Most dangerous batters in IPL history

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Indian Premier League is definitely the most prominent cricket league in the world. With the 15th edition of IPL i.e. IPL 2022 starting soon, here we are presenting the ‘top 5 most dangerous batters in IPL history’ ever.

Since the inception in 2008, IPL has seen many great batting legends from the likes of Matthew Hayden, Kevin Pietersen, AB de Villiers, MS Dhoni etc. smashing monstrous sixes over the boundary line. The extra special hitting powers made these players most dangerous batsman in the world and special for their teams as well as fans.

The following is a list of the most dangerous batsmen in the IPL history ever:

PositionBatter NameTeam (Last Played)
1Chris GaylePBKS
2AB de VilliersRCB
3Kieron PollardMI
4Mahendra Singh DhoniCSK
5David WarnerDC

Most Dangerous Batsman in IPL History

Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle in IPL

Universe Boss – Chris Gayle is one of the most dangerous batter in the world. Gayle has smashed many bowlers for sixes in his cricket career. He is the player with most sixes in IPL history with 357 sixes.

Gayle has scored one of the best knocks ever in IPL history with his 175* (66 balls) against Pune Warriors India. He scored his century off just 30 deliveries which is the quickest in IPL history. He is the most dangerous batsman in the world and in IPL also.

AB de Villiers

Ab de Villiers

Ab de Villiers aka Mr 360 is the second most dangerous batter in IPL history. ABD can destroy any bowling attack on his day even when other batters struggle. He has played many crucial knocks in his IPL career starting from Delhi Daredevils. RCB fans still keep his memorable innings as the most cherishing moments ever.

Before announcing his retirement ahead of IPL 2022, ABD has played another memorable knock against KKR when he scored 76* off just 34 balls. There are many more innings from Mr 360 which fans can now remember and cherish his dangerous batting powers.

Kieron Pollard

Kieron Pollard

Mumbai Indians won the most titles ever in IPL history with 5. Kieron Pollard has played a crucial role in all title wins with his all-round contributions. In his IPL career of over a decade, Pollard has played many such dangerous knocks to take MI over victory line.

One of the most recent knocks was against CSK in IPL 2021 when Pollard hit 87* (34 balls) along with 2 wickets.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

MS Dhoni

The greatest finisher ever – former Indian captain : Mahendra Singh Dhoni has always been a great power hitter of the ball. He was bought by Chennai Super Kings ahead of IPL 2008 and the rest is history.

Dhoni has lead CSK to IPL titles 4 times and to the IPL playoffs in all seasons except IPL 2020. He has played many exceptional knocks and dismantled the bowlers with his clean hitting.

David Warner

david warner

David Warner is one of the best openers in the IPL ever. He was the backbone of the Sunrisers Hyderabad team and lead them to their first title victory in IPL 2016. Now, Warner is bought by Delhi Capitals ahead of IPL 2022.

He has played 150 matches in his IPL career and scored 5449 runs at a strike rate of 139.96. Warner is among only few players to score 4 or more centuries in IPL career.

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