Over the years, Royal Challengers Bangalore’s star players, including former captain Virat Kohli, have set numerous records for the team, but they are the only franchise in IPL history to have played all seasons with just one Indian player surpassing the 1000-run threshold.
Virat Kohli, a former Indian captain and great batsman for RCB, has scored the most runs overall in IPL history and is the only player to surpass the 7000-run threshold. In India’s top domestic franchise competition, no other Indian hitter has been able to surpass 1000 runs for the franchise, therefore he hasn’t gotten much support from his countrymen wearing the Red and Gold of RCB.
While renowned international players like AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle were prolific run scorers for the Bangalore-based franchise during their time with the team, Rahul Dravid, a former Indian captain and batting great, is the team’s second-highest Indian run scorer with 898 IPL runs.
With the majority of Indian hitters earning 1000+ runs for the team, Kolkata Knight Riders top the list.
winners of the IPL twice The top team on this list is Kolkata Knight Riders, whose nine Indian batters have amassed more than 1000 runs for the team during the IPL. Gautam Gambhir, a former captain of the KKR, is now leading the lists for runs scored, followed by Robin Uthappa, Nitish Rana, Yusuf Pathan, Shubman Gill, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik, Sourav Ganguly, and Manoj Tiwary.
four-time winners Chennai Super Kings, which includes Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni, Murali Vijay, Ravindra Jadeja, Ambati Rayudu, Subramaniam Badrinath, and Ruturaj Gaikwad, is the squad with the second-highest number of Indian hitters on the list of the franchise’s players who have scored 1,000 or more runs.
Seven Indian batters for the Mumbai Indians, including Rohit Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Suryakumar Yadav, Sachin Tendulkar, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, and Krunal Pandya, have also scored more than 1000 runs for the team.
Seven Indian batters, including Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, Virender Sehwag, Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Gautam Gambhir, and Dinesh Karthik, have scored more than 1,000 runs for the Delhi Capitals.
Five players from the inaugural champion Rajasthan Royals are on that list, with Sanju Samson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rahul Dravid, Yashasvi Jaiswal, and Yusuf Pathan leading the run-scoring statistics.
Four Indian batters have scored more than 1,000 runs for the Punjab Kings in the IPL, with former captain KL Rahul leading the charts, followed by Mayank Agarwal, Wriddhiman Saha, and Mandeep Singh. Only two players from the 2016 IPL champion Sunrisers Hyderabad are included on the list: Manish Pandey and experienced Indian openers Shikhar Dhawan, both of whom have scored 1000+ runs for the team.