Players with Most Runs while Chasing in IPL

The Indian Premier League is all about big hits, quick scoring, and setting  big totals. With small grounds, flat pitches, and the famous Indian heat leading to plenty of dew, no total is safe in this competition.

If you are a fan of IPL, you know how thrilling and exciting it can be to watch your favorite team chase down a big target. But do you know who are the best players in IPL history when it comes to chasing runs? Who are the chase masters who like the runs on the scoreboard to chase and make it look effortless?

Players with Most Runs while Chasing in IPL

In this article, we will reveal the players with the most runs while chasing in IPL and how they have mastered the art of run chasing. You will be amazed by the stats and records of these IPL legends who have made run chases their forte. 

Players with Most Runs while Chasing in IPL

PLAYERRUNS WHILE CHASINGINNINGSHIGH SCOREAVERAGESTRIKE RATE50S/100S
Virat Kohli3179109108*36.96130.5519/1
David Warner303686109*41.58141.7332/1
Robin Uthappa28321158727.49134.6615/0
Shikhar Dhawan270787101*38.67126.4921/1
Rohit Sharma259310785*29.13123.7717/0
Gautam Gambhir24608990*33.69120.1120/0
Suresh Raina2334918732.87138.2713/0
Ambati Rayudu217088100*29.72122.739/1
Shane Watson216278117*32.26140.9315/1
KL Rahul20964998*51.12135.5720/0

Virat Kohli, the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore, is the top players with most runs while chasing in the IPL. He has scored the most runs, the most fifties, and the highest individual score while batting second in the league.

David Warner, the opener of Sunrisers Hyderabad, is the closest competitor to Kohli in this category. He has scored the second-most runs, the most centuries, and the highest strike rate while chasing in the IPL. He has also maintained a high average, indicating his reliability and dominance. He is the only player to win the Orange Cap (the award for the highest run-scorer in a season) three times.

KL Rahul, the captain and opener of Punjab Kings, is the most efficient batsman while chasing in the IPL. He has the highest average among the top 10 players, and the only one to have a 50+ average in this category. He has also scored the most runs in the least number of innings, showcasing his prolific form. He has won the Orange Cap once, in the 2020 season.

Ben Stokes, the all-rounder of Rajasthan Royals, is the only player to have scored two centuries while batting second in the IPL. He achieved this feat in the 2017 and 2020 seasons, against Gujarat Lions and Mumbai Indians respectively. He is also the only player from England to score a century while chasing in the IPL.

Most Overall Runs while Chasing in IPL:Shane Watson, the former all-rounder of Chennai Super Kings, is the only player to have scored a century while chasing in the IPL final. He did this in the 2018 season, against Sunrisers Hyderabad, to help his team win the title for the third time. He is also the only player to have won the Player of the Tournament award twice, in 2008 and 2013.

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