For a record-breaking five consecutive seasons, he scored more than 500 runs in an edition and won the orange cap thrice (More than any other player). He also led the Sunrisers to a title win in 2016 and in his comeback season the last edition, he hammered 692 runs in just 12 knocks, which included 9 scores of 50 or more.

Kohli is the highest run-scorer in IPL history, with 5,412 runs to his name at an average of 37.84. He scored five centuries and 36 half-centuries and is second on the list of most fifty-plus scores in the tournament, only behind the Australian talisman David Warner.

Raina is the second-highest run-scorer in IPL, with a staggering 5,368 runs in 189 innings and was the first player to complete 5,000 runs in the tournament. He’s also the most capped player in IPL history, with 193 games to his name.

Rohit is on the verge of completing 5,000 runs in the tournament, currently standing at 4,898 in 183 innings. He scored one century at the Eden Gardens and 36 half-centuries, making him one of the most productive players of the tournament.

It is good to be part of this T20 tournament but the important thing is to maintain consistency with the bat and ball. However, it is quite difficult to do so for a long time. This has been a major reason behind some players losing their place in the team that indirectly forced them out of the limelight.

Many big players like Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, and Sourav Ganguly have so far featured in this cash-rich league. And it is a very difficult task to pick the top 5 batsmen in the 12-year-long history of this tournament.

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