Top 10: Most Runs for Delhi Capitals (DC) in IPL History

The Delhi Capitals is one of the 3 sides that is yet to win an IPL title after having played since the league’s inception in 2008. But the team had some star-studded players, both batters and bowlers, in their ranks during the course of these years.

Thus far, DC has reached the final once in 2020, went beyond the league stages 5 other times, and found themselves in last place 3 times. While the trophy eluded them and their journey has been rather inconsistent, we can’t discount the efforts put in by their batters.

And here we will see the batters with the most runs for the Delhi Capitals in IPL history.

Most Runs for DC in IPL

PlayerInningsRunsHigh ScoreSR100s/50s
Rishabh Pant1053092128148.151/17
David Warner882550109135.632/22
Shreyas Iyer87237596123.960/16
Virender Sehwag792174119160.321/15
Shikhar Dhawan632066106131.012/16
Prithvi Shaw77186899147.200/14
Gautam Gambhir44118286122.860/9
Dinesh Karthik49103669126.490/6
JP Duminy35101578130.790/6
Axar Patel5678954133.270/1

Key Insights

The current skipper, Rishabh Pant, leads the run tally for the Delhi Capital with 2830+ runs at an astonishing strike rate of 147.97. He has also scored a solitary century in the process.

Overall, 8 batters from DC have scored at least a century in the IPL while representing this team. Apart from the 4 batters on the list, Quinton de Kock, AB de Villiers, Sanju Samson, and Kevin Pietersen are the other batters who struck a ton in the Capital colours.

Similarly, 37 different batters have scored at least a fifty in an innings while playing for DC in the IPL.

160.32 is the highest strike rate for a Delhi Capitals batter with a minimum run tally of 500. This belongs to Virender Sehwag, who scored 2174 runs for the team.

David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan are the only batters to have scored at least 2000 runs for 2 different sides. They achieved a similar feat while playing for the SRH franchise as well.

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