Batters with Most Runs Against SRH in IPL

Most Runs Against SRH:  Though Sunrisers Hyderabad has had a strong bowling attack, some batters have consistently scored big runs against them over the years. Whether it’s Sanju Samson smashing the SRH bowlers all over or Virat Kohli dominating in RCB versus SRH matches, these batters have posted huge totals facing the Hyderabad bowling.

Let’s look at the leading run-scorers against Sunrisers Hyderabad across 16 seasons of the Indian Premier League.

Batters with Most Runs Against SRH in IPL

Batters with Most Runs Against SRH in IPL

Sanju Samson2179149.43138.285102*1/4
Virat Kohli2166935.21139.6621001/4
Shane Watson1856635.37144.382117*1/3
Ambati Rayudu1854942.23129.485100*1/3
AB de Villiers1754036155.17289*0/5
Nitish Rana1553735.79138.400800/4
Robin Uthappa1952427.57134.350680/2
Rishabh Pant1549244.72148.644128*1/0
MS Dhoni1848848.8145.23867*0/4
Faf du Plessis1648434.57135.57273*0/4

#1. Sanju Samson – Runs Against SRH

Rajasthan Royals opener, Sanju Samson, is top in the list of batters who have scored the most runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) over the years. In the 19 innings he played against SRH, Samson has an average of 44.66, with one century and two fifties to his name.

His highest score is an impressive 102 not out, and he has a remarkable strike rate of 133. The wicketkeeper-batsman has proven to be a strong force against the bowling of the Orange Army.

 #2. Virat Kohli 

King Kohli, the former captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore, comes in second with 569 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad. He’s smashed four half-centuries in 20 matches, averaging 31 runs per game.

His highest score is a powerful 93 not out, and he can score runs quickly, hitting them at a rate of 136 runs per 100 balls. Over the years, Kohli has been a key player in RCB’s victories against Hyderabad.

 #3. Shane Watson

Next up is Aussie all-star Shane Watson, who crushed Hyderabad’s bowling with 566 runs in just 18 games! He played for three different teams during his time in the IPL (Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Chennai Super Kings), always giving Hyderabad nightmares.

His highest score was a monster 117 not out, and he averaged a solid 35 runs per game, peppering his innings with three half-centuries. Basically, when Watson faced Hyderabad, they had a tough time stopping him!

 #4. AB de Villiers 

AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli, who used to play together for Royal Challengers Bangalore, were a scary duo for any bowling attack, especially Hyderabad’s!

De Villiers piled on 540 runs in just 17 games against them, averaging a solid 36 runs per game. And he did it fast! His strike rate of 155 means he was scoring runs like lightning! He even scored five half-centuries without getting out, showing how powerful he was against Hyderabad.

 #5. Ambati Rayudu

Rounding out the top 5 is Ambati Rayudu, the Indian middle-order hitter. He crushed Hyderabad’s bowling with 540 runs in 20 games, playing for both Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians over the years.

He even scored a big 100 and three half-centuries, averaging a whopping 45 runs per game against them! Rayudu was especially tough in the early overs, often taking their bowling apart.

Other experienced batters like Robin Uthappa, Suresh Raina, and the legendary finisher MS Dhoni also had a blast against Hyderabad bowlers over the past decade.


Even though Sunrisers Hyderabad has amazing bowlers, batters like Samson, Kohli, and Watson have feasted on their bowling! These batting superstars have helped their teams win big against Hyderabad many times. Who knows, maybe someone else will join this awesome group of run-smashers in the future!

Frequently Asked Questions 

Who has hit the most sixes against SRH in IPL?

MS Dhoni tops the list with 21 sixes against SRH in 21 innings.

Which batter has the highest individual score against SRH?

Rishabh Pant holds the record with an unbeaten 128.

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