Indian Premier League (IPL) brings us the joy that no other tournament can give us (of course, apart from the World Cup). We come home tired from our offices and switch on the television to see the IPL match. It brings relaxation to our mind and body after all the day’s work. In the Indian Premier League, batters have shattered various records, and many of those records will get broken in the future. One thing a batter has in mind while batting is how to find the gap to take the ball for a boundary. The list below shows the top ten batters with the most fours in the Indian Premier League history.
1. Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan has hit the highest fours in the Indian Premier League history. Gabbar has hit 654 fours in his IPL career in 192 IPL matches, and the left-handed opening batter has scored 5784 runs with the help of 44 half-centuries and two scores over 100 in his IPL career. Dhawan has represented Delhi Capitals, Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad, and Deccan Chargers in the IPL.
2. Virat Kohli
The former skipper of the Royal Challengers Bangalore takes the second spot on this list. Kohli has played 207 IPL matches and scored 6283 runs with the help of 42 half-centuries and five centuries, including 546 fours. The right-hander has represented only Royal Challengers Bangalore in his IPL career.
3. David Warner
The IPL winning captain has been a part of 150 IPL matches and made 5449 runs with 50 fifties and four tons in the IPL, in which most of the runs he scored came off 525 fours. Warner has represented Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Daredevils in his IPL career.
4. Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina was once known as the Mr. IPL. The CSK and India legend has played 205 IPL matches and scored 5528 runs with 39 half-centuries and one hundred along with 506 fours in his IPL career. Raina has represented Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Lions in the IPL. He got released from the CSK squad before the IPL 2022 auction.
5. Rohit Sharma
The most successful captain in the Indian Premier League history has been a part of 213 IPL matches and scored 4303 runs with the help of 40 fifties and a century. Rohit has hit 491 fours in his IPL career and has played for Mumbai Indians and Deccan Chargers in the IPL.
6. Gautam Gambhir
Gautam Gambhir called time on his IPL career in 2018. The legendary batter of the Indian cricket team played 154 IPL matches and scored 4217 runs with the help of 36 half-centuries and 491 fours. Gambhir played for Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils in his IPL career.
7. Robin Uthappa
Robin Uthappa has represented various franchises throughout the IPL’s existence. Robin has played for Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Pune Warriors India. The wicket-keeper has been a part of 193 IPL matches and made 4722 runs with the help of 25 half-centuries, including 462 fours in the IPL.
8. Ajinkya Rahane
Rahane did not play enough IPL cricket in 2020 and 2021 due to the strong playing eleven of Delhi Capitals, but he possesses a good IPL record. The right-handed batter has played 151 IPL matches and scored 3941 runs with 28 half-tons and two tons, including 417 hits to the fence. Rahane has represented Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians, and Rising Pune Supergiant in his IPL career beside Delhi Capitals.
9. AB De Villiers
The 360-degree player was one of the most fearsome and attacking batters in world cricket. De Villiers retired from IPL after the 2021 season came to an end. He wore the IPL jersey in 184 IPL matches and scored 5162 runs with the help of 40 fifties and three centuries. Most of the runs AB scored came off 413 fours and represented Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Daredevils in his IPL career.
10. Chris Gayle
Gayle is one of the most destructive batters in cricket history and has played 142 IPL matches for the different franchises- Royal Challengers Bangalore, Punjab Kings, and Kolkata Knight Riders. The Universe Boss scored 4967 runs with the help of 31 half-centuries and six centuries, along with 405 fours in his IPL career, including a mouth-watering unbeaten 175 against Pune Warriors in IPL 2013.