Top 10: Most Runs for Punjab Kings (PBKS) in IPL History

Punjab Kings (PBKS) is amongst the sides playing in the IPL, not having won the championship even once. They, along with the Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bengaluru, have played every season since inception but are yet to crack the IPL winning formula.

However, they have had their moments in the IPL, and one such was their dream run in the 2014 edition, where they reached the final (the only instance), but unfortunately, they faltered. PBKS has been one of the most underperforming sides in the IPL, as they reached the playoffs on just 2 of the 16 occasions (2008 and 2014) and finished last three times.

This is despite having some of the best batters in the T20 era, like Chris Gayle, Virender Sehwag, Adam Gilchrist, Sangakkara, KL Rahul, Maxwell, Miller, etc., to name a few. Here we will list the top 10 batters who have topped the Punjab Kings run charts.

Most Runs for PBKS in IPL

PlayerInningsRunsHigh ScoreSR100s/50s
KL Rahul552548132*139.772/23
Shaun Marsh692477115132.741/20
David Miller771850101*138.781/9
Mayank Agarwal591513106141.011/9
Chris Gayle411339104*143.211/10
Glenn Maxwell62129495158.770/6
Wriddhiman Saha491115115*131.951/5
Mandeep Singh58107377*122.630/5
Kumar Sangakkara34100994129.530/8
Shikhar Dhawan3098599*130.110/7

Key Insights

12 different players have scored at least a century for the Punjab Kings in the IPL. Adam Gilchrist, Mahela Jayawardene, Hashim Amla, Virender Sehwag, Paul Valthaty, and Prabhsimran Singh are the others to do so. Amla and KL Rahul are the only 2 players to have hit more than 1 century for PBKS.

Former skipper KL Rahul remains the highest run-getter for PBKS with 2548 runs, despite the fact he last played for the franchise in the 2021 edition. He and Shaun Marsh are the only 2 batters from PBKS to cross the 2000-run mark.

Also Read | KL Rahul IPL Runs – Year Wise & Team Wise

56.62 is the batting average of KL Rahul while playing for PBKS and this is the best among any batter who has represented this franchise. The next prolific batter is Hashim Amla who has an average of 44.38 scoring 577 runs in just 16 innings.

174.21 is the strike rate of Liam Livingstone in IPL for PBKS and this is the best for a batter with at least 500 runs. Glenn Maxwell’s 158.77 is the highest strike rate for a PBKS batter with more than 1000 IPL runs.

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