Most Dangerous Players in IPL T20 2021

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Cricket is not just a sport in India. It’s like an emotion for we Indians. We celebrate winning matches like a grand party and that’s what makes a difference between Indians and other cricket fans. One of the major cricket tournaments of India is, Indian Premier League.

Moreover, it’s like a cricket festival for India and other cricket-playing nations which lasts more than a month and every player supports their respective teams.

Indian Premier League is T20 format of cricket and it’s played every year. Players from all over the world persevere to play in this tournament and show the world their talent whether it’s bowling, batting or fielding and believe me it’s one of a thriller and fabulous tournament.

Well, You already know that, T20 cricket matches considered to be most thrilling genre of cricket as T20 cricket meant for especially those batsmen who can hit more runs in less number of balls and thus it makes the most enjoyment of IPL T20 format. Today in this post, We are going to discuss the most dangerous batsmen in IPL.

Most Dangerous Batsmen in IPL

According to the latest reports of BCCI, the resumption of IPL 2021 season is scheduled likely to start from September 19 and the final will be hosted at October 10 in UAE.

The magnificence of IPL is mainly about it’s batting pace and hitting big runs on the board and that’s what cricket fans love to watch. Here is the list of the most dangerous and destructive batsmen in IPL tournament.

Once these batsmen gear up their batting pace then it turned out to be disastrous for the opponent team and bowlers. Even bowlers are afraid to face them and the crowd love this cricket show.

Let’s have look at the top 10 most dangerous batsmen in IPL.

#10 Rishabh Pant

The rising star of the cricket world Rishabh Pant is one of the aggressive batsman in the world. The young left-handed batsman amazed everyone with his immense batting and wicket-keeping skills.

Rishabh-Pant -bats man

Rishabh Pant plays for his franchise i.e Delhi Capitals and currently, he’s the skipper of his team. He is popularly known for his aggressive batting in the 2018 IPL season where he scored 684 runs including one-century (128* runs). He had played a total of 76 matches in IPL (as of July 2021) and scored 2292 runs with a strike rate of 149.8.

Rishabh Pant IPL Records and Highlights

  • He was one of the top scorer in IPL 2018 edition where he scored 684 runs in 14 matches. He was the runner-upfor orange cap

Rishabh Pant IPL Statistics

Batting and FieldingMatNoRunsHSAveBFSR100504s6sCTST
Career76112292128*35.261,530149.801142081075013
20218221358*35.50162131.480225442
20201433435631.18301113.9501319130
201916348878*37.53300162.66033727186
2018141684128*52.61394173.6015683742
20171403669726.14221165.6102282483
20161021986924.75152130.260119630

#9 Glenn Maxwell

Glenn Maxwell is popularly known for his batting pace and strong hitting capability. He is one of the best fielder and batsmen in the cricket world and sometimes he amaze the audience with his bowling too. This right-handed batsmen considered as on of the best all-rounder in IPL and currently playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Glenn Maxwell

He’s popularly known for his destructive batting back in 2014 IPL edition where he smashed bowlers like hell. He scored 552 runs in that season. Maxwell has played total of 89 matches in IPL till now, in which he has scored 1728 runs (as of July 2021) with a strike rate of 153.32 .

Glenn Maxwell IPL Records and Highlights

  • He was on one the top scorer in IPL 2014 edition, where he scored 552 runs in 16 matches and was at 3rd spot in list of orange cap holders.

Glenn Maxwell IPL Statistics

Batting and FieldingMatNoRunsHSAveBFSR100504s6sCTST
Career891117289523.351,127153.3208139101330
2021702237837.16154144.8002211030
20201341083215.42106101.88009040
20181201694714.08120140.830014940
20171433104731.00179173.1800192670
20161121796819.88124144.350214830
20151101454313.18112129.460013820
20141605529534.50294187.7504483690
201331362318.0027133.33001410
20122163*6.001154.54000000

#8 Hardik Pandya

India’s one of finest all rounder Hardik Pandya is one of the best batsman of IPL. Whether it’s bowling, batting or fielding he never fails to to prove himself and performs well in the big matches. He played many match winnings knock for his franchise i.e Mumbai Indians and led his team to victory.

Hardik-Pandya-best hit man

He’s one of those rare players who always look to hit ball of the ground and get maximum runs.

The right-handed hitter batsman never fear of anyone and capable of chasing big runs under pressure. He had played 87 matches in IPL (as of July 2021) and scored 1401 runs with the whooping strike rate of 157.23 .

Hardik Pandya IPL Records and Highlights

  • Hardik Pandya proved his versatility in 2019 IPL edition where he scored 402 runs and took 14 wickets. His contribution to Mumbai Indians is immense and he’s regarded one of the key players for his team.

Hardik Pandya IPL Statistics

Batting and FieldingMatNoRunsHSAveBFSR100504s6sCTST
Career872914019127.47891157.23049195500
20217052168.6644118.18005210
202014528160*35.12157178.9801142560
20191664029144.66210191.42012829110
20181342605028.88195133.3301201180
201717925035*35.71160156.25001120120
20161124496.286369.84004060
20159311261*22.4062180.64019860

#7 Kieron Pollard

When it comes to strong hitting and scoring big runs “Kieron Pollard” is the name. He is one of the brutal batsman in IPL history and never spare the bowlers. Been with Mumbai Indians since 2010, Pollard played many match winning innings with his fast batting pace. He generally plays in mid-order and regarded as one of the key players of Mumbai Indians.

Kieron-Pollard-best hit man cricket

Pollard never fails to provide thrill and entertainment with his batting skills. He is well known for chasing big runs under pressure and hitting runs. Kieron Pollard “Polly” is one of the senior players in IPL and played 171 matches till now (as of July 2021) in which he scored 3191 runs with the strike rate of 150.87 .

Kieron Pollad IPL Records and Highlights

  • Kieron Pollard has 16-fifties in IPL.
  • He smashed 211 sixes in IPL and one of the highest number of hitting six player.

Kieron Pollara IPL Statistics

Batting and FieldingMatNoRunsHSAveBFSR100504s6sCTST
Career17150319187*30.682,115150.87016207211920
20217416887*56.0098171.4201111320
202016726860*53.60140191.4201152280
20191662798334.87178156.7401142280
2018911335019.00100133.000110740
20171733857029.61276139.49032622150
201613420751*25.87144143.7501111650
20151634197038.09256163.6702282890
20141572737834.12203134.4801151570
201318842066*42.00281149.46032729120
20121422206424.44159138.3602151460
20111631462814.60133109.7700126100
201014227345*22.75147185.7100231760

#6 Suresh Raina

Suresh Raina is one of consistent player in IPL who never fails to score runs when it’s needed for his team. The left-handed batsman plays for Chennai Super Kings and was retained by CSK in IPL 2018 Auction.

Suresh-Raina-best batsman IPL

Never the less, he’s one of a best fielder in the world and sometimes plays a crucial role with his bowling too. He played total 200 matches in IPL (as of July 2021) and scored 5491 runs with the strike rate of 136.89 .

Suresh Raina IPL Records and Highlights

  • Suresh Raina has 39-fifties including 1-century in IPL.
  • He smashed 202 sixes in IPL.

Suresh Raina IPL Statistics

Batting and FieldingMatNoRunsHSAveBFSR100504s6sCTST
Career200295491100*33.074,011136.891395022021030
2021711235424.6097126.80019820
20191713835923.93314121.970345970
201815344575*37.08336132.4404461290
20171434428440.18307143.9703421340
20161513997528.50312127.8803391070
20151723746224.93304123.02023116110
20141635238740.23358146.08055119110
2013184548100*42.15365150.13145018100
20121914417325.94325135.69013619110
201116243873*31.28325134.7604361740
201016552083*47.27364142.85044522100
20091404349831.00308140.9002372170
200816342155*38.27296142.22033518100

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#5 David Warner

David Warner is a left-handed Australian batsman and the former captain of Australian national team. David Warner is the skipper of Sunrisers Hyderabad and considered as one of the best batsman in the world.

Considered as one of the best and destructive opening batsman David Warner never fails to commit his responsibility and played very crucial rule in Sunrisers Hyderabad.

He led his team to victory several times. Warner made his team to to score big runs on the board single-handedly and currently holds the most number of the fifties in IPL tournament.

He played 147 matches in IPL (as of July 2021), and scored 5447 with the strike rate of 140.13 .

David Warner IPL Records and Highlights

  • David Warner hold the most number of half-century in IPL i.e 50 and has 4-centuries in his IPL carrier.
  • He was 3 times orange cap holder in IPL i.e in 2015, 2017 and 2019.
  • He smashed 201 sixes in IPL.
Batting and FieldingMatNoRunsHSAveBFSR100504s6sCTST
Career14819544712642.223,887140.13450525201680
2021601935732.16175110.280215620
202016254885*39.14407134.64045214120
2019122692100*69.20481143.8618572120
201714364112658.27452141.81146326100
201617384893*60.57560151.4209883140
20151415629143.23359156.5407652180
20141435289048.00375140.8006392480
20131634107731.53323126.9304411460
201281256109*36.57156164.1011281410
20111303247724.92276117.3903341140
2010111282107*28.20191147.6411271480
2009701635123.28132123.480116530


#4 Andre Russell

One of the destructive and dangerous batsman in T20 cricket world is Andre Russell. He is currently playing for Kolkata Knight Riders and been part of team since 2014.

Russell proved his credentials time to time and rarely fails to perform in limited-overs. Russell is the perfect package of bowling and batting performance. With his attacking nature he played many astonishing innings and led his team to victory.

Andre-Russell-best -IPL Hitter

Whether it’s s run-chasing or scoring big runs on the boards Russell plays trump card role for his team. He scored 1680 runs in 81 matches (as of July 2021) with the whooping strike rate of 179.29 in IPL.

Andre Russell IPLRecords and Highlights

  • Andre Russell has the highest strike rate in IPL.

Andre Russell IPL Statistics

Batting and FieldingMatNoRunsHSAveBFSR100504s6sCTST
Career8111168088*29.47937179.2909117142240
2021711635427.16105155.2301121310
20201001172513.0081144.44009920
201914451080*56.66249204.8104315240
201816331688*28.72171184.7901173180
201612118839*26.85114164.9100101520
20151323266636.22169192.8903351960
201420211.00825.00000000
2013301175.501478.57000010
201240473123.5026180.76003300

#3 Chris Gayle

The universe boss is also known as “Chrish Gayle” is a well known player in cricket history. He’s deadly left-handed batsman and currently, playing under Kings XI Punjab and joined this franchise in 2018 IPL Auction.

Whether it’s Test cricket, ODI cricket, Or T20 format, it doesn’t matter for Gayle as he only focuses on smashing bowlers aqnd hitting runs out of the ground.

Chris-Gayle-best-IPL-BOSS

We all have been witnessed his superior innings of 175 runs (with 14-fours and 17-sixes) agaisnt Pune Warriors back in 2013 IPL edition.

One he gears up his batting space it’s pretty hard to stop him and even bowlers hesitate to face him. Chris Gayle has played 140 matches in IPL (as of July 2021) and scored 4950 runs with the strike rate of 149.45 .

Chris Gayle IPL Records and Highlights

  • Chris Gayle records the highest individual score in IPl for his magnificent innings of 175* runs Pune Warriors.
  • He holds the record for smashing highest number of sixes in IPL i.e 357.
  • He also scored 6-hundreds which is the highest by any player in IPL and 31-fifties in his IPL carrier.
  • He was orange cap holder twice in the IPL i.e in 2011 and 2012 IPL edition.

Chris Gayle IPL Statistics

Batting and FieldingMatNoRunsHSAveBFSR100504s6sCTST
Career140164950175*40.243,312149.45631404357280
2021811784625.42133133.830020820
2020702889941.14210137.1403152310
201913149099*40.83319153.6004453400
2018112368104*40.88252146.0313302720
2017902007722.22163122.6901151420
20161002277622.70150151.3302172140
201514249111740.91333147.4412393810
2014901964621.77184106.5200181220
2013164708175*59.00453156.2914575130
2012152733128*61.08456160.7417465920
201112360810767.55332183.1323574420
2010902928832.44184158.6902301620
20097117144*28.50143119.5800151050

#2 Virat Kohli

Considered the best batsmen in the world “Virat Kohli” is one of the best and destructive batsman in the cricket world. The consistency and brilliancy of this player is immense and that’s why he is considered as the best and dangerous batsman in the world.

Virat-Kohli-BEST INDIAN IPL HITMAN

However, Virat Kohli doen’t play much aggressively but his capability of scoring runs continuously led him to the list at 2nd spot. The 2016 edition of IPL passes quite well for King Kohli as he was the top scorer with whooping 973 runs.

He had played 199 matches in IPL (as of July 2021) and scored 6076 runs with a strike rate 130.41 .

Virat Kohli IPL Records and Highlight

  • Virat Kohli is the leading individual run scorer in IPL with 6076 runs.
  • He also scored 5-hundreds and 40-fifties in IPL.
  • Virat Kohli was the orange cap holder of IPL 2016 season with the magnificent 973 runs

Virat Kohli IPL Statistics

Batting and FieldingMatNoRunsHSAveBFSR100504s6sCTST
Career19931607611337.974,659130.41540524205800
20217119872*33.00163121.470121430
202015446690*42.36384121.3503231130
201914046410033.14328141.4612461350
201814353092*48.18381139.1004521880
20171003086430.80252122.2204231160
201616497311381.08640152.0347833860
201516550582*45.90386130.8203352370
20141413597327.61294122.1002231670
20131626349945.28457138.7306642270
201216236473*28.00326111.650233970
20111645577146.41460121.0804551670
20101623075827.90212144.8101261230
20091622465022.36219112.320122890
20081311653815.00157105.090018420

#1 AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers is a right-handed South African deadly batsman who also known as Mr. 360° batsman, because of his shot hitting skills all over the ground. He is famous for his unorthodox cricket shots and smashing runs over a short span of time. De Villiers plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore since 2011.

He led his team to victory in many nail-biting match and plays very crucial role in his team. He played many match winning knock for his team and handled batting lineup on his own several times.

Whether, it’s chasing game or aim for big runs on the boards, de Villiers’s batting consistency average never faints off.

He’ has played 176 matches in his IPL (as of July 2021) and scored 5056 runs with the strike rate of 152.38 .

AB de Villiers IPL Records and Highlights

  • He scored 3-hundreds and 40-fifties in his IPL career.
  • With his duo Virat Kohli, they both completely dominated the IPL 2016 with their magnificent batting skills.

AB de Villiers IPL Statistics

Batting and FieldingMatNoRunsHSAveBFSR100504s6sCTST
Career176385056133*40.773,318152.383404062451118
20217220776*51.75126164.2802161080
202015445473*45.40286158.74053323101
201913344282*44.20287154.0005312660
201812248090*53.33275174.5406393060
20179121689*27.00163132.5101121660
2016163687129*52.84407168.79165737190
2015163513133*46.63293175.0812602280
201414239589*35.90249158.6303262470
20131443606436.00219164.3802341580
201216531964*39.87198161.1103261545
20111643126534.66243128.3902211472
2010701114515.8511993.27007060
2009154465105*51.66355130.98133912130
2008619526*19.009896.93005130

Final Verdict

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