Indian Premier League (IPL) is undoubtedly the toughest and most popular T20 league globally. Every cricketer in the world dreams of playing in the IPL and creating an impact.

This article will look at players who have scored 500+ runs in an IPL season, the most number of times. Scoring 500 plus runs in an IPL season requires you to perform with consistency and dedication throughout the season. It’s never easy maintaining good form throughout the long tournament, which consists of a minimum of 14 IPL matches.

Usually, openers have the best chance to score 500+ runs in an IPL season. They have the luxury to bat with all 20 overs left to bowl. Also, he can maximize and accelerate in the latter half of his innings once an Opener is set. All 5 positions in the top five positions of players list with most runs in a single season belongs to the top-order batsmen in IPL.

Scoring 500+ runs in an IPL season is a mammoth task to achieve. But what about achieving it again and again. That’s something very few cricketers have been able to do. We have seen KL Rahul smashing 500 plus runs in back to back four IPL seasons in recent years. Find out here the top five KL Rahul innings in IPL.

So here is a list of Top10 players who have scored 500 plus runs in an IPL season the most times.

DAVID WARNER72014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020, 2023
VIRAT KOHLI62011, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2023
SHIKHAR DHAWAN52012, 2016, 2019 , 2020, 2021
KL RAHUL52018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
QUINTON DE KOCK32019, 2020, 2022
CHRIS GAYLE32011, 2012, 2013
SURESH RAINA32010, 2013, 2014
GAUTAM GAMBHIR32008, 2012, 2016
AB DE VILLIERS22015, 2016
JOS BUTTLER22018, 2022
FAF DU PLESSIS22021, 2023

Stats Insights

David Warner finds a place at the No. 1 Position on this list. The destructive Australian batsman and former captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad have scored 500+ runs in an IPL season on SEVEN occasions which is the most by any player in the history of IPL. Warner also has a record of the most number of Orange Cap in the history of IPL.

Following him in this list is Virat Kohli with 6 500+ seasons. KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan find places in the next positions as they have smashed 500+ runs in an IPL season on 5 occasions. Kohli and Dhawan are the top two run-scorers in the history of the IPL.

Universe Boss Chris Gayle and Chinna Thala Suresh Raina created a record of smashing 500+ runs in an IPL season on 3 occasions each.

Mr 360 AB De Villiers and God of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar have created the record of 500-plus runs in an IPL season, two times each. Despite being a middle-order player, Proteas and RCB legend finds a place here, which shows his greatness and versatility.

MS Dhoni ,who is on the verge of making it to the 5000 runs club in IPL, has no 500+ runs season in IPL, so far. He is also the only player in the top 10 run scorers in IPL with null 500+ seasons.

Consecutive 500+ IPL runs in an IPL season

Sunrisers Hyderabad batsman David Warner has scored 500-plus runs in six straight seasons he was part of – 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019 and 2020. He missed the 2018 season because of the ball-tampering ban.

Former Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul joined Warner by smashing 500 plus runs in five consecutive IPL seasons from 2018 to 2022. He was the backbone of Punjab’s batting unit and now leading LSG during this period.

Universe boss Chris Gayle took IPL by storm during the 2011-2013 phase. He hit 500 plus runs in three consecutive IPL seasons in 2011, 2012, and 2013. Gayle did this at an impressive strike rate of 160 plus. Shikhar Dhawan’s game in T20 cricket has seen a massive improvement since 2019. He smashed 500 plus runs in three consecutive IPL seasons – 2019, 2020, and 2021.

Suresh Raina and AB de Villiers have scored 500+ runs in the IPL season in 2 consecutive years. Raina achieved this in 2013 and 2014, whereas AB de Villiers scored 500-plus runs in two straight seasons in 2015 and 2016.

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