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Shikhar Dhawan IPL Runs – Year by Year – CricIndeed

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Shikhar Dhawan IPL Runs – Year by Year – CricIndeed


Shikhar Dhawan in IPL is a different beast. The super-successful opening batter has always contributed to any side he is part of.

Having started his IPL career with Delhi, his hometown, the Indian opener has been part of different IPL sides.

One of the elite batters to reach 5000+ runs in IPL, Dhawan opened the batting for MI and DC for two years each. His journey resumed in SRH, where he spent the major chunk of his career – 6 years.

In 2020, Dhawan was back in the Delhi Capitals camp. This time the stay lasted for two years, as he was brought into the Punjab Kings side, the side he captains now in 2023.

This article will list the season-wise runs chart of Shikhar Dhawan in the Indian Premier League.

Shikhar Dhawan IPL Runs Every Season

SEASONPLAYED FORRUNSINNINGSAVERAGES/RHIGH SCORE50s/100sNOT-OUTS
2008Delhi Daredevils3401437.78115.2568*4/05
2009Mumbai Indians4041088.89220/00
2010Mumbai Indians1911019.1112.35562/00
2011Deccan Chargers4001433.33129.0395*2/02
2012Deccan Chargers5691540.64129.61845/01
2013Sunrisers Hyderabad3111038.88122.9273*3/02
2014Sunrisers Hyderabad3771429118.1864*2/01
2015Sunrisers Hyderabad3531427.15123.43543/01
2016Sunrisers Hyderabad5011738.54116.7882*4/04
2017Sunrisers Hyderabad4791436.85127.39773/01
2018Sunrisers Hyderabad4971638.23136.9192*4/03
2019Delhi Capitals5211634.73135.6897*5/01
2020Delhi Capitals6181744.14144.73106*4/23
2021Delhi Capitals5871639.13124.63923/01
2022Punjab Kings4601438.33122.6788*3/02
2023Punjab Kings2334116.5146.5499*2/02
OVERALL647720935.98126.98106*49/229

Key Stats

Despite being in different colours, Dhawan has been one of the most consistent players in the tournament. Except for his two years in Mumbai Indians, where he was not the first option for opening the batting, he has never had fewer than 300 runs in any season. There are 9 400+ seasons, which includes 5 500+ seasons. Here is a list of players who have scored the most 500+ runs in seasons in IPL.

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One thing that is out of range from Dhawan’s shelf of appreciation is the Orange Cap in IPL, to which he came so close in the season of 2020.

The Indian opener is the first and currently the only batter to score more than 6000 runs while batting as an opener.

Shikhar loves to play long innings – the reason why he has the most unbeaten IPL innings among the opening batters.

Among the bowlers bowled to the Delhi-based opening batter, Lasith Malinga has picked his wicket for the most times – 4.

Having played since the tournament’s inaugural edition, Dhawan is placed second on the list of batters who have faced the most balls. You know who’s ahead of him.

Being the opener also helped Dhawan to top the list of batters with the most runs in the powerplay overs in IPL.

Relevant Read: The Best Five Opening Pairs in IPL

Buvanesh Thiraviam - writer in Cricindeed

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