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Top 5 Openers With the Highest Strike in IPL History

Top 5 Openers With the Highest Strike in IPL History

Check out the Top 5 Openers with the Best Strike Rates in IPL History. These batsmen are known for their explosive starts, which are vital for their team’s success in thrilling matches.

5. Prithvi Shaw

Prithvi Shaw, often compared to Sehwag, shows off his amazing hitting skills in the IPL. Playing for Delhi Capitals, Shaw has a strike rate of 146.68. He has scored 1,813 runs in 74 matches, with an average of 25.50. His powerful performances make him one of the best openers in the league.

4. Jos Buttler

In the IPL, Jos Buttler is one of the best openers. He has a strike rate of 147.5. In 101 matches, he has scored 3,366 runs with an average of 37.82. He plays for the Rajasthan Royals with his teammate Jaiswal, showing off his powerful batting skills.

3. Yashasvi Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal, a rising star from India, is the third-best opener in the IPL. Playing for the Rajasthan Royals, he has scored 1,235 runs in 42 matches. His left-handed skills have earned him a strike rate of 148.08 and an average of 30.12.

2. Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle, the strong Jamaican player, is the second-best opener in the IPL. He played for KKR, RCB, and Punjab Kings in 142 matches. Gayle scored 4,965 runs with a very fast strike rate of 149.96 and a good average of 39.77.

1. Virendra Sehwag

Virender Sehwag is one of the best opening batsmen in the IPL. He played for Delhi and Punjab teams. Since 2008, he scored 2,728 runs in 104 matches. His strike rate is very high at 155.44, and he has an average of 27.55.

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