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Top 10: Most Overall Runs in IPL Playoffs (Knockouts)

Playoffs are the crucial stage of the Indian Premier League, where the four top sides battle against each other for the championship podium.

The playoffs stage includes two Qualifiers bisected by an Eliminator battle between the No. 3 and No. 4 side. The top two teams of the league will have two opportunities to reach the great finale, as the loser of the first Qualifier will meet the winner of the Eliminator in the final clash.

This article will list the top ten run-scorers in the knock-out stages of the Indian Premier League.

Leading Run Scorers in IPL Knockouts

PLAYERRUNSINNINGSAVERAGESTR RATEHIGH SCORE50s/100s
Suresh Raina7142437.57155.21877/0
MS Dhoni5232237.35132.4063*2/0
Shubman Gill435954.37142.151291/1
Shane Watson3891235.36151.36117*3/1
Michael Hussey3881138.80124.3586*4/0
Faf du Plessis3731428.69130.87863/0
Murali Vijay3641036.40147.361131/1
Dwayne Smith3511131.90148.10734/0
Kieron Pollard3411726.23169.6560*1/0
Shikhar Dhawan3301818.33106.10781/0

Key Stats

Suresh Raina is way ahead of the other compatriots on the list. You can see seven out of the ten names played for the Chennai Super Kings, proving how consistent their team is in the tournament.

MS Dhoni and Kieron Pollard are two players from this list who bat in the lower order. Others are all opening batters.

Scoring hundreds in the Playoffs is considered a huge effort, and so far, we have 6 entrants in this list. Check them all here.

Raina also tops the chart for hitting the most sixes in the IPL knockout matches – 40. He was also the captain of the Gujarat Lions team, which played two qualifier matches after topping the points table in the 2016 edition.

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Kieron Pollard, a crucial part of Mumbai’s title-winning seasons, has the best strike rate in the list above.

Also Read: Most Wins in a Single Season by an IPL Team

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