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IPL stats: Top 5 wicket-keepers with highest individual scores in the Indian Premier League

The role of the wicket-keeper in the T20 format is very important, it is a must for any franchise to have a reliable keeper behind the stumps is important, they also have to be a good batter alongside being a gloveman. Some wicket-keepers open the batting while others bat in the middle order. Over the years we have seen some brilliant individual knocks by wicket-keepers.

Indian Premier League has witnessed brilliant wicket-keeper who have entertained us over the years with their attacking batting. Many wicket-keeper batsmen have scored hundreds but some have gone on to convert it into a huge score. In this article, we will be listing out 5 wicket-keepers who have got the highest individual scores in the Indian Premier League history.

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List of wicket-keepers with the highest individual score history of the IPL in the last 10 years

1. Quinton de Kock – 140*

Quinton de Kock leads the charts for the highest individual score by a wicket-keeper in the Indian Premier League. He hammered an unbeaten 140 at the Wankhade Stadium in Mumbai against the Kolkata Knight Riders.

2. KL Rahul – 132*

KL Rahul comes 2nd on the list of the highest Individual score by a wicket-keeper in the Indian Premier League. Rahul has scored loads of runs in the IPL and also smashed an unbeaten 132 against the Royal Challengers Bangalore in Dubai.

3. Rishab Pant – 128*

Rishab Pant has been a brilliant wicket-keeper batter over the years for India and the Delhi Capitals. Pant takes the 3rd spot on the list with an unbeaten 128 against Sunrisers Hyderabad at home in Delhi.

4. Sanju Samson – 119

Sanju Samson is a wicket-keeper from Kerala who has risen through the ranks very quickly, he is the skipper of Rajasthan Royals and hold a great record in the Indian Premier League. Sanju has scored 119 against Punjab Kings at the Wankhade in Mumbai, which is the 4th highest score by a wicket-keeper in the Indian Premier League.

5. Wriddhiman Saha – 115*

Wriddhiman Saha comes in the last position on the list, he has ample amount of experience. He scored a century in the final of IPL 2014 against KKR, Saha has scored 115* which was brilliant and made the world notice him.

IPL: Top 5 wicket-keepers with the highest individual score in the IPL in the last 10 years

PlayersScoreVenueAgainst
Quinton de Kock140*MumbaiKKR
KL Rahul132*DubaiRCB
Rishab Pant128*DelhiSRH
Sanju Samson119MumbaiPBKS
Wriddhiman Saha115*BangaloreKKR

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