Indian Premier League (IPL) has become a revered T20 tournament all across the globe because of its superior quality, fame and the massive amount of money involved. This league has proved to be a boon for newcomers and acts as a launchpad for them. A tournament is not a one day stint. To gain an edge over the other players, it is crucial to earn boundaries consistently. Aiming for a six has risks associated with but playing for fours can be fruitful and a safer approach to win the game. Here are the top five batsmen with the most fours in IPL history.
Shikhar Dhawan, the left-handed batsman, has earned 634 boundaries to his name in the IPL history, which is the highest to date. He also has the record for scoring back-to-back hundreds and is the first player to do so in the history of IPL. Shikhar Dhawan is also the fifth player who has scored five thousand runs after David Warner. In all, this young batsman is on the top of the league in scoring boundaries.
This burly Australian player is touted to be the most lethal openers in T20 cricket. David Warner is second on the list of earning the most fours in IPL with a score of 525 boundaries. He often got the orange cap in 2016 due to consistent performance in boundaries which was also his title-winning season.
The most beloved Indian skipper, Virat Kohli, comes third in the list with only one boundary behind Warner, with a score of 524. However, he holds the record of scoring the most runs in the league with a whopping score of 6076 runs. He is also one of the consistent performers who is known as a Run Machine.
The left-handed player has scored over 5000 runs in the league and comes fourth in the list with 502 boundaries. Suresh Raina has one of the extremely rare qualities of playing well under pressure which makes him a visual treat for fans. Moreover, he is known for finishing the game with ease. Raina is an important part of this league with his skills and charm.
In the fifth spot is Gautam Gambhir, with 491 boundaries in the league. With an illustrious career of 154 matches, he is one of the best players in the league. Although he could not cross the 100-run mark in IPL, he has a massive score of 4217 runs. He also has 36 fifties to his name in the league.
IPL is the most beloved cash-rich league by the youth. If you are an ardent IPL fan, then it is vital to keep yourself updated about the most runs and scores to show off your knowledge in front of your friends.