Most Runs Against CSK in IPL History 

Most Runs Against CSK in IPL :The Indian Premier League (IPL) emphasises aggressive batting on flat pitches, leading to high scores. But Chennai Super Kings have frequently defied opponents with a world-class bowling attack. Very few batsmen have mastered the art of scoring big runs against them consistently over 16 seasons.

This article analyzes data to determine the batsmen with the most runs scored against CSK in IPL history.

Most Runs Against CSK in IPL History 

Batting Records Against Chennai Super Kings in the High-Scoring Indian Premier League

The Indian Premier League, founded in 2008, quickly became a high-scoring tournament. But Chennai Super Kings regularly posted competitive totals or defended relatively low ones. Very few batsmen mastered the art of excelling against their varied bowling. Below looks at the leading run scorers over 16 seasons against CSK.

Most Runs vs CSK

Shikhar Dhawan29105744.04131.79101*51/8
Virat Kohli3098537.88125.4790*40/9
Rohit Sharma3379126.36125.558730/7
Dinesh Karthik2967528.12136.915250/2
David Warner2064432.20131.969000/8
Kieron Pollard2358336.43171.9787*70/4
Robin Uthappa2254728.78131.880*30/3
AB de Villiers2553223.13150.28105*21/3
Shane Watson1248043.63153.3510111/4
KL Rahul1245541.36140.8698*10/4

# 1. Shikhar Dhawan – 1057 Runs 

Shikhar Dhawan has performed exceptionally well in 29 matches against Chennai Super Kings. He scored an impressive 1057 runs! His average score is 44.04, and he hits the ball at an amazing speed, almost 132 runs per 100 balls. Dhawan’s best score in these matches is 101 not out, and he has made 8 scores above 50, showing how good he is.

At first, Dhawan played for Mumbai Indians, then Deccan Chargers and Sunrisers Hyderabad. But now, he is a key player for Delhi Capitals. He is also top in the list of Most not-outs opening batsmen in IPL.

# 2. Virat Kohli – 985 Runs  

Virat Kohli is like a scoring champion in the IPL, especially for Royal Challengers Bangalore. When he plays against Chennai Super Kings, he shows how good he is – scoring 985 runs in 30 innings! He hits the ball really well, with a strike rate above 125, and he has made 9 scores above 50.

Kohli is so good that even top bowlers like Dwayne Bravo and Ravindra Jadeja find it hard to stop him. He can move around the pitch and hit boundaries regularly, making him a tough player to deal with. Kohli is a real star!

# 3. Rohit Sharma – 791 Runs

Rival skippers Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni have had some engrossing battles over the years. Playing for Mumbai Indians, Rohit scored 791 runs against CSK, averaging 26.36 in 33 innings with 7 half-centuries.

Rohit holds the edge over Dhoni, with Mumbai winning more games in this fierce rivalry. When set, the ‘Hitman’ never let CSK bowlers dominate him.

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# 4. Dinesh Karthik – 675 Runs  

Dinesh Karthik, the wicket-keeper batsman, has scored 675 runs in 29 innings against the team in yellow (Chennai Super Kings). He played for different teams like Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and more.

Karthik did well because he can adapt to different situations, hit the ball nicely, and run cleverly between the wickets. This helped him do well even against CSK, whose bowlers have a lot of different skills and tricks.

# 5. David Warner – 644 Runs  

David Warner, the powerful Australian player, has frequently launched strong attacks on the Chennai team’s bowling. He did this while playing for Delhi and Hyderabad. In only 20 innings, he scored an incredible 644 runs with an average of over 140.

Warner’s aggressive style of batting provided his team with explosive starts. This helped the middle-order players to take advantage later on, especially against a bowling attack that was often not at its full strength. 

Other Notable Contributions

Others like Kieron Pollard, Robin Uthappa, AB de Villiers and Shane Watson have 400+ runs too. Pollard in particular played stellar knocks against CSK attacks seemingly having no weaknesses. Uthappa found gaps easily while scoring boundaries as well.

Highest Individual Scores Against CSK  

Virender Sehwag has the highest individual score against Chennai Super Kings – 122 in just 58 balls, studded with 12 fours and 8 sixes. Others like du Plessis (96*), Kohli (90*) and Rohit (87) have also dominated.


In summary, Shikhar Dhawan tops the batting charts against Chennai Super Kings with over 1000 runs. Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma also have 750+ runs each against tough bowling units. Warner and Karthik adapted well while compiling runs quickly too. But Sehwag’s 58-ball century stands out as one of the all-time best IPL knocks.

Going forward, more young Indian batsmen will be aiming to construct substantial totals against quality bowling attacks like CSK’s.

Who hit the fastest century in IPL history?

Chris Gayle scored the fastest IPL century, reaching 100 in just 30 balls while playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Which team won IPL 2022

Gujarat Titans, led by Hardik Pandya, won their maiden IPL trophy in 2022 by defeating Rajasthan Royals.

Who has the highest individual score in all IPL matches?

Chris Gayle has the highest individual T20 score in IPL history – 175* for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Pune Warriors in 2013.

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