Indian Premier League has seen brilliance in batting and bowling over the years, the fielders have also done well to impact the match. The fielders play an important role in the T20 format, every run saved matters towards the end and the fielder also has the opportunity to induce a run-out or take a brilliant catch to turn the game in their team’s favour. The teams who have gone on to lift the IPL trophy have generally had a good fielding unit, to have a good fielding unit has become as important as having a good batting or bowling unit in modern-day cricket.
Ground fielding has become a crucial factor in the Indian Premier League. The fielders have worked hard over the years and have improved their skills at getting a direct hit or saving runs in the field. It has become a norm for a player to field well if he wants to make it into the playing XI of any team. The fielder standards have gone up over the years and we have witnessed some brilliant run-outs. In today’s article, we will list out the most run-outs by a player in the Indian Premier League.
List of most run-outs by a player in the IPL
1. Ravindra Jadeja – 24 run-outs in 210 matches
Ravindra Jadeja leads the charts of the most run-outs by a player in the Indian Premier League, Jadeja has been a gun fielder over the years, he is quick to move about and gets direct hits on will. He has got 24 run-outs in the 210 matches that he has played. Ravindra Jadeja has been one of the most successful fielders to have played in the Indian Premier League.
2. Virat Kohli – 19 run-outs in 223 matches
Apart from scoring tons of runs, Virat Kohli also comes second on the list of the most run-outs by a player in the Indian Premier League. Kohli has induced 19 run-outs in the 223 matches that he has played and turned around many matches with his ground fielding.
3. Suresh Raina – 15 run-outs in 205 matches
Suresh Raina has entertained us with his batting but has also got some fabulous catches and run-out, he was a brilliant fielder in the point region for Chennai Super Kings and one of the safest fielders to have played in the Indian Premier Lague. Suresh Raina has 15 run-outs to his name in the 205 matches that he has played.
4. Manish Pandey – 15 run-outs in 160 matches
Manish Pandey is one of the best fielders that India has produced, he is swift in the field and has made an immense impact with his ground fielding, he has induced 15 run-outs in the 160 matches played in the Indian Premier League. He has one of the most powerful and accurate throws in the league.
5. Dwane Bravo – 15 run-outs in 161 matches
Dwane Bravo has changed plenty of matches singlehandedly, sometimes with the ball in hand, sometimes with the bat and there have been plenty of occasions when he has turned the game with his ground fielding for the Chennai Super Kings. Bravo has 15 run-outs to his name in the 161 matches that he has played in the Indian Premier League.
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