Top 5 Batsmen fastest to reach 3000 runs in IPL.: IPL witnessed many players across all over the world since its first edition in 2008. Many IPL players have added their names to the 3000 run club in the all time run getters list for the IPL. Here we take a look at Top 5 Batsmen fastest to reach 3000 runs in IPL.
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Rohit Sharma – 109 innings
Rohit Sharma almost scored 4000 runs in 140 odd matches in the IPL. He is one of the star player for Deccan Chargers, who lifted the IPL trophy in 2009 under Adam Gilchrist. After Sachin Tendulkar retired from the IPL, Rohit Sharma took up captaincy in 2013. Mumbai Indians won IPL trophy twice under Rohit’s captaincy and one Champions League T20 under Harbhajan’s captaincy. Rohit Sharma has been one of the greatest captain in the history of IPL.
AB de Villiers – 104 innings
One of the most destructive batsman in cricket, AB De Villiers played for Delhi Daredevils in few seasons but he found home at Bangalore. AB De Villiers needed just 104 innings to cross over 3000 runs in IPL. Now he is the important player for Royal Challengers Bangalore and the perfect partner for RCB’s skipper Virat Kohli.
Suresh Raina – 103 innings
Gujarat Lions’ skipper Suresh Raina has scored 3985 runs in IPL at a thundering strike-rate of 140. He can hit big shots when his team requires and he can save 10-15 runs with his brilliant fielding. He never missed a single game in IPL until recently he flew to Holland on the birth of their first child. Raina is and always will be the match winner for his team.
David Warner – 94 innings
David Warner, who won the Orange Cap in the 2015 season with 562 runs, is one of the latest to entrants the 3000 run club of the IPL with a 30-ball-46 against Delhi Daredevils. Warner’s flying start makes him a perfect T20 batsman. Warner played for Delhi Daredevils
Chris Gayle – 75 innings
The ‘Universe Boss’ Chris Gayle to be on top of the list of batsmen fastest to 3000 runs in IPL. He is the leading six-hitter in T20s. After a couple of poor seasons at KKR, Gayle joined with RCB scoring 608, 733 and 708 runs from 2011 to 2013. His highest score in T20 is 175 off just 66 balls against Pune Warriors.