An all-rounder plays a quintessential role in delivering the goods in the form of three dimensions during the passage of the play. He needs to score runs, take wickets and also field. There is obviously plenty of expectations from the all-rounder because of the credentials he possesses under his belt.
The Indian Premier League has witnessed plenty of top-quality all-rounders who carved out a niche for themselves by putting up great performances on the field. Not many all-rounders have been able to showcase their mettle in India’s premier T20 competition.
However, some players defied the odds and went on to deliver their work rate with the bat and ball. Now, in this article, we will take a look at the four players who scored the most runs and took 150-plus wickets in the IPL.
1. Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja is undoubtedly the best all-rounder in the IPL. The Chennai Super Kings’ stalwart comes first on the list in terms of scoring the most runs and taking 150-plus wickets in the IPL. He scored 2677 runs and took 151 wickets in the IPL including 3 four-wicket hauls and 1 fifer.
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2. DJ Bravo
Dwayne Bravo was one of the best all-rounders during the playing days of his IPL career. The former CSK all-rounder comes next on the list with 1560 runs and 183 wickets in India’s premier T20 competition. He took 2 four-wicket hauls to his name.
3. Sunil Narine
Sunil Narine has been one of the pillars of Kolkata Knight Riders’ set-up for a long time now. The Caribbean comes third on the list with 1045 runs and 163 wickets in the Indian Premier League. He took 7 four-wicket hauls and one fifer to his credit.
4. Harbhajan Singh
Harbhajan Singh was one of that rare breed of bowlers who troubled the batters even on unresponsive pitches. He did his bit with the bat and ball in the IPL for teams like Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. He scored 833 runs and took 150 wickets in the IPL.
Updated as of May 24, 2023*