2021: Wriddhiman Saha and Amit Mishra get corona Slater arrives in Maldives leaving IPL 2021 bio bubble! The Australian Prime Minister had said – Your hands are colored with blood
Kohli was not among the top-10 batsmen of this season
RCB captain Virat Kohli, who scored the most runs in the history of IPL, did not perform very well this season. He scored only 198 runs in 7 matches at an average of 33 and scored the same half-century. His strike rate was also only 121. Talking about the top-10 batsmen, 6 of them are Indians.