Who scored 5000 runs in IPL?
IPL has become one of the most popular championships in the world of cricket. The IPL initially began in 2008; it is particularly for playing and held in India with several players from overseas also participating in the championship.
Eight teams play and compete and are re-owned by several celebrities or businessmen. These matches are very popular worldwide as people like to watch matches of their favorite players or players from their countries.
This match type does not include teams based on players from different countries; rather, it includes teams from different states. The most astounding achievement in these matches is scoring 5000 runs. Thus this makes people think about who is the first player to score 5000 runs in IPL.
The answer is that there have been several players who have passed this achievement who are mentioned below.
Players with a total of 5000 runs in IPL
Six players have surpassed the 5000 runs mark Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, and two overseas players such as David Warner and AB de Villiers.
Two players from the list come from the same team, Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers, RCB or Royal Challengers Bangalore. Virat was the one who also reached the score of 6000 runs crushing the 5000 run mark.
The second person on the 5000 runs count is Shikhar Dhawan, with almost 5800 runs and 106 runs from the Delhi Capitals team. Rohit Sharma from Mumbai Indians is also above 5000 runs above the 5600 mark.
With the lowest high score among players with 5000 runs at 100 runs, Suresh Raina from Sunrisers Haidrabad is just above 5500.
The other two players from overseas at 5450 runs and 5160 runs for David Warner and AB de Villiers, respectively. However, the fastest player who scored 5000 runs in IPL was Suresh Raina, who achieved in 2019 IPL.
Virat is the only player with runs above 6000 and the captain of the team RCB or Royal Challengers Bangalore. He comes first in the list of runs among players for the IPL. Kohli has scored 6283 runs from only 4835 balls in 199 innings he batted. Scoring 546 fours and 210 six along with a high score of 113.
He is the first player to score 5000 runs in IPL and is at a score of 5528 runs from 4042 and has scored around 39 half-centuries along with just one century.
He has batted in about 200 innings from 205 in which he participated. He also has a high score of 100 runs and 506 fours, and 203 six. Raina plays for the team of KKR or Kolkata Knight Riders.
Warner is an overseas player who has participated in playing in the Indian Premier League for Sunrisers Hyderabad. He has participated in around 150 matches and has batted in the same number of innings. David has scored around 5449 runs from just 3893 balls with 126.
He has achieved 525 fours and 201 six with 50 half-centuries and four centuries for his team. He achiev3d his highest score against Kolkata Knight Riders in a match of 2017 IPL.
However, David Warner is the first overseas player to cross the 5000 runs line. He also has the second-highest score in players with 5000 runs. He is also one of the most aggressive openers in all of the IPL.
Rohit is a player from the Mumbai Indians team in IPL. Achieving 5600 runs at just 4303 balls is one of the many achievements from Rohit Sharma, who was also made the captain of the Indian team for a small time.
His highest score is about 109 runs against Kolkata Knight Riders but during 2012 IPL. He has scored around 40 half-centuries along with just one century in IPLs. Sharma also has 491 fours and 227 six, which is the highest list than any other player.
AB de Villiers
He is also a foreign player and an overseas player who has joined the same team as Virat Kohli Royal Challengers Bangalore. He has achieved around 5162 runs in total innings in IPL; he has batted so far, scoring a high score of 133, which is the best among players with runs above 5000.
Scoring 413 fours along 251 six are also the highest number of six in the list of players. Making around 40 half-centuries and three centuries for his team RCB, he is one of the main players in the IPL.