Leading Run Scorers And Wicket Takers Of IPL 2017 So Far

IPL 2017: The league stage of ongoing tenth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2017) has finally come to a close. After the match between Kings XI Punjab and Rising Pune Supergiant on Sunday, the playoff spots were finalised. Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rising Pune Supergiant and Sunrisers Hyderabad have qualified for the playoffs.

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As always, it was great entertainment for fans to see 8 teams battle against each other to qualify for playoffs. It was a season to forget for some of the teams like Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Daredevils and The Gujarat Lions. These teams struggled to get going throughout the tournament

However, there were some brilliant individual performances that entertained fans. In this post, we look at the leading run scorers and leading wicket takers in IPL 2017 so far.

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Leading run scorers: 

SRH’s captain David Warner is the leading run scorer in the tournament and he has a very healthy lead of 136 runs. Check out the full list here:

Position Player Matches Innings Runs Average Strike Rate 100s 50s Highest
1 David Warner
(SRH)
13 13 604 60.4 144.84 1 4 126
2 Shikhar Dhawan
(SRH)
13 13 468 39 128.93 0 3 77
3 Gautam Gambhir
(KKR)
14 14 454 41.27 127.89 0 4 76*
4 Suresh Raina
(GL)
14 14 442 40.18 143.97 0 3 84
5 Hashim Amla
(KXIP)
10 10 420 60 145.83 2 2 104*
6 Steve Smith
(RPS)
13 13 420 42 125.37 0 2 84*
7 Manish Pandey
(KKR)
14 13 396 49.5 128.57 0 2 81*
8 Rahul Tripathi
(RPS)
12 12 388 32.33 150.97 0 2 93
9 Sanju Samson
(DD)
14 14 386 27.57 141.39 1 2 102
10 Robin Uthappa
(KKR)
12 11 386 35.09 167.83 0 5 87

Leading wicket takers:

SRH’s Bhuvneshwar Kumar has bowled brilliantly in IPL 2017 so far and he is the proud holder of Purple cap. In 13 matches, Bhuvi has 25 wickets and he is 4 wickets ahead of Jaydev Unadkat, who is at number 2 spot in the list of leading wicket takers. Check out the full list here:

Position Player Matches Wickets Overs Runs 5 Wickets Economy Best Figures
1 Bhuvneshwar Kumar
(SRH)
13 25 51.2 358 1 6.97 5 for 19
2 Jaydev Unadkat
(RPS)
10 21 37.5 279 1 7.37 5 for 30
3 Imran Tahir
(RPS)
12 18 47 369 0 7.85 3 for 18
4 Mitchell McClenaghan
(MI)
13 18 50 461 0 9.22 3 for 24
5 Rashid Khan
(SRH)
13 17 52 347 0 6.67 3 for 19
6 Chris Woakes
(KKR)
13 17 44 386 0 8.77 3 for 6
7 Sandeep Sharma
(KXIP)
13 17 48 398 0 8.29 4 for 20
8 Siddharth Kaul
(SRH)
9 16 34.4 286 0 8.25 4 for 29
9 Pawan Negi
(RCB)
12 16 32.1 197 0 6.12 3 for 10
10 Axar Patel
(KXIP)
14 15 48 362 0 7.54 3 for 11