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Who Is The King Of IPL? 7 Best Statistics

The Indian premier league is a giant laboratory where innovations are being studied. it made cricket outward looking where it once prided itself on being exclusive and closed.when we think about our most awaiting cricket then it automatically drives our focus to ,who is the king of IPL? IPL has become one of the most expensive league and stands on 2nd position according to media rights auctions giving a beat to likes of the NBA and Premier League. One of the important factors that affects its success is the players who plays in IPL. The rise of the IPL has seen players emerging from all parts of the world. Often people argue and discuss about Who is the king of IPL? In this article, we will be figuring out at the best players of the league from the beginning and looking out who can achieve the crown of The King of IPL.

Who Is The King Of IPL? Virat Kohli or Rohit Sharma or MSD?

lets figure it out that who still stays the king of IPL in all the three heroes I.E. Virat Kohli or Rohit Sharma or MSD

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli

If we talk about batting performances individually, then Indian Former captain Virat Kohli is the name that will come to many fans mind for the answer to who is the King of IPL . He is the highest run-scorer in the history of IPL. however, there are many other players who are also in run to achieve this title. we will see the statistics about all the top performer of the IPL:

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  • Runs scored in IPL: 6727
  • Average:36.56
  • Matches played: 225
  • no of centuries: 5
  • no of half-centuries: 45
  • no of fours: 586
  • no of sixes: 223
  • highest IPL score:113 runs
  • IPL title as a player: 0
  • IPL title as captain: 0
  • Orange Caps: 1

apart from this he has a record of taking 4 wickets in IPL.

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma

India’s present captain Rohit Sharma who also plays for the Mumbai Indian franchise in the Indian Premier League is captain of his franchise also. Rohit Sharma was born on Apr 30, 1987; and as of 2023, he is 36 years old. Rohit Sharma is a right handed batsman from Nagpur . He made his IPL debut way back in 2008. Rohit Sharma, As the skipper has won 59.82 percentage of his IPL matches which is highest win percentage . He is the opening batsman of Mumbai Indians .he is also included in the achievers list to score more than 5000 runs in IPL. He got the pleasure of winning 5 trophies as captain of MI and 1 as a Deccan Chargers player.

  • Runs scored in IPL: 5880
  • Average:59.82
  • Matches played: 228
  • no of centuries: 1
  • no of half-centuries: 40
  • no of fours: 519
  • no of sixes: 240
  • highest IPL score:109 runs
  • IPL title as a player: 6
  • IPL title as captain: 5
  • Orange Caps: 1

Apart from this he has a record of taking 15 wickets in IPL.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni


MS Dhoni is the captain of Chennai Super Kings, he also holds the vital position of the wicket-keeper batsman for CSK. Under the captaincy of Dhoni, CSK team won three times in IPL – in 2010, 2011 and 2018. He has an outstanding record as a captain in IPL, and captain cool is also regarded as one of the best players to have ever played in the IPL.

  • Runs scored in IPL: 5004
  • Average:39.09
  • Matches played: 236
  • no of centuries: 0
  • no of half-centuries: 24
  • no of fours: 347
  • no of sixes: 232
  • highest IPL score:84 runs
  • IPL title as a player: 6
  • IPL title as captain: 5
  • Orange Caps: 0

Who is the King of IPL?As a Team ,Mumbai Indians or Chennai Super Kings or Kolkata Knight Riders?

As we know that total of 10 teams are playing in this IPL Match. There has been many winners and losers as well in last 15 years. But, the teams who has consistently performed are very closer to the title of who is the King of IPL? .Lets consider the records of three best teams in IPL history that has a consistent performance from last 15 years.

Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians are a franchise cricket team based in Mumbai founded in 2008. In the Indian Premier League ,It is the most successful team of the tournament with 5 titles. The team might have started very slowly in the beginning but when they caught up, they were non stop.

Rohit Sharma leaded the Team Mumbai Indians to the highest title total five times – 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2020. They have always been very dominant in the finals whenever they played.In 2017, the Mumbai Indians became the first franchise to cross the $100 million mark in brand value among the IPL franchises.

  • Wins in IPL – 5
  • Years of wins – 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020
  • Winning captain – Rohit Sharma

Chennai Super Kings

like other teams Chennai Super Kings also got its foundation in 2008 in IPL. It is a franchise team of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. The owner of the team is India cements limited which handles this team through Chennai Super Kings Cricket Limited holding company.CSK always ruled the league for long till Mumbai became a dominant competitor.The skipper MS Dhoni also known as Captain cool led the team won the title in 2010, 2011, 2018 and 2021 and qualified eight times for the final , is a record in itself.

  • Wins in IPL – 4
  • Years of wins – 2010, 2011, 2018,2021
  • Winning captain – MS Dhoni

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Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata being the third-most successful team in the IPL is team representing the city of Kolkata in IPL. KKR won the trophies two times in its name – in 2012 and 2014. The Owner of the franchise is top rated Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, actress Juhi Chawla and her spouse Jay Mehta. The Knight Riders play at the Eden Gardens stadium.While they have not been able to qualify for the final in any of the other seasons, Kolkata is one side you just cannot underestimate. They are currently led by Nitish Rana in the IPL.

  • Wins in IPL – 2
  • Years of wins – 2012, 2014
  • Winning captain – Gautam Gambhir

So all together if we get to the conclusion, we will find out Mumbai to be the fittest for the title of who is the king of IPL ? in all teams

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Disclaimer: These statistics can change after every IPL match.. so revisit the article to get updated.

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